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A GANG OF CROOKS stole 18 pallets of CPUs and motherboards in a daring and dangerous heist in Penang. The chips are worth over $12 million, according to a report in local newspaper The Star.
The chips and boards were made by a "multinational company" in Bayan Lepas, the report said. AMD has an operation in Bayan Lepas, but so also do Intel, Motorola, and others.

The report said 20 crooks arrived in two container trucks and chloroformed 17 people in the Maskargo cargo warehouse in Batu Muang. Anyone resisting was hit with sticks.

The newspaper thinks that the chips have already been distributed abroad with prices cut by 20 per cent in an illegal channel network.
hope they weren't QX6700's that might make the price even higher then they already are.
    
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Lol
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Anyone resisting was hit with sticks.


I no its not funny but for some reason I started laughing cause it sounded so pathetic

Crazy stuff happens these day
    
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Wow
@ "Anyone resisting was hit with sticks."
Odd...
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As for the copious amount of missing PC hardware, officials speculate that the bandits will either sell them to shady OEMs on the black market, or, more likely, use them to build a supercomputer for leapfrogging to the top of the Folding@Home rankings.
- Engadget


haha that would be one serious folding machine.
    
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hahaha
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post #7 of 33
Maybe a crook can sell me one for half the price =D
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Or give one away to me.
    
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post #9 of 33
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The report said 20 crooks arrived in two container trucks and chloroformed 17 people in the Maskargo cargo warehouse in Batu Muang.
Ahh, thats what I like to call the "simpsons technique"..
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post #10 of 33
Seriously, chloroform and sticks? Ninjas! Also, "Meteors did it!"
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