AMD Faces Lawsuit For Allegedly Lying About The Number Of Cores In Bulldozer Chip

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AMD is in for quite a kerfuffle when it allegedly made a marketing blunder, and the chip maker is now facing a class-action lawsuit for its inaccurate advertisement. It’s marketing 101 to exaggerate a product to attract customers, but it’s a completely different matter when a manufacturer doesn’t disclose the important details of its merchandise to generate sales.

AMD reportedly misled customers into thinking that its line of Bulldozer processors function with eight cores, but only four cores were in fact working. Essentially, the suit claims that each core in the AMD processor can’t operate individually, making two cores technically count as only one fully fledged core.

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