Man gets trolled with fake Samsung hard drive

A man in China bought a Samsung hard drive which never actually contained the original hardware.

Bought through Taobao, a popular Chinese customer-to-customer online store, the man found the 160GB drive to only contain a fraction of the drive’s storage capacity when he plugged it into his computer.

Upon removing the casing, the man found that the innards had been removed and replaced with a bunch of nuts and bolts glued to the base. A small USB drive was linked to the cable input, creating the illusion that the product was a fully-fledged hard drive.

The $35 fake is a warning to those purchasing second hand electronic through online stores.

Fake Samsung Hard Drive
A USB used to make the input functional.
Source: M.I.C. Gadget

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