Chinese AIB suppliers enter mainstream reseller channel

Offering clones of the major brands by the same fabricators.

Jon Peddie

Chinese-branded AIBs are starting to appear on major retailer sites where they can better withstand the pricing structure dictated by the resellers due to their lower production costs. Don’t think, though, that these AIBs are of lesser quality. They are not. They are clones, made just like the high-priced version, at the same fabricators.   Tom’s Hardware ran an article on spotting Chinese AIB brands appearing on Amazon and Newegg. In it, the writer made the comment, “It’s hard to say for certain why these little-known brands have decided to compete head-to-head against big names at Amazon and Newegg, but

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