Counterfeit Corsair Flash Voyager 64GB 64 Fake USB Flash Drive – Pictures And Packaging
Posted by flashchiptutor on July 4, 2011
Beware Of Corsair Flash Voyager Usb flash drives advertised at 64GB with this packaging and drive markings. They are counterfeits, fake! Corsair did not produce them in the size advertised. Sold mainly on wholesaler internet sites in China, Hong Kong. You can find them on other internet sites too. In some cases, listings will advertise them as “upgraded” – there is no such thing. This is a polite term for false capacity.
Avoid being frauded or scammed. Do not buy this usb flash drive in the packaging shown, you risk data loss. Do not sell this usb flash drive! The Flash Voyager was made in 8GB, 16GB and 32GB capacity. If you see any advertising for 64GB, 128GB or 256GB you will buy a fake.
This story provides a lot of detail on the counterfeit flash voyager usb memory problem:
Do not be fooled by term “OEM”. Do not assume counterfeit or fake means the usb flash drives are only knock offs of the Corsair brand name – harmless in your pursuit of profit. These usb flash drives will not contain the advertised capacity of flash memory.
If you list these flash drives on eBay, there is a strong possibility a warning will be issued on the internet by the WatchDog site for flash memory. If your buyers report you, you will be recorded at SOSFakeFlash.
On eBay, the problem of fake memory usb flash drives being sold there remains a very serious problem:
Inspectors continue to examine eBay listings for fake flash voyager usb flash drives, in the interest of protecting consumers.
To understand read Why Is Fake Flash Memory So Dangerous?
Please avoid being scammed with Fake Corsair flash drives. Avoid the temptation to import them from Chinese wholesaling sites. Did you know if you sell these flash drives on eBay your buyers do not have to return them to you for a refund?
Yes the rules have changed. It is also very difficult for you to get your investment back from internet wholesalers, especially if you chose not to fund with a credit card. If you were wise enough to use a credit card, you might have the possibility to contact Corsair and ask them to provide you with supporting documentation. The fact is, no Flash Voyager usb flash drive exists above 32GB. Any credit card company can find this out by reviewing the information for the Flash Voyager usb drive at Corsair websites.
Avoid trouble, don’t buy these fakes and save your seller reputation.
What do 64GB Flash Voyager counterfeits look like?
Notice the usb flash drive could be positioned horizontally or vertically. Also the poor marking for the GB size. Many fake Flash Voyager usb drives just have a sticker covering the original size. Size overwrite is common for fakes.
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Report in to SOSFakeFlash if your testing confirms you have a false capacity device.
If you want to review all the counterfeits found on eBay you can visit three sites. Just type in the word Kingston in the search box to see what is currently documented: