Tuesday, February 7, 2023

Amazon Mexico sells 16TB SSD units for less than 4,000 pesos, and they’re a scam

Not everything on Amazon are authentic products. In fact, if you search for high-capacity SSDs, you’re likely to come across one of many items that promise gigabytes in bulk at ridiculously low prices.

As is true of any product whose price is too good to be true, it usually is.

Hugely popular because of the good comments and reviews they’ve earned, SSDs have established themselves as one of the most affordable and easy options for refurbishing a computer, so it shouldn’t be surprising that they’re on Amazon. He is also the subject of the latest scandal. , To sample the prices: Considered 16TB SSD hard drives available on Amazon Mexico with prices of 900, 2,200 and 3,200 pesos.

The product itself appears to be exactly the same across three different products from different vendors. The item is offered as an external hard drive with USB 3.0 in some cases and USB 3.1 in some others. Of course, this is not a reputable brand or manufacturer.

Interestingly, the look of the SSDs is very similar to Samsung’s T7.

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The prices are very, very different.

Yes, there are 16TB SSDs and they cost much more than a “bargain” on Amazon Mexico. A good example is the Sabrent Rocket XTRM-Q unit which costs as much as 61,000 pesos at the exchange rate in Europe. In the publications on Amazon, no manufacturer is indicated, but the SSDs appear under the brands “LIANDoo”, “SAJIULAS” and “IYSHOUGONG”.

a different memory trick

At this time, it’s not possible to know exactly what users will be getting when they order one of the SSDs, but a good approximation has since been given. review geek Where they directly placed the order for the SSD. The delivered product looks similar to the images in the post, but the trick is inside.

to begin, The drive only had 64GB of storage, Then, after opening it, the team discovered it was a micro SD card that had been carefully placed in circuitry to pass it off as an SSD. Not a bad idea to have a quick and reliable scam.

We’ve reached out to Amazon Mexico about this issue and will update this post if we hear back. In any case, it never hurts to inspect the products in detail and make general recommendations, preferring those that come from a recognized manufacturer or brand.

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