HP excessive packaging world record put to the test

Boxing unclever

Let's hand over to Jay, who reckons CDW is no slouch in the cardboard department either, and offers "two Opteron processors, each alone in a ten processor rack, each rack in a separate (and far too large) box, both boxes in another (too large) box":

CDW packs two Opteron processors in a large box

Nice. Try Dave's USB key for size - something which evidently didn't do:

Good work by eBuyer: One USB key in a very large box

Or what about signage? Just how much packaging do a couple of signs need, Matthew asks:

Two CCTV warning signs in an excessively large box

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