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[Q] Fake device? Safe to install custom ROM?

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Default [Q] Fake device? Safe to install custom ROM?


I've bought this device in Amazon about half a year ago. Got it rooted, with the sticker under the battery saying I9300, but it shows I747 when windows attempts to automatically install a driver.

If I want to install CM / custom rom, which version should I use? (see image)
Is it worth the risk? (I'm afraid the device will stop working)

Regardless, if I decide to install CM on the phone (either version), can I now create a Nandroid backup and restore later in case I screw the device?


Model: SGH-I747

Board : MSM8960
Bootloader : I747UCDLK3
Compilation : I9300ZSALG3
CPU_ABI : armeabi-v7a
Device : d2can
Fingerprint : samsung/d2vl/d2can:4.0.4/IMM76D/I9300ZSALG3:user/release-keys
Hardware : SGH-I747
Host : DELL163
Manufacturer : samsung
Model : GT-I9300
Product : d2vl
Firmware : I9300ZSALG3
Android version : 4.0.4
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Check in the i747 forum for a advice, it definitely isn't an i9300 so anything from here will hard brick it.
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It is the AT&T version of the S3 not the international one, so when trying to install a custom ROM get a one appropriate for this device
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