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AMD is going to fail in Windows Experience Index come W8 that's for sure! haha
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this is a great move from Microsoft. Not only will this help make better software for the hardware but it will also help developers improve on software that is already out.
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AMD is going to fail in Windows Experience Index come W8 that's for sure! haha

How do you figure that?


I get a 7.5 on my CPU and it's only clocked @ 3.040 GHz.
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Makes sense. Nvidia has some of the fastest ARM processors atm.
I think ARM has some of the fastest ARM processors at the moment not Nvidia.

Nvidia just buy from ARM or licence their processors/technology.
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How is it that Microsoft is a Monopoly when we the Public of the world put them there?
That's usually how monopolies start... Or governments. I don't really want Microsoft to become either one.

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I am sorry to refute what you are saying but Apple is the one that chose to have closed standards, they could of made more of an effort to bring their OS to the larger audience. But they chose it's cool to be obscure attitude.

But if you take notice Apple's version of Linux is gaining traction, will it equal the popularity that Windows has, highly doubtful.
I'm well aware of the problems with Apple as well, I enjoy their products but I dislike the company. Same for Microsoft, I like Windows 7(For the most part), C# and XNA, but I dislike Microsoft and their shady practices.
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Fermi in their next Xbox
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Let me guess, Monday morning Apple is going to essentially buy AMD/ATI, right?
LOL.
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How do you figure that?


I get a 7.5 on my CPU and it's only clocked @ 3.040 GHz.
I think he was referring to the graphics test
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yay. hopefully Microsoft buys them and apple gets stuck with integrated graphics
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Prima facie, this effectively just bars anyone else from acquiring a controlling stake in the company (do I hear Intel weeping?) rather than giving Microsoft the actual holding - if Nvidia was to sell a large portion of their shares via a scheme of arrangement (I don't think any single shareholders holds enough) then Microsoft would get first 'dibs'.

I'm not sure why Microsoft would even want Nvidia shares though - nor why they would want to stop a competitor acquiring them. Unless they are threatened by Apple's gaming department but that seems like a long shot.
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