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That's usually how monopolies start... Or governments. I don't really want Microsoft to become either one.



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.
A love hate relationship,,, fair enough.
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I think he was referring to the graphics test
I get a 7.8 for that also. Sorry for double post.
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Microsoft is raping the world. 'nuff said.
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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.
It seems like it's because nVidia has made some major inroads on the mobile front with its Tegra units and Microsoft is trying to gain some of that market share with Windows 8 when it comes out.
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For the sake of Nvidia's drivers I hope this deal doesn't go through.

If it does, then hopefully Nvidia will just be owned by Microsoft, but Jen-Hsun is still in charge.

If he isn't, then I'm going to be buying my next GPU from AMD.

Also, my first reaction:

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The next xbox is so going to have an nvidia gpu in it.
    
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They ain't exactly enemies

I am aware that bill gates is no longer the ceo
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Good move MS.....good move...
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This might just be a heavy blow against AMD.

Improvements for the Windows OS that is centred around Nvidia rather then a battle of skill to improve on the OS itself from AMD/Nvidia.
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First MS buys skype, then nokia, and most likely nvidia now. MS is gonna reveal something big in the next 5 years I bet.
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