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They never fabricated their new CPUs. They outsourced to their spin-off global foundries since 2008
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Originally Posted by james_ant;15305323 
Bulldozer is cheap as crap right now. It's still worth it to some people. Personally I plan on keeping my Q6600 for a while longer now and upgrading when Ivy Bridge comes out or when Sandy gets a price drop.

you better get a sandy bridge before intel raises their prices! eek.gif
 
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Originally Posted by neelwebs;15305487 
They never fabricated their new CPUs. They outsourced to their spin-off global foundries since 2008

well gee..i wonder what they did before 2008? thinking.gif ..when they were more competitive..
 
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So, given this week's Bulldozer fiasco and the fact that for several years, AMD has dogged behind Intel by a considerable margin in their CPU game, do you think that there is a risk that they may quit producing desktop CPUs altogether?

I saw an article the other day online (Google it, I'm tired) dated from 2007, I believe, that was talking about how AMD was considering such a move.CLARIFICATION: Disregard that, it was something else. I'm talking about them discontinuing their desktop CPU production, period. With such a tremendous blow to their credibility from the waves of disappointed reviews being lapped up by consumers, do you think that AMD might throw in the towel? Their current market share is only meagre next to Intel, and with the huge amounts of publicity that get dumped onto hyped up failings like Bulldozer, they just can't afford anything short of a true "AMD renaissance"- and it's going to have to happen soon or I couldn't blame them for pulling the plug.

It's somewhat depressing. I remember when I started gaming back in 2003, my very first rig had an Athlon64 3400+ in it and it was awesome. It ran F.E.A.R and all those big title games like nobody's business, I just feel like their time is drawing near and it'll be sad to see them go, if they do.

Sigh. What do you think?


I don't think So.

Edited by unimatrixzero - 10/14/11 at 8:07am
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Originally Posted by neelwebs;15305487 
They never fabricated their new CPUs. They outsourced to their spin-off global foundries since 2008

What a stupid Mistake that was. !!!!
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Originally Posted by Out2kill;15302677 
The government would prevent Intel from gaining a complete monopoly.

^This^ There are laws against it, besides AMD has a place in the mix, cheaper builds. Not everyone needs a powerful Intel to get the job done.
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post #47 of 55
Bulldozer isn't as big of a deal for AMD as Llano is. I doubt this flop will cause them to go out of business, some people are just silly.
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post #48 of 55
AMD no longer manufactures CPUs, OP.
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^ (in a joking tone)We all know that the OP meant design and sell they just didn't word it properly. hehehehe.
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Originally Posted by linkin93;15302639 
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this!!!
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