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Bulldozer is good but not enough comparing against other cpu's... If they cut bulldozers prices to 150$ i think they will be TOP SELLED PRODUCTS
    
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Sad...a sad day inded. Depending on their former job title they can probably get jobs outside of the US if they are willing/able to move.
Edited by Vagrant Storm - 11/3/11 at 2:41pm
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Hopefully most of BD's engineers are included in this....
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I literally lol'ed. But seriously this is horrible news. Especially for employees with families. I personally know what it feels like to have a family member who's the breadwinner of the house get layed off. It's a rough ride, believe me. I wish the best for anyone who's laid off and best of luck to them obtaining new jobs.
Yeah it stinks

My family's had their jobs on the cutting board numerous times, but I guess we're lucky. I'd put a good guess on that these are high-paying jobs for EEs. Maybe they're consolidating and trying to get smaller, more efficient design teams?
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Looks like those jobs...

*Puts on sunglasses*

are getting bulldozed

*Is nothing more than a joke
I feel really bad for laughing at this.
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Bulldozer is good but not enough comparing against other cpu's... If they cut bulldozers prices to 150$ i think they will be TOP SELLED PRODUCTS
AMD would never recoup its R&D expenses by pricing their products that low. Hell, they probably won't at the current prices...

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Perfect execution AMD! Way to go. I'll continue to cheer them on as they continue to bury themselves as a once formidable competition to intel. *sheds tear*
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Sad to see those people fired .


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How can you guys make jokes when 1,400 people are loosing their jobs? How would you like it if everyone on here laughed at you while you just got laid off? Heartless people.
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