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AMD said the layoffs amount to about 1,400 of its approximate 12,000 employees

Reducing our cost structure and focusing our global work force on key growth opportunities

AMD, which has been viewed as the low-cost alternative to Intel.
So in translation:

1,400 Americans fired
10,000 10cent an hour employees being hired in 3rd world countries
$220 power hungry Bulldozer is apparently cheaper than the $180 2500K now as well

Nice spin AMD.
post #62 of 135
sad day for job creator
post #63 of 135
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Originally Posted by Nick0matic View Post
Looks like those jobs...

*Puts on sunglasses*

are getting bulldozed

*Is nothing more than a joke

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That's horrible... One of my dad's best friends works at AMD in Sunnyvale, and he is a really caring and generous person. I would hate to see him lose his job.
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Dang, beat me to the punch!

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dang, beat me to the punch!

lol!!!
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One jobs goes, then all the rest follow
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it to focus on new growth areas such as lower power processors.
Why? They are doing great with high power processors.. .trolololol
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So much fanboy posts in every single AMD post made since BD. AMD has never made their profit on Top of the line CPUS. It is on price to performance which AMD is STILL untouchable to the mass market. Seriously can this constant trolling of ignorant people stop. AMD has always been mainstream/ entry on their CPU's..now they have DOMINATING APUS. And massively better price to performance GPUS.
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post #70 of 135
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So much fanboy posts in every single AMD post made since BD. AMD has never made their profit on Top of the line CPUS. It is on price to performance which AMD is STILL untouchable to the mass market. Seriously can this constant trolling of ignorant people stop.


This is 2011 and not 2008. I think you need to check the prices on SB rigs and see that price performance is INTEL.
 
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