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Maybe if the yields are good enough we can start to see $170 FX-8120 CPUs.

As far as I'm concerned, FX-8120 isn't even worth $170, not even close.

However, these are good news. Hopefully it will come something good out of it.
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IBM makes great CPU's, but has always been limited by the fact they didn't have x86 licensing from AMD
Hopefully this partnership will mean the next level of competition for Intel
Even if your a Intel fanboi you should be happy to hear this news
I just hope this partnership moves to the desktop/enthusiast market

There is a possible problem. I can see, in the world we live in today, Intel getting pissy that AMD's partnering w/ such a giant, and tell IBM that they can't do anything(x86-related), or get the gov involved for unfair business practices or some BS. Intel's big enough where they could lobby buy off enough people in government to do so if they really see this partnership as a threat.

Doubtful, AMD is the only main stream competitor to Intel. Extremely doubtful the government would be able pass a legislation hurting a already dying competitor in such a important industry.
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Its good news for amd for sure
But im a intel fanboi so i has a sad :/
well the competition will heat up now finally

Why would you be sad tongue.gif If AMD chips are as good as or better than the Intel equivalent the Intel will have to respond by lowering their prices biggrin.gif This could be a win-win for everyone.
    
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Why would you be sad tongue.gif If AMD chips are as good as or better than the Intel equivalent the Intel will have to respond by lowering their prices biggrin.gif This could be a win-win for everyone.

I don't understand how so many people don't see this. It's almost always been like this.
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IBM seems to be the big brother that stands over amd and intel making sure that neither one is the under dog for too long, first conroe and now this.
    
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IBM working with AMD to manufacture CPUs and stuff is not something new.
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if amd could get ibm to design chips for them then we'd have something to cheer about
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Maybe they'll start back up on Keyboards again too! Then I can has a second Model M!
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IBM working with AMD to manufacture CPUs and stuff is not something new.

It would be awesome if a news article about that pops up tomorrow. Would make a month's worth of Mondays for me.
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