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Wow, that came out of no where
    
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post #82 of 126
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Originally Posted by rpgman1 View Post

Probably due to the fact that AMD's new CEO used to work for IBM? AMD can finally knock Intel off their high prices if they can produce CPUs that are affordable to consumers.

What high prices? Care to elaborate?
post #83 of 126
Seeing as AMD is not shy about using 3rd party IP in their cores, does IBM have anything that would be of interest/controversy that could be used alongside an AMD CPU/GPU? If IBM is fabbing AMD's CPUs, maybe they could toss something else in the mix....
    
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This sounds interesting, I can't wait to see piledriver now biggrin.gif
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Who would have thought this Reed Read chap would have earned back the cost of hiring him in under 6 months. Good show. thumb.gif
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Honestly. If IBM got into the consumer desktop processor field these days. they would own intel.

Intel = nothing compared to IBM
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Very cool! AMD could definitely use the help right about now.
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post #88 of 126
looks like Rory Read still has some connections with IBM biggrin.gif finally something good came out of a CEO past biggrin.gif
    
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post #89 of 126
I hope this makes AMD become a more viable candidate to Intel than they are now thumb.gif
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post #90 of 126
Not exactly unprecedented. Didn't IBM and AMD work together on 45nm tech?
IBM and AMD have been working together for quite a while, and i think this is a smart move that should've been obvious. it's always a good idea to have more than one supplier.
Edited by qwertymac93 - 2/5/12 at 10:49pm
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