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I like how they say that as if it's a small figure, lol.


Less than 1/20th of intels worth, Id call that small for sure.
    
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Not sure why this is even actually news? Do they want a cookie? This is like saying i almost won the lotto but i didnt have the winning ticket...... Who cares:rolleyes:
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Wow, AMD is worth less then they paid for ATI... not good.

Then factor in inflation... (especially since the 2008/9 financial market failure) and it's even worse than it appears.

Anyway, this is really, really, REALLY old news and I don't see how it belongs in our news section.
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Anyway, this is really, really, REALLY old news and I don't see how it belongs in our news section.

The Forbes article linked by the OP is new (dated Feb. 22). Most people who read OCN already know the history; but us computer geeks probably form a small portion of Forbes' target demographic.
    
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The Forbes article linked by the OP is new (dated Feb. 22). Most people who read OCN already know the history; but us computer geeks probably form a small portion of Forbes' target demographic.

Did you even read what you quoted? "I don't see how it belongs in our news section." Key words: our news section.

This is 6 years old. It's no longer "news."
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post #16 of 26
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Wow, AMD is worth less then they paid for ATI... not good.

Wouldn't it be hilarious if, someday, ATI sells AMD?
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Did you even read what you quoted? "I don't see how it belongs in our news section." Key words: our news section.
This is 6 years old. It's no longer "news."

Living and working in the Silicon Valley for the last several decades, just about any "tech news" I see on OCN is "old news" (but not 6 years old)...

Just saying.
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Wouldn't it be hilarious if, someday, ATI sells AMD?

to be purchased by nvidia
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Originally Posted by Mac the Geek View Post

The Forbes article linked by the OP is new (dated Feb. 22). Most people who read OCN already know the history; but us computer geeks probably form a small portion of Forbes' target demographic.

Did you even read what you quoted? "I don't see how it belongs in our news section." Key words: our news section.

This is 6 years old. It's no longer "news."

I'm explaining to you that this story is news to a large portion of Forbes' readership. Who are you to decide what "our news section" means, and to establish the arbitrary criteria by which "old news" is to be filtered and deleted?

If you don't like the topic, Control-F4 will eliminate it from your screen. thumb.gif

BACK ON TOPIC: Market cap notwithstanding, I think AMD is better situated for the next few years than Nvidia. They're pushing Nvidia on the GPU front, where they've more than recovered from the missteps made during the ATI acquisition; and their Fusion initiative looks like it can be a monster in the low-end and portable space, where the potential sales volumes are enormous. Nvidia looks to be doing well with its Tegra ARM-based chips, but the competition is enormous. The phone market may be due for another manufacturer shakeout in the next year or so. The next chipmaker that misses a trick in the ARM space is going to pay a heavy penalty.
    
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NV was worth nearly twice as much as AMD? Thought it would be the other way around...

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