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Reuters speculates Intel is set to acquire NVIDIA. The speculation arose when NVIDIA’s shares rose 8% to $30.62 on the NASDAQ. Approximately 20 million shares were traded according to Reuters. Intel representatives declined to comment while NVIDIA representatives were unavailable. Bill Lefkowitz, options strategist, vFinance Investments believes Intel will make the announcement tonight.
http://www.dailytech.com/article.aspx?newsid=4440

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Intel representatives declined to comment while NVIDIA representatives were unavailable
Weve heard that before and I think we all know what it means by now
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This has just gotten ridiculous
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Goddamnit.......
    
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No, AMD will buy up Nivida and restrict compatability from Intel!
Theory..........
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not surprising... wondered what intel would do about amd grabbing up ati... they really have no choice..
i still dont like the smell of where both of them are going...
    
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Originally Posted by lenzo
No, AMD will buy up Nivida and restrict compatability from Intel!
Theory..........
Won't happen (anti trust)

We'll see...

There was no need for Intel to do so. Only reason I can imagine is that nVidia feels the need to partner up.
    
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Well Intel HAS been wanting to offer some competitive GPU's...
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True.

We'll see.

Even that take over might run into trouble (they are after all the #1 (Intel) and the #3 (nVidia) graphic chip makers on the market - total, not enthusiast only)
    
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post #9 of 57
Intel already makes more GPU's than both ATI and Nvidia combined but they are way subpar to the competition and are only onboard solutions.

I remember Nvidia stating that AMD buying up ATI was a good thing for them (maybe only a bluff!).
Time to but NVIDIA stock for a quick buck because Intel will pay much more than the street stock price per share.
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post #10 of 57
i didnt mean they have to from a technical standpoint... more a responce to amd's move, and i agree that its a better deal for nvidia than intel. probably more politics and antics for intel, and a sweet partner for nvidia (who correct me if im wrong, was a buddy of amd's till lately) and is probably feeling slightly left out in the cold
    
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