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Our price estimate for AMD stands at $9.16, implying a premium of close to 25% to the market price. We expect PC shipments to continue to grow driven by growth in emerging markets, AMD to gain share in notebooks and servers and discrete GPU shipments to rebound in later half of 2012.

AMD performed well during the recent holiday season and powered about 70% of the retail PC sold on Black Friday. [2] The company also stated during its Q4 2011 earnings announcement that the low-power version of its next-generation Trinity APU chip provides mainstream performance and yet saves half the power compared to its previous notebook processors.

I have been following AMD stocks for about a year and man things are looking up for my favorite hardware vendor on the planet! Kudos to them for climbing out of that hole and not just giving up without a hell of a fight. Here's to Piledriver and PD based Trinity!thumb.gifcheers.gif

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I'm buying AMD stocks, now.
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When BD was released they dropped down to $4 a share right at launch and pretty much have been climbing ever since. I think it wouldn't be a bad investment as they have many upcomming releases that have potential to snab some of that market share back

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If packaged, priced, and marketed right I see no reason why trinity powered "ultrabooks" won't be a smash hit.

you telling me you wouldn't want a super slim and light with a ssd and trinity for sub $800?

You'd actually be able to game on it, matter of fact I'm pretty sure it won't be far off gaming performance from that ridiculous $2800 razer laptop
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Good news, I bought some AMD stock a few weeks ago. wheee.gif
    
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I'm not going to hold my breath on AMD, I think they are looking at other segments in the market to dominate in, other than the Client Desktop or Enthusiast Desktop markets, Intel has officially murdered AMD, all cheapness aside, do yourself a favor and go pick up an i5-2400 or i5-2600k, you will be SO GLAD you did!

(Scratch that, wait for Ivy Bridge CPUs, that's well worth the wait!)

With an i5 and a SSD, those 8-9 Second boot times are like Fabuloso! (Yes the cleaner that someone drank, lol!)

Add a good video card and TV turner and there isn't nothing on earth more cooler than that. biggrin.gif
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Great for AMD!
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When BD was released they dropped down to $4 a share right at launch and pretty much have been climbing ever since. I think it wouldn't be a bad investment as they have many upcomming releases that have potential to snab some of that market share back
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Definitely. AMD needs to market their mobile trinity chips correctly, especially to vendors. Compare 3DMark11 scores between Trinity and competing i5 to win over deals.
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I'm buying AMD stocks, now.

Aren't you like 12 years old? LOL. You're not buying anything.
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Aren't you like 12 years old? LOL. You're not buying anything.

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I'm buying AMD stocks, now.

bad idea
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