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What you can read that, big block of text? What a mess.
Agreed.
What does that say about the person.
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This is the way of AMD. It's not new they pull this every n_v release. goog;e is your friend. As their stock drops even lower.
ftc said in oct if they fall to $2.USD a share they will be de-listed, and put on the penny exchange.

Let's stick to facts. This is a screenshot of AMD's stock price % change since the start of 2012; compared to Nvidia (NVDA) and Intel (INTC). Clearly, AMD gained the most this year, 41% so far. The Dow and S&P 500 both outperformed Nvidia this year, gaining 4.8% and 8.8% respectively.

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Let's stick to facts. This is a screenshot of AMD's stock price % change since the start of 2012; compared to Nvidia (NVDA) and Intel (INTC). Clearly, AMD gained the most this year, 41% so far. The Dow and S&P 500 both outperformed Nvidia this year, gaining 4.8% and 8.8% respectively.
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When your stock is so low to begin with, any gains look massive.

Since you're so keen on comparisons, let's talk Market Caps.

Intel - $139.14 Billion ( or $133.8 Billion more than AMD )
Nvidia - $8.83 Billion
AMD - $5.34 Billion, which is what it's been for quite a while now.

Also, why don't you look at the past year's performance?

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You shouldn't comment on the stock market if you don't understand it. I would never buy a stock trading under 10 dollars anyway but last years performance is irrelevant when a stock has gained 40% in the last three months. It is quite clearly on the upswing. You bringing up old data is meaningless.
    
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You shouldn't comment on the stock market if you don't understand it. I would never buy a stock trading under 10 dollars anyway but last years performance is irrelevant when a stock has gained 40% in the last three months. It is quite clearly on the upswing. You bringing up old data is meaningless.

Ok, so let's only focus on when AMD looks good. rolleyes.gif

Like I said, when the stock is so low to begin with, any little gains it makes look MASSIVE. Their stock price is almost back to where it was back in JUNE 2011, and is finally recovering from that huge dip it took in October when you know what launched.

AMD's market cap has been hovering at $5 Billion for how long now?
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Ok, so let's only focus on when AMD looks good. rolleyes.gif
Like I said, when the stock is so low to begin with, any little gains it makes look MASSIVE.
AMD's market cap has been hovering at $5 Billion for how long now?

It doesn't matter how much a stock is worth. 40% is 40%. If you invest $5k into a stock that costs $20, and you invest $5k into a stock that costs $1, and both stocks rise 40%, the yield will be the same. rolleyes.gif
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Ok, so let's only focus on when AMD looks good. rolleyes.gif
Like I said, when the stock is so low to begin with, any little gains it makes look MASSIVE.
AMD's market cap has been hovering at $5 Billion for how long now?

40% is 40%. You do understand that if I invested in AMD in January I've mad a 40% return right? What does it matter if the stock is low? The gain *is* massive. I don't know what point you are trying to make by bringing up their market cap either.

Current performance *especially* in the stock market is the only performance that really matters. You bringing up year old data is nothing more then a curiosity. AMD is actually a really good buy for someone wanting to take a risk. Although like I said me personally I would not buy a stock trading that low. It's likely that AMD will drive up past the magical 10 dollar mark pretty soon though.
    
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Ok, so let's only focus on when AMD looks good. rolleyes.gif
Like I said, when the stock is so low to begin with, any little gains it makes look MASSIVE. Their stock price is almost back to where it was back in JUNE 2011, and is finally recovering from that huge dip it took in October when you know what launched.
AMD's market cap has been hovering at $5 Billion for how long now?

Ok, let's take the graph from October 2011 to present. AMD's stock price is higher now, than it was before anyone knew how "terrible" Bulldozer was. This is absolutely valid since all the fanboys harp on Bulldozer's terrible performance 24/7.

And yes, I realize that pointing out facts is pointless, some people just want to see the negative in AMD but I try to give the benefit of the doubt.
 
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No it isn't but it only differs 2 or 3 fps so i wouldn't really call that anything significant.

Actually no, the performance was exactly the same, and perfectly within the margin of error, if you would've actually read the article.
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Ok, let's take the graph from October 2011 to present. AMD's stock price is higher now, than it was before anyone knew how "terrible" Bulldozer was. This is absolutely valid since all the fanboys harp on Bulldozer's terrible performance 24/7.
And yes, I realize that pointing out facts is pointless, some people just want to see the negative in AMD but I try to give the benefit of the doubt.

A positive is a positive, I give you that, and I hope AMD can keep it up.

My point is simple, the percentage makes it look much bigger than it actually is. For example, if we look at Google's stock price between Tuesday and Wednesday.

On Tuesday it closed at roughly $627, on Wednesday it closed at $636, a $9 gain or a 1% gain.

If AMD were to make that same $9 gain, it would be a 200%+ gain.

See my point?

You said, AMD gained the most 40% this year, while that is true. When you look at the bigger picture, they are still down compared to where they were in say June 2011, and that 40% isn't really "that huge" considering their stock price was so low to begin with.

Their stock is on the right track of recovery, that's for sure.
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What are you g oing on about. 40% is 40%. Do you think investors care on way or another? What point are you even trying to make. It's already been explained to you numerous times that 40% stock growth in three months regardless of how it's happened is exceptional.

I don't understand why you are trying to downplay this. All you've proved is that AMD had a really good last six months despite the release of an awful CPU and a 'pretty good' GPU.
    
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