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post #11 of 86
hmm this isn't good at all.. Who will buy out AMD? Apple? Google (please)? IBM? Microsoft?!
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post #12 of 86
Hate to see the day AMD steps out of the processor game. Then intel can and will charge whatever they want and we will have no choice but to pay the asking price. redface.gif
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post #13 of 86
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Originally Posted by SilkyJohnson View Post

Hate to see the day AMD steps out of the processor game. Then intel can and will charge whatever they want and we will have no choice but to pay the asking price. redface.gif

Yeah, considering how insane the prices are as it is in this crappy economy. With everything.
post #14 of 86
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Personally i dont want them to fail because their GPU devision is not doing bad.

I don't want them to fail either because that means that intel and nvidia won't have any competitors. God I don't even want to think of how much an i7 haswell chip would cost if AMD goes under.
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post #15 of 86
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It's the end of AMD. Just look at where the stocks are trading. They lost about 50 cents per share today. So it went from 3.25 ish to 2.74 in a day. I am pretty much waiting for them to be bought out.

Watch it be apple and they both take each other out in a giant fire ball.

The stock price of a company does not prove anything. You can have a very successful company and it have a very low stock rating.

If anyone decides to buy AMD then the company would lose its x86 cross-licensing agreement with Intel Corp.
post #16 of 86
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not looking good for amd

haha nice yuki nagato avi

this is indeed very sad bad news for everyone because if AMD tanks intel will charge whatever they want for their processors.
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post #17 of 86
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haha nice yuki nagato avi
this is indeed very sad bad news for everyone because if AMD tanks intel will charge whatever they want for their processors.

not to mention they will "take is easy" because there's zero competition. meaning less innovation as well. this is sad. I hope someone buys AMD and legitimately tries to compete with intel.


thanks smile.gif i love yuki nagato :3
post #18 of 86
They are not going under. Just a restructure to make them stronger and more profitable going into the future.

Smart economics in todays global economy.
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post #19 of 86
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They are not going under. Just a restructure to make them stronger and more profitable going into the future.
Smart economics in todays global economy.

I hope so. laying off employees does not equal "making them stronger" in my eyes. I really hope for the best for AMD. I'm an AMD fan girl by heart and everyone knows it.
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I hope so. laying off employees does not equal "making them stronger" in my eyes. I really hope for the best for AMD. I'm an AMD fan girl by heart and everyone knows it.

I have personally been through two of these. It is never good for the employees who are let go. Hopefully most will be offered early retirement. Companies develop a lot of excess in good times. Paring back frees up future capitol to focus back on fundamentals.

It creates a much more competitive organization for the future. One that can quickly respond to market shifts.
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