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[TechSpot] AMD chief says company will return to profitability later this year

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AMD held a conference call following yesterday’s earning results in order to clear up any misunderstandings and field questions from analysts and investors. According to reports, CEO Rory Read outlined AMD’s three-phase restructuring plan with the goal of returning to profitability by the second half of this year.
Source: http://www.techspot.com/news/51422-amd-chief-says-company-will-return-to-profitability-later-this-year.html



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Probably because of Consoles. This is good news. Better GPUs and CPUs in the future. Now they just cant afford to f up.
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post #3 of 39
The 3 phase resturcturing plan explained.

Phase 1. Cut down on CPU power requirements
Phase 2. More IPC
Phase 3. Profit.

There can't really be more to it than that.
Edited by aweir - 1/23/13 at 5:53pm
post #4 of 39
i hope amd comes back from their slump, i dont want intel and nvidia to monopolize on cpus and gpus :x
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Twenty percent from custom designs isn't bad.

I eagerly await my 8970.
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post #6 of 39
The possibility of powering all 3 MAJOR eighth generation consoles is surely going to provide a lot of profit for AMD over the next few years.
Edited by <({D34TH})> - 1/23/13 at 8:43pm
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Originally Posted by szeged View Post

i hope amd comes back from their slump, i dont want intel and nvidia to monopolize on cpus and gpus :x

That's right AMD. Were all counting on you to succeed so that we can buy affordable Intel CPUs. Don't let us down.
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Probably because of Consoles. This is good news. Better GPUs and CPUs in the future. Now they just cant afford to f up.

AMD should get a pretty healthy cash injection if 20% of their revenue stream comes from the semi-customs.
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post #9 of 39
OEM >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> regular consumers like us as far as profits. Like others have said the fact they won all three consoles and all three GPU's is pretty big for them so they will fine for the foreseeable future.
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I want 16 core CPU on the cheap.
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