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[gamechup] AMD’s Xbox One Project Valued At Over $3 billion

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Bob Feldstein, who previously worked for AMD, has revealed the valuation of the Xbox One deal between AMD and Microsoft.

He is currently the VP of Technology Licensing at Nvidia and he says that the project is valued at over $3 billion. The amount should probably include all the expenses like design and should also cover the the costs for parts required to supply over the course of the system’s lifecycle.

http://www.gamechup.com/amd-xbox-one-project-cost/

This proves that guys from nVidia were mad... tongue.gif
post #2 of 62
Uh, why is the project being valued at $3B a good thing when the value is about expenses that have to be put into the project?

Absolutely nothing has been said about profit margins, which knowing consoles, are extremely likely to be razor thin.
 
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post #3 of 62
I want to see how much AMD got as pure profit not how much Microsoft paid to make this happen.
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And the AMD haters have made their thoughts heard.


Good job AMD. Only company that will lose from this is Microsoft and make the money back in software sales.
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post #5 of 62
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Originally Posted by bencher View Post

And the AMD haters have made their thoughts heard.


Good job AMD. Only company that will lose from this is Microsoft and make the money back in software sales.

Asking profit margins is pretty much the only valid question here.

For all we know they might have made $2B or nothing. Most likely this is more about higher revenue and getting their product out there than about profits which again, are really low with consoles.
 
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post #6 of 62
3bn for the full product life cycle? What's that going to be, another 7-8 years?
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Even if its 10-20% profit margin is still better then nothing.
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i feel sory for nvidia they been kick out of consoles for long time and they been working on the project shield crap that will be dead before they relese it
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i feel sory for nvidia they been kick out of consoles for long time and they been working on the project shield crap that will be dead before they relese it

You don't really understand how tendering for business contracts work do you?

I agree on the Shield thing though.
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This is great news !! Keep it up AMD
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