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Originally Posted by szeged View Post

Wow that sucks for the workers.

Also sucks for me because all my good chips have been Costa tongue.gif

Ditto man. Now I can't request a specific one when I go to MC haha.
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post #22 of 33
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Ditto man. Now I can't request a specific one when I go to MC haha.

Intel will still operate mutliple fabs in multiple locations, instead of asking for Costa Rican chips or Malaysian chips you will be asking for Arizona Chips or Irish Chips biggrin.gif
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Didn't Intel cut scrap jobs not too long ago?
Corporate greed...
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Didn't Intel cut scrap jobs not too long ago?
Corporate greed...

AFAIK Intel is not a charity organization rolleyes.gif
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post #25 of 33
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This sucks, I liked knowing that my Intel CPU was coming from the happiest place in the world. Now Im sad sad-smiley-002.gif

Do not misinterpret; "happiest place in the world" is a local term to describe how broken the culture and government is..
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post #26 of 33
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AFAIK Intel is not a charity organization rolleyes.gif
Well I understand that but they are completely ruled by the corporate greed of their investors which is bad. Job security should go before 0,01% extra dividend for the investors.
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Do not misinterpret; "happiest place in the world" is a local term to describe how broken the culture and government is..
You're from Costa Rica hope you weren't a part of them workers.
Edited by maarten12100 - 4/10/14 at 11:41am
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My Costa Rica 3770K overclocks to 5Ghz @ 1.4v. biggrin.gif
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Well I understand that but they are completely ruled by the corporate greed of their investors which is bad. Job security should go before 0,01% extra dividend for the investors.

It should but welcome to America, where the rich spend money trying to find ways to get richer by screwing the poor.
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post #29 of 33
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You're from Costa Rica hope you weren't a part of them workers.

I quit my job at Intel almost a year ago.. Intel Costa Rica has two "wings" sort of speak, manufacture, now gone, and engineering and support, which is still there.. Friends that still work for the engineering wing say Intel will be expanding their support services locally as offshore, but it's obvious that the closure of the plant has everyone at unease..
Edited by kpriess - 4/10/14 at 11:57am
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post #30 of 33
Bummer indeed.. my best chips have always been Costas.

I wish the best of luck for all those that were laid off, it is not a fun situation.
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