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It's not about business..


Intel and AMD are rivals...
It's all about business They're competitors, yes. But if AMD can make money by promoting the video card used in this laptop, they'll do it.
    
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post #22 of 26
Welcome to the chipset industry AMD...of corse they are going to have to advertise for Intel. Soon they'll be making mother boards to run Intel CPUs, that is, if they haven't already.
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post #23 of 26
I really dont see what you all are raving over.

Firstly, Do you think Microsoft would tell people that its 'Vista' can get the best out of linux servers (just for argument sake), if it would boost their sales?

Like hell they would.

Too much fanatism, and club-ism. Like, its a tribal war lol. Sometime, belive it or not, a company will let another one profit, if IT does...
They're making profits in two ways

Firstly they're promoting for ASUS which undoubtedly has to pay them.
SEcondly they're promoting the ATI GPU.

Think about it - these intel chips would normally be sellers.

But now ATI (AMD/) promotes itself by saying - "hey, did you know that those chips work excellently with ours?)

It may see like they're debasing themselves - but its all strategy.
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post #24 of 26
Its kinda sad i saw some benches.. The actuall turions are as fast or slower then Pentium M's And Core2's Wipe the floor with all.
Ati has no competitor for notebook nvidia 7700 and up. Exept for the old fairly oudated x1800 and the x1900 thats been in one notebook
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post #25 of 26
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Originally Posted by Chozart View Post
It's all about business They're competitors, yes. But if AMD can make money by promoting the video card used in this laptop, they'll do it.
You know, they could just mention the clockspeed of the chip only. Intel wouldn't get any more business, it'd still be true to the specs, and just a little white lie. No one would ever know, except for people smart enough to want a certain architecture, and those people would be able to guess that the chip isn't theirs. Besides, most consumers still believe in the Gigahertz Myth.
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post #26 of 26
its promoting the video, remember sometimes to be better than the rival, u gotta team up with them sometimes...just like how microsoft and apple are cross sharing apps, ie. office,quicktime
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