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Intel CEO compares AMD’s success to a “comet passing in the night”

Source: TG Daily

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Originally Posted by Spanko
...and is quite common in the corporate world. A company's arrogance should have no bearing on whether or not a consumer should buy their product. It has no bearing on product performance.

AMD had its strong time, but they got lazy when they were out in front. Intel learned from AMD's mistake, and is keeping the pressure up. I think it's time that AMD change their gameplan a bit. And 4x4? That's just silly.

AMD, pick up your feet and bring something edible to the table.
I totally agree with Spanko
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If Intel does keep the pressure up, there is almost no way back. Intel is out in front, and can spend x amount to make sure they stay that way. If AMD were behind but not a near equal financial footing i could see a comeback, but the way both companies are, Intel are making sure AMD pay for their lethargy.
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Am I the only one who does not see doom and gloom for AMD?
Yes Intel has faster chips. Yes Intel is selling more.
But it is not like nobody is buying AMD. AMD is a value CPU. Not everybody needs 64 core CPU's that can tie your shoes for you. Is there anything out there that AMD can't run that Intel can? Sure it may take .02 seconds longer with AMD, but for most, it is worth the savings.

And don't go spouting AMD fanboy, just because AMD's are cheaper and do what I need. If Intel meet my needs and costs, I would (and have) use them.
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post #4 of 29
Quote:
Originally Posted by blupupher View Post
Am I the only one who does not see doom and gloom for AMD?
Yes Intel has faster chips. Yes Intel is selling more.
But it is not like nobody is buying AMD. AMD is a value CPU. Not everybody needs 64 core CPU's that can tie your shoes for you. Is there anything out there that AMD can't run that Intel can? Sure it may take .02 seconds longer with AMD, but for most, it is worth the savings.

And don't go spouting AMD fanboy, just because AMD's are cheaper and do what I need. If Intel meet my needs and costs, I would (and have) use them.
Doesn't AMD own the low-mid range market?
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AMD used to have the competitive edge with on-die memory and lower prices, they were the gamers and value CPU, but now that Intel has on-die memory and proper multi-core CPUs, and continually cuts prices, they are falling behind and losing market share fast. Their recent aquisition of ATi is doing no better...Losing it's market share to the 8000 series of graphics cards and having a scary release on their 2900 series...
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post #6 of 29
They're doing fine. Granted Intels doing as well if not better in most places. AMD still has a decent amount of money pouring in. Its not like they're gonna up and vanish. Have faith.
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Originally Posted by Xerasyte View Post
They're doing fine. Granted Intels doing as well if not better in most places. AMD still has a decent amount of money pouring in. Its not like they're gonna up and vanish. Have faith.
How does anyone know for sure other than their accountants?
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If you can see that people are still buying AMD for value so can Intel which is why there are releasing good processors across the board. Not only that but they are making some extreme performance processors for a relatively small price. I can see a lot changing in the low end market in the 6 months it'll take AMD to start releasing desktop processors.
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No one knows for sure, except the CEO's and BOD, but I for one really hope that they are doing alright and have new things on the horizon that will re-gain some of the market share.

If AMD were to go under I am sure all the Intel fans would dance with glee, right up until Intel started raising prices higher then ever. Withyout AMD Intel can pretty much do as they please and we will all lose.
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I don't think many Intel fans would dance with glee, and if they did, it definitely wouldn't last long. Certain people just think that AMD may have been punching above their weight and now it's the comedown.
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