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post #41 of 100
Why would any company buy amd? amd is only good at delaying and taking other corporations down with them. Case in point ATI.

If amd had been smart? They would've continued working with ibm, but instead? They got what they got.

amd is back to where it was, their 15 min of fame are over. shame ATI went down as well.
post #42 of 100
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Originally Posted by Nasgul View Post
Why would any company buy amd? amd is only good at delaying and taking other corporations down with them. Case in point ATI.

If amd had been smart? They would've continued working with ibm, but instead? They got what they got.

amd is back to where it was, their 15 min of fame are over. shame ATI went down as well.
I thought AMD and IBM were still working together?
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post #43 of 100
Kinda wandering off topic, but imagine if somehow TSMC was thinking about buying out AMD. Think of the manufacturing powerhouse that would emerge - CPUs would get the jump on 45nm, GPUs would be manufactured under the same house and would help accelerate Fusion. Then, think about how that would screw Nvidia. Tough scenario to put together, but would make for some very interesting turns in the semiconductor industry.
    
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post #44 of 100
That is very interesting, and yes, I think that if Samsung were to buy AMD, then it would allow AMD to catch up INTEL and AMD/ATi to catch up nVidia and even surpass them?
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post #45 of 100
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Originally Posted by Xerasyte View Post
Nooo, I want AMD to stay the way it is. (As in stay HQ'ed in America, cause thats the way I am.)
But Samsung is so kickass!


This would be good for them, and Samsung makes great stuff.
post #46 of 100
Who has more resources? Samsung or Intel?

Intel obviously has a large amount of fabs and stuff as we all know, but does Samsung have more?

I would think Samsung is ahead of Intel resource wise...


That would be cool if they did buy em out. Maybe then AMD could think of a half decent name for their CPUs. *Phenom lawl*
post #47 of 100
So all they would need is to buy hard drive, PSU, case manufacturers and you could build an entire PC with Samsung parts...kind of neat in a way. There had beter be no hardware conflicts.

I think Samsung would be great as a CPU/GPU company...I never really thought about it till now. I honestly expected nVidia to make a move before some one like Samsung.
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post #48 of 100
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It will take some time before this is going to happen, if it ever does, and even then AMD would still stick to the current roadmap for their Barcelonas, don't think that the development of that will change much since any big changes would only mean more delaying. Which gives Intel more time for their Penryns and others.

Besides that, the Penryns seem promising, so they would first have to develop something, so just because Samsung buys AMD doesn't necessarily mean intel gets crippled.

(No I'm not a fanboy, my money goes to whatever is best, AMD or Intel, Nvidia or AMD/ATI, it doesn't matter to me)
With improved resources AMD could research faster and use less time building stock for the parts so they don't run out. Overall ,yes the road map for Barcelona (next month) would be the same by 08 everything would have changed.
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post #49 of 100
It would be very interesting to see Samsung chips in an AMD motherboard.
Samsung has made quality products for years and depending on the faction at reasonable prices to the consumer. Quaint how all of a sudden Samsung would think to get into the CPU race without a plan you think...it's probably already in the works...heh heh!
I would like to see a boost in AMDs products...soon.
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post #50 of 100
I dont realy care who buys then as long as they have an @$$ load of cash and will keep puting out AMD hard ware as well as ATi.
    
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