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AMD wins battle over brand in USA

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Wow looks Like AMD have Made it Harder for INTEL to advertise and populise themselves as much.

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CHIP FIRM AMD said that the Office of Management and Budget has ruled that government contracts should not favour any particular brand.
The brand in question is, of course, Intel. AMD has won this particular battle in European territories.

The changes mean that federal procurement officers need to publish justifying the use of a brand name in all tenders that are over $25,000.
Rest of the Story here : http://www.theinquirer.net/?article=31209
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AMD chips are yummy with barbecue sauce .
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??? im confused. what does this mean?
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??? im confused. what does this mean?
It Simply means that Companies are No longer able to favour just one CPU company such as Intel, they have to have a Mix of both AMD and Intel chips.
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Originally Posted by ENTERPRISE1701
It Simply means that Companies are No longer able to favour just one CPU company such as Intel, they have to have a Mix of both AMD and Intel chips.
No...not companies, government contracts are what is at issue. That means that the government can;t use Intel only machines anymore like they have for the past 20 years.
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AMD is getting greedy and now they just forced the goverment to waste more tax money
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Originally Posted by HardwaterH4ck3r
No...not companies, government contracts are what is at issue. That means that the government can;t use Intel only machines anymore like they have for the past 20 years.
Wow i Totally Misundrestood that News thread then I Read it but missed the Full point...I think its Only fair what AMD have done.
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It seems most noobs are prejudiced against AMD, as all they see when looking at CPU's is clock speeds.

I think its fair as well. If AMD get 'greedy' then they can spend more on developing better chips, and isnt that better for EVERYONE?
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AMD is getting greedy and now they just forced the goverment to waste more tax money
It's a fact that Intel is a monopoly. Whenever you "scare" a brand into carrying only your stuff, your a monopoly. And what does your American History teacher tell us about monopoly's?
 
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post #10 of 48
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I Mean lets Face it INTEL are spread Everywhere in every Company you can think of so they are kind of Popular so what AMD have done is simply Even up the Score a little.
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