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Originally Posted by blackbalt89 View Post
AMD already lost a bunch of it's execs.

I think that Dell will be the end of AMD as we know it.
Hopefully won't be the end of AMD, because that would suck big time for everyone involved, especially the consumers.

But then again if Dell is simply providing AMD with tons of money and let AMD do their thing then it may be ok. One of the interesting comparison is that not many people realize Ferrari is owned by Fiat (85%), Bugatti and Lamborghini is owned by the same company that makes the New Beetle, and until recently Aston Martin and Volvo were owned by Ford, which also had until recently controlling interests in Mazda.
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post #122 of 128
Oh screw Dell.. No way. Keep AMD a separate entity
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Sad how gangster chip maker gets bought out by a middleman company.
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Originally Posted by Pheatton View Post
I have a hard time believing that Dell has the cash to buy AMD...
They don't, but they don't have to have enough cash. They can use debt and equity to buy AMD if they so choose. Interest rates on debt are pretty low right now, and debt is tax deductible. In any case, though, Dell isn't buying AMD...
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Haha AMD.

If anyone is likely to buy them out its IBM.
This.

Any company that is willing to absorb AMD onto their balance sheet is either sitting on a huge pile of cash (that's just going to dwindle due to taxes if they don't do anything with it) or sees something in AMD that the rest of us don't, and as OCN is filled with tech nerds, I sincerely doubt the latter is true...
post #125 of 128
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Originally Posted by beers View Post
Hah, no.
A larger flame bait rumor would be that Intel would be looking to acquire AMD
I mean, there's still VIA as a player in the CPU market...
That would be the troll topic of the year, possibly of the decade.
     
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post #126 of 128
Wait, when did we get a Rumor's section?

Oops. Reported the first post because this is a rumor. Mods ignore my report please .
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post #127 of 128
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Wait, when did we get a Rumor's section?

Oops. Reported the first post because this is a rumor. Mods ignore my report please .
I'm sure the mods will forgive you once you start a thread about your video card igniting on fire.
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post #128 of 128
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Hopefully won't be the end of AMD, because that would suck big time for everyone involved, especially the consumers.

But then again if Dell is simply providing AMD with tons of money and let AMD do their thing then it may be ok. One of the interesting comparison is that not many people realize Ferrari is owned by Fiat (85%), Bugatti and Lamborghini is owned by the same company that makes the New Beetle, and until recently Aston Martin and Volvo were owned by Ford, which also had until recently controlling interests in Mazda.
Well, imagine that Ford owned Firestone, how probable would it be then that BMW would use Firestone tires?

This is what killed 3Dfx
    
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