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Could be a good thing, Dell only using AMD cpu's taking out Intels OEM share?
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Originally Posted by Kand View Post
Things are going well?
Hopefully all will go well. As an Intel owner I wouldn't want to see AMD getting crapped out like this. I have no allegiance to Intel and could care less if AMD is 'losing' to Intel. All I'm looking for is continued development and price cuts! And seeing how bad of an oligopoly the CPU market already is (just 2 players) I'd hate to see AMD go down the drain.


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Sounds to me like someone is trying to influence AMD's stock prices. It is pretty far fetches though.
That was my first thought as well.
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post #43 of 128
hmm, seems a rumor.. why would dell buy amd when intel forks them money to use there cpus?
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post #44 of 128
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It would give them a foothold in the cpu sector and gpu sector which could come in handy if they want to go up against intel.
Since when has Dell competed against Intel?

How will Dell manage the long-term risk of CPU/GPU development when they have no experience?

How will Dell manage the risk of alienation from other current AMD OEM partners?

Where will Dell get the $12B+ for the takeover?

It makes no sense. There are no good reasons for Dell to buy AMD and there are dozens of reasons not to.
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Maybe that's why people have left AMD
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The only reason I would believe this is because of all the people leaving recently and perhaps they knew this and didn't want to be around for it.
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post #49 of 128
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Yes.

Also, as a fellow Intel owner I definitely hope this would not impede their R&D. I don't know why so many people are apparently laughing at how 'crappy' AMD is doing against Intel with all the executives leaving and now rumors of a merger/take-over. We WANT AMD to do well and succeed so that there is continued motivation and competition for better products at lower prices.

Of course usually it's bad for one company to be bought out by another (ie, financial trouble) but hopefully even if that happens AMD can still continue or even speed up new chip technology development with a new injection of capital/investment/funds.
+1
I don't know why some people want AMD to die. One desktop CPU maker? Really, you want that?

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Since when has Dell competed against Intel?

How will Dell manage the long-term risk of CPU/GPU development when they have no experience?

How will Dell manage the risk of alienation from other current AMD OEM partners?

Where will Dell get the $12B+ for the takeover?

It makes no sense. There are no good reasons for Dell to buy AMD and there are dozens of reasons not to.
Exactly. Dell and Intel were very close until the antitrust settlement. It sounds pretty baseless.
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wdf not what i needed to wake up too...........dam now i got to stay up, i don't want to have nightmares......."no dad i don't want a dell HD 7990 X2.3.............omg the horror"
    
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