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Not just that...AMD's business does not line up with Dell's business at all.

Dell buys parts, repackages them, and sells them.
Dell wants to get into smartphones.

Buying AMD would do NOTHING for them. Before anyone says they can get CPUs cheaper, the cost of getting cheaper CPUs would be vastly increase risk, increase management, and rewriting business goals.
I agree, Dell does not seem to want high fixed costs. They like to buy and assemble parts. This is the American business trend.

The only way I can see them going after this is if Dell thinks AMD has a lot of fat from fixed costs that can be trimmed out. Come in, cut fixed cost, turn high profit, collect big bonus.
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Yuck.
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post #83 of 128
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I agree, Dell does not seem to want high fixed costs. They like to buy and assemble parts. This is the American business trend.

The only way I can see them going after this is if Dell thinks AMD has a lot of fat from fixed costs that can be trimmed out. Come in, cut fixed cost, turn high profit, collect big bonus.
AMD already did that with the GF spin-off. AMD split off their biggest fixed costs and capital expense.... multi-billion dollar fabs.
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post #84 of 128
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Why would Dell want AMD? It makes no sense...
Why would anyone want AMD? They are a company set sail 4 fail. The top execs already know this, and jumped ship.

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LOL
Edited by melanine - 2/15/11 at 10:56am
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Why would anyone want AMD?
They are a reputable company...
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post #86 of 128
this is gonna suck. Dell graphics card or cpu's in my PC? RAGE.
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post #87 of 128
Really strange if true. Thats like Boeing buying GE.

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post #88 of 128
that's like me buying a snickers
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that's like me buying a snickers
o ho ho ho! Is funny cause he doesn't like snickers at all! oh hoooo!
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post #90 of 128
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that's like me buying a snickers
LOL i just bought one and im consuming him lol xD will i buy amd? XD
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