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AFAIK people who build their own computers don't give a crap about fanboyism so your statement is invalid.
People who build their own computers make up a very tiny percentage of the industry.
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People who build their own computers make up a very tiny percentage of the industry.
So do people that make over 200,000$ a year
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AMD's new CEO should put all R&D money into making a time machine. Then they can go back and fire Hector Ruiz before he wasted $5.4 billion on acquiring ATI. The new CEO can then become the CEO during 2006, then AMD can focus on making faster desktop processors (because we know Phenom II is only on par with Core2Quad ), and low power segments like mobile computing and tablets which were largely ignored until now.
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"well what we have done here is rounded the edges of the processor off to give it a unique aesthetic, and bundled some social networking software with it so your can tell you friends about how much you like it. Performance increase? oh, no these are actually intel celerons with AMD logos and the patented rounded edges, people dont really care about performance"
lmao thats awesome. This may just become a sig quote!
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AMD's new CEO should put all R&D money into making a time machine. Then they can go back and fire Hector Ruiz before he wasted $5.4 billion on acquiring ATI. The new CEO can then become the CEO during 2006, then AMD can focus on making faster desktop processors (because we know Phenom II is only on par with Core2Quad ), and low power segments like mobile computing and tablets which were largely ignored until now.
AMD/ATI was a great pairing IMO. I do wish they could have found a way to remain competitive with Intel but what can ya do when a company can spend countless billions just to have people sitting around figuring junk out.
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AMD's new CEO should put all R&D money into making a time machine. Then they can go back and fire Hector Ruiz before he wasted $5.4 billion on acquiring ATI. The new CEO can then become the CEO during 2006, then AMD can focus on making faster desktop processors (because we know Phenom II is only on par with Core2Quad ), and low power segments like mobile computing and tablets which were largely ignored until now.
Fanboy much?

ATI acquisition was a great move. The cards have been gaining market share and present AMD a unique set of technologies which will be/have been very beneficial to the development of the fusion platform.

Why aren't you using Intel graphics if the company is so great at everything?
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I hope the new CEO does something to make the driver team at AMD a bit better.
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post #29 of 71
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Fanboy much?

ATI acquisition was a great move. The cards have been gaining market share and present AMD a unique set of technologies which will be/have been very beneficial to the development of the fusion platform.

Why aren't you using Intel graphics if the company is so great at everything?
Infact based on steam user data the 5000 series ATI's were far more popular than the 400 series Nvidia's. I wouldn't be surprised to hear the same for the 6000 & 500's respectively.
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Fanboy much?

ATI acquisition was a great move. The cards have been gaining market share and present AMD a unique set of technologies which will be/have been very beneficial to the development of the fusion platform.

Why aren't you using Intel graphics if the company is so great at everything?
Fanboy much? I've owned a Athlon X2 4400+, x2 7750, Phenom II x2 550, x3 720 (still in use) and about 5 or 6 ATI 5870s, a 4870, a 5970, one 5850, and one 5770.

It wasn't until the ATI 4 series of cards (or maybe 3 series, I don't know) that they actually started doing really well with ATI, and the 5 series was great no doubt. My point was the acquisition of ATI at the time did nothing but hurt AMD. They rode out the K8 architecture by making tweaks to it for too many years, while Intel is leaps and bounds ahead of them in the segment I most care about: desktop CPU. This is not a "fanboy" opinion, but rather fact. If they wouldn't have bought ATI, who knows what would've happened? I would've liked to see AMD compete more, especially in low power segments and smartphones or something now. It is rumored one of the reasons Dir Meyer was ousted was for his lack of having any plans for tablets. You can't just ignore platforms that are taking off.
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