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June 29th, 2015, 23:56
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June 30th, 2015, 00:05
Noooooooooooooooooooooooooo.

Although, AMD have been under rumors of buyout and nothing ever happened. That is mostly because nobody want to own a company that solely exist so Intel and Nvidia doesn't end up monopolies.

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June 30th, 2015, 00:10
Well we all better hope AMD stays in business otherwise prices will never go down. So if it comes down to Microsoft buying the company then I'm fine with that happening.

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June 30th, 2015, 00:48
Not gonna happen. As azarhal noted, these rumors about AMD soldout emerge every now and then, nothing happens.

But honestly? It wouldn't be a bad thing if it did happen.
Because lately, apart from Microsoft, seems everyone else forgot how to optimize ther bloody code on PC, drivers included!

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June 30th, 2015, 01:03
Originally Posted by Couchpotato View Post
Well we all better hope AMD stays in business otherwise prices will never go down. So if it comes down to Microsoft buying the company then I'm fine with that happening.
I agree with this. We need real and series competitor to both Intel and nivida and the current AMD anti it.
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June 30th, 2015, 02:25
I don't think Microsoft would ever buy AMD, When ATI was in trouble Microsoft wasn't interested and AMD bought them.
I only wish AMD would upgrade their processors all they are interested in is Low End CPU's for Laptops and Video APU's.

Interesting Fact in ATI 's Main Office was in Toronto located a few door away from Commodore in the 80's.
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June 30th, 2015, 21:16
The Wintel Alliance must be really in a bad state, then.

But serious reports in the German computing magazine called " c't " say that "everyone wants more competition in the CPU market - except Intel".

MS buying AMD would be for everyone non-Intel like jumping out of the frying pan into the fire.

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July 1st, 2015, 10:12
I think it could make sense, not only would it help for XBOX production and other hardware, MS needs to do something, as they are major losers in Phones and Pads….. even after paying so much money for Nokia… what a waste of money that was??
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July 1st, 2015, 12:07
M$ simply went onto phonemarket totally unprepared. What exactly could windows phone offer better than iOS or android had (and have)? Oh yeah, millions who have PC with windows will go windows phone just because? I'm the first one who didn't nor would.

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July 2nd, 2015, 20:53
Sounds phoney.

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