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PostPosted: Mon Jul 24, 2006 3:44 am
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AMD seen close to $5.5 billion chip deal
Source says Applied Micro Devices could announce deal with #2 Canadian chipmaker as early as Monday.

PHILADELPHIA (Reuters) -- -- Advanced Micro Devices, the No. 2 supplier of computer processors,
is close to a deal to buy graphics chip maker ATI for $5.5 billion,
a source familiar with the situation said on Friday.

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Wondering what this is gonna cost us Rolling Eyes
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PostPosted: Mon Jul 24, 2006 4:00 am
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This is fairly logical.
AMD have worked closely with ATi for a while now, as has Intel and nVidia.
It has been observed that both cpu's tend to work a little better with their respective graphic partner.

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PostPosted: Mon Jul 24, 2006 4:22 am
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- Shades
ATi have worked closely with ATi for a while now


I presume in the excitment you ment to type AMD have worked closely with ATi for a while now




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PostPosted: Mon Jul 24, 2006 4:28 am
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sob.
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PostPosted: Mon Jul 24, 2006 5:36 am
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That news really shouldn't come as a surprise to anyone. As Shades said, they've been working with ATI for a while now... Wink

Also, remember when AMD started hosting Nvidia mainboard chipsets? Hmmm, makes you wonder now doesn't it? Are we going to see ATI mainboard chipsets now?
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PostPosted: Mon Jul 24, 2006 5:55 am
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Think they already been working on it Bushy.
Can't find a link now but I'm sure it's been intimated this year, if not last.
Personally I think it would be better if things didn't go that road.
It's okay for us but may be better for general users not to have that much choice.
Just make chipsets that work well with either.

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PostPosted: Mon Jul 24, 2006 7:05 am
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I agree Shade and I still have one chipset that's left a bad taste in my mouth... VIA...lol

Still, with Nvidia based chipset mainboards, it seems as if that helped AMD grab a better part of the market. It does make me wonder about ATI though... Wink
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PostPosted: Mon Jul 24, 2006 7:39 am
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From AMD's website.
www.amd.com/us-en/Corp...99,00.html

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PostPosted: Mon Jul 24, 2006 2:26 pm
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LOL....

Thanks Shades, I guess that'll put all rumors to rest...lol
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PostPosted: Tue Jul 25, 2006 2:27 am
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PostPosted: Tue Jul 25, 2006 6:03 pm
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now with some good ole Canadian technology, AMD might get they're shite together Mr. Green
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