quote: Intel did nothing wrong.Seriously, the agreement between Dell and Intel happens all the time in the business world.
quote: Who's business is it if one company gives incentives and payments to another anyway? Why should one company be concerned about how "fair" it's being to it's competition?
quote: Really? I read that they did only give the discounts if Dell would not carry AMD processors at all.
quote: Intel is no longer allowed to pay off (either directly, or through unit discounts) OEMs to exclusively carry Intel CPUs or to not carry competitor Advanced Micro Devices' CPUs.
quote: PC makers had full discretion about how to use the discounts. There was no strings attached to hurt or muscle out AMD.