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Other companies interested in NVIDIA instead

DailyTech previously reported analysts believed NVIDIA was a prime candidate for an Intel acquisition. Other analysts predict Intel is unlikely to acquire NVIDIA. Nevertheless, there’s interest in NVIDIA from other tech companies. Joe Osha, an analyst for Merril Lynch stated “We don't think there's a solid rationale for a deal and we don't think it's going to happen." According to sources it would appear other industry players were interested in NVIDIA, though no formal negotiations have occurred.

Craig Barret, Intel Chairman had this to say about the rumors "We treat investments and things of that sort like fine wine and we never discuss them before their time, so we don't comment on rumors of that sort.” Other analysts such as Doug Freedman from American Technology Research remain skeptical over a possible Intel acquisition.

Speculation of a NVIDIA purchase rumors began popping up shortly after the AMD and ATI merger.

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RE: I just wonder...
By IceTron on 10/6/2006 2:48:51 PM , Rating: 1
In Soviet Russia, Nvidia buys you!

RE: I just wonder...
By S3anister on 10/6/06, Rating: -1
RE: I just wonder...
By shecknoscopy on 10/6/2006 3:16:49 PM , Rating: 1
Well, while we're doing voices...


In America, first you get the nVidia Grahics card, then you... uh, get the second nVidia Graphics card for SLI. Then you get... erm... Oblivion at more than 10fps. Then you get the women.*


*-It'll probably require installing "The Sims," too.

RE: I just wonder...
By FITCamaro on 10/6/2006 3:22:22 PM , Rating: 2
ROFL. Awesome.

RE: I just wonder...
By CrystalBay on 10/6/2006 3:51:39 PM , Rating: 2
It sounds to me that C.Barret is saying they're are still negotiating terms...

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