quote: It's not a totally bleed. They can claim some if not all of those losses if I'm not mistaken.
quote: If companies can't take sustained losses, GM would've withered on the vine a decade ago.
quote: I'm all for a Q6600 at $266, which I will then take straight up to 3GHz.
quote: You really think that losing for one, even TWO generations, is enough to KILL a company the size of AMD? Give me a break. If you haven't noticed, large companies with a lot of resources can survive losing for many generations and still one day bounce back.
quote: The GPU and CPU industries are both industries that are [...] definitely able to sustain two competitors
quote: Fourth, going back to potential profits, it's be a trivial matter for private equity firms with gajillions of billions of dollars to come in on a whim and take AMD private, make deep, profound changes and badly needed investments, fix management from the top down, and then after a few years of good parenting put it back on the market heavily laden with debt but in a significantly better position than it was when it first came under private control (that, at least, is historically how it goes, with such companies out-performing peers once taken public again).
quote: Sounds like a lot of you want to go back to paying $1000 per processor like back in the old days of computers.
quote: Intel plans to aggressively cut prices on its complete lineup in Q3’2007,