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Intel Shortages

AMD has all kinds of problems, but it isn’t like Intel is doing so great, either. Its 45nm quadcore Penryns are, well, scarce. They aren’t available in a lot of places, those places that do have them don’t have a Read More

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S&B

AMD released its tricore processors to generally lackluster reviews, but in the middle of all that, this little item got slipped in. “AMD doesn’t have the resources to spin a dual-core Phenom die . . . .” Oh. They just Read More

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Money Matters

Two AMD news items haven’t gotten much play, but they are important: AMD now “plans” to go to 45nm high-K CPUs. Bulldozer is still alive and should show up as samples in 2009. It’s hard to say whether the first Read More

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Free Love

Spring in the Northern Hemisphere has sprung a certain kind of article along with the traditional AMD loss: the “free love” article. Though it usually takes a lot longer than this, it can be summarized as “We don’t want AMD Read More

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CPU 1436

Got this message after writing the Homo Mobilis article: You are clearly writing the epitaph for Overclockers.com. If, as you say, desktops are doomed, then so is Overclockers.com. Laptops are extremely limited in their upgradeability due to the physical form Read More

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CPU 2117

AMD had a bad first quarter. They went from a $160 million loss in Q4 to a $360 million loss in Q1. While an increased loss was expected, this was somewhat bigger than expected. 90% of that increased loss was Read More