Originally Posted by iStink
Intel never said, buy it or lose it.
Actually, according to the reports I've seen from the case in Europe and the ones in Japan, that's exactly what Intel is reported to have said.
"If you buy from AMD we'll raise the prices on our chips for you, and since AMD can't meet your total demand, you'll be forced to buy our higher price."
And therein lies the problem. That's "abusing your position within the market."
How convenient for me -- I can cook your 25-core pastry processor on top of my old Pentium D.