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Sign the Keep ATI brand alive petition!!!

Discussion in 'Graphics Cards' started by Sound_Card, Aug 8, 2006.

  1. Sound_Card New Member

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    NO^^
    let wizzard buy the ati brand so he can call ati tool the only "ati"

    edit: signed
  3. Frick

    Frick Fishfaced Nincompoop

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    Wait.. Isn't ATi just a brand? It's not a technology. Ati is a company, not a product. I assume AMD want's to do something out of the technology they get when the buy-up is completed, not just throw it away. They have a plan, and I wanna see what it is.

    So, I won't sign it.
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    Ketxxx Heedless Psychic

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    The name is not only at risk dude. So is the high end graphics, and crossfire. At least that's what roumors are pointing out. The roumor of the merger was true, so I'm not taking any chances.
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    AMD themselves have stated they dont want to kill the ATI brand. This petition is retarded and an act if blindness.

    It wouldn't even make sense to kill the ATI brand... :wtf:
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    Again there are so many conflicting reports on the matter.:rolleyes: This Petition is to show that we care. That is all.
  9. pt

    pt not a suicide-bomber

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    i seriously doubt that crossfire and high end GPU's will disapear, about the name i'm not so sure
    anyways i signed it
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    Conflicting reports::

    AMD: NO, we will NOT kill the Ati Brand!

    Rumor starters and fanbois: OMG AMD KILLETH TEH Ati!!!

    Conflicting indeed.
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    Imo

    You need to get a GF! LOL
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    Ketxxx Heedless Psychic

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    are you always that retarded? the main beef here is we like the word ATi and would like both divisions to continue with their own plans, only now carry the mutual advantage of sharing eachothers technology to forward AMD CPUs and ATi GPUs. trying to make everything operate as one will inevitably result inn lackluster implementations unless VERY careful, something no manufacturer has ever successfully managed yet.
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    Quoting AMD:
    Yep, sure looks like they're trying to kill the Ati brand name.

    Better get yer petitions warmed up!
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    Uhh it was stated by the person who runs ATi that he has no emotional attachment to the name and he will let it go.
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    Ketxxx Heedless Psychic

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    and you trust the word of a spokesperson thats paid to lie through their teeth and say just what ppl want to hear? equally rumors shouldnt be believed either. only when its done and the decison made will the damage be done, not before.
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    and you believe noname journalists? :laugh: Seems anyone'll say anything to get their 5 minutes in the spotlight these days...


    And that dude is probably being canned. Thats probably why he said it.

    Not like he probably has any say in it anyways.

    HIM letting it go != AMD letting it go.

    1+1 isnt 5!
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    Ketxxx Heedless Psychic

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    erm...read my post again. i categorically said no party should be trusted until the decision is made, only then the damage will tell.
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    pt not a suicide-bomber

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    Of course not, it's 3
    Let's wait a few more days for AMD to make up their minds
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    We don't even know for sure if this is true.
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    What is the difference, and why would you care?
    AMD bought, not merged with, ATI.
    I expect to see AMD Radeons in stores before to long...Truthfully I dont care at all. As long as they keep pushing the tech and I can get my hands on the AMD x2000, or whatever the next top gen card is, then awesome. As long as it beats out the ATI x1900, and gives Nvidia good competition, then Im happy and as consumers we end up winning.

    I have no preference between Nvidia and ATI. I own a x1900xtx because at the time it was the best. Not because it was ATI.

    Do you really think AMD is going to just give Nvidia the high-end market? I think that is ridiculous.
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    Hard to say without some better facts. If you ask me, AMD is more interested in the chipsets than the video cards.
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    Everyone stop panicing.....Rediculous to say the least.....It's a freaking name....they can call It the Fabulous Dustbuster for all I care as long as It runs well.

    Anywho.....the Story Is BS......Another BS rumor more than likely perpetuated by Intel and Nvidia Loyalists.

    http://arstechnica.com/news.ars/post/20060808-7446.html
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    woot woot i'm #5, anon from mass!



    and if i had a fabulous dustbuster in my computer i would smile even morethan i do now :D
  24. Frick

    Frick Fishfaced Nincompoop

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    No. The rumor is not true, it seems. And it'll be a looong time before they ditch highend graphics. The market has to change first.

    What I DO want to see, and hopefully will, is more effective cards that don't need a 653436W-PSU to run properly.
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    Nor did it really make sense to buy ATI, but they did. Also, once a company acquires another, the name goes. At the very least, the names are sort of incorporated with one another, but ATI-AMD doesn't quite have a ring to it, so it's a logical conclusion.

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