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AMD Doesn't Regret Spinning off GlobalFoundries

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You're out of your depth, so I leave it here.
I urge you to read a couple of books though, here and here, it'll clarify things for you.
no m8 he is just living in the real world instead of the ancap utopia you seem to be living in. :)
you seem to forget human nature and something small called greed.

on topic:
that might have been one of the smartest decisions AMD ever made, apple is a great example of outsourcing manufacturing. as mentioned above having both design and manufacturing abilities has its benefits but it also has its drawbacks, one of which is the size of the company which inherently makes it inflexible, or not as flexible as having just the design part. look at ARM and where it is now by purely designing an architecture and licensing it to manufacturers.

@Prima.Vera you know that "big words" are just pr crap right.. :p
 
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you seem to forget human nature and something small called greed
That's exactly what I never forget, but this is not the place for a lengthy conversation; shame we can't sit over a few beers (preferably strong ale).
 
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Even if they could take the bus, would Intel do it? If someone invested 100.000 $ in a new Porsche, how many people like that take the bus? Yea, not many. Even if it's cheaper, better for the environment and often even gets you faster from A to B. They will never see those advantages because they are too invested in their car.
I'm not disagreeing with you, what you highlight parallels the issue I'm trying to point out. Which is "can't" is not the same thing as "can and won't." AMD is trying to portray their prior situation as the former when it clearly was in the latter.
 
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