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AMD's Q4 2006 less than hoped for.

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  1. DanTheBanjoman SeƱor Moderator

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    AMD is warning that the fourth quarter of last year isn't as good as expected. Instead of estimated revenues that were as high as $1.83 billion expectations should be lowered towards the $1.33 billion they had in Q3 2006. This does however exclude the recently acquired ATI Technologies company.
    AMD is obviously feeling the breathe of Intel's Core 2 Duo processors in it's neck. AMD refused to comment any further and suggested to wait for the full report which will be released January 23th.

    Source: CNET News
     
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    That still isnt bad at all for a profit. Of course, Intels C2D is better, they took a page from AMDs book. AMD should feel proud about that. No doubt they will bounce back (look how long it took AMD to actually take the performance crown the first time :)
     
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    I just hope they move a little faster this time. lol. Core2 keeps calling my name.
     
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    A: By mis-marketing there CPUs by "virtual performance ratings".

    Without that AMD wouldn't be what it is. Not because there CPUs are that bad but because average consumers are that dumb. I don't understand why BOTH manufactures don't use mflop or mip numbers in there model numbering and specification system. It would help avoid having to read thru 50 benchmarks to see what works. AMD has some major catching up to do. I knew as soon as they finally caught up to the P4 Intel would fire out something new (core2) and the're already 2 steps ahead (quad). They won't let AMD get ahead. AMD may be a sexy hoe with some biggest but Intel is still the :pimp:
     
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    OH NOES!!!! Only $1.33 Billion!?!?! What will they do!?!?!
     
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    kinda sad for amd but i guess its intels turn to be making high expectations
     
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    i like AMD as much as i did when i had one , athlon 64 4000+ clawhammer , then owned a x2 939 4800+ toledo ................. nice procs no doubt about it , but core 2 duo pretty much ripped that all away , price and in performance , there shud always be competition and i hope that AMD comes back in the game , cause no matter how great intel c2d is , AMD has to make a comeback for the sake of not lettign intel monopolise and then we will all hate intel because then they can charge us anything they want.
     
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    yea without amd intel can charge us anything for processors
     
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    I've always had a hate for Intel, I do hope that AMD does come back with a product that gets them back in the lead again and helps us all out performance/price wise.
     
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    refresh my memory how many $$$ was that
     
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    Yeah, exactly. AMD/ATI's combined profits should be sky high and with the new 65nm chips and the R600 coming out, they may just be back in the game.
     
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    I own AMD stocks. They dropped nearly 10% (a maximum of 11%, but finally settled on 9.5%). I lost nearly $400. Time to buy more, I suppose. I'm hoping I'll earn enough to buy myself a new AMD/ATi setup. :p
     
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    found it "AMD to shell out $5.4 billion for ATI"
    that still leaves em 44.6 short.....ouch!
     
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    Think about it though. They accquired a major graphics card company AND more factories for producing the chips. The factories alone would cost out the ass to build.
     
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    44.6 BILLION off forecast is allot more than just "feeling the breathe "
     
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    More like "feeling the bludgeon"
     
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    I don't, when companies rush we see things like AM2, and P4. I would much rather have AMD slow down, and come out with something to rock core2, so that of course I can pay less for higher performance.

    Honestly the intel/amd-fanboyism is just dumb, I love both intel and AMD. I find it funny now that many AMD fanboys have shutup after core2. Asking if you want AMD or Intel is like asking if you want Nvidia or ATI/AMD (graphics wise), it really dosent matter because most of the time the products are on a pretty level playing ground. If any of you recall on the verge of Core 2 their were some reallllyyy long news threads on this forum due to blind AMD fanboys not wanting core 2 to exist. I see no logical reason to hate either AMD or Intel.

    Personally Im staying with DDR until DDR3 systems, I feel that that is just around the corner. I'm one of the buyers who buys one gen and skips the next because its simply too expensive to keep buying the current gen hardware.
     
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    I only meant in relation to how long it took to take the performance lead the first time. I'm just hoping it doesn't take decades this time around. lol. Seriously tho, I am hoping they at least close the gap a little bit in the next year or so.
     
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    sounds good to me!
     
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