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Samsung Rumored to be After HP's PC Division

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HP surprised many last week, when it announced its move to spin off its PC products division, which sells all HP-branded PC products. That sparked off speculation about which company will acquire it. There are feelers in the industry, particularly in Taiwan, which houses several OEMs, that Samsung could be in the run for acquiring HP's PC business. The Korean conglomerate deals with the IT and consumer electronics industries under the Samsung Electronics company. Samsung is reported to have contacted Quanta Computer, Compal Electronics and Pegatron Technology, major Taiwan-based OEMs of notebooks, to evaluate the possibility of outsourcing notebook orders.

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Samsung is unstoppable! :rockout::rockout::rockout:

I get a feeling they might get caught up by an injunction to stop them gaining too much market share and monopolising the markets. ACER dont have shit on Samsung and will just get rofflestomped,

In fact since Acer are from Taiwan too....Samsung might just turn around and buy them out and carry on rolling.
 
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Samsung is unstoppable! :rockout::rockout::rockout:

I get a feeling they might get caught up by an injunction to stop them gaining too much market share and monopolising the markets. ACER dont have shit on Samsung and will just get rofflestomped,

In fact since Acer are from Taiwan too....Samsung might just turn around and buy them out and carry on rolling.
Correction, Samsung is Korean. South of course.
 

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ah my bad
 
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Since Samsung is already making laptops, it only makes sense to broaden out.

I guess Samsung don't see any profit in making Hard drives in comparison to what they could make with laptops and pre-built desktops.

Samsung already have a great reputation amongst consumers so why not extend.
 
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I suspect this is partly a response to Google acquiring Motorola Mobility. If Samsung can't rely on Android, they'll have some sort of fall-back with WebOS (or some flavor of it).
 
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It could be a really interesting buy for Samsung.
But i don't get, why the biggest Laptop manufacturer (HP) it's quitting the personal computer bussiness? Makes no sense to me ...
 

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Now if only they still made hard drives.
Since Samsung is already making laptops, it only makes sense to broaden out.

I guess Samsung don't see any profit in making Hard drives in comparison to what they could make with laptops and pre-built desktops.

Samsung already have a great reputation amongst consumers so why not extend.
Samsung manufactures HDDs and SSDs. The Spinpoint series is one of the best HDDs on the market. My F1 is outstanding and I have an F3 on the way.
 

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Samsung manufactures HDDs
where have you been for the last 4 months?? Samsung spun off their HDD department, and its been bought by seagate.

Samsung will still make SSD's though, but HDD's no more
 

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where have you been for the last 4 months?? Samsung spun off their HDD department, and its been bought by seagate.

Samsung will still make SSD's though, but HDD's no more
Under a rock. I just heard I can save 15% or more on my car insurance too.
 

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where have you been for the last 4 months?? Samsung spun off their HDD department, and its been bought by seagate.

Samsung will still make SSD's though, but HDD's no more
i didnt know samsung had gotten out of the HDD market. maybe thats why the last 1tb F3 i bought was $31 with free shipping.

i currently have have 2x1tb F3's in raid 0 nd they out perform the 3x74 gig raptors i was running.
 

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i didnt know samsung had gotten out of the HDD market. maybe thats why the last 1tb F3 i bought was $31 with free shipping.

i currently have have 2x1tb F3's in raid 0 nd they out perform the 3x74 gig raptors i was running.
Heres the a news report from another tech site

I think the biggest changes will happen next year. samsung are probably just finishing off the paper work and making the necessary arrangements and whatever business they have to take care of before the handover.

as far as i know they are still making drives, and i can still see them being sold on the shelf but im not sure if they have scaled back on production.
 
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