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Old October 21, 2012, 08:00 AM
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In all honesty, AMD purchasing ATI was (IMO) a major mistake.

As the underdog to Intel's massive market share and deep pockets, the last thing they needed was to open a second battle front against a company like Nvidia. Now rather than being able to focus their R&D capital solely on creating good value processors they have to look into their crystal ball to see whether it'll be procs, vid cards, or driver support which will garner them the best return.

I accept that they wanted to focus on APUs, but (again IMO) that would have been better done as a partnership rather than by taking over ATI for expertise.
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