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Old 20th July 2016, 4:46 PM   #226
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I once had an AMD computer.

Then I upgraded and bought an Intel computer.

The new one was faster.

So Intel must be better, right ?!





- is how most people come to brand loyalty.....
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Old 20th July 2016, 10:15 PM   #227
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Yeah I just built my first ever Intel/Nvidia system. Always used AMD/Radeon prior to this, from my Athlon XP to an 7850k APU... While I love the new system and what its capable of, I hope and pray to make a return to AMD for my next build.

They will be back with DX12, like a phoenix from the ashes.
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Old 22nd July 2016, 9:47 AM   #228
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Q2 Results are in - Exceeded forecast,

http://ir.amd.com/phoenix.zhtml?c=74...cle&ID=2187336

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"In the second quarter we accomplished a significant milestone as we returned to non-GAAP operating profitability based on solid execution and strong demand for our semi-custom and graphics products," said Lisa Su, AMD president and CEO. "Based on the strength of our semi-custom products and demand for our latest Radeon RX GPUs and 7th Generation A-Series APUs, we are well positioned to drive growth and market share gains in the second half of the year."
driven primarily by:

-Notebook APU sales
-Custom SoC's (Consoles)
-IP Licencing

So this was basically achieved without Polaris (RX480) , as it launched so late in the Qtr.
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Old 22nd July 2016, 11:36 AM   #229
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Good to hear.

I'm not a fanboy of any company out there, but I do consider competition to be very important.
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Old 22nd July 2016, 12:00 PM   #230
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Yeah definitely good news. Would hate to see AMD go under....someone needs to keep Intel honest.
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