AMD's F U to Nvidia

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  1. mAJORD

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    I just don't think they're interested low margin custom soc's.. At least not anymore. The fact the switch appears to use an off rhe shelf X1 is further evidence of that. That doesn't mean theyre not selling them at low margins.. (a non quantifiable thing anyway wirhout inside info)

    AMD otoh have sey themselves up to specialise in semi-custom, it's a decent chunk of there business now
     
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    Try and be more careful, he's easily triggered by the words AMD, beat and Intel if used in the wrong order :lol:
     
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    yeah it's not like they haven't done consoles in the past (OG XBox, PS3). Still, 32 mil old tegra's nice work if you can get it and not something they'd turn down. People are saying that Switch may be worth about a billion to nv.

    AMD supposedly are working quite hard especially with Microsoft to make their SoC's in console better and better. Maybe if they toss those shithouse Jaguar CPU's in the bin consoles will be able to be better.

    the below article may be open to interpretation - but it's clear there is still money being made.

    https://gadgets.ndtv.com/laptops/ne...-972-million-from-the-nintendo-switch-1871499

     
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    I remember reading in a textbook some years ago (which probably means it is useless) that if one of your customers makes up more than 5% of your revenue then they own you. The only saving grace here is that it is 18% of Nvidia's gaming revenue, not overall revenue.
     
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    Nvidia gross profit margin is around 65%.
     
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    Am I missing something? Revenue and profit margin (gross or net) aren't the same.
     
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    Yeah not the same but 18% of the gaming revenue is pretty significant.
     
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    AMD's F u to Nvidia... we've now descended into discussing how much money Nvida makes :lol:
     
  10. power

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    yup threads done, AMD hyped up, crashed and burned.

    I vote new thread just for the card.
     
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    Technically the thread is for a different card lol.
     
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    true it's for Navi isn't it - that card that keeps getting it's release bumped.
     
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    Well, we need to know how much money Nvidia has to pay for the hookers AMD are using to fuck them because it looks like AMD is unable to do the fucking themselves.
     
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    They swear it's coming, and when it does it'll totally smash a 980Ti 1080 1080Ti 2070.
     
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    their 980Ti KILLER, FU NVIDIA!
     
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    Wow, I'm a big supporter of this card (not being much into gaming these days and playing a lot with Macs) but this is insane. No graphics card should "need" a bios update.
    I wonder how much of this is related to reviewer samples and how many retail cards are affected.
    Surely others would have noticed this with their secure boot being enabled.. .
     
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    It's more common than you think with AIB cards. But the only thing I've seen it really needed for was when a certain brand undervolted 2D mode too far with two models to keep them quiet at idle, and web browsers were crashing the cards when they used hardware acceleration.
     

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