AMD pays a visit to Chromebook manufacturers

Subject: General Tech | June 6, 2013 - 03:54 PM |
Tagged: amd, Chromebook

Don't hold your breath but AMD might be looking to expand their mobile market share by supplying Chromebook OEMs with AMD processors.  This would be a big win for AMD who have seen Intel taking their mobile customers but will also be a big win for the consumer as the mobile devices would have better graphics and be available at a lower price.  DigiTimes also mentions discussions with Baidu, Tencent and China Mobile about server chips but as of yet there are no firm plans to move into the handset market.

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"As the IT market is gradually stepping into a generation filled with mixed platforms, AMD is reportedly planning to join Google's Chromebook supply chain, hoping to penetrate Intel's dominance in the notebook market with better price/performance ratio products, according to market watchers."

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Source: DigiTimes
October 19, 2013 | 02:50 PM - Posted by Anonymous (not verified)

If only 20% of Intel's investors said "hey, I should buy some shares of this company, too", the world would be a better place.

October 19, 2013 | 02:51 PM - Posted by Anonymous (not verified)

Freaking monopolists! When is processor design coming to open-source? Huh?

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