Linked by Thom Holwerda on Mon 24th Jul 2006 17:07 UTC, submitted by Michael Bazaillion
AMD As rumoured about for weeks now, with the strongest rumours appearing a few days ago, AMD has bought ATI. "AMD, the world's second-biggest semiconductor maker, agreed to buy ATI for USD 5.4 billion, adding computer-graphics chips to its product lineup. ATI shares surged. AMD Chief Executive Officer Hector Ruiz is making the biggest purchase in the company's history to help escalate his challenge to Intel, which dominates the market for semiconductors. "
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RE[2]: IGPs replace graphics cards
by mormon on Mon 24th Jul 2006 20:39 UTC in reply to "RE: IGPs replace graphics cards"
mormon
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2005-08-13

I think also, that GPU is more specialized than Cell and can do "shader operations" faster.

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