Linked by Thom Holwerda on Tue 13th Nov 2012 22:24 UTC
AMD "Advanced Micro Devices has hired JPMorgan Chase & Co to explore options, which could include a potential sale, as the chipmaker struggles to find a role in an industry increasingly focused on mobile and away from traditional PCs, according to three sources familiar with the situation." Woah. Bad news for competition in the x86 space.
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RE[2]: x86
by kwan_e on Wed 14th Nov 2012 05:14 UTC in reply to "RE: x86"
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I'd be a lot happier if DEC was still cranking out Alphas.

What advantages would you say the Alpha has over something like ARM or MIPS, or SPARC even? I know ARM doesn't have 64 bit yet, but the others do, so assuming ARM64 is just like ARM...

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