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[6]: Thom
by zima on Thu 15th Nov 2012 20:56 UTC in reply to "RE[5]: Thom"
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Right. Hmm, so in a decade AMD64 & SSE3 should be clear, and probably perfectly enough to run virtually all legacy stuff... (perhaps that's what the Chinese aim at with hardware-assisted virtualisation of x86 in Loongson CPUs?)

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