Linked by Thom Holwerda on Thu 29th Jan 2009 12:11 UTC
3D News, GL, DirectX Currently, NVIDIA is really missing out on the netbook market, which is dominated by all-Intel platform designs. NVIDIA has finally woken up to this reality, and the outspoken cofounder, president, and CEO of NVIDIA, Jen-Hsun Huang, has launched an all-out campaign to promote his company's Ion platform - and he isn't shy of flinging some poo to Intel and netbooks in general.
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The competition is more open..
by fithisux on Thu 29th Jan 2009 16:12 UTC
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I hate Intel but I love OpenSolaris/Atom combination (especially the dual core with Intel Graphics). I love AMD (ATI) /Linux/BSD triangle and I really hope Nano/Tungsten-Unichrome takes off with some marketing because the stack is there and it is called L.I.N.U.X. We are expecting MIPS64/Silicon Motion open platforms by Lemote and ARM/PowerVR semi-open platforms by Genesi. We are also expecting a QNX distro, Haiku and a better uKernel-Syllable. By the way DragonFly runs on svn-VirtualBox, this is news!!!

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IMHO, AMD should concentrate on staying on business through 2009. Because right now it is not clear if that will be the case. From their current lineup, they have only had 1 single home run product the HD 4XXX series. And they had to sell them at such razor thin margins, they are making little money on them. They have had massive losses, and their debt is such that they have to execute "perfectly" competing against Intel in the CPU/chipset area AND NVIDIA on the GPU arena. Not a place I would like to be IMHO. Intel has not only a better fab technologies, but they have 2 microarchitectures that AMD simply can't beat. NVIDIA has an infernal development cycle that few ASIC houses can match.

And, oh... yeah, Genesi! They will be take over the computing world any day now! Selling underpowered PPC underpowered boxes which are 3 generations too late.

The way some of the posters here are divorced from the reality of the field is astounding really.

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