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Old 2nd June, 2009, 04:41 PM
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Analysis: AMD's fab-light strategy; myth vs. reality

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It's going to be years before Advanced Micro Devices Inc. begins to look like and operate as a truly fabless semiconductor supplier.

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I'm no biz whiz, but I don't understand why a CPU manufacturer would want to be without a Fab. Sure, they're expensive but you can't build CPU's in the garage.
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Intel has what, five of them? Can AMD remain brain dead forever?
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Depends on what they are trying to do, check out ARM who, chip for chip, is far more successful than Intel and AMD combined (though they don't make the same profit as Intel)
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