caromero1965

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caromero1965 posted to the Paying Back Student Loans board. 4:48 PM

Earnest?

This outfit seems to be trying to help borrowers get their student loans paid off faster/with less pain:

https://www.meetearnest.com/

Tue Mar 3

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caromero1965 replied to the Advanced Micro Devices board. 11:49 PM

Re: Will DirectX 12 kill Mantle?

. Oracle had/has a more powerful interface than SQL, which was originally based on Ada.

curious -- Are you referring to PL/SQL? (which is definitely still there, but "more powerful?" more like "capable of different [more]

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caromero1965 replied to the Advanced Micro Devices board. 12:46 PM

Re: Will DirectX 12 kill Mantle?


Hmm. I don't think that's it. First, AMD is making the Mantle API (1.0) available. The way I read the blog post is that AMD will be developing a new version of Mantle, with support for things other than draw calls. Draw calls were the
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Mon Mar 2

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caromero1965 replied to the Advanced Micro Devices board. 2:22 PM

Re: Will DirectX 12 kill Mantle?

Sounds like AMD will no longer develop Mantle in its current form.

Hope that was all worth it. If nothing else, perhaps it lit a fire under MS.

Sat Feb 28

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caromero1965 replied to the Advanced Micro Devices board. 1:09 AM

Re: ARM in Carrizo?!?!?

It was in Kaveri, however I think it was disabled in the 4-core chips due to power issues or something else.
*facepalm*

Tue Feb 24

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caromero1965 posted to the Advanced Micro Devices board. 3:58 AM

ARM in Carrizo?!?!?

http://www.pcworld.com/article/2887932/amd-claims-carrizo-ch...

Carrizo will be fully HSA 1.0 compliant,
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caromero1965 posted to the Advanced Micro Devices board. 2:17 AM

Carrizo details: Really focused on less power

It really looks like they have tried to take every edge they could find to cut power usage. I hope in so doing they are getting good practice for Zen and K12...


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Wed Feb 18

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caromero1965 posted to the Advanced Micro Devices board. 12:17 AM

Will DirectX 12 kill Mantle?

http://www.fool.com/investing/general/2015/02/17/microsofts-...

First, the gains in performance compared to DirectX 11 are [more]

Tue Feb 17

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caromero1965 replied to the Advanced Micro Devices board. 2:38 AM

Re: Barron's hints at a turnaround

GF / Samsung should be just fine with 14nm and you can bet they will be delivering a lot of 14nm product soon.

Sorry, why would I bet this?

Thu Feb 12

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caromero1965 replied to the Advanced Micro Devices board. 12:39 AM

Re: Barron's hints at a turnaround

1) Return to regular profitability with more cash/assets than debt: ...and driving the stock back up from the current low levels to something like 8-10 in the next couple of years. That's the main win I had in mind.

#2 and #3 are [more]

Tue Feb 10

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caromero1965 replied to the Advanced Micro Devices board. 2:43 AM

Re: Barron's hints at a turnaround

uses the same fab/material process as Intel

...or wishes they were.

I must remind myself someday why I'm still here and holding (a little) AMD.

We're not looking at 2003, Opeteron, or Athlon. We're looking at
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Thu Feb 5

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caromero1965 replied to the Advanced Micro Devices board. 3:11 PM

Re: Barron's hints at a turnaround

Looks like I was right (though I didn't buy, foolish boy). Up 15% today.

Sat Jan 31

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caromero1965 posted to the Advanced Micro Devices board. 11:37 PM

Barron's hints at a turnaround

Anyone out there think it's time to ease back in?

http://online.barrons.com/articles/amd-bets-with-a-new-stack...

The markets’
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Thu Jan 29

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caromero1965 replied to the Paying Back Student Loans board. 12:04 AM

Re: 45K in Student Loans - How can I save intere

I will say that back in the day, it paid to shop around for who to consolidate with. I got the best incentives from a state-run program (not the state I lived in or studied in, either)-- a permanent 1.25% cut in interest rates, if I remember rightly, [more]

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caromero1965 replied to the Paying Back Student Loans board. 12:01 AM

Re: 45K in Student Loans - How can I save intere

I might be tempted to use a 1.99% for the life of the balance,

Seriously, does any card still offer these?!? Please share!!!

Citi was dumb enough to offer me one about eleven years ago. Paid off my existing card balance, [more]

Sun Jan 18

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caromero1965 posted to the Advanced Micro Devices board. 9:00 PM

Carrizo Benches : 2x Kaveri graphics performance

Leaked Carrizo Graphics Benchmarks Show Double The Performance of Kaveri And 3X The Performance of Iris Pro

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Tue Jan 6

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caromero1965 posted to the Advanced Micro Devices board. 2:06 AM

Xeons with on-board FPGA?

http://www.extremetech.com/extreme/184828-intel-unveils-new-...

From June 2014. I missed this when it [more]

Fri Jan 2

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caromero1965 replied to the Advanced Micro Devices board. 7:38 PM

Re: New AMD laptop chip strategy

They're definitely not providing motherboards. That wouldn't make any sense in the laptop business. They are simply providing the same pin-out for both Carizzo (Excavator) and Carizzo-L (Puma+), allowing laptop manufacturers to greatly reduce [more]

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