caromero1965

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Fri Apr 24

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caromero1965 replied to the Advanced Micro Devices board. 4:43 PM

Re: AMD gives up the data center without a fight

I shouldn't say "fatal misstep" in the sense of "buying SeaMicro killed AMD", more that it killed SeaMicro and was a bad move overall for AMD. Unrealistic.

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caromero1965 replied to the Advanced Micro Devices board. 4:41 PM

Re: AMD gives up the data center without a fight

In retrospect, it was a bad acquisition.... AMD had no experience selling and supporting servers.

Yep. I think that was the real fatal misstep-- would you have bought a server or fleet of servers directly from AMD? they needed a [more]

Thu Apr 23

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caromero1965 posted to the Advanced Micro Devices board. 3:37 PM

AMD gives up the data center without a fight

http://www.zdnet.com/article/amd-gives-up-the-data-center-wi...

With Intel publicly announcing, multiple times, that the biggest revenue growth was
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caromero1965 posted to the Advanced Micro Devices board. 3:33 PM

AMD x86 16-core ZEN APU to fight Core i7

http://www.fudzilla.com/news/processors/37588-amd-x86-16-cor...

At this point it is obviously too early to announce any winners, it will
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caromero1965 posted to the Advanced Micro Devices board. 6:10 PM

Seattle coming in 2H15

http://wccftech.com/amds-arm-cpu-shipping-2015/

AMD announced at its Q1 2015 earnings conference call that the company will be shipping its first ever ARM powered CPU this
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caromero1965 posted to the Advanced Micro Devices board. 5:58 PM

Bye-Tanium...

http://www.extremetech.com/extreme/203750-server-woes-final-...

I remember when Itanium was more or [more]

Thu Apr 16

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caromero1965 replied to the Advanced Micro Devices board. 10:49 PM

Re: AMD reports loss of 9 cents (GAAP loss $0.23

Yeah, in retrospect they were not going to make a go of it in servers themselves... Seriously doubting these guys at this point. I hope they at least got some patents and employees who can help them u tie their shoelaces or something.

Thu Apr 2

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caromero1965 posted to the Advanced Micro Devices board. 12:08 AM

Llano leads to lawsuits?

http://www.theregister.co.uk/2015/04/01/amd_class_action_sui...



In a 121-page complaint [PDF], attorneys representing Babak Hatamian and other
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caromero1965 posted to the Advanced Micro Devices board. 12:05 AM

Rumor: AMD custom ARM server CPU for FB

Rumor has it... not sure I believe it at this point, though.

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Mon Mar 30

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caromero1965 posted to the Advanced Micro Devices board. 6:24 PM

AMD CPU And GPU Roadmaps For 2015-2020

http://wccftech.com/amd-gpu-apu-roadmaps-2015-2020-emerge/

The new information that has been revealed this time around is that the K12 and x86 sister core will
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Fri Mar 20

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caromero1965 posted to the Advanced Micro Devices board. 7:30 PM

Reed in as CxO at Dell?

Guess he landed on his feet. Also, another big hire for Dell, from Cisco. Haven't been following Dell lately, wonder whether I should have a look?

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Wed Mar 4

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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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