Rumors Surface Again Claiming NVIDIA will Leave Chipset Business

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  1. Unknown Soldier

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    Rumors also say NVIDIA will report another quarterly loss

    News Source: http://www.dailytech.com/Rumors+Sur...+will+Leave+Chipset+Business/article13142.htm
     
  2. MTd2

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    I've seen that, but it's not that simple. It will work a little bit like the spin off from AMD, except that it's Apple that will buy the chipset division and also they agree to financialy support for nVidia, including chip design. Maybe a future nvidia with x86 instructions.
     
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    Why would Apple provide financial support to a third party hardware design company whose products are already closely aligned with Microsoft strategies (DX10/DX11, DX Mobile, etc, etc) ?
    Way too far-fetched if you ask me (although anything is possible these days... :wink:).
    Besides, Apple usually likes to ping-pong between ATI and Nvidia as far as new Mac's discrete GPU selections go.

    Oh, and JHH recently told Fudo that the chipset division will go on, at least for notebook products.
     
  4. MTd2

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    These things are too confusing, specialy if a company is not a direct competitor of another company. For example, IBM is the great technological savior of AMD, yet, they build lots of Intel systems. Don't forget that IBM, itself, is a competitor of Intel, in the server market...

    Yes, I know of the Laptops... but that is part of the Apple thing.
     
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    Rule number one of PR:
    deny everything that has yet to be announced (especially if it has negative connotatoins)
     
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    Normally, those guy are going the "no comment" route on similar occasions.
     
  8. ShaidarHaran

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    Probably comes down to personal preference of the PRster.
     
  9. ChrisRay

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    I very much doubt it. Specially after what I've seen. Unless everything I have seen is has all of a sudden been canceled.
     
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