I think AMD pulled out first to confuse intel of the direction AMD is heading or wants to go (Rory Read is a smart guy). clearly AMD is at an disadvantage against big Intel and its underhand tactics.. By Doing this, AMD has become a moving target for intel and its monopoly/money/customer links advantage. little stuff like this matter allot when you are up against intel (intel has been known/caught to play shady).
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