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Thomas Chongruk
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re: AMD to sell Austin campus
Thomas Chongruk   12/3/2012 10:26:26 PM
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Obviously it couldn't have been 100X slower. On a tangent from installation, what about production? What there a noticeable difference for the yield rate for manufacturing?

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re: AMD to sell Austin campus
resistion   11/30/2012 2:04:22 PM
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That's a large reason it had to go fabless.

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re: AMD to sell Austin campus
marcos83   11/29/2012 3:22:26 PM
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I use to work for a large litho vendor installing machines worldwide. I was always surprised just how slow AMD worked compared to it's competition in Taiwan and Korea. Like 100X slower. It brings me no surprise that AMD are struggling in this saturated industry.

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re: AMD to sell Austin campus
Thomas Chongruk   11/29/2012 6:33:16 AM
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Unfortunately a step toward future downsizing. Hopefully things will look upward with the next tenant.

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semisane   11/28/2012 10:04:38 PM
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The carpetbaggers of the management team are selling off anything they are not ruining. Great job guys (and gal)! This company is going to implode.

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US Made   11/27/2012 11:40:04 PM
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here we go. another american company is ready sell their assets to China, Taiwan, or Korea. cheap, clean, perhaps free electricity and water from state.... I bet you ETeam got bonus for this great idea...



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