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AMD and chip shortages

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Posted November 13, 2006 by admin in CPU & Motherboards

This certainly makes for interesting reading. You may be aware that AMD are currently experiencing supply shortages. Stephen DiFranco, AMD’s Global Consumer Channel VP has talked back about this, claiming that supplying Dell isn’t the issue but rather "consumer demand is outrunning supply."

When asked if AMD has any concerns that its users may choose Intel processors if supplies of AMD chips run dry, DiFranco responded, "We don’t expect our users to jump brand. Their loyalty comes from many years of dedication, and they’re a sophisticated group. We think they will stay loyal over the long term; they’re better served by sticking with AMD technology."

Perhaps DiFranco should switch?to a position in AMD’s marketing department…

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