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Analyst expects Nvidia to acquire AMD

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Posted February 15, 2008 by admin in News

Perhaps, Jen-Hsun Huang, the chief executive of Nvidia, could re-architect Advanced Micro Devices in order to make it profitable. However, due to the fact that wide cross-licensing agreement between AMD and Intel, which is also believed to cover x86 instruction set, does not allow AMD to transfer any of Intel?s technologies to any third-party. As a result, if AMD is acquired by Nvidia, the new company will not have rights to produce x86 central processing units (CPUs) or utilize any technologies from Intel.

Freedman told another source that there are still several technical problems with Puma, and that OEM parters are still cautious about the new platform. An AMD spokesmen responded saying that Puma remains on schedule.

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