Intel should be ashamed of itself

By Per Hansson
Feb 23, 2004
  1. Intel should be ashamed of itself, this is what Linus Torvalds said at the linux-kernel mailing list. Pointing out that Intel last week launched it's 64-bit processor but not even giving AMD the credit they deserve.

    Read More: The Inquirer
  2. Masque

    Masque TechSpot Chancellor Posts: 1,058

    Hehe.....and this is surprising how?

    {Masque runs like hell from the Intel-lovers}

  3. ---agissi---

    ---agissi--- TechSpot Paladin Posts: 1,977   +15

    Where does AMD deserve credit?

    [I just dont know what they did for intel]
  4. Masque

    Masque TechSpot Chancellor Posts: 1,058

    Hell, isn't it obvious? This is their first turn at leading the pack! :D
  5. Per Hansson

    Per Hansson TS Server Guru Topic Starter Posts: 1,929   +186

    Intel failed to develop a good-performing 32/64 bit chip, AMD succeeded.
    Intel licensed the tech from AMD and also got a working chip, they give AMD no cred for this.
  6. MaskedBurrito

    MaskedBurrito TS Rookie Posts: 42

    Wasn't apple first to the market with a 64bit chip? Or am i wrong?
  7. Didou

    Didou Bowtie extraordinair! Posts: 4,274

    Intel did not license it from AMD. They reached a settlement where AMD could use x86 technology with a regular license fee whereas Intel could use all of AMD's patent without a license.

    Taken from -> AMD compatibility no problem for Intel chip

  8. Mictlantecuhtli

    Mictlantecuhtli TS Evangelist Posts: 4,345   +11

    I think the first (or at least one of the first ones) was MIPS R4000, introduced in 1991.
  9. Masque

    Masque TechSpot Chancellor Posts: 1,058

    From the same article Didou quoted:

  10. Didou

    Didou Bowtie extraordinair! Posts: 4,274

    Well so far, it seems that is not the case.
  11. XtR-X

    XtR-X TS Rookie Posts: 863

    That sucks. I hate Intel. Stealing credit from the real inventors.
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