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Why don't Intel start making PCI-E dedicated GPU's?

#1Dirk85UKPosted 10/29/2013 9:24:31 AM
If AMD can make both CPU's and GPU's, then why can't Intel do the same?
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#2PyrotechnixxxPosted 10/29/2013 9:25:37 AM
It'd be a waste of their time and money. That market doesn't have much room in it for another manufacturer.
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#3YoungAdultLinkPosted 10/29/2013 9:26:04 AM
Because they can't compete in that space. AMD does it because they bought ATI, a company who did nothing but graphics cards. If Intel wanted to get involved, they'd have to buy Nvidia.
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#4SinisterSlayPosted 10/29/2013 9:28:32 AM
Also, Intel would try and solder them to the board, like they will be doing with their CPU's.
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#5KillerTrufflePosted 10/29/2013 9:35:41 AM
YoungAdultLink posted...
AMD does it because they bought ATI, a company who did nothing but graphics cards.

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#6Psykic PetrolPosted 10/29/2013 10:22:16 AM
AMD also used to partly own the factories that made ATI cards even before the takeover.
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#7AsellusPosted 10/29/2013 10:31:30 AM
They were aiming to for awhile but the performance apparently just wasn't competitive.

http://www.anandtech.com/show/3738/intel-kills-larrabee-gpu-will-not-bring-a-discrete-graphics-product-to-market

Which brings back to the endless Intel / nVidia merger rumors.