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AMD Is in Advanced Talks to Buy Xilinx

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AMD is rumored to be buying Xilinix the company that makes FPGA's. 

 

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Advanced Micro Devices Inc. is in advanced talks to buy rival chip maker Xilinx Inc., according to people familiar with the matter, in a deal that could be valued at more than $30 billion and mark the latest big tie-up in the rapidly consolidating semiconductor industry.

The companies are discussing a deal that could come together as soon as next week, the people said. There is no guarantee they will get there, especially given that the talks had stalled before recently restarting, according to some of the people.

 

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https://www.wsj.com/articles/amd-is-in-advanced-talks-to-buy-xilinx-11602205553

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They saw what happened to Nvidia and didn't want to go through all that. Smart.

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Maybe they’ll try to integrate FPGAs directly with the CPU on the substrate 

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Can't know all the details business wise regarding this, quite a lot of money. They're not that huge and loaded company and all good as long as it doesn't affect their CPU and GPU momentum and R&D obviously. 

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