[libre-riscv-dev] Intel Skylake QA "abnormally bad"

Alain D D Williams addw at phcomp.co.uk
Thu Jun 25 16:40:44 BST 2020

On Thu, Jun 25, 2020 at 04:34:21PM +0100, Luke Kenneth Casson Leighton wrote:
> https://hardware.slashdot.org/story/20/06/25/017246/former-intel-engineer-claims-skylake-qa-drove-apple-away
> ouch.  apple's engineers were finding and reporting more bugs than
> intel's own engineers.

I read that.

What I want to know was: if Intel was so bad why did they not switch to AMD -
less of a shake up, cheaper, use less power, just as fast (these days) ? Maybe
the decision was taken a long time ago or this was part of the reson.

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