keep on buying MonopolisTel chips. AMD processors are just as good, cheaper and you don't support the Microsoft of the hardware world. There actually is a good alternative here.
VermIntel has a lot of shills online, who visit online forums/message boards trying to downplay or dismiss the vast amount of illegal activity they've been up to.
And no friends, this isn't just from 2003 onwards. There are many OEMs, resellers and industry analysts who knew they were doing the same stuff way back in the late 80's at least.
Look at the Nvidia (another anti-competitive corp) vs Intel lawsuit... making OEMs buy atom chips with their accompanying chipset CHEAPER than buying the atoms alone.
Then there's the Vista-capable lawsuit... guess what happened there? Intel had a ton of useless slow video chips but forced Microsoft to allow them to call it Aero (Vista) capable.
Remember how much Intel cheats on benchmarks? How much they pay reviewers? How they cripple non-Intel CPUs in their "industry standard" compiler?
Remember that Skype deal? http://slashdot.org/articles/06/02/13/2015236.shtml
The list goes on and on and on. This is just off the top of my head.
Microsoft (that worthless monopolist scum) gets a well-deserved "fart in their general direction", yet Intel walks scott free.
Intel has been accused and convicted multiple times on several continents. They only just pay a small fraction of the money they fraudulently and illegally made and they walk with nary a geek/nerd/joe sixpack the wiser. They still have a sterling reputation.
Intel = Microsoft (of the hardware world).
Let's see how many slashdotters and/or people of conscience can bring themselves to even acknowledge this.
BTW, I've been Intel and Nvidia-free since 2001. I'm working on the windows part. (I'm a gamer)