Information has appeared on the Web, according to which Steve Jobs held several summit meetings with the company's management AMD. It is claimed that Apple is interested in using some of the latter's technologies in its own developments.
According to the rumors that immediately flooded the Internet, it is more about technology. Fusion. But you can also find reflections on the use of chips. Opteron и Turion. Moreover, for use in order to supplement the model range on processors Intel, covering a wider range of possibilities. Besides Intel recently let down Apple - Disruptions in the supply of Core i5 and Core i3 processors have caused a delay in the release of the latest Macbook Pro. Working with two suppliers will make it possible to avoid such problems in the future, at least partially.
However, knowing love Apple to drastic changes, it will not be surprising if the company changes its processor supplier again. Although, one can only guess how negative such a step will look in the eyes of fans of the “fruit company”.
It should be noted that talk about the use of processors AMD in computers Apple this is not the first time they have arisen. Once, when the first information about leaving the PowerPC architecture had just appeared, many believed that a transition to Athlon. But Core2Duo it seemed Apple more interesting solution.
However, there is another opinion Apple, which is now on horseback, can simply put pressure on these negotiations Intel, in an attempt to achieve more favorable conditions for themselves. After all, the latter is not at all interested in the loss of such a bright partner.