It depends on what they mean, right? If they mean that they are overproducing and getting zero or negative margin to flood the market then it makes sense saying it this way.So shrinking margins to improve competitiveness is considered "semi-destructive actions" now?
I would also liked to have seen more detail, but you're missing a key point. The first sentence of the article reads:This Tom's article is poorly written and a nothing sandwich. If there Intel is attempting to do some more shady stuff to stop AMD this article did not convey that to the readers.
First, you're confusing two different points of view. Consumers want low prices, while investors want high margins (which go along with higher pricing)."Breaking news! Company reduces prices to be more competitive!" First people complain that Intel's prices are too high. Now they're complaining they're too low?
Recently I brought a Ryzen 3600 with Mobo for $100 plus tax at microcenter. If Intel would lower their product price like what AMD does, I would gladly buy intel.Intel wants to gain market share by lowering its product price, that is nothing wrong with it. It is likely to gain shares in Graphics, and server ( data center) too as it is lowering price with better performance in these graphic and server markets.
Just as long does not violate Rico and anti-trust acts (ie: dumping). All is fair in love and war.To damage AMD, Intel is shipping more CPUs than the market can consume these days.
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