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Old 07-17-08, 07:04 PM   #15
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Default Re: ATI (AMD) and nVidia slapped with class action lawsuit

It's not a monopoly if two companies are competing for profit. However, if they're collaborating on collective pricing of each graphics card released based on how much money each company stands to make, that's when the battle gets "legal". It's just like the memory scandal not too long ago; the companies are being urged to set "high" prices so that they will earn more money. When this happens, both companies win, and the consumer loses... That's not how this market should work. The consumer should always win due to competition keeping prices down. That's the whole point of our economic system.

When both companies set artificially high prices, we all lose. If it's true, then Nvidia and AMD/ATI have a long battle ahead of them.
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