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January 15, 2009 5:44:17 PM

AMD has once again proved their green credentials...AMD care about the Environment. Giant cooperation Evil Intel may want to take notes from Green AMD.

Article:http://www.environmentalleader.com/2009/01/15/amd-achie...

Quote:
Advanced Micro Devices (AMD) announced this week that their Lone Star location in Austin, Texas has been given a gold certification by the U.S. Green Building Council under their Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Green Building Rating System.

This rating makes AMD’s facility the largest gold-certified commercial building in the state.

The 58-acre location is 100% powered using clean, renewable energy, and has the capacity to collect 1.2 million gallons of rainwater, which is used for irrigation and supplies cooling towers. In addition, 20% of the building materials were recycled and more than 20% came from local sources.


Quote:
This isn’t the first time AMD has been honored for their environmental efforts


Intel is seriously lacking here! AMD praised for their green Efforts!

I'm so excited about this.....simply an amazing achievement with AMD leading the greener world!!!

AMD4LIFE!!!
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January 15, 2009 6:01:58 PM

thunderman said:
AMD has once again proved their green credentials...AMD care about the Environment. Giant cooperation Evil Intel may want to take notes from Green AMD.

Article:http://www.environmentalleader.com/2009/01/15/amd-achie...

Quote:
Advanced Micro Devices (AMD) announced this week that their Lone Star location in Austin, Texas has been given a gold certification by the U.S. Green Building Council under their Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Green Building Rating System.

This rating makes AMD’s facility the largest gold-certified commercial building in the state.

The 58-acre location is 100% powered using clean, renewable energy, and has the capacity to collect 1.2 million gallons of rainwater, which is used for irrigation and supplies cooling towers. In addition, 20% of the building materials were recycled and more than 20% came from local sources.


Quote:
This isn’t the first time AMD has been honored for their environmental efforts


Intel is seriously lacking here! AMD praised for their green Efforts!

I'm so excited about this.....simply an amazing achievement with AMD leading the greener world!!!

AMD4LIFE!!!



Yeah well dog smells another dogs arse in Cleaveland..

And the point....

I thought AMD were going greener as they dont make much processors anymore...

January 15, 2009 6:24:18 PM

LOL 20% recycled? wow they saved the planet.... too bad their chips suck! AMD is seriously Lacking Here! Maybe Weak Sad AMD should take notes! Its not the first time they SUCK either, Wink, Not so Phenomenal!
January 15, 2009 6:26:18 PM

Thunderman posts always make me laugh, keep it up!
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January 15, 2009 6:35:54 PM

sharken said:
LOL 20% recycled? wow they saved the planet.... too bad their chips suck
Hey, couldn't NVidia be eligible for that as well ... 100% of their 9XXX serie was recycled material :p .

Sorry I couldn't resist saying it.
January 15, 2009 6:38:37 PM

It does seem like they put a lot of work into the building. It would be nice if every company did at least this much, but I'm sure most would rather not spend the extra money. In fact, I wonder if AMD would do it again in light of their current economic situation.

thunderman said:
I'm so excited about this.....simply an amazing achievement with AMD leading the greener world!!!


I don't really understand why you are so excited about them getting the "gold" award unless you were part of the design team for the building. If you were one of the designers or project planners then well done.
January 15, 2009 6:38:47 PM

That's all well and good, then you find out the AMD cpu's suck up more juice than the intel counterparts.
January 15, 2009 6:41:55 PM

The_Blood_Raven said:
Thunderman posts always make me laugh, keep it up!


+1. The best part is how you can always tell from the title who the OP is.
January 15, 2009 6:47:57 PM



I'm so excited about this.....simply an amazing achievement with AMD leading the greener world!!!

AMD4LIFE!!![/quotemsg]

LMFAO get out your pom poms, IM SO EXCITED I BOUGHT AN I7!
January 15, 2009 6:48:38 PM

rather than building a greener building, stop driving cars. actually that applies to everyone as cars are the absolute suck for efficiency.
January 15, 2009 6:52:34 PM

I hear AlGORE is moving to TEXAS until INTEL builds a hoge fab there to make IT the largest greenest in the state
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January 15, 2009 7:09:38 PM

hey maybe you guys should stop flaming like stupid intel fangirls and listen to what he is saying. its GREAT amd can be 100% green. you can say ohhh i7 intel this blah blah but the fact of the matter is AMD as a company has earned a respectable reputation in something that effects EVERYONE not just computer geeks like us. get a clue sharken you silly nub.
January 15, 2009 7:18:58 PM

HES BACK and hes got a new trick
Magical Thunderman is 10x as slick...(not shtick lol)
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HsUgZANvAbU

Sry im bored lol and this guy is funny as hell

nana nana nana nana THUNDERMAN

Thunderman if u want to be green, do us a favor. 1) Get rid of ur computer and then 2) go live in a forest.
THATS green
January 15, 2009 7:25:40 PM

werxen said:
hey maybe you guys should stop flaming like stupid intel fangirls and listen to what he is saying. its GREAT amd can be 100% green. you can say ohhh i7 intel this blah blah but the fact of the matter is AMD as a company has earned a respectable reputation in something that effects EVERYONE not just computer geeks like us. get a clue sharken you silly nub.


Oh really genius, did he not bash intel first through a quote then get out his pom poms, talk about who needs to get a clue, STFU already pay attention son
January 15, 2009 7:32:20 PM

thunderman said:
AMD4LIFE!!!



I think maybe it's time you get a life.
January 15, 2009 7:35:24 PM

Actually from a building/engineering standpoint, gold leed certification is a very impressive feat. Most new corporate/municipal buildings aim for Silver certification which in itself takes extra work and planning. Of course they didn't go Platinum certified.

And for those of you who don't know what LEED certificaiton is...
http://www.usgbc.org/DisplayPage.aspx?CMSPageID=222
It is the present and future of building construction (not homes, buildings). Between current Green trends and Obama, I'm willing to bet you won't be able to get permits w/o it in a few years.
January 15, 2009 7:37:06 PM

Quote:
named as one of the 100 Most Sustainable Companies in the World in 2008 by Innovest Strategic Advisors.

:lol:  :lol:  :lol:  :lol: 

QUICK EVERYONE. BUY AMD STOCK!!! DIRT CHEAP!!
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January 15, 2009 7:37:30 PM

PrangeWay said:
Actually from a building/engineering standpoint, gold leed certification is a very impressive feat. Most new corporate/municipal buildings aim for Silver certification which in itself takes extra work and planning. Of course they didn't go Platinum certified.

And for those of you who don't know what LEED certificaiton is...
http://www.usgbc.org/DisplayPage.aspx?CMSPageID=222
It is the present and future of building construction (not homes, buildings). Between current Green trends and Obama, I'm willing to bet you won't be able to get permits w/o it in a few years.



Yeah but if someone grovelled enough on how bad things were for them, then someone may have been more sympathetic than they could have been...

Not that im saying the person at the top of the award giving chain got a new computers or anything.
January 15, 2009 7:42:31 PM

I hate seeing all this green this and that, but we do need it. I dont care for Obama either, as he and his type prey upon the public with their edicts, many of which is solely political, and of no value, just for more votes.
But we do need to get away from things past until theres better alternatives, and its good seeing the AMDs of the world taking it to heart and pocketbook, as this certainly isnt a cheaper solution.
January 15, 2009 8:13:42 PM

werxen said:
hey maybe you guys should stop flaming like stupid intel fangirls and listen to what he is saying. its GREAT amd can be 100% green. you can say ohhh i7 intel this blah blah but the fact of the matter is AMD as a company has earned a respectable reputation in something that effects EVERYONE not just computer geeks like us. get a clue sharken you silly nub.

Sharken is nearly as much an idiot as thunderman, but that doesn't mean we can't tell thunder he's an idiot; have you even seen some of his other posts?
January 15, 2009 8:45:57 PM

read original post, Intel should learn etc, are you a dullard too? pay attention yourself homework son
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January 15, 2009 9:40:59 PM

JAYDEEJOHN said:
I hate seeing all this green this and that, but we do need it. I dont care for Obama either, as he and his type prey upon the public with their edicts, many of which is solely political, and of no value, just for more votes.
But we do need to get away from things past until theres better alternatives, and its good seeing the AMDs of the world taking it to heart and pocketbook, as this certainly isnt a cheaper solution.



The trouble is that green means money..

The price of gas going up so rapid...

In the UK the green issues in which the government has applied has ended up in costs added (which is a lot ) to our tax bill and ends up being total booolax.. Never trust any government...

They are all the same, promote them selves first, give them self a big house and pension first and the rest of the country will pay....

Its been done for hundreds and hundreds of years,,, and theyre playing with your lives people...

youll go yo hell if you dont pay you taxes people were told in the dark ages, or if you dont we will kill you.. Although we are not threatened by death now but are threatend in our pockets...

Its all marketting BS just like the Iraq invasion... What we need is to be taught how to save energy, and if its true im not saying what AMD is not good, clearly it could be..


are you telling me the US, the most advanced country in the world with satellites with so much powerfull imaging techniques.. you think google earth is good, thats old technology to what they really have.. and Sadam had WMD's that would be ready in 40 mins.. Intelligence reported WMD in Iraq imaging from satellites as part of the plan..

How many WMDs did they find.... absolutely none....

And the UK Prime minister did the same as well as sniffing around Bushes backside like a love sick puppy..

All liars...


We the human race have to make the choice to save our planet, we dont own it, we just live on it...

Its up to you to turn off lights which we dont need because no one is in the room.
Its up to you to use a cheap low voltage, low wattage pc to download software over night..
its down to you to make the change of going green or not.. not the government as they will charge us for it what ever happends.
January 15, 2009 9:58:47 PM

Im still waiting for the tax tax. Itll be a tax thats taxed because theres probly something out there that isnt taxed. Like here in Caleyeforneyeaye, you used to get a tax break for buying solar power. Then , since the brownouts, and their medling with power plants, their restrictions, their not in my backyard ideals, they noticed that their own state couldnt even make enough energy for itself, and when the crunch hit, it became important news. Right after that, those same Obama types went after all those mean people who had solar power on their houses, said, since theyre getting free electricity, and sometimes even getting credits towards actual power usage from the power company, theyd have to be....taxed
January 15, 2009 10:15:39 PM

JAYDEEJOHN said:
Im still waiting for the tax tax. Itll be a tax thats taxed because theres probly something out there that isnt taxed.


That's in the new economic stimulus package coming after tuesday, except that all of us get to share in that misery. It only gets better from here. :pfff: 
January 15, 2009 10:37:35 PM

is this location an office building or a warehouse?
January 15, 2009 10:50:13 PM

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Im still waiting for the tax tax. Itll be a tax thats taxed because theres probly something out there that isnt taxed


I believe drivers in the UK have this, fuel duty tax which is then taxed with VAT - I'm sure a driver will have a better idea!

As for the green building, it is impressive, shame more building arent like it!
January 16, 2009 12:12:56 AM

anyone hear from concrum? gee i miss that guy
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January 16, 2009 6:21:15 AM

Wow. Thundy finally shows up again.

BTW, didn't Intel already build the world greenest and most effiecient FAB in Chandler (the 45nm one) as well as buy enough carbon offsets to cover for the other FABs?

ANd has AMD stopped using lead in their CPUs like Intel has? Not yet?

IDK. Looke like Intel has the money to be greener than ya think thundy.

Nice try though.

But for green you may want to have AMD talk to FanGirl. Shes pretty green when you get down to it.
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January 16, 2009 6:28:32 AM

jimmysmitty said:
Wow. Thundy finally shows up again.

BTW, didn't Intel already build the world greenest and most effiecient FAB in Chandler (the 45nm one) as well as buy enough carbon offsets to cover for the other FABs?

ANd has AMD stopped using lead in their CPUs like Intel has? Not yet?

IDK. Looke like Intel has the money to be greener than ya think thundy.

Nice try though.

But for green you may want to have AMD talk to FanGirl. Shes pretty green when you get down to it.



ooh cant resist this...

All of America was a bit green when they elected George Bush..

It has taken them towards the end of his presidency for everyone to wake up though...
January 16, 2009 7:41:05 AM

in b4 5 pages
January 16, 2009 8:03:57 AM

Stop going off topic and talking about politics, this is meant to be a thread where we:
a) lol
b) Flame
c) Admit our undying love for AMD(which we all have), and cast aside the evil intel empire that has consumed our souls.



The Thunderman formula, used in everyone of his threads

Find article supporting AMD(or at least partly)

Topic title will always be followed by something like (Impressive) or (shocking) to tell us how we are meant to feel.

Rant

Link to article

Quotes

More Rant

AMD4LIFE!!!
January 16, 2009 8:12:20 AM

LoL.
New and improved Thunderman with PhenomII installed!!!!

I'm waiting for the upcoming rant about phenomII OCing better than i7!!!

That will be the bomb!!!

Keep it up Thunderman. PEople maybe cruel with their comments about your posts but I'm with you.
January 16, 2009 8:17:41 AM

you can oc that chip to anything you want, it wont even remotely come close to an i7, Truth is bitter but live with it.... ditch the pom poms its a lost cause
January 16, 2009 8:31:16 AM

Well, besides nVidia, AMD IS greener heheh
January 16, 2009 8:39:20 AM

And besides, going with Thunder logic, Texas is bigger than Arizona
January 16, 2009 9:51:58 AM

sharken said:
you can oc that chip to anything you want, it wont even remotely come close to an i7, Truth is bitter but live with it.... ditch the pom poms its a lost cause


pffff id rather save the squirrels.
January 16, 2009 12:58:54 PM

Re: UK fuel tax tax, it's not strictly like that. Fuel duty is paid by the supplier then we pay VAT on it at the pump, so yes we pay tax on tax - but not directly. I think even us Brits from rip-off-britian would kick off if we saw that on the receipt!
For 50 years during the 1700s in Britain we had a window tax, where you would be taxed for any more than 6 windows in your house! I think this could be ported to the car tax of today perhaps, get a few extra quid off all those flash b@stards driving round in limos all the time!
January 16, 2009 1:27:49 PM

thunderman said:
AMD has once again proved their green credentials...AMD care about the Environment. Giant cooperation Evil Intel may want to take notes from Green AMD.

Article:http://www.environmentalleader.com/2009/01/15/amd-achie...

Quote:
Advanced Micro Devices (AMD) announced this week that their Lone Star location in Austin, Texas has been given a gold certification by the U.S. Green Building Council under their Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Green Building Rating System.

This rating makes AMD’s facility the largest gold-certified commercial building in the state.

The 58-acre location is 100% powered using clean, renewable energy, and has the capacity to collect 1.2 million gallons of rainwater, which is used for irrigation and supplies cooling towers. In addition, 20% of the building materials were recycled and more than 20% came from local sources.


Quote:
This isn’t the first time AMD has been honored for their environmental efforts


Intel is seriously lacking here! AMD praised for their green Efforts!

I'm so excited about this.....simply an amazing achievement with AMD leading the greener world!!!

AMD4LIFE!!!




"Green" is a scam.
January 16, 2009 2:08:52 PM

What's up with all the thumbs downs here? Seems like some tool does this on every thundy post, or heck any post that mentions AMD.
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January 16, 2009 2:22:10 PM

sharken said:
you can oc that chip to anything you want, it wont even remotely come close to an i7, Truth is bitter but live with it.... ditch the pom poms its a lost cause


hey RoadRunner i thought you got banned. why are you back?
January 16, 2009 2:25:00 PM

uguv said:
What's up with all the thumbs downs here? Seems like some tool does this on every thundy post, or heck any post that mentions AMD.


I noticed that too, so I went back up through the posts and voted most of them thumbs up to cancel out whoever this guy is. :pfff: 
January 16, 2009 2:35:30 PM

lol +1

to everyone but me ofc :cry: 
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January 16, 2009 2:38:28 PM

its funny i noticed something in this thread.

you have thunder which is a total amd fangirl.
then you have sharken and silverion which are flaming him for being a fanboy but yet they are fanboys of intel and are just as clueless... the irony in this thread is too much.
January 16, 2009 2:47:07 PM

pr2thej said:
lol +1

to everyone but me ofc :cry: 


Hmmm....after reading your statement, I looked through a few posts again (including yours, which I tried to vote thumbs up :ange:  ), and I noticed that they've been voted down again......odd...
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January 16, 2009 3:01:18 PM

Avenger_K said:
Hmmm....after reading your statement, I looked through a few posts again (including yours, which I tried to vote thumbs up :ange:  ), and I noticed that they've been voted down again......odd...


so we can logically assume its you who is behind all this madness :D 
January 16, 2009 3:52:29 PM

Well Thunderman I'm glad to see your back at it once again. (not really)

Thanks to your obnoxious fanboyism I decided the computer I plan on building as a gift will be a Intel build. I was going to go AMD but just in spite of you it will never happen.

See what your doing Thunderman your idiotic posts are costing you beloved AMD money.
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January 16, 2009 5:50:24 PM

Well atleast we know there are six die hard AMD fans out there
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January 17, 2009 2:28:49 PM

Quote:
Can i be counted as seven?



nah you went to the dark side..
January 17, 2009 10:20:38 PM

MMclachlan said:
Re: UK fuel tax tax, it's not strictly like that. Fuel duty is paid by the supplier then we pay VAT on it at the pump, so yes we pay tax on tax - but not directly.


Don't forget that you pay it with money that's already been taxed (income tax and 'national insurance'), which itself is money that's already been taxed ('employer's national insurance'). So effectively it's tax on tax on tax on tax.

When I still lived in rip-off Britain I once worked out that once all the taxes were added on, for me to buy ten pence worth of petrol cost my employer about a pound (10p plus VAT plus petrol tax plus income tax plus national insurance plus employer national insurance... and I'm guessing there are a few more in there too).
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