Pure Overclock – Computer Hardware News, Reviews and More

 
 
 
 
 

Intel, AMD share minor quarterly revenue share gains

Comments Off on Intel, AMD share minor quarterly revenue share gains
Posted October 30, 2008 by admin in CPU & Motherboards

According to iSuppli, AMD’s share of worldwide CPU revenue climbed slightly from 12% in Q2 to 12.1% in Q3, while Intel’s piece of the pie rose from 80.1% to 80.4% over the same time period. Those gains came at the expense of other CPU makers, which only accounted for 7.4% of global revenue in Q3.

The picture changes somewhat when looking at Q3 2008 versus Q3 2007, though. iSuppli says Intel’s revenue share ascended 1.7 points from 78.4% in Q3 ’07, while AMD’s share actually dropped 1.8 points from 13.9% in the same quarter. Matthew Wilkins, a compute platforms analyst for iSuppli, attributes Intel’s success chiefly to the chipmaker’s strong mobile product line.



Find us on Google+