Intel still processor king

By Julio Franco
Aug 4, 2003
  1. According to numbers released this week, Intel still dominates the processor market by a very large margin. Not much of a surprise after a slow year for AMD that dedicated a lot of its resources to 64-bit CPUs that are making its debut this year.

    AMD saw its market share in the second quarter of 2003 inch up to 15.7 percent, a tenth-of-a-point increase from the same period a year ago.
    Intel, meanwhile, saw its market share slip to 82.5 percent in the second quarter, from 82.8 percent in the same period the year before. Other manufacturers, a grouping that includes Transmeta, increased their collective market share from 1.7 percent to 1.8 percent.

    It's been a great year for Pentium 4s and mobile Pentiums as well. According to the report, there are high expectations for processor sales during the following quarters.
  2. Telexen

    Telexen TS Rookie

    Not much of a surprise considering Intel processors are in most major brand name computers.
  3. XtR-X

    XtR-X TS Rookie Posts: 863

    And not a suprise that an Intel system is 100 dollars more than an AMD system, with all the same components and abilities.
  4. Dantrag

    Dantrag TS Enthusiast Posts: 135

    amd has done well sins they take different approach to intels ghz monster then again amd chips are alot cheaper than intel chips
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