Intel's comeback: Raptor Lake sales look stronger than AMD's Zen 4

HardReset

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no doubt about founding the usual AMD defenders here... Zen 3 is selling like cakes just because the price dropped A LOT...
Oh, I have never noticed that old hardware sells better when price drops. That's incredible. I must then consider Zen3 to be an exception for all marketing rules.
 

MaxSmarties

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Oh, I have never noticed that old hardware sells better when price drops. That's incredible. I must then consider Zen3 to be an exception for all marketing rules.
zen3 sold well also with ridiculously inflated prices, because Intel alternative was crappy at the time. Now they are still selling very well because AM4 platform is very cheap and effective. But Lisa Su completely completely missed the target with AM5 platform cost, and the embarrassing sales are just the logical result.
 

HardReset

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zen3 sold well also with ridiculously inflated prices, because Intel alternative was crappy at the time. Now they are still selling very well because AM4 platform is very cheap and effective. But Lisa Su completely completely missed the target with AM5 platform cost, and the embarrassing sales are just the logical result.
First you say Zen3 sold because prices dropped. After that it sold with inflated prices.

So we can conclude pricing was not an issue?