AMD takes share from Intel in PC processor market

Intel logoIntel still dominates the PC microprocessor market, but its share has slipped slightly, according to results just published by IDC. For the second quarter of this year, which represents about $9.5 billion in sales, Intel garnished a 79.3 percent share of the overall market, down 1.5 percent, while AMD grabbed exactly as much as Intel lost to reach 20.4 percent. Processors with integrated graphics represented over 60 percent of all CPUs shipped and was given a kick by AMD's Fusion graphics.

In the mobile segment, Intel lost 1.9 percent, dropping to an 84.4 percent share. AMD ended with 15.9 percent, a gain of nearly as much at 1.8 percent. Via, a third player in this market, managed to hold on to an 0.4 percent share. For server and workstation processors, Intel actually gained 0.6 percent of the market through the Xeon's dominance, ending with 94.5 percent, while AMD's Opterons lost some yardage, dropping to 5.5 percent of the market.

Total shipments were about the same as the comparable quarter in 2010. They were also about the same as the first quarter of 2011, after adjusting for an extra week in that quarter.

Looking forward, IDC believes that during 2011, shipments will grow 9.3 percent year-to-year over 2010. This is actually lower than the researcher's previous prediction of 10.9 percent growth. IDC attributes this reduction to "economic headwinds" that have hindered the growth in developed countries.

Tags: AMD, CPUs, Intel

Comments
Add comment

Your name:
Sign in with:
or
Your comment:


Enter code:

E-mail (not required)
E-mail will not be disclosed to the third party


Last news

 
Galaxy Note10 really is built around a 6.7-inch display
 
You may still be able to download your content
 
Facebook, Messenger and Instagram are all going away
 
Minimize apps to a floating, always-on-top bubble
 
Japan Display has been providing LCDs for the iPhone XR, the only LCD model in Apple’s 2018 line-up
 
The 2001 operating system has reached its lowest share level
 
The entire TSMC 5nm design infrastructure is available now from TSMC
 
The smartphone uses a Snapdragon 660 processor running Android 9 Pie
The Samsung Galaxy A5 (2017) Review
The evolution of the successful smartphone, now with a waterproof body and USB Type-C
February 7, 2017 / 2
Samsung Galaxy TabPro S - a tablet with the Windows-keyboard
The first Windows-tablet with the 12-inch display Super AMOLED
June 7, 2016 /
Keyboards for iOS
Ten iOS keyboards review
July 18, 2015 /
Samsung E1200 Mobile Phone Review
A cheap phone with a good screen
March 8, 2015 / 4
Creative Sound Blaster Z sound card review
Good sound for those who are not satisfied with the onboard solution
September 25, 2014 / 2
Samsung Galaxy Gear: Smartwatch at High Price
The first smartwatch from Samsung - almost a smartphone with a small body
December 19, 2013 /
 
 

News Archive

 
 
SuMoTuWeThFrSa
      1
2345678
9101112131415
16171819202122
23242526272829
3031     




Poll

Do you use microSD card with your phone?
or leave your own version in comments (15)