Wednesday, December 07, 2016
Search
  
Submit your own News for
inclusion in our Site.
Click here...
Breaking News
Qualcomm Begins Sampling The 48- Core, 10nm Centriq 2400 Server Processor Family
Could Future Intel Chips Have AMD Graphics Inside?
True Key by Intel Security Multi-Factor Authentication Password Manager Integrated Into Windows Hello
Foxconn Plans To Invest In The U.S.
These Are Apple's Best of 2016 Across Apps, Music, And Movies
Western Digital Renews Patent Cross-License Agreement with Samsung
Sony To Release More Mobile Phone Games In 2017, Announces Project Field Controller
U.S. Supreme Court Rules in Favor of Samsung in Smartphone Patent Suit
Active Discussions
Which of these DVD media are the best, most durable?
How to back up a PS2 DL game
Copy a protected DVD?
roxio issues with xp pro
Help make DVDInfoPro better with dvdinfomantis!!!
menu making
Optiarc AD-7260S review
cdrw trouble
 Home > News > PC Parts > Sandy B...
Last 7 Days News : SU MO TU WE TH FR SA All News

Friday, September 30, 2011
Sandy Bridge Success Boost Intel's Microprocessor Share


Aided by a recovery in the PC market and by strong shipments of its new Sandy Bridge chips, Intel in the second quarter expanded its lead in the global microprocessor market compared to a year earlier, according to the latest IHS research.

Intel in the second quarter accounted for 81.8 percent of global microprocessor revenue, up 1.1 percentage points from 80.7 percent in the second quarter of 2010. Intel's rival Advanced Micro Devices Inc. (AMD) suffered a corresponding 1.1 percentage point decrease in share during the same period.

"Intel in the second quarter benefited from the combination of a recovery in PC demand and strong shipment growth for its new Sandy Bridge line of microprocessors," said Matthew Wilkins, principal analyst for compute platforms research at IHS. "Strong corporate PC sales were particularly beneficial to Intel, as the enterprise computing segment has been outperforming the consumer market."

After contracting on a sequential and annual basis during the first three months of the year, the global PC market returned to growth in the second quarter, with total shipments of 85.6 million units, up 3.7 percent from 82.6 million during the same period in 2010, IHS found.

PC sales were propelled by strong demand from corporate information technology (IT) departments, which now are engaging in efforts to refresh their hardware. In contrast, consumer PC demand was weak because of rising competition from tablets and due to increasing economic concerns. This benefited Intel, which derives a greater proportion of its microprocessor revenues from the corporate market.

Meanwhile, Intel also aggressively increased production of its Sandy Bridge line of microprocessors, helping to expand its market share. The company described its production increases for the microprocessor as the fastest ramp-up of any product in the company's history.

AMD's second-quarter performance appears better when using a sequential comparison, IHS said.

AMD's share of the microprocessor revenue in the second quarter rose to 10.4 percent, up 0.3 percent from 10.1 percent in the first quarter. This compares to Intel's 0.7 percentage point decline from 82.6 percent in the first quarter.

AMD's strong increase in shipments of its Fusion microprocessors helped the company to halt the sequential decrease in shipments that it has suffered for the last three quarters.

"AMD's results were powered up by Fusion microprocessors, which delivers improved computational performance. It also provides PCs with DirectX 11 graphics capability without the need for a discrete graphics card," Wilkins said.


Previous
Next
EC: Social Networks Can Do Much More to Protect Privacy        All News        Amazon Kindle Fire Sells at Very Low Profit Margin - Costs $209.63 to Make
Intel Releases New Pentium and Core i-series CPUs     PC Parts News      Bring USB 3.0 Performance to Your existing HDD

Get RSS feed Easy Print E-Mail this Message

Related News
Could Future Intel Chips Have AMD Graphics Inside?
Uber Creates AI Lab With Geometric Intelligence Acquisition
Intel Extreme Masters Season 11 World Championship Returns to Katowice, Poland
Intel Teams Up With Delphi and Mobileye for Self-Driving Cars
Go Master Cho Wins Final Game Against DeepZenGo AI Platform
Free Game Bundles For GeForce and Radeon Graphics Cards
Intel Unveils Strategy for Artificial Intelligence
Nvidia Was The Sole GPU Maker That Increased Its GPU Shipments In Q3 2016
Intel Prepares its AI Strategy, Announces New Xeon Chips And An FPGA Card
GE Buts Artificial Intelligence Startups
AMD Radeon Open Compute Platform 1.3 Released At SC2016
Intel Could Add Wi-Fi and USB 3.1 Support In Future Chipsets

Most Popular News
 
Home | News | All News | Reviews | Articles | Guides | Download | Expert Area | Forum | Site Info
Site best viewed at 1024x768+ - CDRINFO.COM 1998-2016 - All rights reserved -
Privacy policy - Contact Us .