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Intel pwns AMD

Jennifer LeClaire of Newsfactor.com writes, "Move over AMD. Sony and Toshiba have bumped you off the top-10 list -- and Intel remains king of the chipmakers. According to iSuppli's preliminary 2007 global semiconductor market share estimate, Intel is the top of the heap. Intel's chip revenue is expected to rise 7.7 percent in 2007 to reach $33.97 billion, up from $31.5 billion in 2006."

"Intel exceeded the overall semiconductor industry growth rate of 4.1 percent in 2007 and massively outperformed its PC microprocessor rival AMD, whose sales are expected to decline by 22.7 percent for the year."

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LinuxGuru3430d ago

Unfortunate for AMD, considering they just merged with ATI to try and form some huge semiconductor conglomerate.

Too bad it's failing pretty badly in comparison with Intel.

I wonder if one day, to squish out AMD / ATI, Intel possibly might buy nVidia?

I think that would be the dagger to the heart of AMD /ATI.

Charlie26883430d ago (Edited 3430d ago )

According to the rumors and hints it looks like Intel might try to buy NVIDIA next year some people even speculate a forced takeover if NVIDIA wont accept >.>

LinuxGuru3430d ago

interesting indeed....*strokes beard*

pacman6153430d ago

their prices are cheaper, so why did they drop 22%?

PS3PCFTW3430d ago (Edited 3430d ago )

1 word: bottleneck

cheaper price yes, but their new cpus got fuccin core2duowned.

i never like amd even though my first pc had one of them k8's.
winner way back when........trowling the bottom of the barrel now.

Avto3430d ago

this was really no surprise at all AMD current gen chips are really bad

rbanke3430d ago

I cant really take any 'journalism' that uses the 'word' pwns, serious.

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