Wednesday, November 21, 2012

CPU shipments were off by 9%

  • CPU shipments were off by 9% in Q3, report says
  • Shipments of x86 microprocessors declined by about 9% in the third quarter compared with a year ago, Mercury Research says. Intel expanded its market share to 83.3% in the quarter, while Advanced Micro Devices share fell to 16.1%. The economy and reduced demand for PCs hurt the processor market in Q3, Mercury Research said.