Gaining ground in the face of its rival, AMD rose its market share of X86 server processors by 25.9 percent, the company confirmed in a statement, supported by figures from Mercury Research. Intel continues to lead the market, with 72.9 percent of sales, but AMD rose to 21.6 percent.
The line of Opteron processors, with superior performance and lower power consumption, is the main responsible for this rise of AMD, which went from the 16.2 percent market share registered in the second quarter of 2006 to 21.6 percent. cent.
However, Intel is trying to regain ground with the new line of Xeon processors that the semiconductor giant guarantees to outperform AMD’s Opteron in many situations.
The 10 percent loss in share in one year could be offset by this new launch, as well as a price reduction strategy that Paul Otellini’s company is developing.
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