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AMD’s CPU share skyrocketed in 2020 along with low-end PC sales

AMD had a very good year in 2020, further proven Wednesday when an analyst firm confirmed the company grabbed more than 6 percentage points of CPU market share away from rival Intel, skyrocketing from 15.1 percent to 21.7 percent year over year.Mercury Research analyst Dean McCarron said that massive growth in the cheaper processor segments…

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AMD’s CPU share skyrocketed in 2020 along with low-end PC sales

AMD had a very good year in 2020, further proven Wednesday when an analyst firm confirmed the company grabbed more than 6 percentage points of CPU market share away from rival Intel, skyrocketing from 15.1 percent to 21.7 percent year over year.Mercury Research analyst Dean McCarron said that massive growth in the cheaper processor segments (think low-cost and educational PCs) drove record highs in PC processor shipments. Although McCarron had already confirmed Monday that Intel regained market share against  AMD during the fourth quarter, for 2020 as a whole, AMD gained ground across the board, in server, desktop, and mobile processors.To read this article in full, please click here
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