News Report: Intel CPU Shortages Still Hit Laptop Market in Q4 2019

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Quite amazing how Intel's sales remain maxed-out despite two years of AMD offering significantly more bang-per-buck across the board. With AMD having under-estimated demand for 3rd-gen, AMD won't have the spare wafers to push for market share by filling in for more of Intel's shortages any time soon either.
 

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Quite amazing how Intel's sales remain maxed-out despite two years of AMD offering significantly more bang-per-buck across the board. With AMD having under-estimated demand for 3rd-gen, AMD won't have the spare wafers to push for market share by filling in for more of Intel's shortages any time soon either.
Remember the MSI CEO interview posted by Tom's Hardware? Could be due to AMD's less than stellar support for laptop ODMs and manufacturers. Perhaps that is why Intel's chips remained the prefered (first) choice, especially the smaller ODMs.

Edit: Here's a bit of proof
 
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Quite amazing how Intel's sales remain maxed-out despite two years of AMD offering significantly more bang-per-buck across the board. With AMD having under-estimated demand for 3rd-gen, AMD won't have the spare wafers to push for market share by filling in for more of Intel's shortages any time soon either.
There's more to the PC market than just your average PC gamer. Enterprise (server) and mobile market segments are Intel's bread and butter... This should offer you a better understanding behind Intel's shortcomings. Please read: https://wccftech.com/intel-10nm-yield-is-ahead-of-expectation-7nm-ponte-vecchio-gpu-on-track/
 

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There's more to the PC market than just your average PC gamer. Enterprise (server) and mobile market segments are Intel's bread and butter...
AMD has more than just desktop products too and its enterprise/server CPUs have a huge performance per dollar advantage over Intel's parts so Intel has to drop its high-end server CPUs' MSRPs by $3000-5000 to remain remotely competitive.
 

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Quite amazing how Intel's sales remain maxed-out despite two years of AMD offering significantly more bang-per-buck across the board. With AMD having under-estimated demand for 3rd-gen, AMD won't have the spare wafers to push for market share by filling in for more of Intel's shortages any time soon either.
Has AMD really ever challenged Intel in the notebook market? Especially with notebooks, it's not just the CPU, Intel's total platform offerings have always been superior to AMD's and still are today.
 

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AMD has more than just desktop products too and its enterprise/server CPUs have a huge performance per dollar advantage over Intel's parts so Intel has to drop its high-end server CPUs' MSRPs by $3000-5000 to remain remotely competitive.
I never disputed that AMD's products offer more value for its performance compared to Intel. Hell, I just built myself an 3700X rig last month which is my first AMD rig in like "forever". You on the other hand negate the fact that Intel's consumer desktop computing side of their business is not priority which is what I originally argued in the first place.
 

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