AMD is dramatically beefing up its share of PCs sold via distributors in Western Europe as Intel continues to flounder amid protracted production issues that are still limiting availability.
According to official stats from boxcounter Context, 12 per cent of the 5.242 million desktops and notebooks flogged to resellers and retailers in the region had AMD CPUs inside, up from 7 per cent of the 5.077 million shipped a year ago. This equates to more than 629,000 machines, up from 355,000 machines last year.
The gains were most marked on the retail front with 18 per cent of consumer-targeted PCs containing AMD, up 7 per cent. Some 8 per cent of business PCs integrated AMD, up 5 per cent year-on-year.
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