Originally Posted by edweiser63
you guys fail to understand that even though the recent AMD chips might be better than Intel, if you're running a business, you're running it on Intel Chips.
when SP2 came out it wouldnt work with AMD same with Premier and multiple other programs. Now is this going to still be a situation? Don't know but if I'm running the IT dept. to a billion dollar corp. I sure as hell won't take that chance on a "better" chip that might not work with new updates/programs.
For my home computer I would have no problem going with an AMD, for business Intel and THAT is AMD will never get anywhere close to the market share that Intel has.
Form link from my previous post.
"Current Analysis, with headquarters in Washington, D.C., collects its data by surveying major U.S. consumer-electronics retailers. In October, AMD processors were in 49.8 percent of the PCs those retailers sold, compared with a 48.5 percent share for Intel.
AMD brushed past Intel in desktop sales in September. An uptick in its notebook sales as well in October gave it the overall edge over Intel for that month, according to the Current Analysis report.
"AMD did the unthinkable by surpassing Intel in October. Continuing to hold this lead in the holiday season would be a colossal win for the company," Current Analysis Director of Research Matt Sargent said in a written statement accompanying the firm's report. "