AMD CPU Market Share in Japan Doubles as 14nm Chip Shortages Continue to Hinder Intel

As per BCN Rankings, Intel’s CPU market share in Japan dropped from 78.0% in March 2018 to 58.6% in March this year. On the other hand, AMD’s share, which was 22.0% has nearly doubled by jumping to around 41.4%. Ever since AMD’s Ryzen chips were announced, Intel has been having a hard time keeping up with team red’s competitive offerings. Intel has been fighting an uphill battle in markets all over the globe and the company has already lost the lead in some European countries, including Germany and Netherlands, and it seems like Japan is going to be next.

AMD Market Share

Intel has been consistently losing ground in Japan in the past 5 consecutive months, starting from November 2018. Its competitor has been having the most fruitful time in years with AMD CPUs consistently outperforming their previous year’s performance, with February 19′ hitting a high of 235.9% year-on-year.

Next-Gen Xbox Anaconda Specs Leak, Pointing to 8C/16T AMD Zen2 CPU and Navi GPU

As a whole, the semiconductor industry has been having it rough as it hit a bottom of 79.2% in January compared to last year. Although it recovered to 126.9% in March, most of the benefits were reaped by AMD, as Intel struggled with 14nm chip shortages which are still expected to continue through 2019.

AMD Market Share

It is improving little by little, but the situation remains tight. However, since we are investing heavily in 14nm process manufacturing equipment, we expect the situation to be healthy by December 19.

Suzuki Kunisada- Intel President, Japan

Read more:

Areej
I love computer hardware and RPGs, and those two things are what drove me to start TechQuila. Other than that most of my time goes into reading psychology, writing (and reading) dark poetry and playing games.

2 COMMENTS

Leave a Reply

Related posts

Latest posts

Nintendo Direct E3 2021- New Zelda Details, Smash Bros Reveal and Metroid Game Announced

Nintendo set out to win the lackluster E3 line-up this year, and they knocked it out of the park. Let's see that major reveals...

Cyberpunk 2077 Might Be Coming Back To The PlayStation Store, But Does It Deserve To?

After last year’s not-so-successful launch, and subsequent criticism alongside an unceremonious removal from the PlayStation store, Cyberpunk 2077 might be coming back to the...

Junglee Rummy: Trusted by Real Rummy Players

Online rummy is emerging as a popular choice of entertainment these days. The credit for this goes primarily to the availability of the game...

Next Article Loading