The microprocessor market is changing, and so are the ways analysts measure it. For the first time, market research firm IC Insights has included smartphone and tablet SoCs in its microprocessor revenue tallies. Those processors were formerly counted as part of separate markets, and now that they're rubbing elbows with their PC counterparts, they're shaking up the standings. Here are the revenue totals for the top ten microprocessor producers last year.
Intel and AMD are the only ones on the list with x86-compatible CPUs; the rest of the firms sell ARM-based chips. Impressively, Intel's 2012 microprocessor revenue was several times that of its closest competitor. Heck, it was more than double the rest of the top ten combined.