But also was shredded to ribbons in GPUs by NVDA's outstanding Kepler!
Mercury Research: "AMD’s market share in desktop computers in the quarter decline from 40.7% in Q2 to 35.7%, while Nvidia’s rose from 59.3% to 64.3%. In notebook computers, AMD’s share fell more dramatically, from 44.8% to 34.2%, while Nvidia’s share rose from 55.2% to 65.8%.
Total “discrete graphics” chip shipments for AMD were down 14%, quarter over quarter.""
AMD has no dominance in any product line at all. No way to make the kinds of profits that its competitors make by dominating AMD.
AMD longs are paying the salaries of every executive in Silicon Valley.