NVIDIA has 16 percent of Intel chipset market

Posted on Tuesday, Sep 02 2008 @ 00:20 CEST by Thomas De Maesschalck
NVIDIA holds around 16 percent of the Intel chipset market, according to a report by FUD Zilla. The site claims Intel has more than 70 percent of the chipset market for its own processors while AMD still holds about 8 percent of the market.
This is a chipset and market share doomed to extinction and Nvidia hopes to capture some more of that market. In Q2 of 2008 Nvidia held around 16 percent of the total market which is a quite large number considering that Intel is in some 75 percent of world’s machines.

Nvidia doesn’t want to lose this and this is what this whole fight is all about. The only thing that Nvidia currently has and Intel doesn’t is SLI and once it loses the control over it, Nvidia’s chipset loses its mojo.

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Thomas has been messing with computer since early childhood and firmly believes the Internet is the best thing since sliced bread. Enjoys playing with new tech, is fascinated by science, and passionate about financial markets. When not behind a computer, he can be found with running shoes on or lifting heavy weights in the weight room.

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