Since AMD-based motherboards support all AMD CPU lines, allowing users to replace CPUs without changing other components, the AMD platform is attractive to consumers in terms of price/performance ratio, noted the sources with motherboard makers.
Although AM3-based motherboard has already appeared in the channel, the high prices of DDR3 memory modules are limiting its growth, the sources said. Therefore AM2+-based motherboard currently is still the mainstream product for AMD, the sources added.
AMD expected to climb back to 30 percent of motherboard channel market
Posted on Friday, Feb 13 2009 @ 00:15 CET by Thomas De Maesschalck