IHS iSuppli reports Intel captured 83.69 percent of microprocessor revenue in Q3 2011, a gain of 2.8 percent year-over-year, while AMD's share of the pie fell 1.2 percent year-over-year to 10.22 percent. Full details over here.
Despite a plunge in sales of its Atom chips destined for the moribund netbook market, Intel in the third quarter managed to expand its leadership position in the global microprocessor business on the strength of its corporate sales.
Intel in the third quarter accounted for 83.7% of global microprocessor revenues, up 1.2 percentage points from the 82.5% it held in the second quarter of 2011, according to the latest IHS iSuppli Computer Systems research. The company expanded its lead over number two microprocessor supplier AMD to 73.5 percentage points in the third quarter, up from 72 percentage points in the second quarter.