The sources pointed out that AMD's new Kaveri-based products are expected to appear in early January 2014 with mass shipments starting in February. However, AMD declined to comment about unannounced products and market speculation.
Because of the strong price/performance ratio of its FM3- and FM1-based products, AMD's share in China's DIY market has increased significantly from 30-35% in early 2013 to close to 45% recently. However, low gross margins, due to low pricing, meant the products did not benefit the company much in terms of profitability, the sources said.
AMD wants to increase DIY CPU marketshare to 40%
Posted on Wednesday, Dec 18 2013 @ 12:08 CET by Thomas De Maesschalck