"AMD captures 52% of retail market for September"

Posted on Saturday, Oct 15 2005 @ 01:03 CEST by Thomas De Maesschalck
The numbers are in for September retail computer sales, and AMD has captured 52% percent to Intel’s 46% with the remaining 2% falling mostly to Apple. They have done this largely on high sales of a budget HP Media Center PC.

The star system of the Media Center movement and AMD’s success was the HP Pavilion a1130n. Running Microsoft’s Media Center OS and offering a 64-bit AMD Athlon 64 processor and 1 Gigabyte of RAM for a post-rebate price of $679; the a1130n has become the best selling Media Center PC in retail to date. More information over at AMDZone.


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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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