AMD Leads Market in Notebook Discrete Graphics: Report Page: 1

AMD has been leading the market for discrete graphics in 2010, and the latest report from Mercury Research for Q3 2010 confirms its position for the third quarter too. According to the recently released “PC Graphics Market Share Update”, AMD continues to remain head and shoulders above it competitors in discrete graphics.

Continuing its dominance, AMD has managed to capture even more market share in the notebook discrete domain by adding an additional 5.6 share points in the third quarter. This gives AMD a share of 61.9% share in the notebook discrete graphics market, a clear indication of the strength of AMD’s DirectX 11 notebook discrete graphics products.

Voicing the company’s elation at their steady domination of the discrete graphics market, AMD GPU Division corporate VP and GM Matt Skynner said, “AMD is the clear leader in DirectX 11 graphics technology with more than 25 million units shipped to date, and the Mercury Research results are indicative of our continued focus on delivering compelling DirectX 11 technology to both notebook and desktop markets. With the successful launch of the award winning AMD Radeon HD 6800 series graphics cards, shipping in volume on the day of launch, AMD is in a very strong position moving into the last quarter of 2010.”

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