Se AMD he is trying to figure out whether he is on the right track or not about his microarchitecture Zen, just have a look at the latest data on the market shares distributed by Mercury Research. The latter, in fact, show that the Sunnyvale house, for what concerns the CPUs belonging to the family x86, stay gaining considerably Plot su Intel. Eccezionfatta however for the CPU server.

AMD has obviously been proud to share this data with the press. But this does not take away from the fact that Zen is attracting more customers in the entire production cycle of AMD itself, than compared to the same data just before the arrival of the aforementioned microarchitecture. Overall, Intel's eternal rival now owns a share equal to 13,3% of market of the CPUs x86.

Mercuryresearch CPU market data
Mercuryresearch CPU market data


This is a percentage point compared to the previous quarter and 4,7 percentage points compared to the same quarter a year ago. Nothing to complain about, even if Intel is still far away.

The gains for AMD have come especially for what concerns the desktop and laptop market. Year after year, AMD ha climbed 4,9 percentage points in the computer world desktop and 5,1 percent in the laptop market. Overall, however, its market share desktop (17,1 percent) remains higher than its share in that laptop (equal to about 13,1 percent).

It's a bit strange that AMD is having the same kind of gains in the server segment of the market. Its share actually decreased by a few tenths compared to the previous quarter, even if it increased by 1,9 percentage points compared to last year. There is no doubt that AMD would like to see more gains in that particular market segment.

Part of the aforementioned declining figure could serve as a refractory element in the chip market Epyc a 7 nanometers. AMD is in fact about to launch Zen processors from 7nm (ie the so-called It was 2), both on the PC market desktop (with the series Ryzen 3000) than in that server (with the Epyc Rome).

The story, beyond the numbers, is that AMD has found its real Gordian knot with Zen microarchitecture. It also seems to also benefit in the fight with Intel for what concerns the 10nm CPUs, scheduled for next month, starting from the mobile processors (Ice Lake). Meanwhile, always a June, AMD for its part, it should announce its line-up of 7nm in that of the next Computex. The eternal battle between Amd and Intel is no holds barred.