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IDC: Microprocessor sales climb in the 4th Quarter by 31%


NEW YORK (Dow Jones) – Global deliveries of Microprocessors for PC’s are in the fourth quarter of 2009 increased strongly. During the lying on the previous year at 31%, were the Deliveries increased slightly compared to the previous quarter, said the IT market researcher International Data Corp. (IDC) with. This trend to interpret out that the market to its normal seasonal progressions was returned.
The significant increase compared to the fourth quarter of 2008 shows suggest that the market, the recession has left behind " "said IDC research director Shane Rau. Detailed sales figures for the final quarter of 2009, the market researchers did not call. In Full-year shipments of processors were increased by 2.5%, while sales fell by 7.1% to 28.6 billion USD.
Now for the current year, IDC sees a positive Business developments in the industry. The total number of processors should be made by January to December climbing by 15%. The clear market leader is to remains the Intel Corp., which have a market share of 80.5% (-0.6 Percentage points) coming. The Advanced Micro Devices Inc acquires according to IDC, 0.7 Percentage points added to 19.4%.


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January 26, 2010 08:23 ET (13:23 GMT)

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