Thursday, February 10, 2011

AMD benefits from Intels chipset issues

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Advanced Micro Devices Inc. said it's benefiting from rival Intel Corp.'s support chip design woes, with customers approaching the semiconductor company for additional supply.

AMD has been fielding requests from original-equipment manufacturers, or OEMs, and electronics retailers for help and product as a result of a design error in an Intel support chip, Leslie Sobon, AMD vice president of product and platform marketing, said in an interview with Dow Jones Newswires.

"We have some customers and retailers who have come to us specifically as a result of Intel's chip problem," Sobon said. "Some retailers have had to take things off their shelves, so they call us to ask what they could get from our OEMs that's similar. And OEMs are asking us for product, as well."

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