AMD’s CPU market share is growing, but it’s not at 40 percent yet.


While some reports might suggest as such, some suggest it’s closer to 30, while others still claim that AMD has lost almost as much as it’s gained in recent months.

PassMark’s data points do show a significant increase in AMD CPUs running the benchmark, which suggests that more AMD CPUs have been bought by enthusiasts.

Market research firm, Mercury Research, released a report in November which claimed that AMD’s desktop market share had increased to 18 percent, a rise of 5% year on year.


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Claims that after pulling back a few percent of market share in 2017 and 2018, AMD sat at 33% of the CPU market, as of December 2019.


Source: AMD’s CPU Market Share Is Nowhere Near 40%. Not Yet, at Least | Digital Trends