AMD releases new laptop chips, targeting business PCs

Signs of AMD are seen at the China Digital Entertainment Expo and Conference, also known as ChinaJoy, in Shanghai, China July 30, 2021. REUTERS/Aly Song

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Jan 4 (Reuters) – Advanced Micro Devices Inc (AMD.O) on Tuesday launched a new range of central processors for laptops, including those aimed at taking market share from rival Intel Corp in the desktop PC world. business.

AMD overtook Intel’s former lead in making the fastest chips for most Windows-based laptops, helping to boost its market share to 22% in the third quarter of last year.

The new Ryzen 6000 chips, announced at the start of the annual Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, aim to keep that momentum going.

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AMD said Tuesday that PC makers expect to use its chips in 200 different laptop models this year, up from 150 the previous year.

He announced a deal with Lenovo Group Ltd (0992.HK) to supply chips for a new laptop model called ThinkPad Z, an expensive machine aimed at business users, a market where Intel’s market share has been dwindling. slower to erode.

AMD said Asustek Computer Inc (2357.TW), Dell Technologies Inc (DELL.N) and HP Inc (HPQ.N) will also show off machines using the new chips.

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Reporting by Stephen Nellis in San Francisco; edited by Richard Pullin

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