Nvidia Has Little to Fear From AMD's Latest PC Graphics Chips

AMD Inc. (AMD)  went into 2017 with an aggressive product roadmap that both excited bulls and invited skepticism from bears: The company was promising to roll out PC and server CPUs that would make it competitive in several markets where Intel Corp.  (INTC) has long been quite dominant, as well as GPUs that sought to do the same in high-end PC and workstation markets that Nvidia Corp. (NVDA) has been dominating.

On the CPU front, AMD, aided by its new Zen CPU core architecture, has largely been making good on its promises, even if there questions still remain about how much share it will take in the notebook and server CPU markets. But in GPUs, judging by the details recently shared for high-end desktop chips based on AMD's new Vega architecture, the company faces a more uphill battle....958 more words left in this article. To read them, just click below and try Real Money FREE for 14 days.

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