Benchmarking utility shows AMD Ryzen rapidly stealing market share from Intel

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AMD’s launch of its Ryzen family of desktop PC processors has been hailed as a success.

What a difference a year makes when it comes to the fortunes of AMD, the only real rival to Intel in PC processors, but one that was increasingly falling behind the market leader, especially in the profitable and influential high-end segment. An afterthought to performance PC buyers in 2016, AMD is back in the game in 2017 with the release of its warmly received Ryzen chip family, which delivers much of the power of Intel’s Core CPUs at a noticeably lower cost.

In the few months since the first Ryzen processors have been released, we’ve witnessed a few signs that AMD has succeeded in not only blunting but also undoing…

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