Discussion in 'Article Discussion' started by bit-tech, 27 Jan 2020.
This sentiment has never made sense: Intel's production capacity has not decreased, they have supply issues because too many people want to buy their products.
Yup, its sells all it can make at a high average selling price, nothing but win for Intel, that they can't sell enough has just capped the profits in that sector.
Consumer components aren't the ones that generate the lions share of their profit; that's the task of the server grade stuff that rarely, if ever, gets any meaningful discussion on here.
It's laptops and OEMs dude that Intel literally courts. That's how they make their money.
We used to be an authorised Intel shop and got our palms greased well.
Looks like the actual answer is "both" - DCG generated about three quarters of the revenue of CCG but the former is increasing significantly year-on-year and the latter is actually shrinking slightly.
That would back-up any 'claims' that Intel have way more margin to play with than they would have us believe...
A lot of those practices have been outlawed and AMD won some lawsuits. But yeah, they're known for sending out their sales reps to court resellers.
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