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The PC Chipset Market is Estimated to be $6.9 Billion in 2005 and is Anticipated to Grow to $10.3 billion by 2009

Dublin (PRWEB) October 4, 2005

Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/reports/c25047) has announced the addition of The Trendy Chipset for the x86 Processor to their offering

The personal computer (PC) has seen a renaissance in sales over the last several years. As the fortunes of personal PC manufacturers continue to prosper, the PC chipset manufacturers stand to benefit as well. The PC chipset market is estimated to be $ 6.9 billion in 2005. It is anticipated that this will grow to $ 10.3 billion by 2009.

The personal computing industry is going through a time of radical changes. Processor speeds for personal computers were approaching 4 GHz, but thermal limitations were leading to heating issues, poor component life and less desirable user experiences. The x86 processor needed to make some elemental changes before it could attempt better overall performance.

In the last three years, central processing units (CPUs) have incorporated different memory modules, incorporated hyper-threading as an instruction reading technique and tried different I/O interfaces (AMD HyperTransport as one example). As the design of the CPU has changed, the x86 chipset is coming along with it.

The x86 chipset industry has several key manufacturers at different stages in their relationships with the central processing manufacturers. AMD has an open architecture and has several manufacturers contesting the accompanying chipset business. Intel has historically had different partners and blazes and fades relationships in the chipset business, in which Intel is the leading manufacturer.

For more information visit http://www.researchandmarkets.com/reports/c25047

Laura Wood

Senior Manager

Research and Markets

press@researchandmarkets.com

Fax: +353 1 4100 980

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