Tom Yager at InfoWorld has a nice piece on the latest flurry of “Intel is eating AMD’s lunch” press. He argues that AMD is a technologically superior solution, and that they’re going to do just fine:
So Intel has decided to change the rules of the x86 game. Innovation be damned, it’s stamp ‘em and ship ‘em as fast as you can. In a price/volume war, the company that makes the greatest number of widgets with the lowest manufacturing costs wins, yes?
That’s Intel’s logic, and it leaks like a baby.