AMD CPU Sales Overtake Intel For The First Time In Over A Decade

Well Ryzen is no joke, and we told you that when we first took a look at AMD’s Ryzen 7 1700 earlier this year. AMD has truly disrupted the CPU market and has reached its biggest marketshare milestone in over a decade, it has overtaken Intel in both units sold and revenue at Germany’s largest online retailer.

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The data has been pulled from the “Newegg” of Germany, which is The data shows that AMD’s Ryzen and ThreadRipper CPU sales have grown over the past several months, finally taking over Intel in August. The sales data, which makes public, has been collected and regularly cataloged by a redditor.

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If we look at the historical data it shows AMD with just 27.6% of the CPU unit share in March when Ryzen first came out. A figure that kept on going up and the months progressed on. In July it reached 49% and it August it finally took over Intel with 56% of the unit share, basically doubling the amount of units sold in just six months.

The best selling part from Intel is the Ryzen 5 1600, which is followed closely by the Ryzen 7 1700, Ryzen 5 1600X, and Ryzen 7 1700X. On the Intel side of things one SKU accounts for nearly half of the desktop unit sales, and you might have guessed it is the Core i7-7700K.

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If we take a look at the revenue it seems things are looking very good for AMD as well. It shows that explosive share growth hasn’t come at the cost of sacrificing profitability. AMD still manages to command a good share of the revenue and not just volume of units shifted.

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