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News hardware & software 10 February 2022, 13:47

author: Arkadiusz Strzala

Intel's New CPUs Gaining Popularity and Starting to Outsell AMD

According to stats covering sales in some markets, Intel Alder Lake-S processors have already overtaken AMD chips. Generation 12 features a hybrid architecture that is generating a lot of interest.

  • Sales stats do not lie - Intel's 12th-gen processors are rapidly gaining popularity;
  • The high performance of the hybrid architecture sparks interest and translates into sales.

Intel's new generation of CPUs, Alder Lake-S, is becoming increasingly popular. The chips have only recently arrived in stores, and already some models are on hot the heels of or even ahead of AMD. According to WCCFtech this fact is reported by many retailers around the world.

  • Intel i7-12700K is currently the best-selling 12th-gen chip. It competes mainly with the Ryzen 5 5600X;
  • According to Amazon, the Intel i7-12700K is already in third place in terms of sales, just behind the Ryzen 5 5600X and 7 5800X when it comes to the US market;
  • In the UK and Japan, Intel processors already top Amazon's top lists. In addition to the most popular i7-12700K we see the i9-12900K and i5-12400F.
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The Japanese users are already betting on hybrid processors. Source: Amazon

AMD's 5000 series CPUs are still holding up well in many markets, but interest in Intel's 12th-gen hybrid chips is growing rapidly and some models (particularly the i7-12700K) are hitting the top of the sales rankings.

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