Advanced Micro Devices has eked out a slight lead over Intel in the battle over entertainment PCs, but it's still very early in the game. Think of it as AMD winning the Iowa caucus.
Desktops based around the AMD Live platform have outsold Intel's Viiv PCs in U.S. retail since August, according to Toni DuBoise, an analyst at Current Analysis.
In July, both Live and Viiv accounted for 8 percent of the desktop U.S. retail market each. In August, Live moved up to 9 percent while Viiv stayed at 8 percent. In September, Live moved up … Read more