Analysts today said that AMD got slaughtered by Intel in the first quarter of the year, but Forbes believes that Llano will help the company to regain market share.
However, Forbes predicts that AMD's notebook processors are good enough to take share from Intel - the publication's forecasts estimates that the uptick could be up to six points in the notebook market and up to eight points in servers. There may also be gains in the desktop market, but since we know that desktop shipments are declining anyway, those share gains may not matter much.
AMD has fueled high expectations among analysts that its new architecture will generate strong processor shipments. There is now clear pressure for AMD to deliver, even if Intel seems to have fully recovered from its Sandy Bridge hiccup earlier this year.