Advanced Micro Devices (NASDAQ:AMD) scored itself many headlines over the last 52 weeks. The revived chip maker’s Ryzen releases continue to excite investors. The last year to-date has been pleasing for anyone who has held onto their AMD investments. Trading on October 11th 2016 opened with AMD at $6.50. The company’s shares have climbed more than a hundred percent since then. A year later, Advanced Micro Devices opens at $13.70.
Even though there are worries about it losing to AMD, Intel Corporation has not lacked any favor from Wall Street either. Investors might recall that shares were valued just above $20 five years ago. Today, they approach a 100 percent upside compared to their position half a decade back. The 11th of October 2017 opens with Intel at $39.65.
Perhaps the most favorable player in the processor scene right now is NVIDIA Corporation. The start of October 2012 had this particular stock creeping up on $66. The last five years have been nothing short of profitable for the company’s long-term investors. Since then, the stock has climbed to $188.93 at today’s opening.
Advanced Micro Devices AMD (NASDAQ:AMD)
Over the course of the next 24 months, AMD plans to scoop and retain at least a 10 percent market share of the data center processor space. This will be achieved via its EPYC chip. This week, Baird investment firm highlighted that AMD’s Zen core architecture offers “significantly lower cache and scalability.” On the other hand, it was found that the architecture of EPYC met the needs “for higher core count, scalability and I/0.
The performance per watt benefits offered by EPYC is 1.79 times superior to Intel’s Broadwell. This claim was made by AMD. The revived processor company also claims that its provision of multiple chips has set up advantages in the form enhanced feature sets, greater yields and performance.
Intel Corporation (NASDAQ:INTC)
Intel Corpoartion (NASDAQ:INTC) makes assertions similar to those of Advances Micro Devices (NASDAQ:AMD). The leading chip maker houses a renewed focus on field-programmable gate arrays, or FPGAs. According to Intel, efforts in this regard have provided a product ideal for high performance and reduced cost for certain loads.
Last week, Intel made news of the first ever acceleration programmable card. It highlighted its Arria 10GX FPGA. It seeks to have the card ideally out during the first 6 months of next year.
There is a lot of certainty that Intel’s Project BrainWave will have a great impact on users of cloud servers. The company itself is certain that a greater level of cloud performance for real-time AI processing can be achieved through Stratix 10.
As for the second half of next year, Intel wants its Xeon Scalable with FPGA out on the market out by then.
NVIDIA Corporation (NASDAQ:NVDA)
A look the shares of NVIDIA Corporation (NASDAQ:NVDA) reveals the company hitting yet another all-time high this week. The high-end producer of processors pushed as high as $192.95 ahead of traders sought to cash in on their profits yesterday. Tyler Chang of Investor Place considers NVDA shares a “red-hot” investment. The company’s edge in the fields of AI application processor, GPU sales and their cryptocurrency tailwinds have Wall Streey very confident about NVDIA’s market.
NVIDIA Corporation (NASDAQ:NVDA) has climbed as much as 77 percent this year alone. At the time of this post’s release, shares stood at an assuring $188.85, up 1.86 percent during Tueday trading.
It is the company’s most recent announcements that has the market so bullish about NVDA shares today. On Tuesday morning, NVIDIA shared plans about its newest Pegasus Drive PX. Investor excitement is clearly reflected in thethe company’s shares.