back to article You've got it down Pat: Intel boss says 2020 was so strong, a 20% drop in data center sales now is to be expected

Intel on Thursday reported first-quarter 2021 revenue of $19.7bn, which was better than analysts expected though not enough to prevent Chipzilla's share price slipping, the stock closed down 1.77 per cent and slipped still further in after-hours trading. Analysts on average had been expecting a mere $17.5bn. That translates to …

  1. Fruit and Nutcase Silver badge

    Investment Digestion


    1. Anonymous Coward
      Anonymous Coward

      Re: Investment Digestion

      also a new excuse to speed up the axe-ing

      and shop the heads of a lot of dead wood middle management at Intel

  2. Anonymous Coward
    Anonymous Coward

    No comment..

    .. on any future backdoors which then require the loss of a significant part of CPU power to keep shut?

    No? Thought so.

    We'll stick with AMD Epyc for the moment, thanks.

  3. Bitsminer Silver badge

    Shortages of...comprehensibility?

    ...our product roadmap is gaining momentum...

    I'm imagining a good old-fashioned paper road map all scrunched up and falling rapidly to the floor. Is that what he means?

    ...we’re rapidly progressing our plans...

    To me, that means writing them, not actually following them, not yet. So, all of this is a paper exercise?

    the industry is now challenged by a shortage of foundry capacity substrates...

    What the heck is a "foundry capacity substrate"? Is that a factory?

    ...we will follow the strong ramp of Ice Lake with Sapphire Rapids...

    Didn't he just say Data Center Group revenue fell 20 per cent? Is that a "strong ramp" in Intel-ese?

    Colour me un-invested.

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