'You'd have to be nuts' to think AMD can match our tick – Intel http://www.theregister.co.uk/2006/12/14/intel_tick_tock/ >AMD, well behind on the 65nm front, looks to shrink the usual two-year lag between process generations by moving to 45nm within 18 months. >Intel executives, however, characterized the 18-month plan as a figment of AMD's imagination until the rival chip maker can prove otherwise. > >"They are so dreadfully behind," said Intel SVP Pat Gelsinger, adding that "you'd have to be nuts" to think AMD will come close to beating Intel to any manufacturing milestones. (中略) >More recently, market share figures show that Intel stopped the server chip hemorrhage – a fact not lost on the often thick analyst community. > >"I was very pleased to read that a number of analysts have downgraded AMD," Gelsinger said.