Hooray! Intel Haswell Has Begun Shipping to PC Makers

Intel's upcoming Haswell processor is currently making its way to PC makers. Haswell promises to modernize PC computing in terms of form factor and battery life. Unfortunately, the timing couldn't be any worse for Intel. IDC recently reported that PC sales have effectively fallen off a cliff, declining 13.9% year over year, driven largely by the poor reception of Microsoft Windows 8, coupled with increased user adoption of tablets. In this video, Motley Fool contributor Steve Heller discusses Intel Haswell in terms of what it could mean for the PC industry at large.

When it comes to dominating markets, it doesn't get much better than Intel's position in the PC microprocessor arena. However, that market is maturing, and Intel finds itself in a precarious situation longer term if it doesn't find new avenues for growth. In this premium research report on Intel, our analyst runs through all of the key topics investors should understand about the chip giant. Click here now to learn more.

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