"Reports are that AMD's market share has quickly eroded as much as 5%. Throw into the mix the abortion that was "4X4" and enthusiast confidence plummets. With AMD Agena FX processors, the next-gen quad-core core codenamed Barcelona, not looking to be primed for desktop systems till very late this year, it is no wonder that many enthusiasts are worried about the health of AMD as a competitive company.
And then AMD just spent US$5.4 billion purchasing ATI..."
Deeper into the article Kyle goes on to make some interesting predictions about the direction of AMD/ATi, Intel, and Nvidia."