Qualcomm Downplays Quad Cores and 4 Chip and Big Data Stocks on the Move

Intel Corporation (NASDAQ:INTC): Hewlett Packard, or HO (NYSE:HPQ) will begin a new lineup of consumer PCs and accessories designed to work with Microsoft’s (NASDAQ:MSFT) Windows 8. The new products are perfect for users who desiring great performance and beautiful design at a great value. The consumer PC lineup is driven by the most recent generation of Intel Core processors delivering great performance and visuals. Additionally, HP added four new business desktop and notebook PCs run by the most recent AMD processors to its industry-leading commercial portfolio. AMD’s new A-series Accelerated Processing Units, or APUs, provide an huge step in PC graphics performance, offer exceptional manageability, and provide an inexpensive total cost of ownership.

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Broadcom Corp. (NASDAQ:BRCM) is the world’s most prominent chip producer for wireless communications, and it was founded in 1991. The company is on both the Fortune fasting growing list and Fortune 500, which is a list of the largest U.S. companies. On the second list, Broadcom has ranked 344 in 2012. The company’s 2011 revenue totaled $7.4 billion, and it was boosted by record sales of the Apple iPhone 5, a user of Broadcom chips, and mid-day stock price was $35.87.

QUALCOMM Incorporated (NASDAQ:QCOM) stated that the majority of users do not need quad-core processors now, citing business decisions as the cause of the delayed release of its quad-core Snapdragon S4. Qualcomm, which was the late joiner of the quad-core SoC party while its rivals, Nvidia and Samsung, had huge design wins with devices like Google’s Nexus 7 and Microsoft’s Surface tablet, stated that most people will not find two cores necessary. The firm, informed The INQUIRER that users will not experience a noticeable performance boost going from dual-core to quad-core processors at this time.

SanDisk Corp. (NASDAQ:SNDK): NAND flash suppliers are predicted to increase their product prices because of a strong demand for flash memory chips, according to DigiTimes, and this increase rate will probably reach 10 to 15 percent by mid-November.

Western Digital Corp. (NYSE:WDC) should begin production of its 5mm hard disk drives and hybrid hard disk drives by 2012’s end, according to DigiTimes. The production was pushed up from early 2013 because of the notebook vendors and ODMs’ positive response.

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