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Watching NVIDIA shares as it aims to move into Intel’s stronghold

As many will know, NVIDIA dominates the market for artificial intelligence computing chips, and now it seems to be going after Intel's long-time stronghold of personal computers.

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NVIDIA has quietly begun designing central processing units that would be able to run Microsoft's Windows operating system and use technology from Arm Holdings. Reuters is reporting that NVIDIA’s new pursuit is part of Microsoft's effort to help chip companies build Arm-based processors for Windows PCs. Microsoft's plans take aim at Apple, which has nearly doubled its market share in the three years since releasing its own Arm-based chips for its Mac computers, according to preliminary third quarter data from research firm IDC.

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Microsoft's Windows operating system

NVIDIA, is making a big move into designing central processing units (CPU) that run on Microsoft's Windows operating system. This is a challenge to Intel, who has dominated the personal computing industry for a long time. Microsoft is joining the game too, trying to compete with Apple's success in creating its own ARM-based chips for Mac computers.

NVIDIA's stock

NVIDIA's stock has been on the rise, reaching record levels recently. It has jumped an impressive 267% from its low point earlier this year to hit $518.55 on August 23rd. It's still not too far from that record, and there's a lot of excitement about NVIDIA's entry into CPU design, which has already caused the stock to increase in after-hours trading. The markets are set to open at 9 o'clock this morning, and there's a good chance NVIDIA's stock will open higher.

The CPU design market

To sum it up, NVIDIA is reportedly getting into the CPU design market to run on Microsoft's Windows operating system using ARM technology. This is part of Microsoft's plan to encourage chip companies to create ARM-based processors for Windows PCs. This could be trouble for Intel's dominance in personal computing and is seen as a direct challenge to Apple's success with its own ARM-based chips. The market is responding positively, with NVIDIA's stock price expected to keep going up.

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