PC processor revenues are expected to grow 7.5% this year, to a record $32.8B.
Intel dominates market share with 79.7% and its closest rival, AMD, has 19.7%.
Intel's global shipments were up 20.8% in Q2 of 2008, compared to the same period in 2007.
A transistor in Intel's next-gen processor will be about .000001 the price of a 1968 transistor.
Apply the same math, and 1¢ would buy a new car today.
A version of this article appeared in the October 2008 issue of Fast Company magazine.