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8/13/2013 01:15 PM EDT
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mcgrathdylan   8/13/2013 2:07:56 PM
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As sales of tradtional PCs continue to fall, sales of smartphones and tablets continue to grow rapidly. For the semiconductor industry as a whole, could these two trends actually end up creating a net gain in chip sales? Obviously PCs, especially high-end PCs, generally have higher semiconductor content, but if lower cost smartphones are booming in emerging economies and people are seeing the value of not just having a tablet but multiple tablets in the home, that's going to be a lot of chips.

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