UPDATE: Intel shares drop on report of chip design flaw, AMD stock rallies

01/03/18 01:48 PM EST

Intel Corp. (INTC) shares fell while Advanced Micro Devices Inc. (AMD) shares jumped Wednesday following a report that a design flaw in Intel chips is forcing a redesign of operating systems. Intel shares fell 3.5% to $45.22. The workarounds in Linux and Microsoft Corp. (MSFT) Windows operating systems could slow systems with Intel chips down by 5% to 30%, according to a report from the Register (https://www.theregister.co.uk/2018/01/02/intel_cpu_design_flaw/). AMD chips would not be affected, the report said. AMD shares surged 7.2% to $11.77.

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