Sante Clara, Calif. - Intel posted net income and revenue increases for the third quarter and broke a company record for the number of processors shipped.
For the quarter, ended Sept. 30, Intel generated $14.3 billion in sales, up 29 percent from the same period in 2010. Net income was $3.7 billion, up 24 percent from the prior year. Operating income also enjoyed a large bump, rising 22 percent year over year to $5.1 billion.
Paul Otellini, Intel CEO and president, credited the growth to notebook computer sales. Intel did not release how many processors it shipped during the quarter, but claimed it was a record amount.