The European Union’s top antitrust regulator has charged that Intel tried to push AMD out of the business.

The Commission said the three abuses were:

— Intel provided conditional rebates to computer makers so long as they agreed to obtain most or all of their CPU chips from Intel.

— Intel made payments “to induce (computer makers) to either delay or cancel the launch” of products that used AMD chips.

— Intel provided CPU chips to strategic customers at below cost “in the context of bids against AMD.”

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