Founded in 1993 by brothers Tom and David Gardner, The Motley Fool helps millions of people attain financial freedom through our website, podcasts, books, newspaper column, radio show, and premium investing services. Intel’s (NASDAQ:INTC) ongoing chip shortage has frustrated many PC makers and been a boon to its chief rival AMD (NASDAQ:AMD). The latest company to join the Intel exodus could be Microsoft (NASDAQ:MSFT), according to German website WinFuture. WinFuture claims that upon reviewing “a series of corresponding entries in non-public databases of European retailers,” it was now “confident” that the upcoming 15″ Surface Laptop 3 would run on AMD’s CPUs instead of Intel’s. This would mark the first time an AMD chip powered a Surface device and could pave the way for future design wins for the chipmaker. Microsoft’s devices unit, which mainly sells Surface products, generated $6.1 billion in revenue last year. That marked 19% growth from 2018 and accounted for 5% of its top line. When Microsoft launched the first Surface devices seven years ago, they were intended to showcase Windows’ touchscreen capabilities and sp...