Intel (INTC) releases CFO commentary (.pdf) ahead of its earnings call. Gross margin dollars were up $1.3B from Q2 to $5.4B, and gross margin percentage of 57.6% was 7 points higher. Intel sees Q4 gross margin up another 5 points to 62%. Shares are slated to resume trading at 4:45. Update: INTC +5.7% AH to $21.65.