Advanced Micro Devices, Inc., a semiconductor company, provides processing solutions for the computing, graphics, and consumer electronics markets in the United States, Canada, Europe, and Asia. It offers microprocessor products, including servers and workstation microprocessors, notebook microprocessors, and desktop microprocessors; embedded processor products; chipset products, including IGP and discrete chipsets; and graphics products, such as 3D graphics, and video and multimedia products for use in desktop and notebook personal computers (PCs), including home media PCs, professional workstations, and servers, as well as technology for game consoles.
Advanced Micro Devices AMD, Inc. Founded in 1969 and based in Sunnyvale, California, AMD designs and produces innovative microprocessor and graphics and media solutions for the computer, communications, and consumer electronics industries. AMD is the second-largest global supplier of microprocessors based on the x86 architecture and also one of the largest suppliers of graphics processing units.
AMD’s main products include microprocessors, motherboard chipsets, embedded processors and graphics processors for servers, workstations and personal computers, and embedded systems applications.
Quick Company Facts:
- Year Company Started: 1969
- Number of Employees: approximately 16,500
- Headquarters: Sunnyvale, California
- Number of Locations: 80
- Revenue: $5.649 billion in 2006