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Advanced Micro Devices

Company nameAdvanced Micro Devices, Inc.
Company typePublic company
S&P 500 Component
SloganThe future is fusion
Founder(s)Jerry Sanders
Edwin Turney
Additional co-founders
HeadquartersOne AMD Place,
Sunnyvale, California, U.S.
Area servedWorldwide
Key peopleBruce Claflin
(Executive Chairman)

Rory Read (CEO)
Motherboard chipsets
Graphics processors
Revenue(+) US$ 6.494 billion (2010)
Operating income(+) US$ 848 million (2010)
Net income(+) US$ 471 million (2010)
Total assets(-) US$ 4.964 billion (2010)
Total equity(+) US$ 1.013 billion (2010)
Employees11,100 (2010)

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Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. ( ) or AMD is an American multinational semiconductor company based in Sunnyvale, California, that develops computer processors and related technologies for commercial and consumer markets. Its main products include microprocessors, motherboard chipsets, embedded processors and graphics processors for servers, workstations and personal computers, and embedded systems applications.

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. It also owns 8.6% of Spansion, a supplier of non-volatile flash memory. In 2009, AMD ranked 9th among semiconductor manufacturers in terms of revenue.

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