|Exchange:||New York Stock Exchange|
|Stock:||Advanced Micro Devices Inc|
|Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. was incorporated under the laws of Delaware on May 1, 1969 and became a publicly held company in 1972. It is a global semiconductor company with facilities around the world. In global semiconductor industry, it offers: x86 microprocessors, for the commercial and consumer markets, embedded microprocessors for commercial, commercial client and consumer markets and chipsets for desktop and notebook personal computers, or PCs, professional workstations and servers; and graphics, video and multimedia products for desktop and notebook PCs, including home media PCs, professional workstations and servers and technology for game consoles. It currently designs, develops and sells microprocessor products for servers, desktop PCs and mobile devices, including mobile PCs and tablets. Its microprocessors and chipsets are incorporated into computing platforms that also include GPUs and core software to enable and advance the computing components. Its CPUs and APUs are manufactured mainly using 45-nanometer (nm), 40nm, and 32nm or 28nm process technology. It currently base its microprocessors and chipsets on the x86 instruction set architecture and AMD’s Direct Connect Architecture, which connects an on-chip memory controller and input/output, or I/O, channels directly to one or more microprocessor cores. It’s APUs for desktop PC platforms consist primarily of the AMD A Series APU and the E-Series APU. Its embedded products address customer needs in PC-adjacent markets. Its customers generally use its graphics solutions to increase the speed of rendering images and to improve image resolution and color definition. The Company’s AMD FirePro™ family of professional graphics products consists of 3D and 2D multi-view graphics cards and GPUs that it designed for integration in mobile and desktop workstations, as well as business PCs. The Company designed its AMD FireStream™ series of products to utilize the parallel stream processing power of the GPU for heavy floating-point computations and to meet the requirements of various industries, such as the high-performance computing and the scientific and financial sectors. The Company’s main facility with respect to its graphics and chipset products is located in Markham, Ontario, Canada. The Company’s operations and properties have in the past and continue to be subject to various United States and foreign environmental laws and regulations, including those relating to materials used in its products and manufacturing processes, discharge of pollutants into the environment, the treatment, transport, storage and disposal of solid and hazardous wastes, and remediation of contamination.|
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