Advanced Micro Devices, Inc.
Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. is a global semiconductor company that develops computer processors and related technologies for business and consumer markets. It offers x86 microprocessors, as standalone devices or as incorporated as an accelerated processing unit (APU), for the commercial and consumer markets, embedded microprocessors for commercial, commercial client and consumer markets and chipsets for desktop and mobile devices, including mobile personal computers, or PCs, and tablets, professional workstations and servers and graphics, video and multimedia products for desktop and mobile devices, including mobile PCs and tablets, home media PCs and professional workstations, servers and technology for game consoles. The company operates through two business segments: Computing Solutions and Graphics & Visual Solutions. The Computing Solutions segment is comprised of x86 microprocessors, as standalone devices or as incorporated as an APU, chipsets, embedded processors and dense servers. The Graphics & Visual Solutions segment is comprised of GPUs, including professional graphics, semi-custom SOC products, revenue from development services and royalties for game consoles. Advanced Micro Devices was founded by W. J. Sanders III and David John Carey on May 1, 1969 and is headquartered in Sunnyvale, CA.