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Advanced Micro Devices


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.

  • also known as AMD, Advanced Micro Devices Inc.
  • award: - Technology & Engineering Emmy Award for Outstanding Achievement in Video Gaming Technology and Applications (Pioneering Work in Near and Real-Time Fully Programmable Shading Via Modern Graphics Processors)
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Google previewEncyclopedia Of Information Technology (2007)

by Atlantic

AMD - Advanced Micro Devices 21 A3- A2- AI- AO- B3- B2- — Carry Overflow...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Microcomputers (2000)

Volume 26 - Supplement 5 by Allen Kent, James G. Williams

Advanced Micro Devices, 13.

Google previewDictionary of Computer & Information Technology (2014)

by Mrinal Talukdar

AMD (Advanced Micro Devices) AMD are the second largest makers of personal computer microprocessors after Intel. They also make flash memory, integrated circuits for networking devices and programmable logic devices. Amdahl's law In ...

Google previewDictionary of Computer Networking

Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. Abbr. AMD. The fifth largest manufacturer of integrated circuits, flash memory, and microprocessors, specializing in clones of Intel's popular PC chips, including the AMD386, AMD486, AMDK5, and the AMDK6.

Google previewDictionary of Health Information Technology and Security (2007)


Google previewDictionary of Computing (101-)

Updated with the latest technologies by Handz Valentín

AMD (Advanced Micro Devices). One of the two primary manufacturers of CPUs. Intel is the other. AMI BIOS. A ROM BIOS developed and marketed by American Megatrends, Inc. (AMI), for use in IBMcompatible computers. A popular feature is ...

Google previewInformation Technology Encyclopedia and Acronyms (2012)

by Ejub Kajan

AMD – Advanced Micro Devices. An American company ( producing microprocessors, founded in 1969. AME – Advanced Metal Evaporated.

Google previewThe Dictionary of Computer Graphics Technology and Applications (2012)

by Roy Latham

shadow register: An Advanced Micro Devices circuit construction that allows the synchronous sampling of data and the asynchronous shifting out of diagnostic information. Shapes ...


com AMD (Advanced Micro Devices) a manufacturer of digital integrated circuits, including the Athlon and Opteron. They make chips which are compatible substitutes for Intel's Pentium. AMD is headquartered in ...

Google previewThe Concise Encyclopedia of The Great Recession 2007-2012 (2012)

by Jerry M. Rosenberg

4 Advanced Micro Devices (AMD), 4 adverse feedback loop, 4 advertising, 4–5 ...

Google previewDictionary of E-Business (2003)

A Definitive Guide to Technology and Business Terms by Francis Botto

AMD (Advanced Micro Devices) A chip manufacturer that produces PC processors. AMD came to prominence when it reverse engineered Intel's third generation 80386 processor, and won the legal right to market and sell it. (See Pentium.) ...

Google previewChildren Encyclopedia

by BPI

Advanced Micro Devices (AMD) is a global supplier and competitor of Intel in the integrated circuits market. AMD manufactures microprocessors for the personal networked computer and communications markets. It is the second-largest ...

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