Semi-custom chips could be as much as 20 percent of AMD's revenue by the fourth quarter.
AMD will bundle eight high-end games with its 7990 graphics card for $999.
Such chips will eventually enable Surround Computing, where the computer will fade into the background.
Sunnyvale, Calif.-based AMD, the No. 2 maker of PC microprocessors, has had a tough year as it trailed Intel in competitiveness and saw a slowdown in demand as consumers began to favor tablets and smartphones over PCs.
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AMD is conserving its assets.
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AMD is delivering a bunch of games for free to people who buy its graphics cards.
AMD says it gained market share in a part of the U.S. retail laptop chips market.
The bright spot: average microprocessor prices are up.
Advanced Micro Devices is announcing today that it has designed its standard server motherboard to be more modular and open under the AMD Open 3.0 platform.
That platform, previously code-named Roadrunner,” is a rethinking of the server motherboard to match …
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Devinder Kumar has been at AMD for 28 years and is the acting CFO.
AMD will double down on mobile graphics in the coming months, starting with new chips available Jan. 7.
Intel is chasing AMD in the microserver chip market. AMD says Intel is late, but Intel says the party is just starting.
Major semiconductor company Advanced Micro Devices has substantially sliced orders to chip manufacturer GlobalFoundries because it expects a “choppy demand environment” for PCs in 2013.
AMD says it is not pursuing a sale of the company or significant assets either.