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Document and Entity Information - shares
3 Months Ended
Apr. 01, 2017
May 04, 2017
Document Information [Abstract]    
Document Type 10-Q  
Amendment Flag false  
Document Period End Date Apr. 01, 2017  
Document Fiscal Year Focus 2017  
Document Fiscal Period Focus Q1  
Trading Symbol AMD  
Entity Registrant Name ADVANCED MICRO DEVICES INC  
Entity Central Index Key 0000002488  
Current Fiscal Year End Date --12-30  
Entity Filer Category Large Accelerated Filer  
Entity Common Stock, Shares Outstanding   945,016,174