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Document and Entity Information - shares
6 Months Ended
Jul. 01, 2017
Jul. 28, 2017
Document And Entity Information [Abstract]    
Document Type 10-Q  
Amendment Flag false  
Document Period End Date Jul. 01, 2017  
Document Fiscal Year Focus 2017  
Document Fiscal Period Focus Q2  
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   946,779,039