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12/6/07AMD to Hold Financial Analyst Day
SUNNYVALE, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Dec. 6, 2007--AMD (NYSE:AMD) today announced that it will hold its financial analyst meeting at approximately 8:30 a.m. ET (5:30 a.m. PT) on Thursday, December 13, 2007 in New York. AMD Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Hector Ruiz and members of AMD's management team will deliver key presentations regarding AMD's businesses. Forward-looking and other material information may be discussed during the presentations. The event will be webcast ... 
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11/26/07AMD Promotes Phil Rogers to Corporate Fellow
Graphics Expert to Continue Driving Software Development and Ecosystem Support for New Graphics and Computing Models SUNNYVALE, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov. 26, 2007--AMD (NYSE: AMD) announced the appointment of Phil Rogers to AMD Corporate Fellow. In this role, Rogers will continue developing advanced architectures and extend AMD's software capabilities. Rogers' emphasis on enhancing graphics processing unit (GPU) and central processing unit (CPU) interoperability th... 
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11/19/07AMD Introduces World's First Comprehensive, Cutting-Edge PC Platform
AMD Platform Codenamed "Spider" Extends AMD Leadership in HD Technology, Energy Efficiency and Scalable Performance; Introduces True Quad-Core Processing SUNNYVALE, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov. 19, 2007--Rewriting the rules for enthusiast computing, AMD (NYSE: AMD) today unveiled its new platform codenamed "Spider", with the first true quad-core processor supporting scalable graphics for The Ultimate Visual Experience(TM). The AMD Spider platform comb... 
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11/19/07New Enthusiast Products from AMD Command Strong Ecosystem Support
Industry-Leading Components Enable Exciting, Immersive, Personalized and Energy-Efficient Entertainment Experiences for Consumers SUNNYVALE, Calif., Nov 19, 2007 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- AMD (NYSE:AMD) demonstrated broad ecosystem support for several new components introduced today, including next-generation AMD Phenom(TM) quad-core processors, ATI Radeon(TM) HD 3800 series graphics processors with ATI CrossFireX(TM), and AMD 7-Series chipsets. These new advancements from AMD are backed by ind... 
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11/15/07AMD Unleashes Enthusiast Gaming Performance for the Masses with ATI Radeon(TM) HD 3800 Series
Incredible Performance Per Watt and Scalability with Never before Seen Price Points Put Enthusiast-Class Gaming in Reach of All Users SUNNYVALE, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov. 15, 2007--AMD (NYSE: AMD) today announced the introduction and immediate availability of the ATI Radeon(TM) HD 3800 Series of graphics processing units (GPU). As the world's first series of graphics processors to deliver Microsoft's DirectX(R) 10.1 support, 55nm process technology and tri and quad multi... 
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11/14/07AMD Delivers HDTV Experience for Mac(R)
ATI TV Wonder(TM) 650 Combo USB for Mac Offers Both Analog and HDTV Broadcast Reception SUNNYVALE, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov. 14, 2007--AMD (NYSE:AMD) today announced the new ATI TV Wonder(TM) 650 Combo USB for Mac(R) - a new HDTV experience for Mac users. ATI TV Wonder 650 Combo USB for Mac integrates two TV tuners to receive off-the-air ATSC/HDTV broadcasts as well as analog television programming. This new TV tuner solution joins AMD's six TV Wonder(TM... 
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11/12/07AMD Announces AMD Core Math Library (ACML) 4.0 with Enhanced Optimizations for Third-Generation AMD Opteron(TM) Processors
ACML 4.0 is Immediately Available for Download at AMD's Online Resource Center for Software Developers SUNNYVALE, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov. 12, 2007--AMD (NYSE: AMD) today announced significant updates to its AMD Core Math Library (ACML) designed to provide software developers with highly optimized, multi-threaded math routines used by scientific, engineering, business and consumer applications that require maximum performance. Designed for developers and mathe... 
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11/8/07AMD Delivers First Stream Processor with Double Precision Floating Point Technology
AMD Firestream 9170 and Supporting Software Development Kit Unlock Stream-Based Accelerated Computing SUNNYVALE, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov. 8, 2007--AMD (NYSE: AMD) today announced the AMD FireStream 9170 Stream Processor and an accompanying Software Development Kit (SDK) designed to harness the massive parallel processing power of the graphics processing unit (GPU). AMD leveraged its unique collective expertise in both GPUs and CPUs to deliver the first int... 
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11/6/07AMD Appoints Dirk Meyer to Board of Directors
SUNNYVALE, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov. 6, 2007--AMD (NYSE: AMD) today announced the appointment of AMD President and Chief Operating Officer Dirk Meyer to the board of directors. Meyer, who was promoted to his current role as President and COO in January 2006, continues to share leadership and management duties of AMD with Chairman of the Board and CEO Hector Ruiz. Meyer's election to the board took effect Nov. 1. "Dirk has been a tremendous asset to the Office of the CEO and ... 
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11/5/07AMD Powers Up AMD LIVE!(TM) Home Media Server Introducing Easy, Universal Control of a Home Network
Home Servers Based on AMD Technology and Microsoft Windows Home Server Software Now Available from HP and Medion SUNNYVALE, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov. 5, 2007--AMD (NYSE: AMD) today announced availability of home servers based on the AMD LIVE!(TM) Home Media Server solution. First to market is the HP MediaSmart Server, which is powered by AMD64 technology and Microsoft Windows Home Server software. This new category of home media servers offers consumers a simple way... 
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11/5/07AMD Highlights Optimized Integration between Quad-Core AMD Opteron(TM) Processors and Upcoming Microsoft Products
At Microsoft TechEd Developers Conference, AMD Demonstrates Commitment to Software Developers Through Quad-Core AMD Opteron Processors and Visual Studio 2008 Integration BARCELONA, Spain--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov. 5, 2007--AMD (NYSE: AMD) today announced it is demonstrating platforms based on Quad-Core AMD Opteron(TM) processors, including features designed to help Microsoft Windows application developers optimize their software applications through tools in upcom... 
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10/24/07AMD Puts Customer at Center of Chip Manufacturing in ISMI Opening Keynote Address
Dr. Douglas Grose, AMD Senior Vice President of Manufacturing, Technology Development and Supply Chain, Calls on Industry to Rethink Investment Priorities AUSTIN, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Oct. 24, 2007--AMD (NYSE:AMD) will present the morning keynote at the 4th International SEMATECH Manufacturing Initiative (ISMI) Symposium emphasizing the need for a smarter, industry-wide approach to semiconductor development, production and delivery that better meet... 
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10/19/07AMD Recommends Rejection of Below-Market ``Mini-Tender'' Offer from TRC Capital Corporation
SUNNYVALE, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Oct. 19, 2007--AMD (NYSE: AMD) today said it has been notified of a "mini-tender" offer by TRC Capital Corporation to purchase up to 5 million shares of the Company's common stock, which represents approximately .90 percent of its outstanding shares. AMD cautions its stockholders that TRC's unsolicited "mini-tender" offer of $13.25 per share was more than 5 percent below the $14.02 per share closing price of AMD stock on October 10, 2007, the day be... 
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10/18/07AMD Reports Third Quarter Results
- 18 Percent Sequential Revenue Increase Driven by Record Microprocessor Unit Shipments and Increased Graphics Segment Revenue - SUNNYVALE, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Oct. 18, 2007--AMD (NYSE:AMD) today reported third quarter 2007 revenue of $1.632 billion, an 18 percent increase compared to the second quarter of 2007 and a 23 percent improvement compared to the third quarter of 2006(1). In the third quarter, AMD reported an operating loss of $226 million, and a net loss of $396 m... 
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10/18/07Sunnyvale School District Announces AMD Contribution, Plans to Expand Vital Community Center
SUNNYVALE, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Oct. 18, 2007--The Sunnyvale School District today announced plans to use a $500,000 contribution from AMD (NYSE: AMD), a world-leading semiconductor manufacturer, to help upgrade and expand one of the city's most important and successful education recreation and social services facilities - the Columbia Neighborhood Center (CNC). The CNC provides access to a variety of health and social services, academic opportunities, afterschool and recrea... 
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10/15/07AMD Introduces New Tuner Products to Deliver Exceptional HDTV on PCs
Expands Industry's Premier Placeshifting TV-on-the-PC Portfolio With Addition of TV Wonder(TM) 650 Combo USB and TV Wonder(TM) 600 PCI/PCI Express SUNNYVALE, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Oct. 15, 2007--AMD (NYSE:AMD) is expanding its TV Wonder(TM) product lineup that enables HDTV(1) on the PC. Available through VisionTek at Best Buy stores across North America, ATI TV Wonder(TM) 650 Combo USB, TV Wonder(TM) 600 PCI and TV Wonder(TM) 600 PCI Express tr... 
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9/28/07AMD and SAPPHIRE to Showcase HD Gaming Innovation at the World Cyber Games
World Cyber Games Grand Final to exclusively feature Sapphire HD 2600 X2 DUAL, based on ATI Radeon(TM) HD 2600 graphics technology SUNNYVALE, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sept. 28, 2007--AMD (NYSE:AMD) today announced SAPPHIRE Technology, the official graphics supplier for the World Cyber Games (WCG) Grand Final, will exclusively supply graphics cards based on the ATI Radeon(TM) HD 2000 series from AMD for the competition. As the official WCG supplier of GPUs, AMD will co-host a dem... 
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9/19/07AMD Takes Another Step in Advancing the Low Power AMD Embedded Solutions Portfolio
Three New AMD Athlon(TM) 64 Processor Models Offer More Choice for Designers Developing Embedded Platforms Based on AMD64 Technology With Direct Connect Architecture BOSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sept. 19, 2007--At the Embedded Systems Conference this week, AMD (NYSE:AMD) announced the addition of three new low power AMD Athlon(TM) 64 processors to its embedded product lineup, giving embedded systems designers the benefits of AMD64 technology in a thermal envelo... 
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9/17/07AMD Adds Multi-Core Triple Threat to Desktop Roadmap
Offering Unique Performance and Value to Customers, AMD Phenom(TM) Triple-Core Processors to Complete a Broader Multi-Core Portfolio SUNNYVALE, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sept. 17, 2007--Delivering a multi-core triple threat, AMD (NYSE:AMD) today announced the addition of AMD Phenom(TM) triple-core processors to its desktop roadmap. AMD Phenom triple-core processors, expected to be the world's first PC processors to integrate three computational cores on a single die of silic... 
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9/17/07Market-Ready AMD Torrenza Solutions Push Accelerated Computing into Mainstream
AMD Direct Connect Architecture Fosters Innovation in Co-Processing and Acceleration Technology NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sept. 17, 2007--AMD (NYSE: AMD) today announced expanded industry support and customer adoption of AMD "Torrenza", the company's accelerated computing initiative designed to help technology partners deliver open, flexible and scalable silicon designs. Torrenza solutions significantly boost performance in compute-intensive applications designed... 
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9/17/07Freescale Licenses AMD Graphics Technology to Deliver Exceptional Mobile Visuals
AMD Graphics Technology Accelerates User Interfaces, Navigation and Mobile Internet for Freescale's Mobile Consumer Handheld Products SUNNYVALE, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sept. 17, 2007--AMD (NYSE:AMD) today announced it will license unique 2D and 3D graphics technology to Freescale Semiconductor, a global leader in mobile and multimedia platform solutions. Freescale will incorporate AMD's best-in-class, industry-standard OpenGL ES 2.0 and OpenVG 1.0 graphics core techno... 
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9/10/07Quad-Core AMD Opteron(TM) Processors to Play a Lead Role in Lucasfilm's Datacenter
AMD and Lucasfilm Share Vision for Breakthroughs in Energy-Efficient Digital Production of Movies, TV, and Interactive Gaming SAN FRANCISCO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sept. 10, 2007--At the launch of the new Quad Core AMD Opteron(TM) processor at Lucasfilm Ltd.'s Letterman Digital Arts Center (LDAC) today, AMD (NYSE:AMD) and Lucasfilm announced an expansion of the companies' relationship focused on building the world's most advanced and energy-efficien... 
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9/10/07AMD Introduces the World's Most Advanced x86 Processor, Designed for the Demanding Datacenter
Quad-Core AMD Opteron(TM) Processors Deliver Breakthrough Performance-Per-Watt SUNNYVALE, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sept. 10, 2007--AMD (NYSE: AMD) today introduced the Quad-Core AMD Opteron(TM) processor, the world's most advanced x86 processor ever designed and manufactured and the first native x86 quad-core microprocessor. Designed from inception for the most demanding datacenters, Quad-Core AMD Opteron processor-based servers from global OEMs and syst... 
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9/7/07AMD Details Strategic Open Source Graphics Driver Development Initiative
AMD Works with Novell to Accelerate Open Source Linux Driver Initiative Targeting Developers for ATI Radeon(TM) X1000 Series and ATI Radeon(TM) HD 2000 Series Graphics Processors SUNNYVALE, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sept. 7, 2007--AMD (NYSE: AMD) today announced a major strategic initiative to support the Open Source development community for ATI Radeon(TM) graphics processors. The week of September 10th, AMD plans to provide an open source information and developm... 
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9/5/07AMD Delivers Significant Graphics Performance and Compatibility Enhancements for Consumer Linux Users
ATI Radeon(TM) HD 2000 Series, Accelerated Indirect GLX Support and Increased Gaming Performance Highlight Most Significant Series of CAtalyst(TM) Software Enhancements Ever for Linux Users SUNNYVALE, Calif., Sep 05, 2007 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- AMD (NYSE: AMD) today announced plans to extend its leadership position in graphics software with major enhancements to performance and compatibility for ATI Radeon(TM) graphics for consumer Linux users. These improvements are planned for subsequent re... 
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8/30/07AMD to Boost Performance for Everyday Compute-Intense Multimedia, Security and High Performance Computing Applications through New Extensions to x86 Instruction Set
New Instruction Set "SSE5" Continues Tradition of AMD x86 Innovation, Including 3DNow!, AMD x86-64 Architecture, AMD Virtualization and Light-Weight Profiling Specification SUNNYVALE, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Aug. 30, 2007--AMD (NYSE:AMD) today announced further plans to innovate the x86 architecture by introducing SSE5, a new extension of the x86 instruction set that is designed to allow software developers to simplify code and achieve greater efficiency for the... 
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8/30/07AMD Highlights Hardware Feature Key to Managing Virtualized IT Infrastructures
-- "AMD-V(TM) Extended Migration," Embedded in Multiple Generations of AMD Opteron(TM) Processors, Enables Customers to Migrate Live Virtual Sessions among Servers without Interruption or Downtime -- SUNNYVALE, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Aug. 30, 2007--In a new white paper made available this week and at an industry address at KVM Forum 2007, AMD (NYSE: AMD) today disclosed details about "AMD-V(TM) Extended Migration," a feature dating back to... 
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8/20/07AMD Empowers Channel Partners with New Product and AMD Validated Solutions Program Offerings
-- More Platform Providers, Products and Services Added to Industry-Leading Program -- -- AMD Athlon(TM) 64 X2 Dual-Core Processor 6400+ Black Edition Offers Channel the Next Level of Desktop Performance -- SUNNYVALE, Calif., Aug 20, 2007 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Further demonstrating its ability to add value and enable differentiation for solution providers to compete, AMD (NYSE:AMD) today announced enhancements to AMD Validated Solutions (AVS) including single-socket server motherboards with ... 
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8/14/07Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. Closes $1.5 Billion Offering of 5.75% Convertible Senior Notes Due 2012
SUNNYVALE, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Aug. 14, 2007--Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. (NYSE:AMD) today announced the closing of its offering of $1.5 billion aggregate principal amount of 5.75% Convertible Senior Notes due 2012. The notes were privately offered to qualified institutional buyers pursuant to Rule 144A under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended. AMD received net proceeds from the offering of approximately $1.48 billion after deducting discounts, commissions and estimate... 
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8/9/07Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. Prices $1.5 Billion of 5.75% Convertible Senior Notes Due 2012
SUNNYVALE, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Aug. 9, 2007--Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. (NYSE:AMD) today announced the pricing of $1.5 billion aggregate principal amount of 5.75% Convertible Senior Notes due 2012 in a private placement to qualified institutional buyers pursuant to Rule 144A under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended. AMD granted to the initial purchaser a 30-day option to purchase up to $225 million aggregate principal amount of additional notes to cover over-allotments, if ... 
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8/9/07AMD Announces Broad Software Ecosystem Support for Industry's First x86 Native Quad-Core Solution
-- Windows, Linux, Solaris and VMware Environments Are Optimizing to Take Advantage of AMD's Native Quad-Core "Barcelona" Processors -- SUNNYVALE, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Aug. 9, 2007--AMD (NYSE:AMD) today announced that leading x86 operating system (OS) and virtual infrastructure (VI) vendors are embracing support for AMD's native Quad-Core AMD Opteron(TM) processor, code-named "Barcelona." Microsoft, Novell, Red Hat, Sun Microsystems and VMware are optimizing their operati... 
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8/8/07Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. to Offer $1.5 Billion of Convertible Senior Notes
SUNNYVALE, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Aug. 8, 2007--Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. (NYSE:AMD) today announced its intention to offer, subject to market and other conditions, $1.5 billion aggregate principal amount of convertible senior notes in a private offering to qualified institutional buyers pursuant to Rule 144A under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended. AMD expects to grant to the initial purchaser a 30-day option to purchase up to $225 million aggregate principal amount of addi... 
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8/8/07AMD Validated Server Platforms Now Certified for SUSE Linux Enterprise Server from Novell
AMD Expands Validated Server Program; Empowers Solution Providers with Increased Platform Choice and New Opportunities to Engage Customers SUNNYVALE, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Aug. 8, 2007--At LinuxWorld San Francisco this week, AMD (NYSE: AMD) announced the availability of AMD Validated Server platforms certified for SUSE Linux Enterprise Server from Novell, further confirming AMD's commitment to the channel by offering solution providers t... 
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8/6/07AMD Unveils Innovation-Packed Series of ATI FireGL(TM) Workstation Graphics Accelerators
Industry's First 2GB Frame Buffer, Exclusive AutoDetect Software, and Unified Shader Architecture Deliver More Than 300% Increase in 3D Performance SAN DIEGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Aug. 6, 2007--At SIGGRAPH 2007 today, AMD (NYSE:AMD) announced five new high-performance ATI FireGL(TM) workstation graphics accelerators for CAD, DCC and medical imaging professionals. The ATI FireGL V8650, FireGL V8600, FireGL V7600, FireGL V5600, and FireGL V3600 graphic... 
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8/2/07New Economic Study Finds Intel Extracted Monopoly Profits of $60 Billion Since 1996
Also Finds Consumers and Computer Manufacturers Could Gain Over $80 Billion from Full Competition in Microprocessor Market SUNNYVALE, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Aug. 2, 2007--A new economic study issued today by Dr. Michael A. Williams, Director, ERS Group, found that Intel has extracted monopoly profits from microprocessor sales of more than $60 billion in the period 1996-2006. Dr. Williams' analysis explains why pro-competitive justifications for Intel's monopoly profits... 
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7/27/07AMD Returns to the Crossroads With Eric Clapton
-- Rhino Entertainment Brings AMD Opteron(TM) Processors Back to Record Eric Clapton's Crossroads Guitar Festival 2007; Expect to Mix and Master on 'Barcelona' Workstations -- CHICAGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--July 27, 2007--AMD (NYSE:AMD) announced today that it will again chronicle Eric Clapton's Crossroads Guitar Festival this year as it did in 2004, this time using multi-core AMD Opteron(TM) processor-based digital audio workstations (DAWs) and adding notebook PCs ... 
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7/25/07AMD Unveils Forward-Looking Technology Innovation to Extend Memory Footprint for Server Computing
-- Latest Customer-Centric Innovation From AMD to Improve Performance Burgeoning Technologies Like Virtualization and Multi-Core Computing -- SUNNYVALE, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--July 25, 2007--Responding to customer and industry demand for increasingly improved system memory capabilities and choice, AMD (NYSE:AMD) today announced it collaborated with leading integrated circuit (IC) companies to develop the Socket G3 Memory Extender (G3MX) technology,... 
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7/23/07AMD to Hold Technology Analyst Day
SUNNYVALE, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--July 23, 2007--AMD (NYSE:AMD) today announced that it will hold its technology analyst meeting at approximately 8:30 a.m. PT (11:30 a.m. ET) on Thursday, July 26, 2007 at AMD Headquarters in Sunnyvale, CA. AMD Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Hector Ruiz and members of AMD's management team will deliver key presentations regarding AMD's businesses. The event will be webcast live and can be accessed at http://phx.corporate-ir.net/phoenix.zh... 
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7/19/07AMD Reports Second Quarter Results
- Microprocessor Unit Shipments Increase 22% Year-Over-Year and 38% Sequentially - SUNNYVALE, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--July 19, 2007--AMD (NYSE:AMD) today reported financial results for the quarter ended June 30, 2007(1). AMD reported second quarter 2007 revenue of $1.378 billion, an operating loss of $457 million, and a net loss of $600 million, or $1.09 per share. These results include an impact of $130 million, or $0.24 per share, from ATI acquisition-... 
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7/9/07AMD To Webcast Special Meeting Of Stockholders
SUNNYVALE, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--July 9, 2007--AMD (NYSE:AMD) will hold a special Meeting of Stockholders at 9:00 a.m. CDT (10:00 a.m. EDT) on Monday, July 16, 2007 at The Hilton Austin Airport Hotel in Austin, Texas. A real-time audio webcast of the meeting will be available at http://phx.corporate-ir.net/phoenix.zhtml?p=irol-eventDetails&c= 74093&eventID=1572621 (Due to its length, this URL may need to be copied/pasted into your Internet browser's address field. Rem... 
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6/5/07AMD LIVE!(TM) Home Cinema Brings Home Stunning Digital Entertainment
AMD-Powered Hangar18 HD Entertainment Center from Alienware Delivers Immersive Theater Experience to the Living Room SUNNYVALE, Calif., Jun 05, 2007 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- AMD (NYSE: AMD) today announced availability of the AMD LIVE!(TM) Home Cinema, a state-of-the-art home entertainment system with built-in audio amplification that leverages the performance of a PC. The AMD LIVE! Home Cinema helps simplify digital entertainment by consolidating audio visual (AV) devices, digital media files... 
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6/5/07AMD Validated Server Program Partners Unveil First Platforms Demonstrating Upcoming Quad-Core AMD Opteron(TM) Processors at Computex Taipei
AMD 'Barcelona' Codenamed Processors Showcased on Server Platforms from Supermicro, TYAN and Uniwide TAIPEI, Taiwan, Jun 05, 2007 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- AMD (NYSE: AMD) today announced three leading vendors attending Computex Taipei are unveiling their server platforms demonstrating the industry's first native x86 quad-core solution, Quad-Core AMD Opteron(TM) processors (codenamed "Barcelona"). "Barcelona" processors are expected to deliver up to 50 to 80 percent performance and performance... 
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6/5/07AMD Empowers PC Industry to Deliver Innovative Small Form Factor Solutions With DTX and New Energy-Efficient Processors
Open Standards Approach Enables Aesthetically-Pleasing Platform Solutions That Combine Leading-Edge Performance With Reduced Power Consumption TAIPEI, Taiwan--(BUSINESS WIRE)--June 5, 2007--Further advancing the availability of energy-efficient platforms, at Computex today, AMD (NYSE:AMD) announced the finalization of the DTX specification, an open standard initiated by AMD to enable the development of small form factor PCs. AMD also introduced ... 
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5/30/07Fanless Embedded Designs Can Now Take Advantage of AMD64 Technology with the Introduction of the AMD Sempron(TM) 2100+ Processor
Additionally, the AMD Geode(TM) LX 800 @ 0.9W Processor Now Supports Extended Temperature Applications SUNNYVALE, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May 30, 2007--AMD (NYSE:AMD) today announced an expansion of its Embedded Solutions offerings to include the new AMD Sempron(TM) Processor Model 2100+ and the AMD Geode(TM) LX 800 @ 0.9W Processor, which can now support designs to be deployed in harsh temperature environments. The addition of these new features in AMD's broad embedded product... 
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5/30/07AMD Appoints Frank Clegg, Corporate Chairman and Director of Navantis, Inc., to Board of Directors
SUNNYVALE, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May 30, 2007--AMD (NYSE:AMD) today announced the appointment of Frank Clegg, corporate director and chairman of Navantis Inc. and former president of Microsoft Canada, to its board of directors. Mr. Clegg was elected by AMD's board of directors effective May 24, 2007. "We are honored to add Frank Clegg to the talented group of world-class directors who serve on AMD's Board," said Hector Ruiz, AMD chairman and CEO. "His breadth and depth of exp... 
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5/29/07Toshiba Taps AMD Platform for New Notebooks
-- Significant Win Expands AMD's Footprint in Fast-Growing Mobile Market -- SUNNYVALE, Calif., May 29, 2007 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- AMD (NYSE:AMD) today announced that Toshiba will launch three Satellite(R) notebook PCs based on an AMD mobile platform. Combining advanced mobile processor performance with outstanding graphics, Toshiba will offer systems in the popular Satellite product line based on AMD Turion(TM) 64 X2 dual-core mobile technology and the AMD M690 Series Chipset. Toshiba, one... 
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5/3/07AMD to Present at UBS 2007 Leveraged Finance Conference
SUNNYVALE, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May 3, 2007--AMD (NYSE:AMD) today announced that AMD Chief Financial Officer Robert J. Rivet will present at the UBS 2007 Leveraged Finance Conference at 8:00 a.m. PT (11:00 a.m. ET) on Wednesday, May 9, 2007 in Las Vegas. A real-time audio webcast of the presentation will be available at www.amd.com/InvestorRelations. A replay of the webcast will also be available for 10 days after the event. About AMD Advanced Micro Devices (NYS... 
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4/27/07Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. Closes $2.2 Billion Offering of Convertible Senior Notes
SUNNYVALE, Calif--(BUSINESS WIRE)--April 27, 2007--Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. (NYSE:AMD) today announced the closing of its offering of $2.2 billion aggregate principal amount of 6.00% Convertible Senior Notes due 2015, including $200 million of notes that were issued in connection with the exercise in full of the initial purchasers' over-allotment option. The notes were privately offered to qualified institutional buyers pursuant to Rule 144A under the Securities Act of 1933, as am... 
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4/24/07Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. Prices $2 Billion of 6.00% Convertible Senior Notes Due 2015
SUNNYVALE, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--April 24, 2007--Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. (NYSE:AMD) today announced the pricing of $2 billion aggregate principal amount of 6.00% Convertible Senior Notes due 2015 in a private placement to qualified institutional buyers pursuant to Rule 144A under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended. AMD granted to the initial purchasers a 30-day option to purchase up to $200 million aggregate principal amount of additional notes to cover over-allotments. ... 
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4/23/07Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. to Offer $1.8 Billion of Convertible Senior Notes
SUNNYVALE, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--April 23, 2007--Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. (NYSE:AMD) today announced its intention to offer, subject to market and other conditions, $1.8 billion aggregate principal amount of Convertible Senior Notes in a private offering to qualified institutional buyers pursuant to Rule 144A under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended. Under certain circumstances, the notes are convertible into cash up to the principal amount and into shares of AMD's common s... 
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4/19/07AMD Reports First Quarter Results
SUNNYVALE, Calif., Apr 19, 2007 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- AMD (NYSE: AMD) today reported financial results for the quarter ended March 31, 2007(1). AMD reported first quarter 2007 revenue of $1.233 billion, an operating loss of $504 million, and a net loss of $611 million, or $1.11 per share. These results include ATI acquisition-related and integration charges of $113 million, or $0.21 per share, and employee stock-based compensation expense of $28 million, or $0.05 per share. In the fourth quar... 
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4/9/07AMD Updates First Quarter Outlook
SUNNYVALE, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--April 9, 2007--AMD (NYSE:AMD) today announced it expects to report revenue of approximately $1.225 billion in the quarter ending March 31, 2007. Revenues declined sharply quarter-over-quarter for the Computing Solutions segment, primarily due to lower overall average selling prices and significantly lower unit sales, especially in the resale channel. AMD plans to restructure its business model to increase operational efficiencies and lower its... 
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3/28/07New AMD Platform Advances the Windows Vista(TM) Premium Experience for Mobile Computing
Notebooks Featuring New AMD M690 Chipset Deliver Greater Value to Businesses and Consumers With Improved Battery Life and Exceptional Graphics Performance SUNNYVALE, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--March 28, 2007--AMD (NYSE:AMD) today announced the availability of the AMD M690 chipset. Together with AMD Turion(TM) 64 X2 dual-core mobile technology, the new AMD M690 motherboard GPU technology further advances the mobile computing experience. The new platform... 
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3/15/07PC Industry Rallying Behind DTX Specification to Enable Small Form Factor Adoption
Open Standard Allows OEMs and ODMs to Innovate and Develop Smaller, Quieter and More-Efficient Desktop Systems HANNOVER, Germany, Mar 15, 2007 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Further demonstrating its commitment to lead the world to energy-efficient computing, AMD (NYSE:AMD) today announced strong ecosystem support for DTX, the open standard specification driven by AMD to enable the broad development of small form factor (SFF) PCs. DTX has been developed to empower industry stakeholders to deliver i... 
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3/14/07Digital Entertainment Experiences Made Simpler With New AMD LIVE!(TM) Ready Program
Active TV Solutions Enable Internet Video on Your TV, Courtesy of Your PC HANNOVER, Germany--(BUSINESS WIRE)--March 14, 2007--In partnership with entertainment technology leaders, AMD (NYSE:AMD) today announced the AMD LIVE!(TM) Ready program, an ecosystem branding initiative designed to provide consumers with greater choice and simplicity for seamless enjoyment of their personal photos, videos and music, as well as popular videos from the Interne... 
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2/28/07AMD to Present at Morgan Stanley Technology Conference
SUNNYVALE, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Feb. 28, 2007--AMD (NYSE:AMD) today announced that AMD Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer Hector de J. Ruiz will present at the Morgan Stanley Technology Conference at 10:30 a.m. PT (1:30 p.m. ET) on Monday, March 5, 2007 in San Francisco. Forward-looking and other material information may be discussed during the presentation. A real-time audio webcast of the presentation will be available at http://www.corporate-ir.net/ireye/co... 
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2/16/07AMD Opens Developer Pavilion to Promote Collaboration and Innovation in Second Life and Beyond
Contestants Face Off to Win an AMD-Powered Dell Dimension System SUNNYVALE, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Feb. 16, 2007--AMD (NYSE:AMD) today opened the AMD Dev Central Pavilion on AMD Dev Central Island located within the Second Life (SL) metaverse, to extend its Developer Outreach program into a virtual space for meetings, lectures, training courses and networking opportunities for developers. To celebrate the launch of the pavilion, AMD will host a three-month treasure hunt contes... 
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2/14/07AMD Recognized Among Leading Corporate Citizens
AMD Included on CRO Magazine's Corporate Responsibility List and the Global 100 SUNNYVALE, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Feb. 14, 2007--AMD (NYSE:AMD) today announced its No. 2 ranking on the "100 Best Corporate Citizens" list for 2007 by CRO magazine. The "100 Best Corporate Citizens" list identifies companies that excel at combining strong financial performance with responsible practices on environmental and social issues. This is the second consecutive ... 
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2/14/07AMD Promotes Raj N. Master to Corporate Fellow
Veteran of AMD's Manufacturing and Technology Organization Receives Highest Level of Technical Recognition SUNNYVALE, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Feb. 14, 2007--AMD (NYSE:AMD) today announced the promotion of Raj N. Master to Corporate Fellow. In this role Master will focus on driving continued excellence in the performance and cost effectiveness of AMD's chip packaging technologies. Packaging is the final step in the semiconductor manufacturing process where a wafer is... 
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2/13/07AMD to License Graphics Technology Optimized for Handheld Devices
-- New Initiative Aims to Enable the Ultimate Visual Experience for Hundreds of Millions of Handheld Devices -- SUNNYVALE, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Feb. 13, 2007--AMD (NYSE:AMD) today announced a new business focused on developing and licensing leading-edge graphics core technologies to semiconductor manufacturers throughout the handheld industry. This move is a part of the AMD commitment to enable The Ultimate Visual Experience(TM) across all devices from handhelds to... 
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2/12/07AMD Ushers in Breathtaking Multimedia for Mobile Devices With Next-Generation AMD Imageon(TM) Media Processors
New AMD Technology Enables Handheld Manufacturers to Captivate Consumers With Remarkable Video, Audio and Imaging SUNNYVALE, Calif., Feb 12, 2007 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- AMD (NYSE:AMD) today introduced the AMD Imageon(TM) 2298, 2294 and 2192 media processors, offering ultra-fast, high-resolution image processing, DVD-quality video and high-definition audio for compelling mobile multimedia experiences. These new processors further enhance the industry-leading AMD Imageon family of discrete med... 
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1/25/07AMD Announces Strategic Partnership with TCL Computer, Fourth Largest PC Provider in China
TCL Computer to sell AMD processor-based commercial notebooks and desktop PCs; China's top seven computer manufacturers now offering AMD solutions BEIJING--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan. 25, 2007--AMD (NYSE: AMD) today announced that TCL Computer Tech. Co. Ltd., one of China's fastest-growing PC manufacturers, will offer customers a range of commercial notebooks and desktops based on high-performing, energy-efficient AMD64 processors. AMD Athlon(TM) 64 X2 d... 
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1/23/07AMD Reports Fourth Quarter and Annual Results
- Fourth Quarter Microprocessor Unit Shipments Set New Record, Increasing 26 Percent Year-Over-Year and 19 Percent Sequentially - - Fourth Quarter Mobile Processor Revenue Increased 85 Percent Year-Over-Year and 41 Percent Sequentially - SUNNYVALE, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan. 23, 2007--AMD (NYSE:AMD) today reported financial results for the quarter ended December 31, 2006. As a result of AMD's acquisition of ATI, fourth quarter financial results include ... 
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1/11/07AMD Updates Fourth Quarter Outlook
SUNNYVALE, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan. 11, 2007--AMD (NYSE:AMD) today announced revenue, excluding ATI-related segments, for the fourth quarter ended December 31, 2006 is expected to increase approximately three percent from the $1.33 billion reported in the third quarter of 2006. Fourth quarter operating income, excluding ATI-related segments and acquisition-related charges, is expected to be positive but substantially lower than in the third quarter. The fourth quarter gross margi... 
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1/10/07AMD Announces Development of DTX Open Standard to Help Enable Broad Adoption of Small Form Factor PCs
Specification Is Intended to Help OEMs and ODMs Innovate and Deliver Smaller, Quieter, Desktop-Friendly PCs SUNNYVALE, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan. 10, 2007--AMD (NYSE: AMD) today announced development of DTX, an open standard specification designed by AMD to enable the broad adoption of small form factor PCs. The DTX standard will be designed to empower OEMs, ODMs, and component vendors to deliver innovative solutions to market that are smaller, quieter, and desktop-friendly, ... 
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