Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. (AMD) is anAmerican multinational semiconductor company
that develops computer processors and related technologies for
business and consumer markets. AMD's main products includemicroprocessors, motherboard chipsets, embedded
processors and graphics processors for servers, workstations and
personal computers, and embedded systems applications.
AMD is thesecond-largestglobal supplier of microprocessors
based on the x86 architecture and also one of the largest suppliers
of graphics processing units.The Founder of AMD areJerry SandersandEdwin
The present CEO of
Advanced Micro Devices isRory
In 1968, Robert Noyceand GordonMoore were two unhappy engineers working for the Fairchild
Semiconductor Company who decided to quit and create their own company at a
time when many Fairchild employees were leaving to create start-ups.