Advanced Micro Devices facts for kids
Headquarters at Santa Clara in 2020
|Founded||May 1, 1969|
|Products||Central processing units
Graphics processing unit
Network interface controllers
Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. (AMD) is a large American company from Sunnyvale, California that makes computer hardware. It makes many different computer parts, but it is most famous for its central processing units (CPUs). Another important product are motherboard chipsets. It started as a company that made products for Intel, another large hardware company. Today, AMD's current line of CPUs is known as Ryzen. Ryzen CPUs have between 2 and 32 cores and can achieve speeds above 4 Gigahertz (or GHz). In 2006 they bought ATI Technologies.
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AMD's former headquarters in Sunnyvale, California
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