Sunday, June 24, 2018
Search
  
Submit your own News for
inclusion in our Site.
Click here...
Breaking News
FCC to Seek for Flexible Use of C-band and 6GHz Airwaves
AMD Presents Modular Routing Design for Chiplet-based Systems
Software Business Continues to Work For BlackBerry
Apple Turns to the U.S. Patent Office to Invalidate Qualcomm Patents
Samsung Patents Bezel-less, Notch-free Smartphone Design
China is Home to Most Smartphone Vendors
VidCon 2018: Youtube Announces Memberships, Merchandise as Alternatives to Ads
Chatting With Google Assistant Gets More Natural
Active Discussions
Which of these DVD media are the best, most durable?
How to back up a PS2 DL game
Copy a protected DVD?
roxio issues with xp pro
Help make DVDInfoPro better with dvdinfomantis!!!
menu making
Optiarc AD-7260S review
cdrw trouble
 Home > News > PC Parts > AMD See...
Last 7 Days News : SU MO TU WE TH FR SA All News

Thursday, November 29, 2007
AMD Sees Chip Market Pricing Remaining Competitive


AMD sees pricing in the chip market remaining competitive, and aims to return to profitability soon, Chief Executive Hector Ruiz said on Thursday.

AMD, the No. 2 maker of computer processors, controls about a fifth of the market for the CPUs.

It has been locked in a price war with market leader Intel and has reported four straight quarters of net losses.

"The good news is that for consumers, prices keep going down," Ruiz told reporters after inaugurating a research and development facility in Bangalore, India's technology hub.

"The bad news is, we always have to figure out how to still do that and hopefully make money. It's a very competitive industry and I don't see pricing being anything but competitive in any segment in this industry," he said.

Last month, AMD posted a smaller-than-expected quarterly loss of $396 million on higher sales of microprocessors for notebook computers and signaled the brutal price war with larger rival Intel had abated.

Ruiz said AMD aimed to return to profitability soon.

AMD is a technical partner in Indian semiconductor consortium SemIndia, which plans to set up a chip-making facility with an investment of $3 billion over the next five years. Intel had initially shown interest in making chips in India, but pulled out due to delays in India releasing its guidelines.

Engineering staffs in Bangalore's engineering dacility are playing the lead role on "Shanghai," AMD?s first 45nm quad-core microprocessor, and are currently involved in design testing and optimization of the new chip. Prior to their efforts on "Shanghai," teams were responsible for delivering key intellectual property (IP) for the first Quad-Core AMD Opteron microprocessor, previously codenamed "Barcelona."


Previous
Next
Intel Upgrades Software Tools to Support Mac OS X Leopard        All News        Adobe to Run Yahoo Ads Inside PDF Documents
Intel Upgrades Software Tools to Support Mac OS X Leopard     PC Parts News      Nero Brings Tivo Services to PC

Get RSS feed Easy Print E-Mail this Message

Related News
AMD Presents Modular Routing Design for Chiplet-based Systems
Benchmarks With the 32-core AMD Threadripper Appear Online
AMD Updates 3rd Generation Embedded G-Series SoC J Family
Computex: AMD to Launch 32-core Threadripper 2 this Year, Vega 7nm in the Works
AMD Ryzen 3 2300X And Ryzen 5 2500X Processor Details Leaked
AMD Increased GPU Market Share in Q1
Enmotus FuzeDrive Performance Benchmarks
New AMD Ryzen PRO Processors featured in Dell Latitude, HP Elite, and Lenovo Think Designs
AMD to start Sampling 7nm Instinct GPUs This Year
AMD Zen CPU Architect Jim Keller Joins Intel
AMD's Revenue increased 40 Percent year-over-year
2nd Generation AMD Ryzen Desktop Processors Arrive to Offer Great Value

Most Popular News
 
Home | News | All News | Reviews | Articles | Guides | Download | Expert Area | Forum | Site Info
Site best viewed at 1024x768+ - CDRINFO.COM 1998-2018 - All rights reserved -
Privacy policy - Contact Us .