Thursday, November 26, 2015
Submit your own News for
inclusion in our Site.
Click here...
Breaking News
German ISPs May Block Music-sharing Sites: court
Study Says HTTPS Certificate and SSH Key Reuse Endangers Millions of Devices Worldwide
SK Hynix Rejects Chinese Take-over Offer
New Huawei Mate 8 Smartphone Launched With Kirin 950 Inside
Samsung's New DDR4 with TSV Gives a Boost To Data Centers and Servers
New Raspberry Pi Zero Is A $5 Tiny Computer
Panasonic's CX Ultra HD Smart TVs Bring 4K Closer To Home
New LG Ray Smartphone Focuses On Photo Shooting
Active Discussions
roxio issues with xp pro
How to back up a PS2 DL game
Copy a protected DVD?
How to burn a backup copy of The Frozen Throne
Help make DVDInfoPro better with dvdinfomantis!!!
Copied dvd's say blank in computer only
menu making
Optiarc AD-7260S review
 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."

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 Ends Driver Support For Radeon HD 5000 and 6000 series
New AMD Radeon Software Crimson Edition Available For Download
AMD Radeon R9 380X Released
AMD Offers Free Star Wars Battlefront With Radeon Fury Cards
AMD Gained Market Share Over Nvidia In Q3
AMD Replaces Catalyst With New Radeon Software Hub Crimson
AMD's 'Arctic Islands' GPUs On Track For 2016 Release
AMD Releases New Embedded R-Series Processors
AMD To Form Joint Venture With Nantong Fujitsu Microelectronics On Semiconductor Assembly and Test Operations
AMD FirePro Graphics Powers New Dell Precision Mobile Workstations
AMD To Cut 5 Percent of Its Workforce
AMD Introduces PRO A-Series Processors

Most Popular News
Home | News | All News | Reviews | Articles | Guides | Download | Expert Area | Forum | Site Info
Site best viewed at 1024x768+ - CDRINFO.COM 1998-2015 - All rights reserved -
Privacy policy - Contact Us .