Sunday, December 17, 2017
Search
  
Submit your own News for
inclusion in our Site.
Click here...
Breaking News
Samsung Galaxy A8, A8 Plus and LG K Series to Appear at CES
North Korea Behind attacks on Cryptocurrency Exchanges: report
BlackBerry Ends Support for Priv, Talks About the Future of BB10
Google to Shut Down Project Tango in March 2018
Facebook Admits Spending Time on Social Media is Bad for You
Facebook Will Start Putting Ads Before Videos
Samsung's Smart Speaker Coming Next Year
Internet Neutrality is Officially Dead
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 Rea...
Last 7 Days News : SU MO TU WE TH FR SA All News

Friday, October 28, 2011
AMD Reaches Q3 Targets Despite 32-nm Low Yields


AMD posted third quarter revenue of $1.69 billion on Thursday, showing a 7 percent sequential increase and 4 percent increase year-over-year.

AMD said it had net income of $97 million in the third quarter, with operating income at $138 million and earnings per share of $0.13. Gross margins were down one percentage point quarter-over-quarter to 45 percent, significantly lower than Intel?s 61 percent margins in the same quarter, mainly due to a lower than expected supply of higher-ASP and higher-margin 32-nm products.

Despite coming behind its much larger competitor, AMD reported a 60 percent sequential increase in mobile accelerated processor unit (APU) shipments in the last quarter, showing strong demand. AMD said APUs now made up around 90 percent of all its mobile processors shipped and approximately 60 percent of total client processors.

"Despite supply constraints, we saw double digit revenue and unit shipment growth in emerging markets like China and India as well as overall notebook share gains in retail at mainstream price points," said Rory Read, AMD's president and CEO.

Problems with Globalfoundries's 32-nm yield, ramp and manufacturing were blamed for limiting AMD?s supply of "Llano" APUs set for the mainstream notebook and desktop PC market.

AMD's graphics segment posted seasonally higher revenue than usual, up 10 percent sequentially and 4 percent year-over-year, with the firm noting that this came down to increased strength in the add-in board (AIB) market, strong demand for mobile discrete graphics at OEMs and an improved product mix.

"Improving our execution and improving our supply position has to be one of our top priorities, and we?re not out of the woods yet, but we?re making steady progress, day after day, week after week. We?re working to improve our yields. It's about building trust, building trust in execution. If we execute better, we'll increase that trust. I don't think we've irreversibly lost our customers' trust, but we have to build it back. We have to, as a company, deliver on our commitments," Read said.

Globalfoundries said it was continuing to work with AMD on Llano and other products based on its 32/28-nm high-k metal gate (HKMG) technology.


Previous
Next
Nintendo Wii U Coming Next Spring        All News        Windows 8 Task Manager Customized For Multi-core Systems
China First Supercomputer Uses Chinese CPUs     PC Parts News      HP to Keep PC Division

Get RSS feed Easy Print E-Mail this Message

Related News
New Radeon Software Adrenalin Edition Provides Amped-Up Connected Gaming
Microsoft's Project Olympus Hardware Design Powered by the AMD EPYC Processor Now Deployed in Azure
GPU Shipments in Q3: AMD Increased 8 percent, Nvidia Increased 30 Percent
New Servers Based on AMD EPYC and AMD Radeon Instinct Platforms Appear at SC17
Intel to Add AMD Radeon Graphics to New Laptop Processor
Zen Cores Meet With Vega GPU cores in New AMD Ryzen Mobile Processors
AMD Reports Rise in Quarterly Revenue
AMD Unveils the Embedded Radeon E9170 GPU Based on Polaris Architecture
AMD's Ryzen Threadripper CPUs Get NVMe RAID Support
AMD 'Pinnacle Ridge' Series of 12nm Ryzen Processors Coming Early 2018
AMD Zen 2 "Matisse" Architecture Coming in 2019: report
GPU Shipments Increased from Previous Quarter

Most Popular News
 
Home | News | All News | Reviews | Articles | Guides | Download | Expert Area | Forum | Site Info
Site best viewed at 1024x768+ - CDRINFO.COM 1998-2017 - All rights reserved -
Privacy policy - Contact Us .