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Advanced Micro Devices

Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. (AMD) is an American multinational semiconductor company based in Santa Clara, California, that develops computer processors and related technologies for business and consumer markets.

AMD FX-8350 OC Record

The current world record for overclocking CPU frequency is 8.79 GHz and was achieved with an AMD FX-8350 (32nm) in 2014. 1)

AMD is mostly used by musicians

Musicians and producers who have collectively won 70 Grammy awards currently rely on AMD technology for their cutting-edge digital music production. 2)

Lisa Su

Su was appointed president and CEO of AMD in October 2014, after joining the company in 2012 and holding roles such as senior vice president of AMD's global business units and chief operating officer. Thanks to Lisa, AMD managed to avoid the brink of bankruptcy to a 1,300 percent stock gain in 2020.3)

ATI Technologies

In July 2006, ATI was acquired by AMD for $ 5.4 billion. Intel, anticipating the purchase of ATI by AMD and competing with the former, did not renew ATI's license to manufacture chipsets for its microprocessors. Since then, ATI has been known as AMD Radeon. 4)

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