AMD reaches profitability for the first time in years

By Jos
Jan 22, 2010
  1. AMD reached profitability for the first time in three years during the fourth quarter of 2009 -- and it's got Intel to thank for it. The company did benefit from a lift in the computer market, and a change in its business model, but mostly it was the massive $1.25 billion legal settlement in an antitrust battle against Intel which helped them achieve a $1.178 billion profit on revenue of $1.646 billion. In the same quarter last year, AMD lost $1.4 billion.

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  2. CodePhoeniX

    CodePhoeniX TS Rookie Posts: 36

    Wow AMD only got $427 form their graphics department.
    Thats like 1.5 5850's.
  3. Actually they got $427 million fron graphics.
  4. Vrmithrax

    Vrmithrax TechSpot Paladin Posts: 1,279   +233

    Oops, they missed a decimal point... I think it was supposed to be $4.27

    So that means somebody can go buy a Happy Meal!
  5. Jos

    Jos TechSpot Staff Topic Starter Posts: 2,436   +81

    Thanks Guest. That's $427 million from the graphics division.
  6. spikester48661

    spikester48661 TS Enthusiast Posts: 101

    427 million from graphics div. way to AMD. And I hope 2010 is good to you too. P.S. faster cpu will not hurt too.
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