AMD reaches profitability for the first time in years

By Jos ยท 5 replies
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: 1,352   +293

    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: 3,073   +97

    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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