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Headquarters Sunnyvale, CA
Size 5000+ Employees
Founded 1969
Type Company - Public (AMD)
Industry Manufacturing
Revenue $5 to $10 billion (CAD) per year

Advanced Micro Devices (AMD) made some advances in its battle against Intel but hasn't capitalized on those gains. AMD ranks #2 in PC and server microprocessors, far behind its archrival. Though Intel commands the world processor market, AMD has at times eroded that market share, thanks to the popularity of its Athlon and Opteron processor families. The company also makes embedded processors and other chips for communications, graphics, storage, networking, and other applications. Hewlett-Packard is its largest customer. AMD gets a majority of its sales from international... More

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Accepted Offer – Interviewed in Markham, ON Mar 2010 Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Interview Details All communications were through email; from sending in my resume, to setting up the interview. The only phone call I had was when the offer was made.
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National Top 50 Green Companies, Green Power Partnership, 2010
Barron's 500, Barron's, 2009
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