On Thursday, 9th June 2022, the chief executive officer, Lisa Su of Advanced Micro Devices, pinpoints the slow down of personal computers (PC) this year. She says that there was a rise in the sales of the PC market in the last two years.
Advanced Micro Devices (AMD) is a semiconductor company; that develops computer processors and related technologies for the consumer market and business. At the company’s analyst day, Su said the downtime is natural after such hype. However, she prefers the hype market in which adaptive computing was great!
Canalys is a research firm. Last week in a public appearance, they said that the demand for educational and consumer personal computers (PC) has slowed down. This market situation is due to inflation and market saturation. They reported that they went through a third consecutive quarter of decline in PC shipments.
Along with this, AMD’s chief executive officer also claims that they are seeing a high rise in demand for cloud computing and data center chips. These data center chips are used mostly in artificial intelligence applications around the world.
Advanced Micro Devices (AMD) expects a gross margin of 57% in the coming year. Moreover, they are expecting an operating margin in the range of 30%. Furthermore, in the first quarter of this year, AMD reported a gross margin of 48% and an operating margin of 16%.
Recently, AMD records a quarterly revenue of about $5.3 million. Also, they reported a non-GAAP gross margin of 51% and a non-GAAP operating margin of 30%.
In may, AMD also announced the news about the partnership with Facebook and meta platforms. Together they are developing mobile internet infrastructure. This program will decrease the base station cost so that broadband is more accessible to everyone around the world.