AMD ANNOUNCES ESTIMATED SALES FOR SECOND QUARTER
SUNNYVALE, Calif. - July 6, 2006 - AMD (NYSE: AMD) today announced that sales for the second quarter ended July 2, 2006 are expected to be approximately $1.215 billion - a 52 percent increase compared to the second quarter of 2005 and a nine percent decline compared to the first quarter of 2006. The company's prior guidance for the second quarter anticipated overall sales to be flat to slightly down seasonally from the first quarter of 2006.
Record AMD OpteronTM processor sales were driven by continued strong demand for single-, dual- and multi-socket configurations for servers and workstations. Sales of entry-level and mainstream mobile and desktop processors were down.
AMD will report its second quarter 2006 results after market close on Thursday, July 20, 2006. AMD will hold a conference call on this day for the financial community at 2:30 p.m. U.S. PDT to discuss second quarter financial results. AMD will provide a real-time audio broadcast of the teleconference on the Investor Relations page of its Web site at www.amd.com. The webcast will be available for 10 days after the conference call.