Graphics Chip Market Shows Signs of Growth

NEW YORK, NY -- (MARKET WIRE) -- May 02, 2011 -- The graphics chip market is attempting to recover from a disappointing second half of 2010. There is optimism that the market could be ready to turn a corner this summer as PC sales pick up and exciting new products enter the market. The Bedford Report examines the outlook for companies in the Semiconductor Industry and provides research reports on NVIDIA Corporation (NASDAQ: NVDA) and Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. (NYSE: AMD). Access to the full company reports can be found at:

Advanced Micro Devices said first-quarter earnings almost doubled to $510 million, or 68 cents per share, compared to $257 million, or 35 cents per share, in the same quarter last year. Revenue was up roughly two percent year-on-year, to $1.61 billion.

AMD's revenues benefited from the ramp-up of "Brazos" chips, with management claiming that the chips made up roughly half of notebook shipments for the quarter.

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Last week Nvidia confirmed that it is licensing its Scalable Link Interface (SLI) technology to motherboard manufacturers for use with upcoming Advanced Micro Devices (AMD) CPUs. Tom Peterson, director of technical marketing for Nvidia's Gforce business, says the move is in direct response to requests from gamers that have been asking for AMD chips for their gameplay.

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