AMD News Today AMD News, Articles, and Videos AMD is a global semiconductor company that develops computer processors and related technologies for business and consumer markets. AMD is the second-largest supplier of microprocessors in the world, behind Intel. AMD products include microprocessors, graphics processing units (GPUs), embedded processors, and professional graphics. AMD has been in the news recently due to the launch of its new Ryzen 5000 Series of processors, which are designed to provide improved performance and power efficiency. The first Ryzen 5000 processor was the Ryzen 5 5600X, followed by the Ryzen 7 5800X. AMD also recently unveiled the Radeon RX 6000 series of graphics cards, which are designed to compete with Nvidia's RTX 30 series cards. AMD has also released its Ryzen Threadripper Pro series, which is aimed at the professional market.