hacking towards release
We've endured two delays to get here, but Watch_Dogs is finally within release sights, and ahead of that event we go hands-on with the latest build. Read on for our full thoughts!
inquisitive minds
AusGamers managed to catch-up with BioWare's Cameron Lee, an Aussie expat who serves as a producer on Dragon Age: Inquisition. Check out our full interview!
oracle of ages
Batman: Arkham Knight is set to be Rocksteady's final in the Arkham series, so it's fitting that it's just so damn big. And Batmobiles. Nuff said. Click for more!
to the moon, athena
We caught up with 2K Australia and Randy Pitchford to discuss Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel and why Australia is making an impact on the moon. Click for more!
Post by Eorl @ 10:42am 23/01/14 | 3 Comments
Sony and Microsoft's latest console launches have seemingly helped boost AMD’s fourth-quarter financials, the firm has revealed in their latest report. The company arm responsible saw revenue of $865 million in the period as a result thanks to the AMD custom hardware inside the PlayStation 4 and Xbox One.

GI.biz reports (thanks VG247) that the quarter ending December 28, 2013, AMD's Graphical and Visual Solutions division saw an increase of $326 million in the same quarter last year. As noted previously, both the PlayStation 4 and Xbox One house custom AMD components, which together have sold over 7 million consoles worldwide since launching in November.

The arm’s operating income rose from $79 million to $121 million for the period, while full-year revenue comes in at $2.2 billion, which is up on the $1.42 billion earned in 2013. It isn't all sunshine and rainbows though as AMD’s Computer Solutions division did suffer a $7 million operating loss in Q4 on revenue of $722 million, with the department posting a full-year $22 million operating loss.

The combined divisions of AMD posted a Q4 revenue of $1.59 billion, a quite large 35 percent year-on-year increase, which equates to $89 million in net income. CEO Rory Read said of the figures, “Strong execution of our strategic transformation plan drove significant revenue growth and improved profitability in the fourth quarter. The continued ramp of our semi-custom SoCs and leadership graphics products resulted in a 38 percent revenue increase from the year ago quarter. Our focus in 2014 is to deliver revenue growth and profitability for the full year by leveraging our differentiated IP to drive success in our targeted new markets and core businesses.”












Latest Comments
maRtz
Posted 07:32pm 23/1/14
surprised sony and microsoft both used AMD, I thought the rivalry would have seen one of them go with nvidia.
Bah
Posted 08:21pm 23/1/14
They make their money from fanboys, not by being fanboys.
copuis
Posted 02:37am 24/1/14
surprised sony and microsoft both used AMD, I thought the rivalry would have seen one of them go with nvidia.



it's all about the money yo, AMD can provide X cores and Y speed cheaper than Nvidia
You must be logged in to post a comment. Log in now!
 
Log In
User:  
Pass:  

Advertise with Us | Download Media Kit | Privacy Policy | Contact Us
© Copyright 2001-2014 AusGamers™ Pty Ltd. ACN 093 772 242.
A Mammoth Media web development / Australian VPS Hosting by Mammoth Networks