Comparing GPU Manufacturers
- Founders: Jen-Hsun Huang, Chris Malachowsky, Curtis Priem
- Founded: April 1993
- Revenue: $5.01 billion (2015)
Nvidia Corporation is an American technology company based in Santa Clara, California. Nvidia designs graphics processing units (GPUs) for the gaming market, as well as system on a chip units (SOCs) for the mobile computing and automotive market. Nvidia's primary GPU product line, labeled "GeForce", is in direct competition with Advanced Micro Devices' (AMD) "Radeon" products.
Since 2014, Nvidia has shifted to become a platform company focused on four markets — Gaming, Professional Visualization, Data Centers and Auto.
The name of the company comes from Invidia in Roman mythology who corresponds to Nemesis.
- Founder: Jerry Sanders
- Founded: May 1969
- Revenue: $1.307 billion (2016)
Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. (AMD) is an American multinational semiconductor company based in Sunnyvale, California, United States, that develops computer processors and related technologies for business and consumer markets. AMD's main products include microprocessors, motherboard chipsets, embedded processors and graphics processors for servers, workstations and personal computers, and embedded systems applications.
AMD is the second-largest supplier and only significant rival to Intel in the market for x86-based microprocessors.