Nov. 28, 2000--AMD today announced a three-year agreement with Siemens Automotive AG, a global leader in electrical and electronics systems, to supply them with AMD's most advanced Flash memory devices. Under the contract, AMD will provide Siemens with devices intended to meet the increasing demand for Flash memory within Siemens' automotive segment.

"We are delighted to have the opportunity to support a leading automotive systems manufacturer such as Siemens," said Walid Maghribi, group vice president of AMD's Memory Group. "AMD is committed to the automotive market and offers a full spectrum of the most reliable Flash memory devices in the industry that include features such as burst mode, extended temperature range, and Known Good Die (KGD). Additionally, all AMD Flash memory devices produced at FASL are QS9000 qualified."

"We selected AMD as our Flash memory supplier because they are the only ones able to meet the tremendous demands of our extreme operating conditions," says Bernd Bremicker, Siemens senior vice president of purchasing. "Siemens Automotive is pioneering solutions for engine management and driver information systems where the highest levels of reliability are critical."

About AMD Flash Memory Devices

AMD technology is employed by the world's largest producer of flash memory devices, Fujitsu AMD Semiconductor Ltd. (FASL). AMD flash memory products encompass a broad spectrum of densities and features to support a wide range of markets. AMD offers many flash memory products, such as the award-winning Simultaneous Read-Write (SRW) product family; Super Low Voltage 1.8V flash memory devices; and Burst- and Page-Mode devices. AMD developed the robust Known Good Die (KGD) program and the patented negative gate erase technology, and refined the industry-standard Fine-pitch Ball Grid Array (FBGA).

All AMD flash memory devices are guaranteed for a minimum of one million write cycles per sector and 20 years' data retention, making them the most reliable non-volatile memory devices in the industry.

About AMD

AMD is a global supplier of integrated circuits for the personal and networked computer and communications markets. AMD produces microprocessors, flash memory devices, and integrated circuits for communications and networking applications. Founded in 1969 and based in Sunnyvale, California, AMD had revenues of $2.9 billion in 1999. (NYSE: AMD).