AMD Share price moved up 7 cents up 1.44% to $4.93. The increase in share price could be due to the launch of new series of AMD FX processors which challenges the performance of Intel Core i5/i7. The improvements can be seen from it’s multimedia encoding capabilities.

AMD FX-8150 is the flagship model AMD introduced on OCT 12 2011 and AMD will be holding a briefing in Taipei this afternoon too.

Will AMD be able to deliver the orders in time. The AMD LIano APU is still not readily available in most markets.

AMD (NYSE) closed at $4.93 (1.44%) 12 Oct 2011.