AMD licenses Rambus tech
AMD has signed a patent license agreement with Rambus covering several memory and interface technologies over the next five years.
LOS ALTOS, California, United States - 1/3/2006 Rambus Inc. (Nasdaq:RMBS), one of the world’s premier technology licensing companies today announced the signing of a five-year patent license agreement with Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. (NYSE:AMD) which grants AMD a license to Rambus patents. The license includes Rambus patents used in the design of DDR2, DDR3, FB-DIMM, PCI Express* and XDR™ controllers as well as other current and future high-speed memory and logic controller interfaces.
The deal is worth $75 million, although additional details have not been released.