Report: Apple in 'advanced discussions' to adopt AMD chips

Apple is in "advanced discussions" with AMD to adopt its microprocessors for some of the company's forthcoming products, according to a report.

Apple is in "advanced discussions" with AMD to adopt its microprocessors for some of the company's forthcoming products, according to a report.

If true, it could be a surprising turn of events for the company, which has used Intel chips exclusively in its Mac computers for the last four years.

AppleInsider reports: "Representatives for the Sunnyvale, Calif.-based AMD have recently been seen on Apple's Commuter Coach buses, and executives for the chipmaker have been spotted on their way out of meetings with members of Apple's top brass, according to people familiar with the matter.

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