Advanced Micro Devices is determined to get its pound of flesh on its second-source agreement with Intel on the iAPX-86 family, and has asked the court-appointed arbitrator in the dispute to impose $1,000m in punitive damages on the chipmaker for its failure to pass on masks for making the 80386 microprocessor. AMD wants either $1,000m in direct and consequential damages, or $100m and the masks. Intel counterclaims that AMD failed to contribute adequate support parts.
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