Document and Entity Information
9 Months Ended
Jul. 31, 2011
Sep. 01, 2011
Document and Entity Information [Abstract]    
Entity Registrant Name Avago Technologies LTD  
Entity Central Index Key 0001441634  
Document Type 10-Q  
Document Period End Date Jul. 31, 2011  
Amendment Flag false  
Document Fiscal Year Focus 2011  
Document Fiscal Period Focus Q3  
Current Fiscal Year End Date --10-30  
Entity Well-known Seasoned Issuer Yes  
Entity Voluntary Filers No  
Entity Current Reporting Status Yes  
Entity Filer Category Large Accelerated Filer  
Entity Common Stock, Shares Outstanding   245,485,617