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Old March 14, 2012, 05:56 AM
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TSMC did hit what's called a "show stopper" problem in manufacturing. I can't discuss it more than that.

However, AMD will be hurt just as much as NVIDIA, or more. Now that Kepler production has ramped up, the lion's share of TSMC's 28nm HP production has shifted away from AMD's parts since NVIDIA has reserved far more production capacity than their competitor. That's why AMD's HD 7970 and HD 7950 suddenly became VERY hard to find a few weeks ago and will likely remain in short supply for the foreseeable future, even before the ramp-down affected channel availability.
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