Graphics Card Partners Losing Sleep over 28nm Manufacturing Woes

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newegg911

You need to put things into perspective. They are lucky the fabs are shrinking down the process so quickly. It used to be years before a die shrink, nowadays it's like every six months it seems like. So even if they are having short term problems, the long term more than makes up for it.

 

I think the market is sort of saturated right now anyway. Most people that already have GTX 400/500 series or Radeon 500/600 series probably are trying to get another couple of years with what they already have.

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praetor_alpha

Sure hope things get sorted out soon. I might be in the videocard market if my GTX 285 doesn't hold up well in Skyrim and ME3.

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Neel Chauhan

Why won't NVIDIA and AMD use someone else instead if TSMC has issues.

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haboh

Global foundaries which supply AMD with CPU chips is working on their 28nm and 22nm plant in NY and it's schedule to open in mid-2012. I don't know if they have another fab capable of 28nm chips? 

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