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Sit down before you read this one, we will wait for a second while you do. OK, now, where to begin other than the obvious, TSMC shut down 28nm production about three weeks ago.

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NOOOO, we need new GPU's......
    
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NOOOO, we need new GPU's......

LOL, I love how Charlie tries spinning things...
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Originally Posted by Charlie FUD-curate 
Ivy Bridge is launching soon, and if GPUs aren’t ready, things get ugly in a hurry. Given Nvidia’s uncharacteristic whining during the last conference call, you now understand what they were prepping the analyst community for. SemiAccurate still believes that Nvidia is the only company seeing 28nm ‘yield problems’ and the real problem has it’s roots in Santa Clara.

Pretty humorous... guess he's back to his normal nvidia-bashing roots.
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I take that we should not expect price drop on AMD 7xxx series anytime too soon then if this is true.
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I take that we should not expect price drop on AMD 7xxx series anytime too soon then if this is true.

I hope you are wrong!
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By the way, since when is "FUD-curate Charlie" filed under Hardware News rather than rumors? You give him too much credit...
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Don't believe a word. I was a chef in a previous life. Now I'm a journo. When news organisations write up a story with no attributed quotes, only "sources", it usually means they are going off a rumour and nothing substantial.
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Expletives! Expletives everywhere!
    
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Don't believe a word. I was a chef in a previous life. Now I'm a journo. When news organisations write up a story with no attributed quotes, only "sources", it usually means they are going off a rumour and nothing substantial.

Yeah, it's more akin to tabloid stupidity of flying pigs than anything real, but it's fun to bash!
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post #9 of 46
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Originally Posted by GoldenTiger View Post

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Originally Posted by John-117 View Post

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NOOOO, we need new GPU's......

LOL, I love how Charlie tries spinning things...
Quote:
Originally Posted by Charlie FUD-curate 
Ivy Bridge is launching soon, and if GPUs aren’t ready, things get ugly in a hurry. Given Nvidia’s uncharacteristic whining during the last conference call, you now understand what they were prepping the analyst community for. SemiAccurate still believes that Nvidia is the only company seeing 28nm ‘yield problems’ and the real problem has it’s roots in Santa Clara.

Pretty humorous... guess he's back to his normal nvidia-bashing roots.

Yeah. I don't like charlie anymore, eventho I mainly buy AMD (ATI w/e). I don't like the fact that he just blames Nvidia. What possibly can they do about TSMCs issues ? They just gave them the production order, that's it. It's TSMCs job to do it properly.
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Originally Posted by GoldenTiger View Post

Yeah, it's more akin to tabloid stupidity of flying pigs than anything real, but it's fun to bash!

It served its purpose. Extra traffic for SA.

It might get confirmed somewhere else with attributable quotes. But I doubt it.
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