Global chip shortage hits all-time high with a wait time of 21 weeks

22 September 2021
The automotive industry is impacted the most.

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So when is Intel and Samsung starting to make chipsets for other companies? We need more chip manufacturing companies.

  • Vsevolod

Anonymous, 23 Sep 2021Maybe we will change our behavior and only buy what we real... moreBecause "buy and discard" is the driving force of the economy.

  • Tatta

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  • MH Kendell

The chip shortage for automotive industry is likely to worsen until late 2023, since all the foundries are busy with huge volume orders. Automotive chips do not have a industry standard, & hence result in low volume orders.

  • Anonymous

Maybe we will change our behavior and only buy what we really need if what we want isn't available? Why should we buy a new computer and a new car every 3 years, especially if it is 30% more expensive now?

  • Anonymous

Anonymous, 23 Sep 2021That's a solution for the wrong problem, the correct s... moreCrypto is mostly only linked to GPU pricing, it won't have much affect on other sectors.

But I agree to the other guy's comment of reducing the number of products with iterative upgrades just to mint money, idk what they do with so much money, take it with them to
their grave/afterlife??

  • iwanme

Anonymous, 23 Sep 2021That's a solution for the wrong problem, the correct s... moreWhy?
Not the fan of the cryptocurrencies myself, but those are different kind of chips and it won't solve the problem.
Crypto is mined on some dedicated ASIC's that are popular but it's only a fraction of the chip production and the GPUs - which are produced in different lithography than house/automotive electronics and mostly impacts pc gamers.

  • Anonymous

talha5007, 23 Sep 2021not possible for the corporate world, this will increase th... moreThen the government should step in & subsidize it for environmental purposes. Whats the point of taxes their collecting anyway.

  • Kuba

it's a fake shortage. some companies made a deal together to reduce output and pump the prices. this should be DEEPLY investigated.

  • Anonymous

Anonymous, 23 Sep 2021Solution: Produce less products/garbagesThat's a solution for the wrong problem, the correct solution is : crash the crypto market without leaving any survivor in it.

Anonymous, 23 Sep 2021Why dont they recycle older SoCs and use them as raw materials?not possible for the corporate world, this will increase the price, and at the end, consumers will have to bear the high price,
again. not possible and not economical I believe

  • Anonymous

Why dont they recycle older SoCs and use them as raw materials?

Anonymous, 23 Sep 2021But there is shortage because there is shortage in raw mate... moreYou see, the thing is that most of those companies are for profit and greedy in nature. So, cutting sales is the last thing they'll do

  • Anonymous

Good thing I got mine(7nm) last year.

  • Anonymous

FatShady, 23 Sep 2021that would affect their profit... not gonna allow that.But there is shortage because there is shortage in raw materials to produce the chips right? So, the only solution for everyone is to produce less. They are already trillionares wtf

Anonymous, 23 Sep 2021Solution: Produce less products/garbagesthat would affect their profit... not gonna allow that.

  • Anonymous

Xiaomi is like: Got it! Let's release more phones that nobody wants ^_^

  • Anonymous

Solution: Produce less products/garbages

tbh, i never had any hope that its going to get better this year, gonna wait for 2024 to build my first pc at the age of 29 :/