For Nvidia, the 12GB RTX 3080 allows to significantly boost profit margins on silicon that would have otherwise sold as the original 10 GB model, enabling board partners and distributors to cash in the current market.
"Our expectation is that this becomes the largest silicon manufacturing location on the planet"
Was it design changes, chip shortages, or both?
The supply chain is slowly recovering, but don't expect any miracles
Has the chip crisis extended the PS4's life?
Canon printer owners get official guidance to bypass DRM as company is forced to sell chip-less toners
A silver lining to the ongoing silicon shortage?
Some welcome positive signs
Not great, not terrible
Today we're taking a look at the new GeForce RTX 2060, you know, the 12GB model that gamers were hoping would help solve the GPU shortage, but certainly won't. But why, and how does it perform?
A warning for those waiting to buy one
A sign of the times
We're in this for the long haul
No one can get a new Xbox, it seems
A long-term investment that will lessen reliance on Taiwan
The latest Sony device impacted by the crisis
Don't hold your breath
A rare case of supply outweighing demand?
Is Tesla now a console rival?
Be careful when meeting online buyers
And to create more manufacturing capacity