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Old Oct 16, 2021, 07:28 PM   #333
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Originally Posted by LordHawkwind View Post
Pax, as I've said to Bill, to run that monitor you'll need to spend $2,000 on a next gen card yet you've mentioned more than once you won't pay that price for a graphics card. Why the sudden change of mind?
I dont expect top end to be 2k+ next year. TSMC says many vendors are hoarding chips. Eventually that tactic to keep prices high will be counterproductive.

https://hothardware.com/news/tsmc-cu...cial-shortages

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There are many factors that play into the chip shortage that continues to affect the market for all kinds of various electronics, from graphics cards and game consoles, to certain smart automobile features and everything in between. Some of the reasons include rabid demand for cutting edge hardware, manufacturing challenges spurred by the pandemic, and cryptocurrency mining (as it relates to GPUs). According to TSMC, you can also add chip hoarding to the pile.
TSMC is too inbred to the industry to make this kind of accusation lightly.
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