The global chip shortage, explained

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    The ongoing global chip shortage means that it could be tougher to buy everything from a PS5 to a Ford truck for the next few months. But fixing the problem might need bigger changes to both how we manufacture processors and the supply chain at large.

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The Verge

What tech are you hoping to buy soon that's currently suffering from supply issues because of the chip shortage?

2 ай мурун
TradeResell
TradeResell

@Tech4All That makes no sense. What profit margin is too much? What about their shareholders and investors? Tell them what? "Hey guys we make too much profit margin, lets make less money and move manufacturing to a more expensive country that way we get run over by our competition who won't do what we are doing". Look man maybe driving a Tesla and virtue signaling works where you're from but in the business world if you show an opening to your competitors they will take your market share. If not for outsourcing then everything you have ever bought would be much more expensive and you'd be on here saying "Why is everything so expensive? Why can't our government do anything to help keep prices lower for us? Why not outsource to poorer countries and actually allow people in poor countries to have jobs. America is keeping everyone down!" You would say the exact same thing but on the opposite spectrum. Reminds me of people who say America keeps China down but America was the country that vouched for China to enter the World Trade Organization in the 90's, hoping that democracy would take root (Obviously it didn't). People like you are just never satisfied but want to have your cake and eat it too.

28 күн мурун
Stacie Meier
Stacie Meier

0:55 This is exactly why we have this shortage. It wasn't Trump (Chips come from Taiwan not China...lol), it wasn't a virus (They admit they were going to make less well before it), and it wasn't a trade war (Again, sorry not Trump, as the Chips are from Tawan, not China and the USA and EU, are good with them). It was companies merging and deciding they no longer had to make nor wish to invest in newer chips development-AMD even states this was their reason, they got out of certain chips because they were simply unable to compete with the other two companies that made that chip. It is time, to break up these monopolies and allow newer smaller companies to entre the market (This is another reason we have a shortage, the smaller ones were kept out). 3:31 They do have this, those however outsourced it as you stated earlier and while they would be more than able to do it, they will not because they are making great monies by outsourcing it. TSMC needs to be broken up, this is the issue at moment, they forced everyone else to get out or outsource to them. We call it a monopoly, the irony to all this it will hit China even harder as many smaller chip makers there have also outsourced to Taiwan and China and Taiwan are not friends.

Ай мурун
João Oliveira
João Oliveira

@Wais Rahman i Will wait to the chip shortage came to end and buy after.. if mining still profit

Ай мурун
Wais Rahman
Wais Rahman

@João Oliveira You know mining will be useless in the next several months as the ethereum network will change from prove of work or POW a.k.a "mining" to prove of stake, so you probably have to reconsider it to buy those GPUs otherwise it'll be just a waste of money

Ай мурун
João Oliveira
João Oliveira

4x 3090 or 3080 to mining

Ай мурун
seuratguy
seuratguy

Never let a chance go by to throw Trump under the bus. We all know China plays fair.

2 саат мурун
Tad Niply
Tad Niply

Bro all I want is a RTX 3080

11 саат мурун
Mark Serrano
Mark Serrano

More shortcomings showing up under capitalism!

3 күн мурун
One Finger Man
One Finger Man

Sand shortage. Sand is needed for Chips. Sand is the 3rd most used element besides Water and Oxygen. Not the sand of the desert. Specific sand that needs 1000s of years of naturally caused process. This is the other, bigger reason for the chip shortage. Computer Chips have become the new Oil of the new world. Let us see where this shortage will lead us, in a time where we are moving towards the Internet of Things, over-digitalization of the world and transition into an alternative reality through biometric sensor chips and augmented reality i.e VR Gaming devices etc.

4 күн мурун
HAIL HYDRA
HAIL HYDRA

Dude looks a little zukerberg

6 күн мурун
BE KIND EVEN TO THOSE WHO ARE NOT
BE KIND EVEN TO THOSE WHO ARE NOT

China won't compete to make chip They will redefine it, knowing China

6 күн мурун
mikael englund
mikael englund

Before watching this here is my 2 cents. China Launched covid 19 from wuhan biolab, infecting their own people as a cover and then tried to shift the blame to usa. Now to make the western markets collapse faster they refuse to manifcature new chips, and the end goal is to buy everything they can and own the global market. In short covid 19 was chinas war deklaration with the world and they aim to be the next global leding country.

7 күн мурун
James Henry Smith
James Henry Smith

I love how the apocalypse beleiving survivalist has a SHTF stockpile but they didn't!

7 күн мурун
James Henry Smith
James Henry Smith

I love how gobernments, Ancient Romans, Medieval cities, and even the impossible conspiracy beleiving survivalists have a stockpile ready in case SHTF, but they don't think of having one!

7 күн мурун
VIPERDGX
VIPERDGX

America n Japan can make chips stop supporting China

7 күн мурун
anime Is my life
anime Is my life

To me there had to have been something that led up to this besides the covid come on I think incompetence that's a lot to do with it I think people need to be held accountable and fired if they find out that this was avoidable

7 күн мурун
Thanin Sainamthip
Thanin Sainamthip

What globalfoundries are doing

7 күн мурун
Tappy SapSr
Tappy SapSr

Why do these videos always bring in trumps name?

7 күн мурун
One up One down
One up One down

Wow so a ps6 would be in store’s before a ps5 that’s crazy

8 күн мурун
Angel G
Angel G

I wonder do they have so much water in Arizona or Phoenix to satisfy the future plants demand.

8 күн мурун
James Henry Smith
James Henry Smith

And now there is a whole Latin America and Africa and Middle East also. The Latin America is new, as we didn't have a Latin America back in the 1300s (the way it is now, there were a lot of people and then they were genocided)!

8 күн мурун
James Henry Smith
James Henry Smith

Luckily they now have this new "China plus 1" production strategy. Basically they can quickly shaft from China to a similar economy, one of the closest export makeup matches to China is Vietnam.

8 күн мурун
James Henry Smith
James Henry Smith

Enter the Vietnamese and African factories.

8 күн мурун
James Henry Smith
James Henry Smith

Lays makes lots of chips!

8 күн мурун
Jg Rsb
Jg Rsb

This is why you don’t rely on China.

9 күн мурун
Gregory Martin
Gregory Martin

Wow. Trump's trade war with China? Really? It's cheaper to Outsource? That is proving to be untrue. Look at the cost we are paying now for outsourcing. No jobs, High addiction epidemics, endangering our own military and Economic Security then giving away our jobs to China. Cheaper to Outsource? Not really.

9 күн мурун
eclipseNF
eclipseNF

It's trumps fault I knew it!

9 күн мурун
EVANERV
EVANERV

Actually in the case of Nvidia they are now producing more with Samsung than TSMC. But I for one am not happy with this move. As their most recent RTX 3000 could have been 20% more efficient had they gone with TSMC than Samsung...

10 күн мурун
darkwar8000 8000
darkwar8000 8000

Trump is right about bring tech back to USA but all those big tech companies doesn't care and now....

13 күн мурун
Thunderhawk51
Thunderhawk51

I understand that people want new stuff, especially during the pandemic when you have to spend a lot of time inside, but at the same time, this is an important lesson for people. The so called "old tech" is still a viable option for years to come, let it be a phone, console, or a graphics card. We can live with those a while longer. Appreciate what you have, embrace it. No need to buy something just because you can and because everyone else is doing the same. And if you must replace something that's broken now, but you can't get the latest and greatest, you have nothing to be ashamed of if you buy last year models. They might still be an upgrade for what you had before. And you might find a good deal on them as well. It's frustrating for sure, but we can't take anything for granted these days.

13 күн мурун
Carmine Fragione
Carmine Fragione

So if China takes over Taiwan, that could be a World War .

14 күн мурун
Médéric
Médéric

One of the most important issue is never talked about: the fact that stuff is purposedly designed to fail after a couple of years. It it weren't, we wouldn't be having that issue that soon.

14 күн мурун
MiFi
MiFi

Chip company: You want chips? Bend over.

15 күн мурун
realeques
realeques

I only play WoW and LoL luckily ... and if push comes to shove i will continue to do so for the next 10 years before buying a 500$ card ( MSRP ) for 2k

16 күн мурун
Joe Martinez
Joe Martinez

sooo....being a producing/manufacturing country is better than being a consumer only country. wait, isn't that what "Trump's war with China " has forced us to realise? it's incredible how the "experts " have never taken an economics course. our politicians don't know how the dollar works and the don't understand economics. but they sure do know how rob their own people.

17 күн мурун
Ton Bong
Ton Bong

And 2 years from now there will be a huge oversupply of chips. You will see.

17 күн мурун
Aspart 2
Aspart 2

@Thunderhawk51yeah pretty much

10 күн мурун
Thunderhawk51
Thunderhawk51

Wouldn't that be a good thing?

13 күн мурун
Laban510
Laban510

Its also complicated to find a cheap graphics card.

18 күн мурун
Sjaak v Koten
Sjaak v Koten

Crypto mining farms Evere heard of them?

20 күн мурун
Abid Alwi
Abid Alwi

Take my gold use it for i chip

20 күн мурун
coldchillun27
coldchillun27

Crazy..

21 күн мурун
Eric Mendez
Eric Mendez

Welcome to the GREAT RESET! John Deere tractors also have a shortage and halted new sales to farmers!

21 күн мурун
Kenbomp
Kenbomp

Also because companies didn't stock up.

22 күн мурун
Dont Stop
Dont Stop

amazingly explained thank you trent reznor

22 күн мурун
Heli Heli
Heli Heli

You didnt mention autos

24 күн мурун
Tim USA
Tim USA

Love how they blame Trump who kept saying we need to make everything here in America smdh When you outsource a product you lose control of everything so put America first 🇺🇸

24 күн мурун
Aspart 2
Aspart 2

@Tim USA that’s capitalism for you but what can we do

10 күн мурун
Tim USA
Tim USA

@Aspart 2 I geuss to all liberals who are chasing rainbows & puppies biden has all the brain cells but to realist who work hard every day and take pride in America Trump has all the brain cells . 🇺🇸 To me there is no longer a two party system in America only the rich & powerful elite and the poor patriots who works for the elite .

10 күн мурун
Aspart 2
Aspart 2

Where’s the brain cells gone

10 күн мурун
Zachary Alexander P.
Zachary Alexander P.

It was a perfect storm. What happened was: Nvidia decided to release new GPU's while at the same time AMD decided to release new GPU's and CPU's while at the same time Sony decided to release a new PlayStation while at the same time Microsoft decided to release a new Xbox while at the same time Tesla decided to release the cyber truck while at the same time Cerebras recently invented giant wafer sized CPU's with 1.2 trillion transistors for the AI revolution while at the same time Bitcoin and Ethereum became highly profitable for GPU miners while at the same time the Democrats are pushing a "Green new deal" forcing car companies to make more electronic cars while at the same time Covid slowed down transportation of raw materials. Like I said...it was a perfect storm. There is no shortage, there was only bad timing of new ideas and nobody saw it coming.

25 күн мурун
Thomas Aument
Thomas Aument

The chips are in the vacsens that's why the shortages don't need them for the autos anyway buld autos all macanial again the they will last longer most cars brackdown because of computer faler!!!

25 күн мурун
shin paws
shin paws

Thank you for making a short one ^^

26 күн мурун
Berth Vuylsteke
Berth Vuylsteke

The thing I hate the most I am first on the list in my region 2 get a ps 5. But now a chip chortage I could have it (ps5) 4 months ago

26 күн мурун
YouTube TV
YouTube TV

See what happens when you depend on China to make everything? AMERICA FIRST 🇺🇸

27 күн мурун
3bctmd
3bctmd

No way that chips could be made in the USA

27 күн мурун
Master Mirror Sung
Master Mirror Sung

Most Intel's chips are made in the USA, but assembled in other countries. They're just behind TSMC and Samsung.

27 күн мурун
Eduardo Mendez
Eduardo Mendez

This is no mystery, mofos like Apple, Samsung and other electronics makers come out with a new phone almost yearly, it's not rocket science.

28 күн мурун
Taylor No
Taylor No

It's Trumps fault. RIght. lol

28 күн мурун
El Albatross
El Albatross

so nobody is brave enough to mention how crypto GPU hoarding single-handedly led to this chip shortage? We're just gonna blame covid? Yeah ok.

Ай мурун
William Jones
William Jones

Probably vaccines.

Ай мурун
Put It in the safe
Put It in the safe

Just learn to upgrade yours no need to keep using resources and throwing last years out

Ай мурун
Put It in the safe
Put It in the safe

Good we got enoug gizmos

Ай мурун
Night Tow
Night Tow

You blame trump? Unreal Time to make things in America again

Ай мурун
Boxing Fan
Boxing Fan

"Cheaper to outsource", "... the actual production is done by a handful of companies..." Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co. "We need a domestic supply chain", adding a domestic sc could have a big impact, much more efficient but will take a long time. All of these points demonstrate how corporate greed, cutting domestic mfg, outsourcing to boost the big shareholders' profits, is willing to sell out the USA (plain and simple). Net results: no sovereign self-sufficiency, perpetually weakening domestic household economies, dependency on foreign governments for basic medicines, IP's and billion$, if not trillion$, of capital expenditure investments handed right over to foreign sovereignties to run ghost shifts to manufacture and sell "clone" goods that will compete for market share with the very companies/boards of directors that allocated the expenditures to provide them the IP and equip their facilities. Never underestimate the scale of destruction inflicted by myopic corporate greed, even if it's disguised as altruistic, patriotic higher intelligence (just because it's dressed in $10K suits, travels in private jets, and spends all day in meetings). They would drive every last working American into unemployment and poverty to secure more wealth than they could ever spend through dozens of generations so they can put their mistresses up in bigger seaside mansions on the Mediterranean and keep their whiny kids happy with the newest Lamborghinis to drive to their yacht parties. Those are the people running the world and that's how much they care about your humanity, and don't think it's limited to lower labor.

Ай мурун
Nuno Satiro
Nuno Satiro

Thanks 🇨🇳

Ай мурун
Trelloo
Trelloo

I feel like all of this is staged

Ай мурун
William Craig
William Craig

So, the chip shortage is Trump's fault. Just blaming someone that is no longer president doesn't fix a 3 decade old problem in the making. Also, what will happen WHEN China invades Taiwan?

Ай мурун
Cyanide
Cyanide

GPU shortage: Pathetic

Ай мурун
200odd300
200odd300

Another reason why PS5 and GPUs keeps going out of stock and "no one" can buy one is because of scalpers

Ай мурун
jose sebastian
jose sebastian

So I won't have my rtx 3070 the next year :'' (

Ай мурун
Hardcore Bunny
Hardcore Bunny

No wonder China wants Tawain.

Ай мурун
ol noob
ol noob

It's probably because of that new 2 nanometer chip making current ones obsolete. Or the aliens that are being shown all over the news.

Ай мурун
Milkman
Milkman

A PS6 won’t be out until 2030 the way things are going.

Ай мурун
Freddy Gunawan
Freddy Gunawan

Hard to believe. Xiaomi phones are still cheap 😂

Ай мурун
Yichen Wu
Yichen Wu

Generally there are really only 4 foundries to consider when talking about fabs — TSMC, Samsung, Micron, and Intel.

Ай мурун
Leon
Leon

We must held the world together

Ай мурун
Anthony Golden
Anthony Golden

Welcome to the great reset folks the world of tighter top-down totalitarian government and Global tyranny 100% planned where you will own nothing and love it they are reconstructing global societies as we speak and when they're done it's going to look very close to the Hunger Games a bunch of people with everything sitting on top but hey everybody will have the equality that they wanted..... we'll all be equally miserable they are destroying Western societies middle class Australia Canada United States

Ай мурун
Anthony Golden
Anthony Golden

They put them in all these so-called vaccines LOL

Ай мурун
GoEasy
GoEasy

T H B R

Ай мурун
Raine Draa
Raine Draa

The only time when “next gen” actually makes sense

Ай мурун
The_boi567
The_boi567

Finally got a series x and s after 5 montgs

Ай мурун
Thunderhawk51
Thunderhawk51

One is not enough?

13 күн мурун
joswha16
joswha16

Over-simplified explanation of what Apple and AMD do. They license ARM so they can use the tech to make their own architecture as they wish. Otherwise companies license 'out of the box' designs from ARM.

Ай мурун
Phlegethon
Phlegethon

Cause chips are being used to mine pretend money

Ай мурун
50’s Dad
50’s Dad

Man i got my sapphire 5700xt nitro last may for msrp at microcenter. Feel so blessed to have built when i did

Ай мурун
ديكتاتور المستقبل
ديكتاتور المستقبل

واو

Ай мурун
GrandCanyonTV
GrandCanyonTV

This is what happened to Babylon. The future is computerless.

Ай мурун
Suyash Singh
Suyash Singh

When the world is so dependent on China . This is bound to happen

Ай мурун
Nathanael Reuter
Nathanael Reuter

So is it just me or are we not being told something!!!!!!🤔

Ай мурун
Eugene Elkin
Eugene Elkin

NICE AWES0ME 🍨🍨🍨🍚🍔🍔🍟🍟🍟🍟🏁 💨 🍮 🥧 🍡 🍧 🍨 🍦 🍰 ❗ 🐬 🌺 🌺 🌺 🥀 🌹 🌷 🍁 💐🍂 🐡🐄 🐅 🐆 🐯 🍣 🍣 🍣 🥘 🍨🍨🍨"

Ай мурун
Priye Rai
Priye Rai

Once 5G takes over completely and solves the latency problem for cloud gaming services and cloud computers, won't we see the demand for the hardware that uses these semiconductor chips go down? Isn't that bound to happen this decade in many parts of the world? If yes, then this is a temporary problem. Then, why would the companies invest in building new manufacturing plants to tackle a temporary issue? Is it to better handle the situation at present while not being so confident that aforementioned cloud services would necessarily flourish?

Ай мурун
luke france
luke france

But isn’t 5g cellular. Why would you game from a phone.

Ай мурун
The Maz
The Maz

Honestly my bank account is thanking me for not buying a ps5, I can just wait for the ps5 slim.

Ай мурун
clivepereira123
clivepereira123

But Lays and Pringles are still ok yeah?

Ай мурун
Moustafa Ahmed
Moustafa Ahmed

we need to recycle our devices and extract all the important components from it and also companies like apple need to make our iphones more usable through the years like it can be used for 8 years and not slowing it down. we need spare parts not buying new device when it get broken.

Ай мурун
SDM
SDM

It is extremely stupid to rely on one foreign chip manufacturer.

Ай мурун
wutchamacallit
wutchamacallit

Nice jacket.

Ай мурун
Francisco Lopez
Francisco Lopez

Good I hope chip shortages continue. Maybe people can stop being so dependant on technology.

Ай мурун
Francisco Lopez
Francisco Lopez

Im not dependant on technology for validation. Like the rest of this generation who can't put their phone down for two minutes.

10 күн мурун
Aspart 2
Aspart 2

You say that while watching this on a technological device

10 күн мурун
LostMySauce
LostMySauce

Why does this guy remind me of the Zuck?

Ай мурун
Luca M
Luca M

covid, new console, nvidia amd, ethereum all happened to occur at the same time.

Ай мурун
Neptunian Yes
Neptunian Yes

The biggest factor is Trump's trade war... The damage Trump did to the global supply chain is coming back to haunt the US and the world. Biden is maintaining that aggressive attempt suppression of China. It is not going to end well.

Ай мурун
Pro Grammer
Pro Grammer

I knew he was gonna blame Trump. The dummy does not understand that we should not even have all the world's manufacturing in a communist country!!!!!

Ай мурун
The Spine and Brain Centre
The Spine and Brain Centre

Anyone wanna team up to open up a chip manufacturing company?

Ай мурун
Dustin J
Dustin J

Still blaming Trump.

Ай мурун
Matthew DiFrancesco
Matthew DiFrancesco

He knows Trump is not president anymore right?

Ай мурун
KO Manic
KO Manic

Who else still haven’t got one?

Ай мурун
ALOOF
ALOOF

No one cares that ford will have to stop manufacturing...

Ай мурун
toto
toto

I'm the 400th comment 👌👍

Ай мурун
BasicHaddock4
BasicHaddock4

Still can't get a XSX 😭

Ай мурун
TofuBearEatTofu
TofuBearEatTofu

Why the fk is verge making Taiwan sounds like part of China? When it’s obviously not

Ай мурун
Michael
Michael

Orange Man Bad

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