Silicon Is the New Toilet Paper: Mounting Chip Shortages, Explained

“It’s a bit like everyone is crazily buying and hoarding toilet papers in a crisis. Everyone is fighting for resources at the same time, and I don’t see a turning point coming yet.” That was the bleak prediction made by Advantech Chairman KC Liu and he’s not wrong. Chip shortages have been a very persistent reality since the pandemic began and below, we break down all the reasons why buying new GPUs, SSDs and the like may be tough in 2021.

Silicon Is the New Toilet Paper: Mounting Chip Shortages, Explained

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