Reports claim that Radeon Vega shortages could last until October

Reports claim that Radeon Vega shortages could last until October

Reports claim that Radeon Vega shortages could last until October

 
Today a report from DigiTimes has said that AMD Radeon RX Vega GPU shortages “could last until October”, blaming AMD’s low supply of RX Vega GPUs on low packaging yield rates.  
 
DigiTimes says that AMD’s RX Vega supply shortages may be due to the inherent difficulty of manufacturing RX Vega 10 GPUs and HBM2 memory in a single interposer, though others have blamed Advanced Semiconductor Engineering’s (ASE) packaging technology. 
 
If these statements are true, then AMD’s problems are not in the creation of Vega 10 silicon or even HBM2 memory, but when assembling both products onto a single package. It is also suspected that the supply of HBM2 memory may also be a cause of concern for AMD when it comes to creating Vega GPUs in high quantities, though at this time detailed information on this is scarce.
 
With Samsung increasing their production of HBM2 memory and SK Hynix entering their own HBM2 memory into the fray, supply issues of this memory type should be alleviated. At this time AMD says that they are working to increase Vega stock over the coming days and weeks, though the company has been light with more specific details. 

  Reports claim that Radeon Vega shortages could last until October

 

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