The global chip shortage, explained

7 apr. 2021
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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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  • What tech are you hoping to buy soon that's currently suffering from supply issues because of the chip shortage?

    The VergeThe VergeAcum 10 Zile
    • Thanks trump😐

      SIGSIGAcum 5 Zile
    • RTX 3060 😭

      Philip MensahPhilip MensahAcum 6 Zile
    • Neo (chess computer that moves the pieces) from Square Off.

      Tom EwaldTom EwaldAcum 7 Zile
    • Xbox series x 🙃

      Magnum opusMagnum opusAcum 8 Zile
    • Ps5

      Baked BlakeBaked BlakeAcum 9 Zile
  • But what does the trade war with China have to do with TSMC, a Taiwanese company that only has 2 out of their 17 fabs located in mainland China?

    Neon Tie FilmsNeon Tie FilmsAcum 19 ore
  • China is responsible for the Wuhan virus pandemic

    Aadithya krishnanAadithya krishnanAcum o Zi
  • PS6 won't be out until like 2028 the earliest.

    DrewTube316DrewTube316Acum o Zi
  • Good explained

    Tech & KomsanTech & KomsanAcum 2 Zile
  • Moral of the story don't use the same dam chip for everything.😆😅🤣

    AlexanderAlexanderAcum 2 Zile
  • 1:17 Google translate "techically true" to English -> "a lie"

    Robert JRobert JAcum 3 Zile
  • We could manufacture chips on the mars😂

    motivate memotivate meAcum 3 Zile
  • TSMC is too busy and China mainland's tech companies have been placing huge amount of orders to fill up their warehouse in case there's supply ban by the US.

    Steve ChongSteve ChongAcum 3 Zile
  • Now that hexa core cpu really is super exclusive

    ClenchingbearClenchingbearAcum 3 Zile
  • Thanks a lot Trump 🥱

    Akki BajajAkki BajajAcum 3 Zile
  • linus nice

    Aditya ErathAditya ErathAcum 4 Zile
  • We also need to reuse old hardware with new software. That 10y old router you have laying around is still capable of most demands, just flash it with new firmware. The same is true for old laptops if your willing to switch from Windows to Linux

    Richie RicherRichie RicherAcum 4 Zile
  • Many countries like Japan will defend Taiwan because one of the reason is to preserve technological interest and economic trades.

    Time Traveller 2100Time Traveller 2100Acum 4 Zile
  • There's plenty of room in Texas for a new factory.

    Galvin StanleyGalvin StanleyAcum 4 Zile
  • I work for a phone store and we didn't have phones for almost two week💀 due to this. Thankfully we got some in but still its not looking good.

    Sebastian MunozSebastian MunozAcum 4 Zile
  • The Verge 🤮

    NoCovidNoCovidAcum 4 Zile
    • @NoCovid I’m 16 years old bruv

      Days Of EthanDays Of EthanAcum 2 Zile
    • @NoCovid what kid

      Days Of EthanDays Of EthanAcum 2 Zile
    • @Days Of Ethan Kid, please.

      NoCovidNoCovidAcum 2 Zile
    • Shut up

      Days Of EthanDays Of EthanAcum 2 Zile
  • ASML???

    Nathaniel SingletonNathaniel SingletonAcum 4 Zile
  • First a ammo shortage, then a chip shortage and maybe a food shortage on the way.

    Nathaniel SingletonNathaniel SingletonAcum 4 Zile
  • Learn to pronounce huawei correctly you white imperialist

    天安门大屠杀1989天安门大屠杀1989Acum 4 Zile
  • This is a Bolshevik channel

    Jay SzJay SzAcum 4 Zile
  • Wow....

    Spiritual Cat LoverSpiritual Cat LoverAcum 5 Zile
  • Another Trump “victory”

    Matthew NgMatthew NgAcum 5 Zile
  • Don’t worry guys, China will be self sufficient in a few years and this won’t ever be a problem again

    Matthew NgMatthew NgAcum 5 Zile
  • Reduce your dependence on China, all of this will help global production lines...

    BankaiKillerBankaiKillerAcum 5 Zile
  • It’s good news for anyone who bought tech products last year because they will have the latest for an extra year.

    Ninja Nerd Student #69Ninja Nerd Student #69Acum 5 Zile
  • I just bought a bag of chips, what's the issue?

    Danny PDanny PAcum 6 Zile
  • TDL

    Lewis that’s footballLewis that’s footballAcum 6 Zile
  • Intel's $20 billion is not close to enough if the US wasn't to be semiconductor independent. The US government needs to step on and spend at least 10-20x this and quickly. (Which is still only something like a quarter of the defence budget EACH YEAR, so easily doable) America could invoke some more Patriot Acts to force America companies to exclusively make chips in America or ban them like Huawei! It would pay for itself pretty quickly that way, bring the much needed increase in chip production capacity the world needs but more importantly it would give the US the independence they so desperately want in these potentially uncertain times.

    Speak out and remove all doubt!Speak out and remove all doubt!Acum 6 Zile
  • Just buy it from a scalper lol

    Lizard ManLizard ManAcum 6 Zile
  • That's a nice leather jacket

    RajaShekhar RamineniRajaShekhar RamineniAcum 6 Zile
  • I'm so mad right now. I just want kidnap and beat up those people who destroyed PS5 just for clout, and upload the video of them begging mercy.

    Mubeen JahangirMubeen JahangirAcum 6 Zile
  • 🇺🇲 TRUMP chip shortage, Trump DEFICIT, Trump wall, Trump concentration camps, Trump's Jan 6 TERRIOST attacks! Now it's Biden problem... Which Biden is making worse.

    Just FactsJust FactsAcum 7 Zile
  • A great time to have stockpiled some PS5’s.💸

    P SP SAcum 7 Zile
  • Your house look haunted 😳

    Nelson Cartier GamingNelson Cartier GamingAcum 7 Zile
  • "Lingering effects from Trumps trade war with China". We know this isn't true. .PS5 was MOST widely available when Trump was President. Those pesky facts again

    Talos ProjectTalos ProjectAcum 7 Zile
  • No explanation. This is not a quality video.

    Adithya SeetharamanAdithya SeetharamanAcum 7 Zile
  • 😱🤡🤡🤡🤡😭😭😭

    M_ore Fake_NewsM_ore Fake_NewsAcum 7 Zile
    • 🤣🤣🤣🤣🐒🐒🐒🐒

      M_ore Fake_NewsM_ore Fake_NewsAcum 7 Zile
  • Is that a Schott?

    Paul HoPaul HoAcum 7 Zile
  • At this point I’m waiting for the PlayStation 6

    Mihad AlzayatMihad AlzayatAcum 7 Zile
  • Wish I had a dial to turn down the halting speech.

    Water BugWater BugAcum 7 Zile
  • The graphics and production on this is top notch! Love the isometric style

    MagykmanMagykmanAcum 7 Zile
  • They're saving them for the Mark of the Beast.

    Moneka WoodsMoneka WoodsAcum 7 Zile
  • You are aware that Trump is no longer a president?

    Armin HadzicArmin HadzicAcum 7 Zile
  • Not trying to take sides or anything but It's not a trump administration problem. Biden overrules most of Trump's previous orders with the exception of all the china related sanctions and tariffs. It's a US strategy not the doing of one administration

    Abdulrahman AlammarAbdulrahman AlammarAcum 7 Zile
  • How did you manage to bring trump into this

    Capt. PriceCapt. PriceAcum 7 Zile
  • How about recycling older chips? Why no company does a campaign to buy for a chep price ones old tech devices?

    User1010User1010Acum 7 Zile
  • This chip shortage is so stupid. Capitalism has past its tolerable limit. And for a long time now.

    User1010User1010Acum 7 Zile
  • That's what happens when no country in the world does a birth control policy. In 50 years the planet gonna be so crowded, we won't have even basic supplies.

    User1010User1010Acum 7 Zile
  • Need to get over blockchains...

    Jezza LenkoJezza LenkoAcum 7 Zile
  • Do ya'll have the hexacore?

    Vardhan ShrivastavaVardhan ShrivastavaAcum 8 Zile
  • How did TSMC endrun around the world? Outsourcing is good for business. Those CEOs should be removed.

    Lawrence WhitesideLawrence WhitesideAcum 8 Zile
  • I own both the digital and disc versions of the ps5 and Xbox. I’m good.

    P RP RAcum 8 Zile
  • Uyghur killing? we don't care Hong Kong killing? we don't care Myanmar killing? we don't care Us should just reveal their technology and let china mass-produce the chips! It's US responsibility to help china and it is US devilish political intension that stop china from producing chips! Chips production has nothing to do with outdated knowledge just US scheme! We only care about chips!

    NatsukiNatsukiAcum 8 Zile
  • Taiwan where are you when we need you...

    NatsukiNatsukiAcum 8 Zile
  • Chips have to wait for years to come.

    JK TJK TAcum 8 Zile
  • Lucky enough grab my ps5 on feb second restock from Amazon.

    M NM NAcum 8 Zile
  • I don't know whether I should feel lucky to have a PS5 or to feel bad because I play all day and have no life lol

    Le RevenantLe RevenantAcum 8 Zile
    • Sounds like your living your best life to me 🤷 I wish I could do that

      LowgoneLowgoneAcum 3 Zile
    • Both hopefully, cuz then you can create a healthy schedule, but the easiest way to do more fulfiling stuff is to cut ties with your addiction (I only used this word since you seem unhappy with your amount of use of your device) thats holding you back

      Paku ZeroPaku ZeroAcum 4 Zile
  • Took me till March 9th to secure an order from GameStop and only reason I got it was because it was a bundle and was over $700 almost 800 with tax. If you priced it out I only paid $3-4 dollars over if I had bought everything separate. But I didn’t want the spider man or COD game or the $20 dollar GameStop gift card. But it was the only way I could secure one, I kinda lazily tried before the but that week I ramped up my efforts. Haha I have maybe played for total of 5-8 hours since then total. I’m 40 and have 2 small kids and not a lot of time.

    Sir LoinSir LoinAcum 8 Zile
  • Protect taiwan at all cost!

    Sana ShySana ShyAcum 8 Zile
  • I just need entry level GPU...😒 I don't have much time.😞

    Awhoo ThunderAwhoo ThunderAcum 8 Zile
  • “Perhaps brains or a skill are the most portable and best wealth preserver.”Earn 30,000$ every week from your own investment. Ask me how

    Rose Marry ChurchRose Marry ChurchAcum 8 Zile
  • No, Apple make own processors. They licencing architecture, not chips.

    nnn nnnnnn nnnAcum 8 Zile
  • M1 isn’t an ARM license.

    Andreas SteinhartAndreas SteinhartAcum 8 Zile
  • I kind of feel sorry for everyone that has bought the PS5. The reason why is, I strongly believe that this shortage will not be lifted until about 2023 and then it will take about 2 to 3 years after that until enough people have the system to make it justifiable for the developers to make games exclusively for the PS5. The problem is by that time, it will be time for Sony to start winding down the PS5 and promoting the PS6. So, at this point Sony has two options. They can either not promote the PS6 and still push for the PS5, which then will cannibalize the PS6 when it comes out and then will make the people who jump to the PS6 really late in the product lifecycle, which then will just rippled to all subsequent generations, or they can just stop promoting the PS5 and just accept the PS5 as a failure and push the PS6, which will then stop the ripple and keep it confined to the PS5. I don’t see them being able to do both because it would be contradictory and just be confusing to the customers. So, I think the most business sense would be to do the latter. If you think about it Sony has already started to do this. They have had meetings about this and that is why you see all the AAA games being push back as far as they can push them. So, I think they are going to try and keep most of the good games held back as far as possible and make them for the PS6 and make the library of games for the PS5 scarce. It seems like the AAA games that are being released first are the ones that had the least interest in them. So, again, I kind of feel bad for whoever bought the PS5 as I strongly believe it is going to be the least supported generation of console.

    Paine010Paine010Acum 8 Zile
  • Id sell my ps5 not much of an upgrade from the ps4 tbf

    derek groutagederek groutageAcum 8 Zile
  • Nice.

    PsyMongazoidPsyMongazoidAcum 8 Zile
  • Bet they make another one with a more abundant chip lmao

    KottonstreamKottonstreamAcum 8 Zile
  • So, the issue is the same issue all across tech: consolidation and monopoly. Great!

    davidwave4davidwave4Acum 8 Zile
  • Ask Intel Israel why they backdoored and destroyed the 10nm process?

    Brendon O'Connell IIBrendon O'Connell IIAcum 9 Zile
  • When was this video made???

    Jonathan.HDK.O'TooleJonathan.HDK.O'TooleAcum 9 Zile
  • As ps6 🥲🥲🥲🥲🥲🥲🥲🥲🥲🥲🥲🥲🥲🥲🥲

    omar ali homar ali hAcum 9 Zile
  • Playstation 5 is the Best Console in the World Yay!!! 😍😍😍

    Eveline Caroline Lienhua MingMei FenFang HuangEveline Caroline Lienhua MingMei FenFang HuangAcum 9 Zile
  • Chaim, your delivery and tone gets better and better every video. The improvements from your first Verge video to now are really noticeable, great stuff! Also, Alix I love those frame within frames you did starting at 0:31 and especially the last one with the PS controller in the foreground while the host says "next gen consoles". I thought those were really really sweet.

    matteo ceccottimatteo ceccottiAcum 9 Zile
  • ok confirmed 2025 is where my PS5 coming home T_T

    NeiruNeiruAcum 9 Zile
  • He forgot to mention water. Time and water are the 2 main shortages.

    Siddhant DasSiddhant DasAcum 9 Zile
  • Lol..."American components, Russian components... ALL MADE IN TAIWAN"- Russian cosmonaut from the movie Armageddon.

    Gibran BedraGibran BedraAcum 9 Zile
  • Chaim that is a hot af brown jacket

    Batman's Wholesale Acrylic PaintsBatman's Wholesale Acrylic PaintsAcum 9 Zile
  • Who else is watching this but has a ps5

    Speed2550Speed2550Acum 9 Zile
  • Not one mention of bots and scalpers...

    TheTrueHappyTheTrueHappyAcum 9 Zile
  • This has nothing to do with the trade war and everything to do with the democratic plandemic.

    Patriot CatalystPatriot CatalystAcum 9 Zile
  • None of this will matter when we’re breathing fire and can’t grow crops in a methane polluted environment. Cheers!

    Dayron LeonDayron LeonAcum 9 Zile
    • Thats just not gonna happen tbh, it might get kind of bad, but at some point it will become more profitable for companies to look for green solutions, but only once that happens will we get real change

      Paku ZeroPaku ZeroAcum 4 Zile
    • Just ten more years and we will at least get one technological breakthrough or we are genuinely f**ked soon.

      Cyber ColtzCyber ColtzAcum 6 Zile
  • This is a heavily US focused video , it doesn't explain why shortage is worldwide.

    Akash SharmaAkash SharmaAcum 9 Zile
    • @Nic Foster trump's war with china doesn't concern rest of the world

      Akash SharmaAkash SharmaAcum 8 Zile
    • TSMC makes the chips for much of the world, and the devices used throughout the world aren’t much different than the ones in the US. If we’re sharing mostly the same devices, then we’re all pulling from the same pool of chips, so if there’s a chip shortage in the US, there will probably be one everywhere else too. This is why one of the people in the video brought up that Intel is increasing domestic supply, so we don’t have a single bottleneck like TSMC making chips for everyone and not being able to keep up with demand.

      Nic FosterNic FosterAcum 8 Zile
  • Playstation 6???

    Malachi EmersonMalachi EmersonAcum 9 Zile
  • I don't understand the editing choice that is playing your video on a laptop/phone screen and recording that like at 0:32 and 0:34 and 0:37 It just makes the actual content smaller for no reason.

    swngswngAcum 9 Zile
    • It's showing the devices that are currently in short supply because of the semiconductor shortage

      David ParisDavid ParisAcum 9 Zile
  • 2 weeks after LTT covered this topic

    swngswngAcum 9 Zile
  • 231

    Ryan HillRyan HillAcum 9 Zile
  • 1:15, so when apple says it was making it's own phones, ... btw, apple doesn't license chip design from arm.

    Mariachee BandidosMariachee BandidosAcum 9 Zile
  • Don’t lie, man. I see loads of PS5 on eBay still - that means they’re out there being made - it’s just Scalpers are still terrorising gamers.

    ozzyg82ozzyg82Acum 9 Zile
    • They're hiding them all for the Mark of the Beast. But don't worry. They'll resume once everyone is chipped.

      Moneka WoodsMoneka WoodsAcum 7 Zile
    • No ones saying they aren’t being made, limited supply is why scalpers can do what they’re doin. Plus the ones you see on eBay are the olds already sold to the scalper and not yet resold, doesn’t mean there’s a steady supply

      Ex TraEx TraAcum 9 Zile
  • That "Trade War" was to fuel domestic production/development of Tech and not to rely on other countries... growing pains I guess?

    TheUnorthodoxxTheUnorthodoxxAcum 9 Zile
  • video should be titled " the chip shortage explained"

    Kush KambleKush KambleAcum 9 Zile
  • Guess what if you cop a PS5 in 2021 you are an actual super hero or a bot, either way it's a W

    Elijah BegleyElijah BegleyAcum 9 Zile
  • I suggest you wait a few years before you buy this console! It's extremely young and you won't be missing out on too much! Also, don't listen to spoilt rich kids or idiots who are trying to convince you that you have to buy it ASAP or else you will be missing out!

    ZoliZoliAcum 9 Zile
  • You do realize the trade embargo was against china, not taiwan, right? TSMC was relatively safe from it as the majority of its factories are outside china.

    ZanderZanderAcum 9 Zile
    • You are not so bright huh 🙄, Raw, construction materials, importantly the almost entire component Silicon, rare earth materials that goes into manufacturing a chip comes from china because china supplies 90% of the the Rare earth materials & 70 % raw materials to the world. So if you put trade embargo china, you will also get hit. Duh......😅

      NeilNeilAcum 8 Zile
  • With the PS5 and Series X being in short supply because of this chip issue, it's also hard to find previous console gen consoles like Xbox One and Ps4 or PS4 Pro. Crazy. Everyone became a gamer since the pandemic, literally almost everyone.

    BKLYN Gamer 77BKLYN Gamer 77Acum 9 Zile
    • except me

      Simz ZxySimz ZxyAcum 9 Zile
  • I've pre-ordered my ps5, will get it in june-july.

    VenusOn FireVenusOn FireAcum 9 Zile
    • Where?

      N boyerN boyerAcum 8 Zile
    • Nice

      Roy Hoy!Roy Hoy!Acum 9 Zile
  • Trump's fault

    awais ahmedawais ahmedAcum 9 Zile
  • Nothing new on the shortage at least Haim had a nice makeover, lol,

    avicohen2kavicohen2kAcum 9 Zile
    • There is no news

      Cyber ColtzCyber ColtzAcum 6 Zile
  • PS5: *Running out of stock* Retailers: Let's do what's called a pro gamer's move Raises the price from $499 to $799

    SIAM 3963SIAM 3963Acum 9 Zile
    • It makes sense though. Price is basically a ratio of Demand & Supply. So if the Demand for a PS5 is constant but the Supply is lower(running out of stock), the ratio will increase leading to an increase in price.

      mahesh smahesh sAcum 9 Zile
  • Got my ps5 release day from Amazon and Xbox series x on release day , I must have been so lucky.

    wanderer 666wanderer 666Acum 9 Zile