Packaging GPU and HBM2 to blame
According to a report, AMD Radeon RX Vega shortages could last until October and while HBM2 might be a part of the problem, it appears that packaging is to blame.
Liked AMD's version so much it thought it would invent it too
AMD attracted a bit of attention when it showed off it external GPU system a while back – so much good press it appeared that Nvidia thought "we should have something like that".
At the right quality and price
There is no doubt that AMD GPU profits are coming from bitcoin miners and AMD is taking advantage of this sudden interest.
Ethereum mining craze is still on
The GPU shortage currently mainly affects the Radeon 500 series and especially the 580 and 570 cards. These are the best for mining Ethereum right now with Geforce GTX 1060 as a good alternative.
With AI on the side
Chinese phone maker Huawei is about to launch its own APU which will combine a CPU, GPU and AI.
Gold rush sparks shortage
Germany is seeing a national shortage in mid-range and high-end graphics cards, due to an increasing craze for mining the Ethereum cryptocurrency.
Coming with eight GP106 GPUs
We have been hearing rumors that both Nvidia and AMD will be bringing cryptocurrency dedicated miners to the market and today we have some of the first details regarding Nvidia's version of the GPU mining system.
July 30 is the first day
Vega is delayed and while AMD said it will arrive in Q2 2017, it won't.
Vega to use 14nm and 14nm+
During its 2017 Financial Analyst Day, AMD revealed a bit more information about its future GPU plans. The next Navi GPU will be based on a 7nm manufacturing process.