Anyone else find this hard to believe? I thought TSMC's 7nm capacity was basically completely allocated beforehand. If Nvidia had any allocation, I could see them using it for a Super card or two, with the vast majority of the Ampere still being Samsung fabed.
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NVIDIA Reportedly Moving Ampere to 7 nm TSMC in 2021https://www.techpowerup.com/273302/nvid ... mc-in-2021
"A report straight from DigiTimes claims that NVIDIA is looking to upgrade their Ampere consumer GPUs from Samsung's 8 nm to TSMC's 7 nm. According to the source, the volume of this transition should be "very large", but most likely wouldn't reflect the entirety of Ampere's consumer-facing product stack. The report claims that TSMC has become more "friendly" to NVIDIA. This could be because TSMC now has available manufacturing capacity in 7 nm due to some of its clients moving to the company's 5 nm node, or simply because TSMC hadn't believed NVIDIA to consider Samsung as a viable foundry alternative - which it now does - and has thus lowered pricing.