AMD: Radeon HD 5000 availability to improve in weeks

Posted on Tuesday, Oct 20 2009 @ 19:51 CEST by Thomas De Maesschalck
AMD CEO Dirk Meyer announced that the availability of the Radeon HD 5000 series is expected to improve over the coming weeks and months:
The chief executive officer of Advanced Micro Devices said that the company would be able to ship more ATI Radeon HD 5000-series graphics cards in the coming weeks. AMD admits that at present the situation with availability of the latest DirectX 11 graphics cards is improper. Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company is partly guilty of insufficient shipments of ATI Radeon HD 5000-series graphics cards.

“TSMC has made good progress with the 40nm technology. At this point our new ATI Radeon HD 5000 family is pulling on 40nm and as is always the case with the hot new product early in the launch: we are hand and mouth on supply. I expect that situation to improve over the coming weeks and months,” said Dirk Meyer, chief executive officer of AMD.


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