Chinese semiconductor industry


ZeEa5KPul

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Why would you sell bitcoin for usd? You can sell bitcoin for other currencies, or just buy stuff with bitcoin.
No, why sell it for real money at all? Isn't it supposed to be the future of money? That's the whole point, right?

Besides drugs on the dark web, what can I buy with Bitcoin?
 

gadgetcool5

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ASML has nowhere near a monopoly in China. If @AndrewS is right that the country will need a hundred or more new fabs, that will be a market of several hundreds, maybe thousands, of lithography machines. This new market will probably dwarf the population of ASML machines already in the country.
Does anyone know the actual sales statistics of SMEE's 90nm lithography machine? How many foundries are actually buying and using it? What is its market share vs. ASML?
 

daifo

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For web surfing, Word and Excel, movies, etc would be just totally fine, which is fit in most people anyway

The good thing is that it has NVMe SSD. SSD is more important than fast CPU in many cases

For that price, it would be extremely popular in most Asia, Africa and Latin America and perhaps in some EU countries as well

I have an impression that Zhaoxin x86 is only legal to be sold in China, can somebody confirm, please?

The article said it sold out quickly in Indonesia. Seems like you can import it even in the US.
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The us import price is little too high for me, but i would be interested if it was sold in the 100s, maybe barebone without hd/ram/os.
 
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daifo

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If they can come up with cheap and fast gpu, then they can use the gpu for mining bitcoin, which is like printing free money.
don't think they use regular cpu/gpu for bitcoin mining though... they are using asic
 

BlackWindMnt

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don't think they use regular cpu/gpu for bitcoin mining though... they are using asic
From what i gathered GPU are mostly used for ethereum mining, i'm also using my gpu to mine some eth to recover some of the extra costs I had to pay for it. The 3070 has a msrp of like 520 euro I had to pay 800 euros to get one at the start of this year.
There is also a blockchain i believed its called filecoin that uses hard disks to mine their coin.
 

jfcarli

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You can sell bitcoins at a profit, easily recouping the costs of energy.
AI, crypto-currency, immersive metaverse are the next areas of development.
"...immersive metaverse..."

I'm wondering what immersive metaverse could be. Is it something one eats?
 

jfcarli

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The article said it sold out quickly in Indonesia. Seems like you can import it even in the US.
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The us import price is little too high for me, but i would be interested if it was sold in the 100s, maybe barebone without hd/ram/os.
Just upgraded my Internet to fiber 300Mbps up and download. To my dismay, I discovered that my hardware can't use that bandwith because it does not have 5G and I am limited to 100Mbps. I guess I will have to upgrade my hardware pretty soon.
 

Overbom

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I'm wondering what immersive metaverse could be. Is it something one eats?
Metaverse is a well known term which is used by the tech companies to explain the transition from physical life to a virtual life. AFAIK Facebook is now openly talking about how it is throwing billions of dollars into investing in this field.
Same with Microsoft and other big companies, they are all into it.

I estimate that by 2027 we will have some kind of useful "product" or "experience" out of it.

Obviously the long term goal is a full transition from physical to virtual reality

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