Despite all evidence of something being terribly wrong with GF100 – half a year delay, missed clock speeds, incredible thermals, a top part with disabled SM, negligible availability at high prices, etc., Nvidia remains adamant that there are no problems with GF100 and low yield rumours are false.

“TSMC’s yields for its 40nm process has met our
expectations and market rumors about the yields being lower than 20% are
completely untrue. We currently have everything under control,” says Drew Henry, Nvidia MCP GM.

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Despite all evidence of something being terribly wrong with GF100 – half
a year delay, missed clock speeds, incredible thermals, a top part with
disabled SM, negligible availability at high prices, etc., Nvidia
remains adamant that there are no problems with GF100 and low yield
rumours are false.

“TSMC’s yields for its 40nm process has met our
expectations and market rumors about the yields being lower than 20% are
completely untrue. We currently have everything under control,” says
Drew Henry, Nvidia MCP GM.

Mr. Henry also mentions that a 512 SP Geforce product has a chance of releasing in the future.

Furthermore, Mr. Henry denies the widespread criticism of the thermals issue: “Our new Fermi-based GeForce GTX
480/470 chips are a significant improvement over performance compared to
our previous-generation GTX 285 despite that the GTX 480/470′s power
consumption is about 15-20W higher. However, we believe consumers that
choose to purchase GTX 480/470 are more focused on performance instead
of how much extra watts they consume. To pay a little higher electricity
bill in exchange for 10% more in performance, I believe consumers will
think this is a worthwhile trade.”

It is clear that Nvidia is portraying an image of confidence even at what seems like troubled times.

The question is – if everything is under control, why aren’t there any GTX 400 cards available?

Reference: Digitimes