Samsung has stopped producing the chipset due to Storm Uri
Samsung has stopped producing the chipset due to Storm Uri

Due to a power outage in the region due to the storm, Samsung has temporarily suspended chip production at its Austin, Texas facility.

Samsung said in a statement: Appropriate measures have been taken for formulations and chips in production without prior notice. Once the energy is restored, we will resume production.

Austin Energy confirmed that it has asked its largest customer to stand, although it is not known how long it will pass before the company's energy runs out.

When Urey was cutting 200,000 homes in Austin, he issued a residence permit.

It is not known if Austin production of the Apple Mac Pro was also affected.

Other major Austin manufacturers, including NXP Semiconductors and Infineon Semiconductor, are also reported to have shut down.

Stopping production could cost millions of dollars to Samsung, especially if manufacturing suddenly stops.

In March 2018, the Samsung plant in South Korea was unexpectedly closed for 30 minutes and tens of thousands of chips were damaged, accounting for 11% of NAND flash memory performance that month.

However, since Samsung initially issued a warning before the shutdown, any damage should be avoided.

The Samsung factory in Austin began mass production of memory chips in the late 1990s and has produced DRAM and NAND chips and portable processors for many years.

It was noted on the Samsung website that the factory is mainly focused on manufacturing chips with 14nm technology.

A recent report indicated that the company is investigating the establishment of a new facility in the region to manufacture chips. The facility can produce advanced processors such as 3 nm.

Austin Energy initially urged industrial users to conserve energy and also tried to use emergency power generators to solve the problem.

But at the end of the day, the plant will be forced to shut down completely. The company said: We have contacted our biggest customers and worked with them to close the facility.

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