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The cost of materials is a very small percentage.
When you buy a chip, you're mostly renting time of a fuckton of robots and some people.
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>>83819688
that's true for most things
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>>83819698
There's quite a few where the materials are quite expensive, like batteries.
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check intel revenue and say that again
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>>83819709
Well yes, there is the profit margin (big), but the shit you're actually paying for is robots.
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Umm, you still need a lot of wagies sweetie
https://youtu.be/bR-DOeAm-PQ
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>>83819747
Yes, and research and development which is huge.
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>>83819778
That's motherboards
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Nah you are paying for patents.
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>>83819688
labor is usually the largest factor in a price for most things
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The complicated the modern world is absurdly complicated. You're not explicitly paying for anything except the processor. Then the revenue pipeline back-feeds its way through the 5 primary contributor sectors of processor creation where they become revenue streams which offset cost streams including debts from investment. That's the extremely over-simplified version. Material costs and even labor costs are such a small part of the story.

If you think it can be done more efficiently then try your own hand at chip fabrication.
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>The complicated the modern world is absurdly complicated
explain!
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>>83819688
>>83819698
>165 million dollar machine
50 million dollar room to use 165 million dollar machine
>20 million in just paying people to run this shit.

Yes anon chips are expensive to make.
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>>83819709
>>83819747
Here's your containers bro
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>>83819688
>R&D doesn't exist
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>>83819688
You're always paying for people's labour, cause ultimately it's the only thing that has value.
You're either paying for it directly or for its results.



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