Elon Musk sets record straight on Nvidia AI chip shipments

The billionaire industrialist clarified that the south extension of Tesla’s Giga Factory in Texas would soon be complete, allowing for more AI infrastructure.

Billionaire industrialist Elon Musk issued a response to a CNBC article, dated June 4, alleging that the Tesla CEO told Nvidia to prioritize artificial intelligence chips originally meant for Tesla to his privately owned X social media company.

In the article, CNBC claimed that emails provided to them from Nvidia indicate that Musk told the graphics processing and AI chip manufacturer to divert 12,000 Nvidia H100 chips from Tesla to X.

However, Musk has since responded to the article in several social media posts denying the claims and clarifying that Tesla had no need for the chips at this time—claiming that they would have sat idle in a warehouse collecting dust.

Read more

Please enter CoinGecko Free Api Key to get this plugin works.