My flask is half full
- Nov 18, 2010
It'd be great if GPU pricing was normal and we didn't have to update you on the state of the market, but tracking GPUs is useful if...
Jensen, no one is asking for this.Meanwhile, nVidia decides to refresh their line with even MORE cards we won't be able to buy for less than double the already-inflated MSRP for the next two years:
Yeah, it's a sad state of affairs, and forecasts seem to imply it won't get any better any time soon. Still better than the new consoles tho, where non-scalped availability is just straight up zilch around here, and has been since the things released. You can get a gpu, grossly overpriced, but you can.Yes, well. If you don't laugh you weep, don't you?
Here's a fun one; you can buy that card from an Australian retailer, at current exchange rate you'll pay just under $1700USD. Even if the shipping costs you a an extra $100 you're still $400 ahead XDMy local microcenter has some 6900xts in stock, also ludicrously overpriced at $2200.
The Gundam unit is a special edition of the ROG STRIX line from Asus. If it helps, even if you hadn’t gotten the Gundam white one, the gaudy RGB would still be there because that’s just ROG all over.Cheapest at retail around here is a 3080 for €1300 (~2095 AUD/1525 USD). 6900XT's are more expensive, cheapest coming in at €1600 (~2580 AUD/1880 USD). 3080 Ti's are roughly the same ball part. Also for you Yanks, that's with tax included.
I managed to get a 3080 cheaper than that tho, basically at msrp, but that required calling in a favor and a little grease money. Also, it's white, has Gundam branding and gaudy rgb all over, but whatever, got that shit.
Yeh, I know. I could turn the RGB off, but the pc is under my desk, the windowed side panel up against it, so I don't have to see it anyway. Thing needs to run shit, not be looked at. Which it does, splendidly.The Gundam unit is a special edition of the ROG STRIX line from Asus. If it helps, even if you hadn’t gotten the Gundam white one, the gaudy RGB would still be there because that’s just ROG all over.
Down to about $1,600 US.My local microcenter has some 6900xts in stock, also ludicrously overpriced at $2200.
More like $800, with the MSRP of $1000 already being ludicrously high.Down to about $1,600 US.
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In normal times I have to think this is a $600 card.
Because they get the same amount of money from a scalper as they do from a regular customer, and there's no silly cost-increasing queue thing going on.Dunno why more manufacturers aren't doing the "you get to sign up for one and have 20 hours to buy it when it becomes available" thing