GPU Availability and Pricing Update: Keep Watching…and Waiting

Chimpzy

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Lol, prepare for a new batch of GPUs that you won't be able to buy, because they're either unavailable and/or ludicrously overpriced, but even if you could get one, you still couldn't run it because the TDPs are insane and that 1000w power supply you bought to have some headroom won't cut it anymore.
 

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Fucking hell, I normally go high on PSUs so I have room for future upgrades but I'd never considered going above 1000w
 

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Lol, prepare for a new batch of GPUs that you won't be able to buy, because they're either unavailable and/or ludicrously overpriced, but even if you could get one, you still couldn't run it because the TDPs are insane and that 1000w power supply you bought to have some headroom won't cut it anymore.
They have literally gone mad with power.
 

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nVidia, you are not the Emperor. You do not have unlimited power. Nor, more importantly, do we.

EDIT: Also, assuming I want some headroom, the cheapest PSU I can buy that I would feel comfortable running one of these fuckers on would be $500 for a 1200watt. And even then, I'd feel better spending an extra fifty bucks and getting CoolerMaster's 2000watt unit.

Are you lunatics trying to prove people right about PC gaming being expensive?
 
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EVGA might be doing a restock. Picked up a 3070 ti XC directly from their website without being in a queue or anything for ~$750 USD
 

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I haven't been following this since i gave up on getting a card, so I don't know if it's news that Ebuyer seem to have 3070TI cards in stock for ~£800.
 

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Intel Arc gpus delayed for the international market. If you were interested, I guess you shouldn't bother too much, cuz it seems Intel be fucking up again.
 

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Intel Arc gpus delayed for the international market. If you were interested, I guess you shouldn't bother too much, cuz it seems Intel be fucking up again.
Intel: Striking while the iron is buried in a glacier.
 
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Intel Arc gpus delayed for the international market. If you were interested, I guess you shouldn't bother too much, cuz it seems Intel be fucking up again.
 

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For reasons surely totally decoupled from current internet currency related events, GPU prices seem to be steadily declining. Right now I'm seeing some 3060's on sale for 500 CAD, which is still not amazing, but its reduced by a little more than 100 CAD since the last time I looked, and this sale is not an outlier by any stretch. The stock even seems fine.
 

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For reasons surely totally decoupled from current internet currency related events, GPU prices seem to be steadily declining. Right now I'm seeing some 3060's on sale for 500 CAD, which is still not amazing, but its reduced by a little more than 100 CAD since the last time I looked, and this sale is not an outlier by any stretch. The stock even seems fine.
For me I'm seeing as low as $599 and as high as $750 in Ausbucks, and that still feels too high for the 3060. Even allowing for the slightly weaker buying power the Aus Dollar, I don't think this baseline fucker should cost more than $600 in its best trim.
 
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For me I'm seeing as low as $599 and as high as $750 in Ausbucks, and that still feels too high for the 3060. Even allowing for the slightly weaker buying power the Aus Dollar, I don't think this baseline fucker should cost more than $600 in its best trim.
The whole thing has been insane. I used to have to wait about 6 months for new consoles to be readily available. We're headed into 2 years since Gen 9 launched and people are still boasting they were able to grab one. Sometimes from scalpers.

The 1060 cost about $225 US. The 3060 at Newegg is around twice that. It is still nuts.

Example: https://www.newegg.com/msi-geforce-rtx-3060-rtx-3060-ventus-2x-12g-oc/p/N82E16814137632
 

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For me I'm seeing as low as $599 and as high as $750 in Ausbucks, and that still feels too high for the 3060. Even allowing for the slightly weaker buying power the Aus Dollar, I don't think this baseline fucker should cost more than $600 in its best trim.
It definitely is too much, I'm just pleased to see the prices finally reduce. Like, nobody is buying these things where I live - the 3050 in particular just seems to collect dust, but they're all just staying in stock to one degree or another and just sitting there. I'm not sure where the price will finally level out, inflation in Canada has been brutal due to Covid so I'm not sure if it'll ever get down to 300 dollars where I'm at, but if it got this much better is can still improve further.