EVGA's RTX 3090 Ti FTW3's Price Dropped to $1,149 last weekend
Are Nvidia's partners getting desperate?
Published: 8th August 2022 | Source: FrameChasers |
Nvidia's RTX 3090 Ti was available at clearance-level prices last weekend
The GPU market has changed. It was not long ago that graphics cards manufacturers couldn't product GPUs fast enough, and now they are struggling to shift their products from store shelves. Today, retailers and GPU manufacturers are selling their graphics cards at reduced prices, with high-end GPUs frequently selling for prices that are far below their original MSRPs.
Last weekend, FrameChasers spotted multiple EVGA RTX 3090 Ti FTW3 models selling for $1,149 on the company's official website, pricing that is $1,000 below the company's stated MSRP. Last week, these graphics cards were being sold for $1,399 in the US.
Seeing an RTX 3090 Ti graphics card selling for $1,149 on a manufacturers official website clearly showcases how desperate Nvidia's partners must be to shift their excess RTX 30 series inventory. Remember that Nvidia's RTX 3090 Ti launched this year with a Founders Edition price of $1,999, highlighting the difference between Nvidia's official pricing and how much customers are willing to pay for Nvidia's current-generation flagship GPU.
Rumour has it that Nvidia plan to launch their RTX 40 series of graphics cards later this year, and AMD has confirmed that their Radeon RX 7000 series of RDNA 3-based graphics cards will also be releasing this year. Customers know that next-generation graphics cards are on the horizon, the the collapse of the GPU mining market has made consumers unwilling to play inflated prices for gaming hardware.
GPU prices have been in free fall over the past few months, and we expect graphics card prices to continue to lower if manufacturers fail to shift their excess inventories. Will we see an RTX 3090 Ti hit $1,000 before long? I guess we will have to wait and see.
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