Overclockers UK start selling high-end GPUs below their MSRPs

GPU prices are getting lower, especially in the high-end

Overclockers UK start selling high-end GPUs below their MSRPs

GPU prices are continuing to get lower at retail

GPU prices have fallen, with high retail stocks and large numbers of used sales placing pressure on GPU manufacturers to deliver more competitive prices. Today, we spotted some noteworthy GPU deals over on Overclockers UK, deals which Overclockers themselves claim to be the best in the UK. This includes several graphics cards that are selling for prices that are well below their official MSRPs, and prices that we have never seen at retailers before. 

Radeon Deals

In recent weeks, AMD has added value to their graphics cards by introducing their re-introducing their Raise the Game GPU/Game bundles, giving purchasers of AMD's latest RX 6000 series graphics cards up to three free games. This bundle is designed to make Radeon graphics cards more appealing, than their Geforce counterparts, and give buyers another reason to buy a new graphics card over a used one. 

£799 RX 6900 XT

On the high-end, AMD's Radeon RX 6900 XT is now available for £799 in the UK. This includes AMD's three-game Raise the Game bundle. Furthermore, the model that is £799 is Gigabyte's Gaming OC model, which features a factory overclock, giving the GPU performance levels that are faster than AMD's reference model. 

This graphics card has an MSRP of $999, making £799.99 great value. 

- Gigabyte RX 6900 XT Gaming OC 16GB - £799.99

£649.99 RX 6800 XT

At £649.99, Gigabyte's Radeon RX 6800 XT Gaming OC represents great value in today's market. It wasn't long ago that this graphics card was selling for over £1,000> While £649.99 is close to AMD's original RX 6800 XT MSRP, the addition of AMD's 3-game Raise The Game bundle adds a lot of value here, assuming that you are interested in AMD's bundled games. 

- Gigabyte RX 6800 XT Gaming OC 16GB - £649.99

£589 RX 6800

With a price tag that is similar to AMD's RX 6750 XT, AMD's Radeon RX 6800 is a graphics card that offers users a lower TDP, more memory capacity (16GB VS 12GB), more memory bandwidth, more Infinity Cache, and more compute performance. That's a Win, Win, Win, Win situation. With this price, the RX 6750 XT is not even worth considering, and AMD's Raise the Game Bundle only sweetens the deal. 

While £60 more will upgrade you to an RX 6800 XT, it's hard to complain with what's on offer here for under £600.

- Gigabyte RX 6800 16GB - £589.99

£449.99 RX 6700 XT

If you have a lower budget, AMD's RX 6700 XT can deliver a lot of umph for your hard saved pounds. Like the RX 6800 deal above, the price of this GPU once again makes the RX 6750 XT a poor choice. A marginal performance increase for a lot more money. You are probably better off using the money elsewhere, perhaps on a new SSD. Beyond that, this GPU will also consume less power than a RX 6750 XT, which is another perk.

This GPU is also available with three free games as part of AMD's Raise the Game GPU/Game bundle.

- MSI RX 6700 XT MECH 2X 12GB - £449.99

Overclockers UK start selling high-end GPUs below their MSRPs

Geforce Deals

With support for technologies like DLSS and Reflex, Nvidia is one of the clear software leaders of the GPU market. Add on Nvidia's strong ray tracing performance, and we have a winning combination. Even so, Nvidia's RTX 30 series pricing has been slashed at retailers, especially at the high end of the GPU market. 

Unlike AMD, Nvidia has decided not to bundle their GPUs with any games, lowering their overall value proposition.

£1499.99 RTX 3090 Ti

Let's face it, the RTX 3090 Ti launched when demand from cryptocurrency miners was waning. Nvidia's high MSRP was always too much for what is effectively an upgraded RTX 3090, so it makes sense that now it is available for roughly the RTX 3090's MSRP. This is the price that the RTX 3090 Ti should have launched at (though I would prefer something lower).   

- Palit Geforce RTX 3090 Ti GameRock 24GB

£1299.95 RTX 3090

Multiple RTX 3090 graphics cards are now available for around £150 below Nvidia's original £1449 MSRP. If you need the RTX 3090's huge frame buffer, or its huge compute performance, now is a good time to but. This time last year these GPUs would easily cost £2,000+, though it remains to be seen if RTX 30 series pricing has bottomed out. Could pricing get even lower over the next few months? 

- Palit RTX 3090 Gaming Pro 24GB

- Zotac RTX 3090 Trinity 24GB

£1049 RTX 3080 Ti

For £250 less than an RTX 3090, the RTX 3080 Ti offers similar compute performance and half as much VRAM. If you don't need 24GB of VRAM, this is a good money saving option, as it offers users roughly the same overall memory bandwidth. Unless you are crazy enough to game at 8K, or need more VRAM for content creation, the RTX 3080 Ti is a great graphics card.  

- ASUS RTX 3080 Ti TUF OC 12GB

- Inno3D RTX 3080 Ti iChill X4 12GB

£799 RTX 3080 12GB

Sitting between the RTX 3080 10GB and the RTX 3080 Ti, the RTX 3080 12GB is a graphics card that has an identity crisis. The extra 2GB of VRAM is welcome over the RTX 3080, and the extra compute performance is also helpful. At £799 it is a worthy purchase, especially if you consider the fact that it offers most of the RTX 3080 Ti's performance.  

- Palit RTX 3080 Gaming Pro LHR 12GB 

- Inno3D RTX 3080 iChill X4 LHR 12GB

- Zotac RTX 3080 Trinity LHR 12GB

Overclockers UK start selling high-end GPUs below their MSRPs

Will GPUs get even cheaper?

When compared to a few short months ago, today's GPU prices are bargains. That said, high GPU stocks at retail and high volumes of current-generation graphics cards on the used market could force new GPU prices down further. You could get a lower price if you wait, though we don't expect insane price decreases anytime soon.

Ultimately, it is up to you if you want to wait before purchasing a new graphics card. If you were waiting for new GPU prices to get lower and for stock to be available on store shelves, now is your time to buy. If you want to wait for next-generation graphics card, you can expect to see new high-end offerings from AMD and Nvidia later this year. That said, we don't expect to see next-generation mid-range GPUs from both companies until around mid-2023. 

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11-07-2022, 13:42:44

Piskeante
If you are thinking on mining with them, just forget about it. You will never ROI the gpu

If you are a gamer you are going to have far better deals on the second hand market once GPU miners capitulate and finally accept that ETH cannot be replaced for another PoW algo and that there is no coin that will remain profitable after ETH PoS.

In either 2 options, just don't buy. Second hand market is going to be heaven for gamers.Quote

11-07-2022, 13:55:44

Warchild
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Originally Posted by Piskeante View Post
If you are thinking on mining with them, just forget about it. You will never ROI the gpu

If you are a gamer you are going to have far better deals on the second hand market once GPU miners capitulate and finally accept that ETH cannot be replaced for another PoW algo and that there is no coin that will remain profitable after ETH PoS.

In either 2 options, just don't buy. Second hand market is going to be heaven for gamers.
Why is almost every post you make a reference to mining? Sounding like a broken record.
Second hand market is not going to be heaven, in some places because the value of these cards are holding so strong that I personally see GPU prices almost the same price as retail even after all this time.Quote

11-07-2022, 17:20:09

AlienALX
I wouldn't really want to use the SH market unless it was so cheap that I could not excuse myself for paying new prices. Especially when they are this low.

All about the warranty for me tbh.Quote

11-07-2022, 18:35:05

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Originally Posted by AlienALX View Post
All about the warranty for me tbh.
Thats always been the selling point for me given the lack of headroom alot of these cards have these days.

EVGA always provided the best. Sadly their pricing here is just astronomical now. Not their fault, its just how they are valued in Norway.Quote

11-07-2022, 19:33:16

AngryGoldfish
I wouldn't buy a high-end used card unless it was from a forum member like one of you guys who I knew wasn't going to sell me a dud knowingly. I'd much rather pay more for it to be brand new. Love buying used stuff, but PC hardware is not one of them.Quote
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