The price of tickets is rising, that’s nothing new. The cause apparently still lies in the shortage of micro-components and a still very strong demand. Given this equation, Nvidia is consistently raising prices.
It’s always a bit of a bad sign when Nvidia itself raises the prices of its graphics cards, especially the Founders models. The lack of components comes into question, but unfortunately so do those C
It climbs at Nvidia
As reported VideoCardz, so Nvidia’s “new” price range looks like this, hoping it’s only temporary:
- The GeForce RTX 3060 Ti goes from 419 dollars to 429 dollars
- The GeForce RTX 3070 goes from 519 dollars to 549 dollars
- The GeForce RTX 3070 Ti goes from 619 to 649 dollars
- The GeForce RTX 3080 goes from 719 dollars to 759 dollars
- The GeForce RTX 3080 Ti goes from 1199 dollars to 1269 dollars
- The GeForce RTX 3090 goes from 1549 dollars to 1649 dollars
Until then, NVIDIA Founders Edition cards were often one of the only ways gamers could get the latest NVIDIA cards at “reasonable” prices. But that was before. Of course, we don’t know whether this will affect the price of partner/custom models, but as the saying goes, the worst is always certain.
For the time being, this increase only affects prices in the European Union. Whether AMD will follow suit remains to be seen…