GeForce RTX 2080 Ti Now De-listed on NVIDIA's Online Store

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  1. Megalith

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    As we mentioned last week, RTX 2080 Ti GPUs were going missing. AIBs in China were having issues getting hold of any new 2080 Ti GPUs to build more boards, and this has brought RTX 2080 Ti manufacturing to a standstill.

    Now the RTX 2080 Ti drama thickens: it seems that NVIDIA has stopped offering the GPU for sale on its official site. While the product page is still up, the part is nowhere to be found on its web store; prospective buyers cannot even sign up for stock notifications. Some say this isn’t peculiar and that the item has always been inconsistently shown on the store, but eTeknix suggests this is a clear sign the 2080 Ti problem is bigger than NVIDIA would like to admit.

    The fact that it is now de-listed on the web store suggests that this is a bigger problem. Bigger than what NVIDIA would like to admit. If it is indeed only a few “early test escapes” that are faulty, then why de-list the line entirely? Especially if there are new variants ready to replace them, or even new non-faulty variants on the way. If something is wrong with the GPU itself, it is NVIDIA’s responsibility to admit it to consumers instead of trying to hide the issue.
     
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  2. TaintedSquirrel

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    In a few weeks they'll list a new revised model, won't say a word about it, eventually reviewers will get their hands on them and see what changed.
    Everyone who has an existing (faulty) card will be hung out to dry and RMA as problems arise.
     
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  3. Grimlaking

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    Wow... just... wow man.
     
  4. DPI

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    Because pausing sales while investigating further would seem like a normal reaction, but we're on the internet so it must be a conspiracy.
     
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  5. techguymaxc

    techguymaxc n00bie

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    The source of this article is clickbait nonsense. Go to the Nvidia site and click through to the 2080 Ti product page and tell me if the description provided in this article matches what you see.
     
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    It's gone from their store, I checked it out too.
     
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  7. bobdabilder

    bobdabilder Limp Gawd

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    Nah, if it were a conspiracy it would need to be "this company is forcing an nda on ppl so they can' t tell some truths"
    Oh wait.....

     
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    I've been buying GPU since radeon 64MB ddr.

    Can't recall a generation I was this deep into and hadn't bought the new flagship yet.
     
  9. Evil Scooter

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    I'm not seeing the 2080ti....

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    Am I missing sumthing?
     
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  11. TheHig

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    It seems like the right thing to do IF something is amiss is to get in front of it by releasing some official statement. However if there is some tragic flaw in the 2080ti admitting it would basically be a recall. Many people would demand a refund or replacement immediately.

    At this point it’s odd enough that if I personally had a founders 2080ti it would be getting returned. Period.
     
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    All the cards must have escaped out the test door.
     
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  14. GoodBoy

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    I love the X-Files.. (conspiracies). More than likely they are just taking time to test everything in inventory for the manufacturing issue, and its going to take awhile. A few weeks it will be back with a new stock number, so that nVidia (and us) can tell them apart.
     
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  15. Motley

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    Why in the hell would anyone buy a 2080TI just to have it catch fire on them and burn their house down.

    Worst launch ever Nvidia....
     
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    Coming Soon....Geforce GTX 2080 Tii - Investigated Edition
     
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    Easy insurance claim?
     
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  18. -=SOF=-WID99

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    so it becomes the 3dfx voodoo 5 6000 ..so rare and such a fail ..and only a few get working cards ?
     
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    eTeknix has retracted the story, based on NVidia's clarification that they just meant "out of stock" and have fixed the page to show that.
     
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    I hope they get to the bottom of the whole problem with the cards soon. I feel for those that have laid out the cash for those TI cards.
     
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    No tinfoil hat wearer here.. but hi end cards going out of stock happens all the time w/o the item going missing entirely from the website.
     
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  23. DPI

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    It is there as OOS, https://www.nvidia.com/en-us/geforce/graphics-cards/rtx-2080-ti/

    But meh, it's 2018 -- lets not let facts get in the way of a good circlejerk.
     
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  24. Master_shake_

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    giphy.gif

    these are not the cards you're looking for.
     
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  25. aokman

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    Talk shit much? NVIDIA will replace any faulty card per their RMA process. No one has had issues so far. If a modification is made to the PCB then yes it will be revised but it does not mean every card out there is faulty.

    There is only 1 card that caught fire and it was made by EVGA and it was a very questionable source.
     
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    Just weird to de-list your flagship product and the other partner AIB cards, instead of saying out of stock...
     
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    AMD make your move.... Ryzen+ style.....
     
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    Unless there is a major issue. You don’t want people contacting you with stock inquiries if you do not intend to sell them until something major is fixed.
     
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  29. ds9voy

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    It amazes me how Nvidia can play so many people for ABSOLUTE FOOLS.

    Here is what happened, guys, in case it wasn't obvious enough.

    1. Nvidia realizes the 2080Ti huge failure rate is blowing up out of control.

    2. They quietly de-list the product with plans to figure out how the fix this disaster.

    3. Media picks up on the de-list sooner than they expect.

    4. Nvidia damage control team re-lists the product (as out of stock) and then says "Nah bro... we didn't de-list it, even though people have screenshots CLEARLY SHOWING IT WAS DE-LISTED. It's just "out of stock now"... until it comes back into stock.... after we fix this disaster of a hardware flaw quietly...."

    5. Fools believe Nvidia damage control story and attack the people who clearly demonstrated WITH SCREENSHOTS the card vanishing from the site with no reference of it being made on any of the sales pages of Nvidia.com
     
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    Some fresh OC but really want to make an Escape From LA'esque 'Escape from Test Escape' shoop. Anyone keen?

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    Insert Iraqi Information Minister jpeg here
     
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    Bummer I was just about to drop 1200 bucks on a card that can just barely play games on my 60hz 1080p monitor with all the eyecandy on max lololol
     
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    Couldn't resist. Probably more accurate now a little more failure rate information is at hand (failure rate = delisted levels of bad).

    Real RTX On Vs Off_2.jpg
     
  34. Derangel

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    EVGA's XC cards use the reference PCB.
     
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  35. FlawleZ

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    Seems to be some Nvidia fanboys here that continue to dwell on their state of denial.
     
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    Could have just been a mistake on the product update page.
     
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  37. Ranulfo

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    Good but a better version would be a pic of the burned 2080ti on the RTX off side.
     
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  38. Brahmzy

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    Meanwhile most 2080 TI buyers are enjoying their cards.
    I know I am. Sensational thread is sensational.
     
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  39. Jim Kim

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    But why is the GEFORCE GTX 1080 TI FOUNDERS EDITION 11GB GDDR5X showing as Notify Me because it's currently OOS?
    Rhetorical/Sarcastic but the statement is true none the less.
     
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  40. ds9voy

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    Bro.... the fact is, the cards were completely pulled from the Nvidia site. ALL REFERENCE TO THEM WAS GONE. There are screenshots from numerous sources to prove this.

    They never pulled all reference to the 1080TI FE. Pulling all reference is completely different than being out of stock.

    Pulling all reference = we want people to forget this thing even exists for now while we figure out WTF is wrong.

    Out of stock = it's just out of stock.

    Pulling all reference, then, when called on it, listing it again as out of stock = we wanted people to forget about this while we put out this fire, but now have to re-list it because we got caught and called on it by the media.

    This is why Nvidia has been able to get away with this debacle for so long already.... most people completely lack critical thinking skills.
     
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