Video Card Prices to Rise

Discussion in 'HardForum Tech News' started by FrgMstr, Jan 4, 2018.

  1. LigTasm

    LigTasm [H]ardness Supreme

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    I guess I'm going to ride my $449 1080 for a long time.
     
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  2. Lifelite

    Lifelite 2[H]4U

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    So I'm confused. I didn't post that. How did you quote me saying that?
     
  3. d8lock

    d8lock Gawd

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    I got a 580 for $250 from the egg during black friday sale, with the intent of picking up another with gift cards I received for christmas. Hell, that same card is going for $500 now.
     
  4. WhoBeDaPlaya

    WhoBeDaPlaya 2[H]4U

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    I timed it just right and swapped 2x 290X and 2x 390 for 4x 1080 for very little out of pocket.
    Between mining, and crazy a*s DDR4 prices, I'll be holding on to my existing hardware for a good long while.
     
  5. _l_

    _l_ I Am A Cock

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    EVERYWHERE? ... not so much. Try Newegg ... MSI 3-fan cooler GTX 1080 Ti currently posted there for $750
     
  6. Krenum

    Krenum [H]ardForum Junkie

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    Time to up sale & get what you really want :)
     
  7. Krenum

    Krenum [H]ardForum Junkie

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    Thing is though, Volta is going to have limited stock at launch & sell out the first day. Then after a month or so when stock is available prices are going to skyrocket again.
     
  8. sleepybp

    sleepybp Limp Gawd

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    "Thing is though, Volta is going to have limited stock at launch & sell out the first day. Then after a month or so when stock is available prices are going to skyrocket again."
    In most releases, yes limited stock.
    This one has been milked so long though, I really dont expect stock issues.
    To make the most cash Nvidia will release the 2080 first, at a price point that is beyond what most gamers are willing to pay ($650). And after the nipple has been milked enough they will let the 2070 release, for $500 or $550 (Welcome to the new midrange).
     
  9. Spaceninja

    Spaceninja [H]ard|Gawd

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    Prices of components has gotten crazy over all. My 750ti does what I need it to for the most part but maybe I should grab a 1050ti before they are all gone too.
     
  10. polonyc2

    polonyc2 [H]ardForum Junkie

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    I had no plans on upgrading my GTX 1070 until Volta anyway so I'm fine with it...I should probably sell my GTX 970 now to some thirsty mining folks
     
  11. Snowdensjacket

    Snowdensjacket Limp Gawd

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    And I will continue to not buy one of them.
     
  12. d8lock

    d8lock Gawd

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    I wanted a vega 56, which is also priced ridiculously high. This 580 at 1500/2225 does a decent job for now.
     
  13. Unexploded

    Unexploded Limp Gawd

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    Was under the impression it's on it's way out for the home miner. Unless you get free electricity or something, no?
     
  14. westrock2000

    westrock2000 [H]ardForum Junkie

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    Well look on the bright side, at least Nintendo isn’t the one making video cards.
     
  15. Archaea

    Archaea [H]ardForum Junkie

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    It’s more profitable than ever right now.