When will prices drop?

Discussion in 'nVidia Flavor' started by LaAaZ, Feb 15, 2018.

  1. Riccochet

    Riccochet Necrodancer

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    Prices have dropped, and will continue to drop as no one buys them. Retailers are in the business of moving stock. They'll either adjust pricing to move inventory, or sit on it until it's obsolete and have to write it off.
     
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  3. oldmanbal

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    Just keep shopping around, there are a lot of decent prices to be found across all price points at the moment. Also start perusing the used markets as new ethereum miners might start the firesale on decent gpus.
     
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  4. MrDeaf

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    I don't think GPU prices will go up again, for the time being, because etherium and bitcoin, although they have shot up again, aren't anywhere near the crazy levels they were in December.
     
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  5. LaAaZ

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    Newegg Has 1070ti 500 and 1080 for 550. Now that things are finally coming down, I want to wait to see what the new cards will do
     
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  6. mazeroth

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    $279 for a 1050 Ti is not a hot deal. Heck, my brother picked up a 1060 3GB for $179 on sale about 1.5 years ago. Talk about the good ol' days!
     
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  8. Mav451

    Mav451 [H]ardness Supreme

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    If the used market is any indication, cards are definitely still overpriced.
    Gotta be patient if you want to get a good deal.

    If you're building right now? Well - gonna have to look twice as hard to find something not overpriced :p
     
  9. Fun

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    I've personally switched to looking for older gen. I'm looking at a few gtx 760's on ebay ATM. Those got some pretty decent performance at 1080p albeit using more power and generating more heat, but I don't care about that. Comparable performance to a 1050ti for about $170 less.
     
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  10. _l_

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    LOL ... perfect
     
  11. _l_

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    the market is still over priced considering GTX 1070's are a year older than before prices soared. Older tech is not worth MSRP + 50% LOL

    Nvidia can stop making gaming GPU cards and they will hardly miss it, hence IMHO the removal of SLI support from recent game releases.

    as they say, the writing is on the wall
     
  12. KickAssCop

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    Tons of guys selling 1080 Tis at near MSRP prices. Hit them up on the H f/s forums.
     
  13. _l_

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    I just came from the [H] F/S, read 2 pages and found one 1080 Ti for $725. IF memory serves, they were selling for $699 NEW

    Why would anyone shell out $700+ for a USED almost no warranty left on it GPU card?
     
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  14. Archaea

    Archaea [H]ardForum Junkie

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    Buy one new for $700 then.

    Here ya go. Here are your new options.

    http://www.nowinstock.net/computers/videocards/nvidia/gtx1080ti/
     
  15. celwin

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    Amen brother. My thoughts exactly

     
  16. KickAssCop

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    699 were founder's edition or some brand turbo/single blower fan cards. I bought an ASUS 1080 Ti STRIX for 789$ and most AM were around 750-800 even on launch.
     
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    1080ti have come down to mid 700s now
     
  18. biggles

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    I have seen some EVGA gtx 1070s as low as $450 in the past week.
     
  19. Lunas

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    when asics fill the market and only until the next gpu mined coin gets popular and valuable
     
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  20. xorbe

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    My 1050 Ti was $118 when I bought it last year. $279? lol
     
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  21. _l_

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    It's now June but four weeks after your post I bought an EVGA GTX 1080 FTW for $599 at Newegg and have seen them for $539 AR the past two weeks so asking $700 (in April) for a used 1080 is a greedy high price people post in the hopes some fool will come along and buy it. We see this kind of selling all the time on eBay (a marketplace [IMO no longer an auction site really] that today really, really sucks)

    For the most part there's just two ways to sell (the motivation behind it) though there are many shades of gray in between:

    to serve others (post for a price you'd want to pay for it when in used condition) or self-serving and how one prices the used stuff they sell reveals volumes about that person really
     
  22. serial__thrilla

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    There is a Zotac 1080 mini being sold in several places for $499 now. I'm really tempted to buy.
     
  23. defaultluser

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    Or the Zotac 1070 Ti has been on special at Newegg for $450. That's a far better value if you're wiling to manually overclock your Ti, as it's within 5 percent of an overclocked 1080.

    https://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814500431

    I think the mining rush is over, now that it's becoming harder to open data centers in areas with cheap electricity, and the casual miners (whatever you can stuff in your own basement/spare room) have been tapped-out.

    The $50 over MSRP of most cards is because the memory is still expensive, but those prices should fall slowly back toward MSRP if they manage to fill demand there.
     
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  24. N4CR

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    Lol people are asking ~RRP for used Vegas in [H]F/S and not knowing how much they are in Newegg new currently. Funny how things are the same across the board on both GPU camps.
     
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  26. defaultluser

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    This is why we all said don't expect Nvidia to respond overnight to the sudden mining demand. But even when you take your time you still make expensive mistakes like these.

    I will happily buy a GTX 1060 6GB if they drop the price to $200. The price hasn't dropped officially in two years!

    Since The Witcher 3 is the most demanding game I play, I can wait you out Nvidia for either a price cut or new tech
     
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  28. Lunas

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    The crypto market has cooled somewhat and ac costs are making card mining less and less profitable so... Have fun card suplus and prices will float back toward resonable
     
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  29. horrorshow

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    Last night, I had a link for the short single-fan EVGA 1060 6GB Gaming for $229 out the door..

    I almost bit, but then I thought to myself: If these type of 8 hour deals are happening now; the "Magic $200" times are close at hand.
     
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  30. defaultluser

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    Yeah, the basic EVGA single fan is shit for cooling, as it doesn't have the heatpipes the SC version has. Amazon still has it on sale for $250, but don't bite unless you like making projects for yourself.

    They're just clearing inventory of a shit card. Unfortunately, since it's a custom PCB getting a replacement cooler would be an expensive pain.

    If they want me to upgrade my GTX 960, they'll need to make it an official price cut, or I'm waiting for the next gen.
     
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  31. Omegas

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    I'm seeing a bunch of cards popping up on sites like SlickDeals frequently, which tells me things are about to really start moving price wise. I would not buy right now.
     
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    used EVGA GTX 1070 FTW cards start at $350 right now on eBay but that's if you don't mind buying a 1070 that's been running 24/7 for over a year in a mining rig so yea, prices have dropped on the 1070 where $380 was the price when new, back about 1.5 years ago
     
  33. Chas

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    Just had to pass up a deal for a 1080 for $500.

    In the middle of my convention season, so I have to keep a tight lock on finances.
     
  34. harmattan

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    We're seeing prices on both Vegas and 1080/tis drop like rocks in the secondary market here in the UK and EU.

    Used GTX 1080 tis, which were averaging £650-700 for the past few months, are now selling for around £550 (some below £500) which has been unheard of for the past 5-6 months. I just picked up an FE for £510 for a water-cooling project.

    There's also a bounty of cards available now at MSRP. nV is in a hard spot trying to blow out remaining inventory. They way overestimated demand/crypto prices, and everyone who hasn't been living under a rock knows the new cards are incoming.
     
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  35. mazeroth

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    There are 2 recent 1080's for sale on my local Craigslist, from 2 different sellers. EVGA is $400 and Gigabyte is $425. Both claim to not have been mined on.
     
  36. DirtyB

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    Odd thats exactly what's for sale on my local CL...
     
  37. ChRoNo16

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    If they are that new of card, and not mined on, why are they for sale?

    Also I dont touch CL parts or systems anymore. prices are too high and people always trying to rip off.
     
  38. sirmonkey1985

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    i check CL just to see if some one screws up on prices or don't know what they're selling but i never actively look for things to buy there.. sometimes you get lucky and you get angry parents that rage sell their kids computers because they're grounded but don't actually know what they're selling.
     
  39. dragonstongue

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    if it is for Ngreedia based cards, I doubt they will be the price they "should be" for a very long time (if ever)
    A, they have to pay their lawyers for that new gag order
    B, they have to pay for the ship loads of returned stock
    C, its Nvidia who does not want to sell at prices they should be, even if yield was crazy good and they were dirt cheap to produce, they want $$$$$$$$$$ to swim in and throw at hookers ^.^