Question are video card prices headed down yet?

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Whirlwind

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I just bought 6 noctua fans for my new pc build....they were about $34 each with tax......unreal how quiet they are though.
 
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VirtualLarry

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Don't count your price drops before they hatch. (10:00 in video - China's COVID lockdown, could be bad news again.)
 

ultimatebob

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I decided that I'm not going to pay a penny more than $415.69 for a GeForce 3070. So, if you see a bunch of them on eBay priced for $420.69... yeah, I did that :)
 

Markfw

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EVGA has quite a few of their cards (at least 3070TI and 3080TI) for MSRP available.
 
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DeathReborn

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In the UK 3050/6500XT has either held stable or gone down in the last week, 2060 has gone down 6/12GB both.. 3060/6600 & up have mostly gone up by 5-15% in the same timeframe.
 

GodisanAtheist

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In the UK 3050/6500XT has either held stable or gone down in the last week, 2060 has gone down 6/12GB both.. 3060/6600 & up have mostly gone up by 5-15% in the same timeframe.
-A sort of "dead cat bounce" as the cards reach a new group of buyer's "go" price there is a spike in sales which causes online shops to automatically adjust card prices up?
 
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VirtualLarry

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-A sort of "dead cat bounce" as the cards reach a new group of buyer's "go" price there is a spike in sales which causes online shops to automatically adjust card prices up?
Or "mitigating circumstances" to what was causing the price drops finally, such as fresh supply-chain issues like China's new lockdowns, and the prices of ETH and BTC rising for a little bit.

Edit: Let's not downplay the effects of an internet-wide boycott of Newegg.
 

Aapje

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The 3060 Ti seems to be the best card for mining and I still see miners buying new cards.
 

ultimatebob

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Or "mitigating circumstances" to what was causing the price drops finally, such as fresh supply-chain issues like China's new lockdowns, and the prices of ETH and BTC rising for a little bit.

Edit: Let's not downplay the effects of an internet-wide boycott of Newegg.
Wait... there was a boycott of Newegg? When did that happen? I know that the Gamers Nexus thing made some people angry, but I don't think that there was ever a boycott.
 
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lakedude

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Remember when there were NO 3D cards and yet games were so much more fun?
Yes! It was partly because we were kids but the games were still fun.

I've recently discovered Dos Box ( instead of using W7 with an XP emulator) to play Worms from 1995. It is still fun to play, after the shock of the terrible graphics wears off...

GL QUAKE was the first huge jump in graphics quality. I was blown away with how much better the graphics were and how much smoother GL QUAKE was but it wasn't more fun. The only sound your guy makes is "huh" when he jumps. Older 2.5D games like Shadow Warrior or Duke Nukem 3D were more fun. Your character said funny stuff, not just "huh".

"You want to wash Wang or you want to watch Wang wash Wang?"

"Oh ho ho, sticky bomb like you!"
 
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Aapje

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Secondary / Used marketplace GPU pricing IRRATIONAL, used selling for more than new!
That's asking prices, not sales prices. Marketplaces tend to end up with a lot of bad listings, because good listings sell quickly, while bad listings rarely sell. That's just as true for GPU markets as for meat markets (Tinder).

In a market where prices go down, you get more bad listings.
 
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ultimatebob

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I'm an equal-opportunity Hot Deal'r.
Newegg's video card and crappy power supply bundles jacked up over MSRP are not really a "Hot Deal", though.

Well... maybe they are if you're desperate to expand your fledgling crypto mining operation. Most of us here will take a hard pass on them, though. The big crypto players also aren't going to waste their time with that junk, as they buy their cards in bulk from the manufacturer.
 

VirtualLarry

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Newegg's video card and crappy power supply bundles jacked up over MSRP are not really a "Hot Deal", though.
Not sure what you're complaining about. Most of the video card deals that I've been posting that last few weeks have been standalone deals, without bundles. You should visit that forum more frequently, you seem a little out of touch.
 

moonbogg

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I hope proof of stake actually happens. Watching the entire 3000 series generation flood the second hand market all at once would be hilarious. During the height of the GPU tsunami, I predict 3080's around $300 and anything below will be about as valuable as a door stop. I hope every gamer buys a used card for super cheap and calls it good enough so Nvidia sees almost no sales for the overpriced 4000 series.
If I had the power to allow or deny sales of 4000 series cards, I'd force the following prices or I'd deny the entire generation market access.

RTX 4060 - $250
RTX 4070 - $350
RXT 4080 - $500
RXT 4080Ti - $650
RTX 4090 - $800
RXT 4090Ti - $1000
 
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VirtualLarry

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I hope proof of stake actually happens. Watching the entire 3000 series generation flood the second hand market all at once would be hilarious. During the height of the GPU tsunami, I predict 3080's around $300 and anything below will be about as valuable as a door stop.
Could 8GB Polaris GPUs hit $50? I think that they could... last time around, they weren't much more, and they have less "life" in them this time around.
 

jpiniero

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I hope proof of stake actually happens. Watching the entire 3000 series generation flood the second hand market all at once would be hilarious. During the height of the GPU tsunami, I predict 3080's around $300 and anything below will be about as valuable as a door stop. I hope every gamer buys a used card for super cheap and calls it good enough so Nvidia sees almost no sales for the overpriced 4000 series.
If I had the power to allow or deny sales of 4000 series cards, I'd force the following prices or I'd deny the entire generation market access.

RTX 4060 - $250
RTX 4070 - $350
RXT 4080 - $500
RXT 4080Ti - $650
RTX 4090 - $800
RXT 4090Ti - $1000
4080 Ti AD106 confirmed ;)
 

xpea

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I hope proof of stake actually happens. Watching the entire 3000 series generation flood the second hand market all at once would be hilarious. During the height of the GPU tsunami, I predict 3080's around $300 and anything below will be about as valuable as a door stop. I hope every gamer buys a used card for super cheap and calls it good enough so Nvidia sees almost no sales for the overpriced 4000 series.
If I had the power to allow or deny sales of 4000 series cards, I'd force the following prices or I'd deny the entire generation market access.

RTX 4060 - $250
RTX 4070 - $350
RXT 4080 - $500
RXT 4080Ti - $650
RTX 4090 - $800
RXT 4090Ti - $1000
You are dreaming. TSMC 4nm EUV cost one arm one leg and one kidney :oops:
 

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