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Video card prices are up 10 percent since July – Computer – News

Video card prices, which seemed to be dropping at the beginning of this summer, have risen an average of 10 percent in the past two months. This is evident from the data from Pricewatch Tweakers. The faster AMD Radeon RX 6800 was up 36 percent.

in july made The last time we took it in the video card market. At the time, we wrote that prices were dropping as more and more deliveries arrived in stores, although retail prices were not yet close to the recommended retail prices reported by AMD and Nvidia.

Since then, the prices of most video cards have stabilized or even slightly increased. In the green camp, the RTX 3090 (23 percent) and the RTX 3070 Ti (22 percent) are especially more expensive. On the other hand, the RTX 3060 Ti and RTX 3080 Ti are slightly cheaper. Among AMD’s cards, the RX 6800 and RX 6800 XT increased their prices the most, by 36 and 24 percent, respectively.

Two of the cards featured in the latest price-performance review, the RTX 3070 Ti and RX 6800 XT, are the worst victims. The price correction was evident for the RTX 3070 and RTX 3070 Ti, as they cost exactly the same in July, despite the difference in performance. However, this patch did not come by making the RTX 3070 cheaper, but by making the RTX 3070 Ti more expensive. With the RX 6800 and RX 6800 XT, poor availability plays a role; At the time of writing, only one card from each of the GPUs is available at Pricewatch.

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Number of models available per GPU
RX 6600 XT RX 6700 XT RX 6800 (XT) RX 6900 XT RTX 3060 (T) RTX 3070 (T) RTX 3080 (T) RTX 3090
9 11 1 (1) 13 22 (21) 16 (7) 15 (22) 13

A couple of months ago, the RX 6600 XT was not yet available, so we entered the price on the day after submission into the table. At that time, this card cost 499 euros, now you pay at least 569 euros. This means that it’s still slightly cheaper than Nvidia’s RTX 3060, which is now on sale from €599.

Another way to get a video card recently is a file drops From the reference models of AMD and Nvidia. AMD introduced a queue system some time ago, which made getting a ticket in the weekly sale even more difficult. Tips for getting a joint card in The topic of AMD delivery dates. Those interested in the Nvidia Founders Edition should contact a German store for the Dutch and a French store for Belgians. Some have succeeded, as it turns out Theme of Nvidia Delivery Times.

At Pricewatch you can Easy search for ready video card By dragging the “Maximum Delivery Time” filter to 24 hours.