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GPU Prices Skyrocket, Breaking the Entire DIY PC Market

GPU Prices Skyrocket, Breaking the Entire DIY PC Market

Gaming
This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use.If you’re looking to build a PC today, chances are you’re in trouble. Cryptocurrency mining has driven the prices of GPUs from “inflated” to “utterly absurd.”In fact, prices are so high, they’re actually higher, in some cases, than we’d expect a person to spend on an entire computer. It’s one thing to say people shouldn’t buy in when a GPU (See on Amazon) is running $ 50 to $ 100 over MSRP (and we’ve railed against these kinds of price wars before), but the pricing here is nuts. AMD’s Vega 56 and 64 are running at $ 800 to $ 1,500 — and that’s if you can even find a card.Meanwhile, GTX 1060s are floating around $ 390, the cheapest GTX 1070 or 1080 ships in an eGPU chassis for $ 700 (oddly, both the 107
GPU Prices Skyrocket, Breaking the Entire DIY PC Market

GPU Prices Skyrocket, Breaking the Entire DIY PC Market

Technology
This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use.If you’re looking to build a PC today, chances are you’re in trouble. Cryptocurrency mining has driven the prices of GPUs from “inflated” to “utterly absurd.”In fact, prices are so high, they’re actually higher, in some cases, than we’d expect a person to spend on an entire computer. It’s one thing to say people shouldn’t buy in when a GPU (See on Amazon) is running $ 50 to $ 100 over MSRP (and we’ve railed against these kinds of price wars before), but the pricing here is nuts. AMD’s Vega 56 and 64 are running at $ 800 to $ 1,500 — and that’s if you can even find a card.Meanwhile, GTX 1060s are floating around $ 390, the cheapest GTX 1070 or 1080 ships in an eGPU chassis for $ 700 (oddly, both the 107

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