Cyberpunk 2077 NVIDIA RTX 2080 Ti's selling at Auction for $4250

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  1. Hilbert Hagedoorn

    Hilbert Hagedoorn Don Vito Corleone Staff Member

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    jbscotchman Ancient Guru

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    Even if I had tons of cash to throw around I wouldn't even consider buying that.
     
  3. Kaarme

    Kaarme Ancient Guru

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    My dad always used to say that the one who asks is not stupid. The one who pays is.
     
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    Sucks to be Cyberpunk2077 fan and have poor financial control.
     

  5. IchimA

    IchimA Maha Guru

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    No way ! This is just to much for a gph card
     
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    sverek Ancient Guru

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    Some people have really weak spots for "limited" offerings. Lots of Japanese people I know payed good amount of money to get limited/special items (even digital goods).
    According to them, they won't be able to buy it ever again in their lifetime, so they have to buy it now.
     
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    I bet the guy selling it is the sort of person who decided to hoard all the toilet roll.
     
  8. metagamer

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    So narrow minded in here. There's plenty of millionaires and billionaires who simply don't care about the cost. Some of them could be collectors. These will sell out, no doubt. They're not for the general public.
     
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    There she blows...
     
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    Embra Maha Guru

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    Are there plenty of millionaires, let alone billionaires sitting around playing video games??
     
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    Petr V Master Guru

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    This is good news for 1. April.but now is 8.
     
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    I rather buy a titan rtx with 24GB vram for 1/2 of the money and even that is overpriced bs
     
  13. barbacot

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    Holy Moly...you can buy a pretty good used car for that amount of money...
    As for buying this particular card on ebay for thousands of dollars in the immortal words of P.T. Barnum: "There's a sucker born every minute"
     
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    Yep. Easily in their tens of thousands. Multi millionaires certainly.
     
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    Didn't the star wars Titans go for extreme amounts on Ebay too? Limited edition stuff sells no matter what kind of product it is
     

  16. DocStr4ngelove

    DocStr4ngelove Master Guru

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    Would be nice to brag about but still won't get you laid. ;)
     
  17. Wrinkly

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    Seems a lot to pay for space invaders :confused:
     
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    Someone having the money to buy something stupid doesn't make the product less stupid. It's not narrow-minded to ask why anyone, regardless of wealth, would spend this amount of money on a cheap cosmetic difference. It's not like the heatsink is made of gold.

    Slapping an AMG sticker on your Mercedes C-class isn't going to suddenly make it double in value.
     
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    The world is full of suckers. I'm sure they will sell all "limited edition" GPUs.
     
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    Seeing as someone is bidding on it on eBay for over $4000, it clearly has value to them. Demand price.
     
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