GIGABYTE RTX 4090 Shows up for Sale in Hong Kong

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  1. Hilbert Hagedoorn

    Hilbert Hagedoorn Don Vito Corleone Staff Member

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    A GIGABYTE GeForce RTX Gaming OC graphics card is said to have gone on sale before its official release date of October 12. "Likhg," the buyer, posted unboxing photos of the card, revealin...

    GIGABYTE RTX 4090 Shows up for Sale in Hong Kong
     
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  2. fantaskarsef

    fantaskarsef Ancient Guru

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    2.600 € and still selling at a profit? Okay.
    Also, 1kW PSU requirement on the back of the package.
     
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    Bloody nora, that's over 5k in my monies and it's not even an Aorus version.
     
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    What's the point with that blue paper :D Covers the "4" in "090" :D Hm, what could it be...
     

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    fantaskarsef Ancient Guru

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    Probably to fight against automatic picture scanning using Nvidia AI deep neural networks... used for copyright / NDA infractions :D
     
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    TheDeeGee Ancient Guru

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    Look closely at the fans.

    15MM thick, with a 10MM thick RGB ring below it... they could have gone with goddamn proper 25MM fans...

    This card looks so so cheap, Gigabyte is really bottom of the barrel junk now.
     
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    Meathelix1 Member Guru

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    God damn if they are bottom of the barrel then I don't want to see the prices for the top of the line.

    I reckon they all will look cheap, since their profit margin wont be much at all with the 4000 series due to Nvidia hitting them with a price hike.

    That's $3,921.40 AUD for us, you could build 3 computers with 2nd hand 3080ti's for that price. This is one way to keep people buying 3000 cards.

    Edit - At these prices I expect the 3000 series cards to go back up in price.
     
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