MSI and GALAX GeForce RTX 3090 Ti spotted ... for $5,500

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  1. Hilbert Hagedoorn

    Hilbert Hagedoorn Don Vito Corleone Staff Member

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  2. Devid

    Devid Master Guru

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    $5500 for a VGA card?This made me laugh thanks!:D
    I could even cry tough.
    I recon there are some people who will purchase these even for this price.

    How much the 4090Ti will cost I wonder maybe $9999?
     
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  3. Netherwind

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    This is nothing but an e-peen card. The few percentage performance increase you get over the 3090 and even the 3080 which costs four times less is so incredibly small in relation to the astronomical price increase.

    But sure, it will look great next to your forum avatar or forum signature :D

    Let's pray we won't get there as it would be unfathomably greedy (let's not forget this is a consumer card). I don't think nVidia is counting on people selling their kidneys for a graphics card.
     
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  4. Cave Waverider

    Cave Waverider Maha Guru

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    Not only are they counting on people selling them, but re-growing them every year, or so it seems. ;)

    Seriously, though, it looks like we're at a point where there need to be laws against scalping and selling recently released products for prices more than a certain percentage of an MSRP (which should be mandatory to be announced).
     
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  5. insp1re2600

    insp1re2600 Ancient Guru

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    That’s well ripe, there isn’t 4k worth of extra over a 3090, I’ll take two
     
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    Embra Maha Guru

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    Halo product. It will make the 3090 look like a deal. :)
     
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  7. 386SX

    386SX Ancient Guru

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    MWAHAHAHAHA, AWESOME! :D

    Are there really people out there buying GPUs for these prices??!!
    I can get a good used car for that price.

    Seems to be the next "Titan X Jedi Edition" or what that card was called ...
     
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  8. mackintosh

    mackintosh Master Guru

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    That is actually one of the reasons products like this exist.
     
  9. insp1re2600

    insp1re2600 Ancient Guru

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    i actually looked how much that card is now, around 600 dollars used.
     
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    Didn't that guy who raised the price of an available drug 7000% get banned from the pharmaceutical industry? He had some Wu-Tang 1st pressing he had to get rid of too, lol. Take this piece of crap CEO and either take him to court or put a gun to his face
     
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  11. H83

    H83 Ancient Guru

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    There are, and more than we think. There are lots of folks who can fork 5/6000€ without a sweat.
     
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    Idiots, nothing else to add to it.
     
  13. Ivrogne

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    Don't give them idea.
    But at this point I wouldn't be surprised, these prices has become a new normal.
     
  14. Alessio1989

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    I could buy a car with that price..
     
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  15. mackintosh

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    I'd rather spend $5000 more and buy a used Calatrava, but whatever floats people's boats.
     

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    Is "1x new top GPU every 3 years" a debatable option instead of a permanent raise of one's salary? :D
     
  17. Silva

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    Buying the best was never a sensible choice.
    Now more than ever.
    What a stupid price for something that will be worth nothing..oh wait, that would be 5 years ago.
     
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    Is this the highest price for any consumer grade GPU ever?

    I remember the Titan X only being 1500 bucks.

    EDIT: Titan Z at 3000 bucks is highest I think
     
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    cant wait to see what price of "next" titan card is

    Sorry but in this climate where people cant even get there hand on gpu in general and with "shortage" this kind release are just stupid and nothing more then cash grab from people with no brains, that just wind up raising prices more
     
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    Remember that is not only the final consumer, but also companys can buy this kind of GPUs for they projects and can bring profits, so this prices can be completely valid in this situations.
     

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