Did GFX prices just increase overnight?

Discussion in 'Video Cards & Monitors' started by Coney, Jun 20, 2017.

  1. power

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    with this kind of demand for their old shitter AMD will never release Vega.
     
  2. Matthew kane

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    Who knows, I personally still find mining a waste of time and electricity for little gains.
     
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    That will probably not be an issue with the 8gb cards.
     
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    That's good info to know cheers :thumbup::thumbup:
     
  7. Roscosity

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    From my understanding, most mining cards might not be sold in Australia... will have to hold out and see

    It's definitely a possibility though, and it would hopefully alleviate the current issue with stock shortages everywhere
     
  8. Dragonfly

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    Well the prices at the moment are pretty crazy. From looking at PCCG these are the prices.

    RX 580 $600
    GTX 1060 $500
    GTX 1070 $700-$800
    GTX 1080 $800-$950
     
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  9. Matthew kane

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    The price bump for the 580, 1060 and 1070 surprised me the most.
     
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    Yeah I messed up lol

    They also have the new 1060's which have the 9Gbps memory. Still $500 for a 1060 seems a lot.
     
  12. Roscosity

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    I recommend just waiting for the mining craze to die off, with some issues like the recent price crash in ethereum, it may not be much longer
     
  13. trevor68

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    A few months, a flood of cheap cards, just like before
     
  14. Bertross

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    i want those cheap 1080tis!!!!



    i need to look into this im yet to watch a review on the performance diff vs a 580.
     
  15. itchynads

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    Newegg have some 6GB 1060s at more reasonable prices. Around AUD $370 shipped.
     
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    Evga gtx 1080ti sc2 gaming 1003$ aud delivered from newegg :thumbup:
     
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    Yeah, but maybe it will be a bit of gamble as some of the miners are overclocking these things to the brink and then running them at 100%, 24/7, max temps for months. I've already heard a few stories of people frying vrm's or memory chips from mining on overclocked hardware.
     
  18. power

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    ah well at least they are run in :)
     
  19. elfoam

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    It's a bad time to buy cards because everyone thinks they are going to get rich in ethereum and they might too if they have access to free power and enough money to buy 50 cards right now. But good news is they have to sell those cards eventually once the coin get's harder to mine and then you can all party with near thrown away cards. Most the miners seem to be underclocking cards to save power actually btw, it works out more profitable. Well unless you live in India and power is dirt cheap.
     
  20. josh_676

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    Not true. Mining is about Efficency.

    Most cards never tip over 65 degrees.
     

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