HoSpanky wrote on Nov 23, 2021, 10:19:
I paid $1129 for my 3080 (non-ti) through the newegg shuffle. It *IS* the list price of the card, which is Gigabyte's (I know, ugh) flagship 3080. I'd rather have saved a little cash and it NOT had an LCD screen on the card and a little Aorus figurine in the box, but whatever.
Currently, the cost of video cards is making consoles look more and more like the better way to go. the Series X has been in-stock on microsoft's site for days now, and Sony set up a surprisingly smooth queue system for the PS5 (mine arrived two days ago). At their MSRP, the muscle they have is hella impressive.
My Gigabyte 3080 Ti blew itself up... I think GB has really struggled with this generation of cards. No warning signs, just black screen and the smell of burnt PCB.