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MSI RTX 3080 eBay scalping by MSI subsidiary: Who’s to blame?

MSI RTX 3080 eBay scalping by MSI subsidiary: Who’s to blame?

An "individual sales subsidiary working under MSI" was found selling brand new MSI RTX 3080 graphics cards on eBay this week. This is bad news for the individual sales subsidiary and MSI, as these brand new RTX 3080 graphics cards are supposed to be sold by MSI direct to consumers for their original MSRP. This situation is particularly unwelcome at this moment due to the extreme difficulty gamers have had in finding the NVIDIA graphics card hardware available for sale from either NVIDIA or their partner manufacturing brands on the open market.

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NVIDIA RTX 3080, 3090 shortage could persist until next year

NVIDIA RTX 3080, 3090 shortage could persist until next year

What could be NVIDIA's biggest GPU generation could turn out to be a massive sales headache. It might very well still be its greatest, at least as far as CEO Jensen Huang is concerned, but the supply problem of its latest GeForce RTX 30-series cards could leave some PC buyers and gamers rather disappointed. Even worse, however, is the chief exec's confirmation that this problem could persist until the end of the year, which could put its holiday sales figures in danger.

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NVIDIA RTX A6000 and A40 serve up big pro-level specs

NVIDIA RTX A6000 and A40 serve up big pro-level specs

NVIDIA kicked off the week by announcing two new high-end graphics card. While gamers get the RTX 3070, 3080, and 3090 to fawn over as bots and scalpers buy up stock at shocking rates, professionals who need a beefy graphics card will now get to add the RTX A6000 to their wishlist. Paired with the RTX A6000 is the new NVIDIA A40, though we'll see the latter in server configurations rather than workstation builds.

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NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3070 delayed to bolster stock ahead of launch day

NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3070 delayed to bolster stock ahead of launch day

It isn't exactly a secret that NVIDIA's roll out of its new RTX 30-series cards has been rough so far. The RTX 3080 sold out in the blink of an eye, and the RTX 3090 didn't fare a whole lot better despite its much higher price tag. Now, with the launch of the much more affordable RTX 3070 on the horizon, NVIDIA has decided to push it back a little bit to give its manufacturing partners additional time to make more cards.

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NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3080 instability traced to capacitors

NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3080 instability traced to capacitors

The GeForce RTX 3080 was expected to be NVIDIA's latest and greatest consumer graphics card so much so that it was quickly snatched up by bots when it launched. The consumers who were quick to get one, however, may now be regretting their haste. Reports about the card crashing under various conditions and heavy loads are flooding the Internet and a few tech experts and one graphics card maker have weighed in what could be the cause of this unfortunate mystery.

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NVIDIA promises RTX 3080 Founders Edition restock for next week

NVIDIA promises RTX 3080 Founders Edition restock for next week

By this point, many PC gaming enthusiasts have noticed that there's a severe lack of GeForce RTX 3080 cards out there. The GPUs launched earlier this week to a lot of excitement and seemingly sold out everywhere immediately. This includes on NVIDIA's website, where it offers Founders Editions of its new graphics cards. In fact, once the 3080 launched, NVIDIA's stock sold out so fast that many of those who were signed up for email notifications never even had a chance.

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NVIDIA answers some burning RTX 30-series questions: PCIe 4, 3080 RAM

NVIDIA answers some burning RTX 30-series questions: PCIe 4, 3080 RAM

The RTX 30-series, comprised of the RTX 3070, 3080, and 3090 GPUs, might just be the biggest tech topic of the week, and with NVIDIA promising some big jumps in capability with these cards, there are naturally some burning questions that prospective buyers want answered. NVIDIA has taken the time to answer some of these questions, giving us a better idea of what will be required to use these cards and why NVIDIA made some of the design choices it did with this new series.

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Watch the moment NVIDIA gave AMD its newest nightmare

Watch the moment NVIDIA gave AMD its newest nightmare

Today the NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3070, RTX 3080, and RTX 3090 graphics cards. This collection is otherwise known as the GeForce RTX 30 Series, and it'll be released as both Founders Edition graphics cards and in partner-made editions from brands like ASUS, EVGA, Colorful, Gigabyte, MSI, PYN, and Zotac.

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NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3080 GPU release dates, power, prices

NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3080 GPU release dates, power, prices

Today we're taking a peek at the latest NVIDIA GPU series, the GeForce RTX 30 series. The first NVIDIA GeForce RTX series cards include the GeForce RTX 3070, 3080, and 3090. The 3070 is what NVIDIA describes as "the sweet spot", while the "flagship" is the 3080 and the 3090 is "a big, ferocious GPU."

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Watch NVIDIA tease RTX 3090, 12-pin connector, future GPU design

Watch NVIDIA tease RTX 3090, 12-pin connector, future GPU design

Today NIVIDA revealed a video that makes graphics card design and processing look interesting and... maybe even fun. It is NOT easy to understand all the ins and outs of the process of designing something so intricate, but in one video, NVIDIA's broken down the components into relatively simple-to-see segments. In the process of doing so, NVIDIA's also teased their next RTX 3090 graphics card AND their new 12-pin connector.

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One game will sell “billions” in gaming upgrades: Flight Simulator

One game will sell “billions” in gaming upgrades: Flight Simulator

If you're looking to the Crysis Remastered release to allow the game to continue to be the go-to for jokes about gaming hardware power, get ready for a change. According to one analyst group, the new Microsoft Flight Simulator (2020) will be a catalyst for "billions" in sales of new hardware, gaming gear, and upgrades for home gaming PC builds. Could it be? Did Microsoft actually make the new go-to game of games?

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Intel Xe-HPG gives gamers a next-gen GPU alternative to AMD and NVIDIA

Intel Xe-HPG gives gamers a next-gen GPU alternative to AMD and NVIDIA

Intel has revealed a new GPU for gamers, with the new graphics chip promising to be the fourth variant of its next-generation Xe architecture. The Intel Xe-HPG will be a performance version of the Xe family, joining the chip-maker's version's for low-power systems, data centers, and creators, as it tries to take on graphics stalwarts AMD and NVIDIA.

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