On Gadget Pixels News January 13, GDDR6 shortage causing Nvidia and AMD low supply of GPU’S, foreign media The Verge reported that it is very difficult to buy Nvidia’s new RTX 3080, 3070, 3060 Ti and 3090 and AMD RX 6800 and 6800 XT. By the time they show up, they will be sold immediately. The demand for these GPUs makes the value of these GPU cards hundreds of dollars more than the manufacturer’s suggested retail price. Many older graphics cards have also been sold online.
Why is there a GDDR6 GPU shortage?
This week, Nvidia and AMD finally got some updates, but this is Bitvert News.
On the bright side, AMD said it expects to sell more public reference design RX 6800, 6800 XT and RX 6900 XT graphics cards on its website in the first quarter of 2021, and they should sell at the official base price. Which should mean US $ 579, US $ 649 and US $ 999. But AMD only promises this. That “as many gamers as possible” they can find. But it is expected that it will be difficult to satisfy all buyers.
When GDDR6 shortage causing Nvidia and AMD low supply of GPU’S. Nvidia said that consumers and partners will have to “still wait” to supply their GPU graphics cards. -Nidia of the first quarter of the financial year has not ended by the end of April. It is a very long wait.
There is a large amount of demand, not just a lack of supply, so that graphics cards do not satisfy most people. Nvidia claims. Since that launch, its RTX 30 series GPU graphics for $ 499 and above have sold nearly twice the RTX 20 series at the same time. (The RTX30 series has a larger upgrade rate than the previous generation. You should know that at the time there were not many games using Nvidia ray tracing, and the GTX 10 series graphics card can still be very well maintained .)
Nvidia for crypto miners |
When GDDR6 shortage causing Nvidia and AMD low supply of GPU’S. Nvidia feels that crypto miners have not made all graphics cards. However we have seen the skyrocketing price of bitcoin recently.
Nvidia CFO Colette Cress said at a recent investor conference. “We can also use this opportunity to address the ongoing mining demand to reinvent the CMP product line.” CMP refers to Nvidia’s dedicated crypto mining GPU graphics card. Which has taken away the video ports. Which the miners do not need. Because they do not connect the graphics driver to the monitor. Which makes them more profitable for Nvidia.
Gadget Pixels has been informed. So far, only Asus has accepted. That GPU graphics card price has increased, and the prices are high.
According to AMD CEO Lisa Su |
AMD CEO Lisa Su claimed that the company was doing its best to keep prices down.
“We are committed to keeping the price of GPU graphics cards as close to the retail price as possible. Because only in this way can we be fair to users. Usually when we have graphics cards on the market. Our own brand graphics Are cards. ” Be available at first, but then they will gradually disappear. Let our partners pick you up.
This time we have not finished the RX 6000 series. So that we can sell directly to the users at the lowest price. We encourage partners to do the same. Not only tariffs, but transportation costs also increase under COVID epidemic environments. Growth is also inevitable. As we enter a more general environment. This situation should improve. This is also important for our planned graphics card update in the first half of this year. Because we have many products in the market. “
It sounds good, but it is still very uncertain. It seems that AMD had told Hardware Unbox in November last year. How the partner should be able to sell the RX 6800 XT graphics card in eight weeks at the original retail price of $ 649.