Nvidia RTX 3080 and models beyond are now more expensive in Zotac and EVGA. This came after Nvidia and AMD announced the great GPU shortage on Wednesday, Jan. 13.
The two tech giant manufacturer explained that the shortage could take months, making it hard for people to find the RTX 3080 online and in other retail stores.
However, they didn't specify the exact effect of the new import tax on their graphic cards' prices. Although they didn't provide many details, it seems like the tariffs are already affecting the products.
Zotac and EVGA's new prices for Nvidia RTX 30-Series
According to The Verge's latest report, the two companies seem to have raised their prices for the items twice in the past few weeks.
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EVGA's current RTX 3080 offers range from $869.99 up to $929.99 depending on the specs. On the other hand, its RTX 3090 deals range from $1,699.99 up to $2,069.99.
Meanwhile, Zotac's prices for the items are not that different from EVGA since the cheapest RTX 3080 currently costs $839.99.
"Due to ongoing events, EVGA has made price adjustments on the GeForce RTX 30 Series products," said EVGA via The Verge.
"This change was necessary due to several factors and will be effective on January 11, 2021. EVGA has worked to reduce and minimize these costs as much as possible," added the company.
To help you further, here's the list for the price comparison of Zotac.
- from $440 to $500 and now $530 for an RTX 3060 Ti
- from $1550 to $1580 and now $1900 for an RTX 3090
- from $750 to $780 and now $840 for an RTX 3080
- from $540 to $600 and now $640 for an RTX 3070
Acer Predator Helios 300's Nvidia RTX 3080
Windows Central reported that Nvidia RTX 3080 graphics are now available on Predator Helios 300 gaming laptop. When the new product was unveiled in CES 2021, it is difficult to find what are the changes made by the company since the external design looks the same.
However, the changes are made within the laptop. Acer confirmed that it packed the RTX 3080 mobile GPU from Nvidia. This change allows the players to choose what graphics card they prefer to use in their dream laptop. Aside from this, the new laptop also has up to 32GB of DDR4 RAM. You can click here for more details.
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Written by: Giuliano de Leon.