Radeon/GeForce cards are 25% cheaper, mining boom settles

Just as Bitmain's Ethereum ASIC miner get closer, NVIDIA GeForce and AMD Radeon graphcis cards drop by 25%

Published Apr 5, 2018 10:04 PM CDT   |   Updated Tue, Nov 3 2020 11:52 AM CST
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An interesting set of data was compiled by WCCFTech today, with the site keeping a "very close eye" on the graphics card market over the last year or so. The site has looked at prices over the last month and noticed a huge drop on Amazon's price of both GeForce and Radeon graphics cards.

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It was only back in January that an NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080 Ti was $1600 and AMD's Radeon RX Vega 64 was $2100, but prices have been coming down slowly through February, and much faster into March with sharp declines between March 27 leading into today.

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Starting out on March 5, the price of an XFX Radeon RX Vega 64 was $1400 and has dropped drastically back to down $945 on March 27.

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MSI's GeForce GTX 1070 Ti Titanium graphics card was hovering at around $789 on March 2, and then saw a huge drop to $629 on March 29.

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On the mid-range AMD side, the XFX Radeon RX 580 GTS XXX Edition was $470 on March 5, dropping down to $389 on April 4.

NEWS SOURCE:wccftech.com

Anthony joined the TweakTown team in 2010 and has since reviewed 100s of graphics cards. Anthony is a long time PC enthusiast with a passion of hate for games built around consoles. FPS gaming since the pre-Quake days, where you were insulted if you used a mouse to aim, he has been addicted to gaming and hardware ever since. Working in IT retail for 10 years gave him great experience with custom-built PCs. His addiction to GPU tech is unwavering.

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