50,000 GeForce RTX 30 series cards sold by scalpers, $61 million sales

Scalpers have used eBay and sneaker site StockX to make $15.2 million on profits from selling GeForce RTX 30 series cards.

@anthony256
Published Thu, Jan 28 2021 2:08 AM CST

We now have a much more solid number in terms of how many GeForce RTX 30 series graphics cards that scalpers have purchased, and sold for profit: nearly 50,000 cards.

50,000 GeForce RTX 30 series cards sold by scalpers, $61 million sales 01 | TweakTown.com

The news is coming from Chicago-based data engineer Michael Driscoll that reports that 49,580 Ampere GPUs were sold between eBay and StockX alone. Driscoll breaks this down into $61.5 million in sales on eBay and StockX with $15.2 million profit and $6.8 million for eBay, PayPal and StockX.

  • 49,580 Ampere GPUs sold on eBay/StockX
  • $61.5 million in sales on eBay/StockX for ~$15.2 million in profit for scalpers and $6.8 million for eBay/PayPal/StockX
  • Sale prices increased 6-25% due to the tariffs, except for the 3090 which its scalped price was unaffected
  • RTX 20, RTX 16, GTX 1000, and GTX 900 series cards all increased 33-100% in price since the launch of Ampere

You can read the entire post by Driscoll here.

Buy at Amazon

EVGA GeForce RTX 3080 FTW3 Ultra

TodayYesterday7 days ago30 days ago
$1839.99$1839.99$1839.99
* Prices last scanned on 1/30/2021 at 2:10 am CST - prices may not be accurate, click links above for the latest price. We may earn an affiliate commission.
NEWS SOURCES:dev.to, au.pcmag.com

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.

Newsletter Subscription

Related Tags

Newsletter Subscription
Latest News
View More News
Latest Reviews
View More Reviews
Latest Articles
View More Articles