GPU prices have started to slowly but steadily rise once again after a couple of large and promising dips in the previous quarter. Currently, the cards are around 70% more expensive than MSRP levels.
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A report alleges that Nvidia's RTX 3060 and RTX 3060 Ti, or many more graphics card models could be facing supply problems from September due to recent lockdowns in China for new COVID outbreaks.
Jon Peddie Research (JPR) has released the latest GPU market share report for Q2 2021. There is overall good news for the market with the exception of AMD which has struggled against rival Nvidia.
AMD recently launched the RX 6600 XT for $379, a price higher than many expected. The company's justification is the doubling of memory prices which is indeed true, according to price listings online.
Intel initially planned a release for its 10nm-based chips back in 2015-16 with Cannon Lake but that didn't happen. However, 10nm yields are finally improving says Intel at its Q2 2021 earnings call.
According to a new report today, prices for GPUs are finally coming down. It says that German retailers have noted a significant fall in Nvidia GeForce graphics card prices over the last two months.
The industry is currently struggling with a global chip supply crisis but Goldman Sachs' Andrew Tilton believes that things will soon be better as we move into the second half of the year.