The worldwide chip scarcity shows no symptoms of ending at any time soon, which means gaming lovers continue on to suffer when securing hardware elements. This is easily apparent with the finest gaming cards, which have been short on supply and woefully overpriced for properly above a year. Sadly, points will not appear to be receiving any much better, according to a report from the Board Channel Community forums (by way of VideoCardz) about Radeon RX 6000 GPU in the pipeline from AMD.
As if selling prices weren’t presently via the stratosphere, AMD reportedly advised its insert-in board (AIB) consumers that it would raise Radeon RX 6000 GPU prices by about 10 p.c. Depending on the GPUs that AIBs order, that could translate into a $50 to $100 enhance in retail rates.
AMD reportedly cited improved foundry charges affiliated with its chip fab Taiwan Semiconductor Producing Corporation (TSMC) for the hike. But we will have to recall that TSMC passes the improved costs on to AMD, which, in change, passes the baton to its AIB prospects. That usually means that we, the shoppers, will see that improve on the retail side as perfectly. Nevertheless, it does not appear to be like a different $50 to $100 enhance in MSRPs will issue substantially in the grand plan of factors, provided how out of whack GPU pricing is now.
Hunting at our more new GPU Price Index, the pricing on 3rd-party marketplace eBay is significantly outpacing the MSRP for Radeon RX 6000 Series graphics playing cards. For case in point, the Radeon RX 6800 and Radeon RX 6800 XT market for more than 2x MSRP at $1,260 and $1,314 respectively. Even the not long ago introduced entry-stage Radon RX 6600, which has an MSRP of $329, at present sells for around $559.
We’ve arrived at out to AMD for remark and will update as needed.