Players and PC enthusiasts who want to equip their PCs with high-end graphics cards can no longer purchase RTX 3080 or RTX 3090 founders edition graphics cards directly from NVIDIA's official website.Both of them are now sold by best buy in the United States, and there are no retailers of these cards in other markets such as Europe.
With supply problems, the deployment of online retailers and cattle using robots to devour all available stocks, enthusiasts have been struggling to get RTX 3080 and 3090 Founders Edition graphics cards. For many people, the only option is to go to the eBay, and pay a large premium for cattle to buy the card.
Believe that supply problems are the main reason for NVIDIA to make changes, they choose to sell graphics cards only through Best Buy. NVIDIA said it had heard feedback on its online store issues and was working to improve the buying experience. The official statement said the company would sell graphics cards through its partners and then specifically recommend Best Buy.
Concerning the absence of retailers in Europe, NVIDIA indicated that it was continuing to review the implementation programmes of European dealers. Moreover, it is worth noting that as of the press release, Best Buy has no spot RTX 3080 or 3090 Founders Edition graphics card.
NVIDIA said the supply of the two cards will continue until at least 2021. Although the current stock is limited, there will be more supply in the coming weeks. However, no expected release date was given for the additional products.