Original title: Huang Renxun: GPU, discount!
The new GPU series is about to be launched, and Nvidia "tolerance" announced:Discount! Discount!
Wait for the party to win again.
Huang Renxun, CEO of Nvidia, confirmed the recent guess of the GPU price reduction:
Current GPUExcess inventoryIt has to be sold at the price that is far below the current market.
In addition, in the second quarter financial report released by Nvidia, its game business revenue was 2.04 billion US dollars, a year -on -year decrease of 33% and a 44% decrease in the first quarter.
The game business is sluggish, the graphics card inventory backlog.
The price reduction seems to be a way that Nvidia has to go.
And not only Nvidia, the GPU price reduction seems to be the general trend.
The price falls below the retail price
Driven by games and mining last year, the price of GPUs soared, and the price of Nvidia and AMD graphics cards even soared to the recommended price2 times or 3 times。
However, since December last year, withWeakness of downstream PC gamesThe demand of GPU has also declined.
In terms of easy fun, the sales of almost all graphics cards in the first half of this year have dropped by more than 50%, of which 30%has been reduced since April alone.
The plunge of GPU demand has also led to a corresponding decline in its price.
Take Nvidia RTX 3080 as an example. As of June this year, its average price has fallen to $ 700,Fall to the official suggestion prices position.
The average sales price of Nvidia RTX 3080 (June 2021 to June 2022) came from Easy Fun
Not only Nvida's GPU price has fallen seriously. In the first half of this year, the market price of mainstream GPUs has fallen. half 。
Specifically, you can look at the following form. By June, the price of all graphics cards of Nvidia and AMD dropped to the recommended price of the recommended price, and some even fell below the recommended price.
The reason for the plunge of GPU prices, in addition to the weak PC game demand, also withThe decline in the digital currency mining market related.
Digital currencies such as Bitcoin and Ethereum have continued to decline in the cryptocurrency market price, which has caused the mining owners who have previously stored a large number of GPUs to start selling mine cards at low prices on various websites.
Picture source: Twitter @hassan mujtaba
In addition, Ethereum's POS (Proof of Stake holdings) is also tentatively scheduled to be held on September 15, which means that GPU will not be very useful for mining.
Therefore, there are external predictions: the serious shortage of GPU has ended.
As for this prediction, Nvidia refused to make a comment.
One More Thing
In response to the decline in the revenue of the game business, in addition to the price reduction GPU, Nvidia said there are other response measures.
Collette Kress, chief financial officer, revealed at the conference call:
Nvidia has a new market area, and we plan to use game technology to enter this field.
The outside world speculates that this is likely to be a game -centered Yuan universe.
Earlier, Nvidia released a handheld game console "Aegis", but Nvidia seemed to have given up this idea a few years ago.