Just like the 30-series, the RTX 4080 is likely to sell out fast. | Photo by Tom Warren / The Verge
I still get flashbacks of the nightmarish launch of Nvidia’s 30-series graphics cards, with stock selling out faster than you could enter your credit card info. The cards were getting gobbled up by bots and crypto miners, leaving many gamers stuck with the option of buying them secondhand at a ridiculous markup.
Hopefully, some retailers have learned from their mistakes and can provide a more streamlined experience because Nvidia’s 40-series graphics cards are here, and while the cost of admission is high, with the Founders Edition of the RTX 4080 going for $1,199.99, that won’t be enough to dissuade PC gamers hungry to be on the bleeding edge of performance.
Nvidia’s new card officially goes on sale at 9AM ET today, and while Newegg…