The surge in Cryptocurrency mining has left a shortage of GPUs in the market and PC enthusiasts and gamers are eager to get their hands on a new GPU especially a high-end one, and this is probably the reason why the affordable Newegg GTX 1080 Bundles sold out as quickly as they became available.
Many retailers are offering bundle deals to reduce the price for building a PC and Newegg GTX 1080 bundles were made available for this very purpose this bundle sold out within 24 hours following these GTX 1080 Bundles went live.
These GTX 1080 Bundles were available for $859.98, $879.98, and $929.98 and the prices for these bundles were after a $20 discount. The $859.98 GTX 1080 Bundle included a GTX 1080 and MSI X299 TOMAHAWK ARCTIC motherboard. Individually, GTX 1080 is available for $619.99 and the motherboard for $259.99 which makes a total of $879.98 and applying a $20 discount makes it an interesting deal.
Furthermore, the $879.98 GTX 1080 bundle included GTX 1080 and MSI X299 TOMAHAWK AC LGA 2066 motherboard. Individually, GTX 1080 is available for $619.99 and the motherboard for $279.99 which makes a total of $899.98 and a $20 discount makes the deal much more attractive.
Last but not least, the $929.98 GTX 1080 bundle included GTX 1080 and MSI X299 GAMING PRO CARBON motherboard. Individually, GTX 1080 is available for $619.99 and the motherboard for $329.99 which makes a total of $949.98 and a $20 discount makes the deal interesting.
These seem like good bundles and makes sense why these went out of stock so quickly. It seems that the GPU shortage has made PC enthusiast desperate to grab GPUs and bundles as soon as they become available.
In related news, while there is an overall shortage of GPUs in the market but, AMD has assured that it will increase its GPU production. According to CEO, Lisa Su, it is hard to calculate but, the digital currency mining makes up almost 10% of the company’s annual revenue.
The GPU channel is lower than we would like it to be. So, we are ramping up production. At this point, we’re not limited by Silicon per se, so our foundry partners are supplying us.
We hope that we will see more affordable bundles like these in near future from various retailers as they will definitely help the PC enthusiast in building a PC.