With the sudden boom in cryptocurrency mining, there has been a shortage of GPUs in the market as the miners have been buying all the GPUs they have been getting their hands on and seems like online retailers are looking to take advantage of the GPU demand as Amazon is offering 6x GPU packs of GTX 1060 and GTX 1080.
Amazon US has listed 6 Packs of GTX 1060 and GTX 1080 for miners to buy and given that currently there is a restriction of two GPU purchase limit right now these bundles seems like a good deal for miners.
As for the prices, the retailer is offering 6 Packs of NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080 Founders Edition for $6,299.99. As for the GTX 1060, the retailer has listed 4 different packs for this graphics card.
The prices for these packs is definitely high, however, with 6 GPUs is one package seems like a very good deal. It seems that Amazon is taking full advantage of the cryptocurrency mining boom and we advise you to grab these GPUs while they are available as there is a lot of GPU demand these days.
It will be interesting to see how Nvidia will respond to it since it has requested the retailers to prioritize gamers over miners.
In related news, according to Nvidia, it is 10x bigger than AMD. During the recent earnings call for the company Nvidia CEO Jen-Hsun Huang noted that they are “10x bigger than our GPU competitor” and added that compared to AMD, the company has a lot of more suppliers than its competitor which supply them.
Do you think Nvidia and AMD will be able to bring down the GPU prices to normal? Let us know in the comments.