With the boom in cryptocurrency mining earlier this year, the GPUs in the market became short and the prices for the GPUs went sky-high, however, with cryptocurrency craze slowing down, the prices for GPUs are going below the MSRP and if you are looking to buy a Nvidia GTX 1080 then you are in luck as this high-end GPU is available for below MSRP.
However, the discounts are only available for the UK as the GPU prices in the US are still higher than the MSRP. If you are looking to grab the Nvidia GTX 1080 for below MSRP then you got some choice.
First up is the Gigabyte M-ITX GTX 1080 which features an Optimized compact size, a custom-designed cooling system and more. If you are interested in getting this particular GPU then you can grab it for £499.98 which is lower than the £529 MSRP.
Next up is Gigabyte GTX 1080 OC with triple fans and you can grab this graphics card for just £507.48 if you are looking to buy new.
Moving ahead, we have Zotac GTX 1080 Mini which Zotac claims to be the world’s smallest GTX 1080. If you are interested in this particular GPU then you can grab it for £499.98.
Last but not least, we have SUPER JETSTREAM GTX 1080 that also comes with a 2-year warranty. This particular GPU will cost you £529.99.
Speaking of GPUs, as the cryptocurrency mining craze is slowing down AMD And Nvidia AIB partners expect that the GPU shipments will plunge 40%.
Industry sources have revealed that Gigabyte, MSI, and TUL are expecting the GPU shipments to drop by 40% in April due to cryptocurrency craze coming to an end.
Channel distributors and larger mining farm operators have cut orders with makers of mining graphics cards and mining motherboards or asked them to suspend shipments due to the crypto mining craze waning abruptly from the beginning of April, the sources said.
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