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Nvidia admits defeat with RTX 3080 and 3090 Founders Edition stock, passes to Best Buy


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In an unprecedented move caused by all the stock issues around these graphics cards, Founders Edition models are now being sold directly by Best Buy in the US, rather than from the Nvidia site.

 

Nvidia said in a statement: “We have heard your feedback regarding the Nvidia online store and are working to improve the experience.

https://www.techradar.com/in/news/nvidia-admits-defeat-with-rtx-3080-and-3090-founders-edition-stock-passes-baton-to-best-buy

 

Also from Tom's

https://www.tomshardware.com/news/founders-edition-rtx-3080-and-rtx-3090s-cut-from-nvidia-store-limited-to-best-buy-temporarily

 

Very interesting. 

Looks like they're still trying to figure out what to do in Europe.

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Sounds like they basically cannot resolve the bot ordering issues through their site to me. Wonder what they will do for the rest of the world. To be honest though, this is a move IMHO that will not have any detrimental effect on buyers. Plus using a guess, I would imagine AIB cards sold outweighs that of the founders edition.

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At least they're reaching out to a business that can manage it instead of continuing down the same path.

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This is actually a good thing. 

It shows the limitations of online shopping in some cases. 

 

 

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