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Leaked prices suggest that custom NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3060 Ti will be absurdly expensive

Custom RTX 3060 Ti cards will be way above NVIDIA's MSRP at launch. (Image source: NVIDIA)
Custom RTX 3060 Ti cards will be way above NVIDIA's MSRP at launch. (Image source: NVIDIA)
NVIDIA claims that the new GeForce RTX 3060 Ti will cost US$399, but leaked prices suggest that custom cards will be nowhere near that level. Instead, custom cards are expected to launch tomorrow for 20% to 66% higher than NVIDIA's MSRP.

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The GeForce RTX 3060 Ti may be the cheapest RTX 30 series card, at least until it releases the RTX 3050 and RTX 3060, but custom cards will not reflect the price of the Founders Edition card. NVIDIA states that the Founders Edition will cost £369, €399 and US$399 when it launches tomorrow, making it significantly cheaper than the likes of the RTX 3070 and RTX 3080. However, leaked prices of custom RTX 3060 Ti cards are significantly higher than any of those prices.

According to listings on Dateks, NVIDIA's board partners will charge anywhere from €484 to €664 for custom versions of the RTX 3060 Ti. These do not appear to be placeholders either, so most RTX 3060 Ti cards will cost between 20% and 66% more than the Founders Edition at launch. Prices will undoubtedly fall over time, but the scarce volumes of Founders Edition stock that NVIDIA releases makes its MSRPs somewhat meaningless when its partners ignore them.

Similarly, TechSpot spotted Amazon UK charging £490.18 for an MSI GeForce RTX 3060 Ti Ventus 2X OC. Like in the Eurozone, this price is over a third higher than NVIDIA will be charging for the Founders Edition card in the UK. It is a comparable story in the US, too. While the Founders Edition will be available for US$399, the cheapest custom card is US$449.99, or 12% more expensive. Based on the multiple retailer listings, custom RTX 3060 Ti cards should be orderable from tomorrow.

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Alex Alderson, 2020-12- 1 (Update: 2020-12- 3)