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Are you camping out / lining up for an RTX 4090?

Are you camping out / lining up for an RTX 4090?


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Anyone setting up camp already outside their BestBuys, etc in preparation for the 4090?
 
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I expect that not many 4090s are going to be bought. A lot of people are facing economic challenges or are fearful of upcoming economic challenges and few buy a card like that to begin with.
 
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I plan on buying one from the website when available.

No gpu is worth camping for though.
 
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Now I’m not in the market for it. But so far everything about It ridiculous. The price, the size, the power requirements, the connector. I don’t see anything good about it except it’s performance, but when you factor all the previous stuff it’s not exactly a price vvs performance contender…
 

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I can only imagine people who have a ton of money at desposal buying this card at launch. 3090/Ti will get cheaper after launch as well, plenty of those in stock. They will need to get rid of them.
 
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I'm getting the rtx4090 but I'm not camping out to buy anything LOL
 
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are we forced as regular consumers to buy a bot to secure a 4090 at launch?
 

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are we forced as regular consumers to buy a bot to secure a 4090 at launch?

this is the way of the world now. it's a shit world. i don't have any hopes of getting RDNA3 unless I camp out for one, and it has nothing to do with supply issues, it has do with so many fucking wankers that have third party stores on Amazon and Walmart, etc that use bots to buy up a bunch of new product and re-sell.

normally it was never a problem, but now there are too many of them, and they fucking ruin everything.

useless world we live in.
 
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Maybe I should start a CoaaS business. Camping out as a service.
 
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are we forced as regular consumers to buy a bot to secure a 4090 at launch?

If you don't care what model you're getting I doubt it'll be overly difficult.

Depending on what country you're in.
 
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I bought my 3090 launch day, and if it wasn't for the mining pressure back then I'd safely call that a mistake.

The market is very different now, even Zen 4 CPUs aren't selling. Anyone on 3080+ should wait for custom designs or the inevitable 4090 Ti, and also evaluate AMD's RDNA 3 offers. Don't give into FOMO or marketing hype and you may even score a deal soon.
 
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this is the way of the world now. it's a shit world. i don't have any hopes of getting RDNA3 unless I camp out for one, and it has nothing to do with supply issues, it has do with so many fucking wankers that have third party stores on Amazon and Walmart, etc that use bots to buy up a bunch of new product and re-sell.

normally it was never a problem, but now there are too many of them, and they fucking ruin everything.

useless world we live in.

I think the issue with RDNA 3 is AMD will not prioritize it over it's cpu business wafer wise.
 
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Anyone setting up camp already outside their BestBuys, etc in preparation for the 4090?

If you can give me your kidneys.... :D
 
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As a moderator, I feel I should ban anyone that does so fromTPU. j/k but they'd deserve it.
Well I guess I consider myself not welcome on TPU for the coming time then. Packing tent, heat, close for a camping trip in line for a rtx 4090.


More seriously. I can't see any good reason for me to sit in line for this. This time is different than ampere lauch. First of all, there is a recession looming just around the corner, so people are more concerned about there job and paying bills than getting a new gpu. It looks like the first Sines of the recession is all ready at play. In Europe where I live, the amount of job offersin my country has significantly gone down and I can tell in my country more and more people are more worried about paying for there 1600 usd heat and electricity bill than paying for there 1600 usd gpu. Meaning less people are even able to afford this card and with mining dead for now. That will all in all give a less demand for new gpu's now than under ampere lauch. Also used mining gpu's are flodding the used marked. Corona help package that gave free money and people sitting home, raise the demand for gpu's under corona. That is also not happening now. I will be very surprised if rtx 4000 series lauch will be 3000 all over again, cause that is not what I expect given the situation the world is in for now.

I am not one of them in line for sure. I am waiting for RTX 4080 16 gb. That is all ready expensive enough as it is and I can tell you I am not waiting in line for that either. If I fail to get a card either because of economic or it is sold out. I can probably settle with my rtx 3080 for a while longer and I don't believe it will be a problem either that this card will be sold out in seconds at launch give the statement above.
 
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If Nvidia plays a GTX480->GTX580 with this one, not even worth it to buy it in the first place.
 

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Don't get me wrong, I'd love a 4090, or at least in theory, 4090 performance and specs.

The sheer size of the damn things mean I'd likely not fit one in my case, then there's the price. 1600USD is borderline stomach-able for this tier product if I paid a straight AUD conversion which would be about $2500 AUD, but I am dead certain that between the "Australia Tax" for components, and that AIB models will command prices 100-500 USD more than founders, that's a big yeah-nah from me dawg.

I could buy a steam deck, a switch and a new phone and have money left over for what I'd pay for a 4090 here. I paid 1399 AUD for my 3080 at launch, and there is zero chance that you'll get me, 2 years later, to essentially pay the same price to performance for a new card.
 
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Well 18.000 dkr for a decent 4090 is actually not that bad considering 3090 was above 20.000 dkr an some models even above 25.000 dkr a year ago - but nope not going to do it because I expect new models to come out very soon and the tax on these cards is just to much.
 

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are we forced as regular consumers to buy a bot to secure a 4090 at launch?

Either that or get ripped off by some scalper sleaze-bag.
If you want one then the smart thing to do is wait.
 

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I've got like 3 more loan payments left and then I am pretty much in the clear... it's been a long 5 years but I made it lol.. so I wont be buying one at launch, but I do plan on buying a 4090, maybe a 4080. One or the other, but for sure one of them, probably just after Christmas. And a PSU too I guess :wtf:
 

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Considering the 4090 costs 5x the average monthly salary here, that's a big no from me.
 
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