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Potential GPU price hike incoming?

With the sudden surge in bitcoin fallowing last week and its continual gradual rise in price 5270.02 to 1usd as of writing , should we expect to see another GPU price increase in the near future? Both me and a friend are starting our first ever custom builds and if pricing can be expected to be as bad as it was in 2017 early 2018 both projects may have to be abandoned.  :,(....anyway thoughts?

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I think people are going to be much more hesitant to dive into GPU mining this year than they were last time the crypto values spiked. Lots of people were left with lots of cards they paid 300-500% of their gaming value for.

I enjoy buying junk and sinking more money than it's worth into it to make it less junk.

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1 minute ago, Gilgam3s1 said:

With the sudden surge in bitcoin fallowing last week and its continual gradual rise in price 5270.02 to 1usd as of writing , should we expect to see another GPU price increase in the near future? Both me and a friend are starting our first ever custom builds and if pricing can be expected to be as bad as it was in 2017 early 2018 both projects may have to be abandoned.  :,(....anyway thoughts?

How long are you going to take to build your machines?  Months?  Years?  

 

 

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I'm going piece by piece with only three components remaining (not the smartest way,so iv been told) but its whats in my budget that being said I would like to get a 2080 min as I have a 144hz 1440p panel and would like to get at least 100fps on high so fogured that be the best route that being said obviously depending where ya look 2080 is still kinda spendy but looking at doing evgas financing option if push comes to shove and I need invest now. Overall eta of my build was lsated for the release of the new ryzen and x570 mobos as thats what I wanted to put in the system from the get go

4 minutes ago, jstudrawa said:

How long are you going to take to build your machines?  Months?  Years?  

 

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Mining for bitcoin just doesn't work on consumer hardware. Any mainstream coin is either mined on an Asic or not mined anymore.

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24 minutes ago, Gilgam3s1 said:

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if it does rise, it's not gonna be due to bitcoin, the chip cycle will swing back on supply cuts, and the most notable increase will be on the higher end, i expect next gen ti equivalent to be 1500-2000usd instead of 1000-1500usd

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Doubt prices would go up. They didn’t go up when bitcoin hit 19k or when it was steady at 14k. 

 

Only when the stupid news reports and acticles came out about it did it effect hardware pricing. Everyone and their mom wanting to do it. No knowing anything what so ever. 

 

Was still getting card at regular price all up to the new year. Wouldn’t mind if they went up. People cry about pricing as it is, it would serve them right. 

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1 hour ago, fasauceome said:

Mining for bitcoin just doesn't work on consumer hardware. Any mainstream coin is either mined on an Asic or not mined anymore.

I mean, if you have free electricity and a few dozen years on your hands, you might get one.

I enjoy buying junk and sinking more money than it's worth into it to make it less junk.

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