NVIDIA's new graphics cards (GPU) have been released, and you might be wondering where to buy NVIDIA RTX 30-series graphics cards. These Ampere-powered GPUs deliver a significant performance boost over RTX 20-series cards, and they're expected to crush the list of best graphics card options. However, AMD's new Radeon RX 6000 GPUs have everyone excited for a good graphics battle. Availability has been poor so far, so much so that NVIDIA apologized for a messy launch, but it's still good to know where to look to get your hands on these cards as stock rotates in and out.
Where to buy the NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3080
The NVIDIA RTX 3080 GPU was the first 30-series card up for grabs from NVIDIA. It's now officially released at a price somewhere around $700, though it's already sold out essentially everywhere. If you didn't manage to get your hands on the first wave of cards, don't fret. You can check availability at NVIDIA's site, or you can head to individual retailers.
Best Buy currently has RTX 3080 options from NVIDIA (Founders Edition), ASUS, EVGA, MSI, PNY, and Gigabyte, though stock has been cleaned out following the launch.
Amazon has a page ready for RTX 3080 GPUs from PNY, Zotac, MSI, EVGA, Gigabyte, and ASUS, though stock here is sold out or far priced far higher than it should be at the time of writing. You can sign up for notifications by clicking through to individual GPU pages.
Walmart has a number of RTX 3080 GPUs that rotate in and out of listing, though they're all at boosted prices if available at all.
Newegg also has RTX 3080 cards, though all models are sold out at time of writing. Check out models from Gigabyte, EVGA, Zotac, MSI, and ASUS, and sign up for restock notifications so you can jump on cards as soon as they're available. Check back often, since some bundles seem to go live once in a while with available stock.
The NVIDIA RTX 3080 is positioned as an option for PC enthusiasts looking for consistent frame rates at a 4K resolution. Our testing at 1440p shows the RTX 3080 delivers about a 15% to 70% performance increase compared to the RTX 2080. At 4K, performance is nearly double in some games compared to the RTX 2080.
The 3080 has 8,074 CUDA cores and 10GB of GDDR6X VRAM. This is the card to get if you plan on gaming at 4K or 1440p. Have a look at our guide to NVIDIA RTX 3090 vs. RTX 3080 vs. RTX 3070 performance for a better idea about how these GPUs stack up. And be sure to have a look at our in-depth NVIDIA RTX 3080 review for much more information.
Where to buy the NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3090
The NVIDIA RTX 3090 was the second 30-series GPU released, and like the RTX 3080 they sold out immediately. Prices should start somewhere around the $1,500 mark, and you can check availability at NVIDIA.
Amazon has a splash page with several RTX 3090 options from Zotac, PNY, MSI, ASUS, and Gigabyte, though they're mostly sold out or way overpriced at the time of writing. Some third-party sellers have jacked up prices, so it's not a great buying experience. Sign up for notifications from legit retailers by clicking through to individual GPU pages.
Over at Best Buy, listings for cards from MSI, PNY, EVGA, Gigabyte, ASUS, and NVIDIA are available. Prices are listed starting at $1,500; at time of writing all options are sold out, but check back often.
Newegg has a ton of RTX 3090 options, including models from MSI, ASUS, EVGA, Gigabyte, and Zotac. None are in stock at the time of writing, but you can sign up for automatic notifications so that you don't miss out. If you're open to a pre-built PC, there are plenty of options in stock that include the RTX 3090.
The RTX 3090 is NVIDIA's flagship GPU, set to take over for the Titan RTX that's comparatively about 50% slower. It's an enormous hardware piece that can push an 8K resolution at 60FPS thanks to 24GB of GDDR6X VRAM, 10,496 CUDA cores, and a 384-bit memory interface. If you want the best and have the budget, this is the right choice. Just be sure your PC is ready to handle the RTX 3090 system requirements.
Where to buy the NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3070
The RTX 3070 is now available after a short delay. It is the final of the three initial RTX 30-series cards to come out. You can sign up for updates and check availability over at the official NVIDIA website. It's expected these cards will also sell out fast, and we're seeing options at all the major retailers.
Amazon also has a couple of options from PNY for the RTX 3070 on a splash page. Click through to individual pages to sign up for notifications if you can't outright buy the card.
Newegg seems to have the biggest selection of RTX 3070 GPUs, with options from MSI, Gigabyte, ASUS, and Zotac. Click through to individual cards to set up notifications, as all are sold out at the time of writing. However, you can check out pre-built PCs that have the RTX 3070 inside; many are in stock at the time of writing.
The NVIDIA RTX 3070 is an affordable way to get your hands on the performance that rivals the RTX 2080 Ti. Considering prices for the 2080 Ti were nearing the $2,000 mark just a little while ago, the $500 price range for the RTX 3070 is absolutely beautiful. This is the card for anyone who's looking for stellar 1440p performance or who wants to dabble in 4K. Check out our NVIDIA RTX 3070 review for a deep dive on what makes this GPU great.
Where to buy the NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3060 Ti
The NVIDIA RTX 3060 Ti was most recently released, and as expected stock is limited at all retailers. You can head to NVIDIA's official site to keep track of buying options and to check availability of third-party cards.
Amazon has many RTX 3060 Ti options from MSI and Zotac, though all are sold out or have prices jacked way up. You can sign up for notifications by clicking through to individual GPU pages.
Best Buy is another retailer listing RTX 3060 Tis from NVIDIA, MSI, and Gigabyte. At the time of writing they're all sold out, but check back often to see if any come through.
Newegg has a relatively wide array of RTX 3060 Ti options, many bundled with other PC hardware. Options from ASUS, MSI, Gigabyte, EVGA, and Zotac are listed, though they're all sold out at the time of writing. Click through to individual pages to sign up for stock notifications.
The RTX 3060 Ti is intended for high-end 1080p and 1440p gaming, with a performance that rivals the last-gen RTX 2080 Super. It's also the most affordable RTX 30-series GPU, which should undoubtedly keep it popular for a long time.
Where to buy the NVIDIA RTX 3060
Announced at CES 2021, the NVIDIA RTX 3060 is twice as fast as the GTX 1060 and costs just $329. This is the latest desktop GPU revealed by NVIDIA, and it's expected to go on sale in late February. It features 12GB of GDDR6 VRAM and will be able to handle ray tracing at 60FPS. We will update buying options closer to the launch date, but this should be to go-to GPU for anyone looking to build a budget PC with stellar performance.
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