AMD cuts GPU prices at just the right time to pull ahead of Nvidia

AMD cuts GPU prices at just the right time to pull ahead of Nvidia

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AMD has conscionable started lowering the database terms of its Radeon RX 6000-series graphics cards. Spanning crossed the full lineup, the terms cuts are significant, and they are already opening to travel into effect.

This determination comes astatine a bully clip for AMD, but not truthful overmuch for Nvidia.

AMD graphics cards prices versus Nvidia.AMD/TechPowerUp

Soon enough, AMD volition usher successful the adjacent procreation of graphics cards by introducing the Radeon RX 7000-series — but earlier that happens, it has already lowered the MSRP of the inactive current-gen RX 6000-series.

The flagship Radeon RX 6950 XT dropped down to $949 from its archetypal $1,099 MSRP, but it’s inactive a overmuch worse woody than the RX 6900 XT, present priced astatine conscionable $699 and lone 5% worse than its successor. The RX 6800 XT is present $599, followed by the RX 6800 astatine $549 and the RX 6750 XT astatine $419. The mid-to-entry-level cards besides had their prices lowered, and now, the cheapest AMD GPU lone costs $149.

RX 6950 XT $949 $1,099
RX 6900 XT $699 $999
RX 6800 XT $599 $649
RX 6800 $549 $579
RX 6750 XT $419 $549
RX 6700 XT $379 $479
RX 6650 XT $299 $399
RX 6600 $239 $379
RX 6500 XT 4GB $169 $199
RX 6400 $149 $159

The terms cuts spell a agelong mode toward making the GPUs worthy the money. This makes immoderate of the best graphics cards much affordable than ever. The caller prices tin already beryllium seen connected immoderate of the models seen connected , and different retailers are astir apt going to travel soon.

Nvidia besides sliced the MSRPs of its RTX 30-series GPUs a portion back, truthful the 2 competitors are now, erstwhile again, matched. However, Nvidia has faced rather a batch of contention successful the past week oregon so, which makes these terms cuts perfectly timed for AMD.

Although the hype astir Nvidia is beauteous precocious close now, conscionable 2 days aft the authoritative announcement of its next-gen GPUs, galore are disappointed by however expensive RTX 40-series has turned retired to be — and Nvidia doesn’t look anxious to budge connected the pricing issue. Now, AMD swoops successful astatine conscionable the close clip to effort to unload immoderate of its RX 6000 banal astatine a little terms earlier it introduces RDNA 3. This was archetypal reported by TechPowerUp.

The next-gen AMD Radeon RX 7000 graphics cards are set to merchandise connected November 3 — astir 3 weeks aft Nvidia launches RTX 4090, but astir apt earlier the 2 versions of the RTX 4080 volition hit. If AMD tin terms its adjacent procreation of graphics cards much reasonably than Nvidia has, it mightiness triumph immoderate concern adjacent from erstwhile Nvidia enthusiasts.

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