Friday, 22 July 2016

VRAM - err - DRAM Lamentations

Rats! Was hoping the Titan-X prices would have fallen by now, would really like card with loads of vram DRAM? ...whatever the stuff needed for textures is... for Fallout 4 video production etc .

http://www.shopbot.com.au/gtx-titan/price/australia/1037899

The new nvidia cards seem to be stuck in the absurdly expensive range - possibly because the aussie dollar is like a day old kitten with pneumonia. Nah, it's more that the chinese see us coming and know we're a bunch of suckers. It's not like we can buy from anyone else - who else makes video cards? I know the Japanese used to... decades ago...

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So as the title says once again we Aussies are getting the royal screw job with pricing of new nvidia graphic cards. Nvidia says US$599 for the FE edition, that equates to AU$812. http://www.xe.com/currencyconverter/convert/?Amount=599&From=USD&To=AUD

But most retailers here are selling them for AU$1199. Thats AU$400 more then what the US price is saying it should be. I can understand a few taxes need to be payed but CMON $400 more then the US

https://www.mwave.com.au/product/gi...hlNyJfEtiRBTxlJGqsnuJXZb9ittXagsy8aAgbB8P8HAQ

http://www.scorptec.com.au/product/...Va41ZGYJaHrWxMYLc-kwoOaGiIYQ4DiPykaAl1q8P8HAQ

http://www.umart.com.au/umart1/pro/Products_list.phtml?id=10&bid=2&id2=551&name=GeForce GTX 1080



From https://www.techpowerup.com/forums/threads/nvidia-gtx-1080-australia-price-is-a-rip-off.223131/

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