- Aug 5, 2013
More FE's popping up at BB. 3080 has been in stock for at least 20 minutes.
60 ti went OOS in the bay in 30 minutes still eons compared to before and 3070 was legit available for 3 hours, not mention one in the FS sectionLocally I'm guessing, or "within a 250 mile radius" LoL ( sucks when you live on the coast and that radius is effectively only a half circle )
I think I am just going to cancel this. I was going to get the 3060 ti since its such a good value and just sell my 3080 ti but I did not realize I might not even get but 900 bucks for it. I might as well hold on to it at this point.Grabbed an FE 3060 Ti but not sure why. I just felt compelled to do so since it's the first time I've ever seen them available...
More like back to what it was, PClark99 knows what I'm talking about lol.Here's one also, Asus Dual 3070 for $580 at Amazon.
Again not a model I'd buy (supposedly hot and loud), but it's a new low for this model.
I see other models like the Asus TUF 3070 and EVGA XG Ultra 3070 at new lows but only $10 cheaper.
OK I guess. Wake me up when it's at $500.Nice to see a 3-fan 3070 under $600, besides Gigabyte.
The FE 3070 is a perfectly fine card and I'd argue one of the best GA104 implementations, you do not need a FTW3 type monstrosity for this die, I had 6 GA 104 cards two weeks ago so speaking from experience. The logical part of my brain wants me to return mine tomorrow though since it's not gonna get much use in the SFF but it's so damn cute and efficient, decisions, decisions.OK I guess. Wake me up when it's at $500.
Had two 3090 FEs both excellent with minimal whine, note you need to break in cards to reduce whine for some cards and a few days of eth mining is all it takes.I thought the FE 3080 TI and even 3090 were garbage. They all had tons of unacceptable coil wine and even the fans were loud and did not sound very smooth at all. The FE 3070 on the other hand was stupidly quiet with practically no perceivable coil whine and very quiet fans. It was one of the most silent cars overall that I've ever used. I think one issue with the FE cards is there are tons of inconsistency. Digital foundry had two 3080 TIs and they said one of them was very loud where the other one was acceptable. The 2 FE 3080 TIs I used reflected that same experience when it came to fan noise but both were way too loud with coil whine. The FE 3090 was the loudest card I've ever heard in my life and was just absolutely ridiculous. Most reviewers got a quiet sample and seems most users did too but there were quite a bit of loud ones when googling it.
I think that is a myth for the most part. I have never had coil get reduced even after years of use. In fact if anything it becomes worse in my experience.Had two 3090 FEs both excellent with minimal whine, note you need to break in cards to reduce whine for some cards and a few days of eth mining is all it takes.
Agree to disagree there, have seen it happen in practice with multiple cards with use. You need to subject it to a 24/7 load for a few days, intermittent gaming for a couple of hours a day doesn't work.I think that is a myth for the most part. I have never had coil get reduced even after years of use. In fact if anything it becomes worse in my experience.
Also what you call minimal may be intolerable for someone else.
Yeah I got the one for the 08G-P5-3751-KR (3070 version), completely forgot I was in the queue for that I want to say for well over a year... but hey EVGA was happily sending products to it's big name retailers.
I'm sorry why should they have cancelled these other models? Because everyone should pay an extra premium on the "ultra" models?EVGA should have cancelled these other models a long time ago, or upgraded people's queue positions to the Ultras.
EVGA is no better than any other AIB. They push the ridiculously priced ultra versions and ignore/stop producing the lower tier versions. F them all. I will only be buying Nvidia or AMD branded GPUs going forward.To clarify, they cancelled the queue for a bunch of non-Ultra cards (Black, Gaming) which have been either not manufactured at all, or barely manufactured, since 2020.
The 3080 FTW3 Ultra, the model EVGA actually produced in good supply, finished its queue in April.
EVGA should have cancelled these other models a long time ago, or upgraded people's queue positions to the Ultras.
I'd also like to take a moment to point and laugh at EVGA, who in January rolled out the overly complex Queue 3.0 system only to have it rendered entirely useless when the GPU market crash started immediately after:
I'll soon be rolling out what I call the "TaintedSquirrel Queue 1.0" wherein GPU manufacturers can get in line for a chance to sell me a discounted GPU.
I'm sorry why should they have cancelled these other models? Because everyone should pay an extra premium on the "ultra" models?
Out of morbid curiosity I checked the price of the one that was cancelled for me (3070 black, as it was barely over actual MSRP when I hopped in the queue), saw one on Amazon that was only $539... then noticed it was a used card seriously fuck off with this used bullshit on Amazon, they need to leave that for Ebay or something which ironically some momo with a buy it now price of $1899 for it, LoL.
I feel like half of their product line never got manufactured, the only one I ever got a notify for was the 3090 Kingpin Hybrid and I was signed up for like 8 models lol.EVGA is no better than any other AIB. They push the ridiculously priced ultra versions and ignore/stop producing the lower tier versions. F them all. I will only be buying Nvidia or AMD branded GPUs going forward.
I picked all of the EVGAs that simply never got distributed, its funny looking back as there was that Google Doc that showed all the models and when people joined the queue, and all the random XC3/gaming black models i picked just said <NULL>they cancelled those obviously because they can just use those chips for the higher priced skus. It’s just that simple. It was pretty obvious after a couple months that they had no intention of ever producing those SKUs again.