Since entering 2022, the average price of NVIDIA GeForce RTX 30 series and AMD Radeon RX 6000 series graphics cards has continued to decline. At present, the overall premium of NVIDIA GeForce RTX 30 series has dropped to 6%, and the overall premium of AMD Radeon RX 6000 series has been even higher. is down to 2%. However, compared with the end of last year, it has basically dropped by about 81%, which is infinitely close to the original suggested retail price.
According to 3DCenter, the average price of Nvidia GeForce RTX 30-series and AMD Radeon RX 6000-series graphics cards is still higher than the suggested retail price so far, due to the high price of the manufacturer's "core product portfolio."
The so-called "core product portfolio" basically refers to graphics cards covering mainstream to mid-to-high-end levels, such as GeForce RTX 3060/3070/3080 series, and Radeon RX 6700/6800 series. In fact, some flagship and mid-range to entry-level graphics cards are priced at or below MSRP.
If subdivided into specific models, AMD Radeon RX 6x50 series graphics cards are basically sold at the suggested retail price. The most controversial Radeon RX 6500 XT in the RDNA 2 architecture is 19% lower than the suggested retail price, and the Radeon RX 6600 is already lower than the suggested retail price. 11%; Nvidia GeForce RTX 3080 Ti and RTX 3090 Ti are 10% lower than the suggested retail price, which is the worst price drop in the entire GeForce RTX 30 series, and the GeForce RTX 3090 is also 2% lower than the suggested retail price.
In the Radeon RX 6000 series, the Radeon RX 6800 has the most premium, reaching 35%; the GeForce RTX 30 series has the most premium in the GeForce RTX 3060 Ti, which is 21%. AMD's Radeon RX 6000-series graphics premiums are mostly concentrated on the Radeon RX 6800-series, and if you take that out, the average price of the rest of the Radeon RX 6000-series graphics cards is actually below the MSRP. In terms of NVIDIA, GeForce RTX 30 series graphics cards equipped with GA104 and GA106 generally have a premium of more than 10%, which means that the models purchased by the most players still have a considerable premium.