Nvidia’s RTX 3080 is going on sale at 6am


Though preorders of custom models were briefly available last week, the flagship card in Nvidia’s Ampere line is officially due out on September 17. Online retailer Newegg has tweeted that it will be selling Nvidia GeForce RTX 3080 cards from 6am tomorrow, noting that, “They are in HIGH demand so be ready to purchase as they will be flying off our digital shelves.” 

Seems like 6am PT is the official time they’ll be going on sale everywhere, as Tim Adams, head of the Nvidia GeForce global community team, confirmed a couple of weeks ago on Reddit. He did stop short of confirming the cards would go on sale in other regions at that time, but in the event it does rolls out at the same time globally with other retailers, it’ll be 2pm BST and 11pm AEST.

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