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Expect a limited supply of AMD Radeon RX 6800 cards on the opening day

Expect a limited supply of AMD Radeon RX 6800 cards on the opening day
AMD’s Radeon 6800 XT

AMD’s new graphics cards, Radeon RX 6800 and 6800 XT, Go on sale tomorrow, November 18th. But according to a US electronics retailer, supply will be “very limited”.

This information came from the Micro Center, which has physical stores across the country. Tuesday, administrator of an online forum for retailers Posted Frequently Asked Questions for the upcoming RX 6800 launch. “Sizes will be very limited during launch, however, we expect additional shipments of GPUs on launch day and the following days,” admin “Landshark” posted.

When asked how many units came to the Micro Center for tomorrow’s release, Landshark Said: “We have not been given an exact calculation, but from what I have been told, I think it would be similar to the Nvidia launch.”

It is not very useful for anyone trying to save new radian cards on the first day. When Nvidia launched its own next-generation graphics, the RTX 3000 Series, products coming soon Sold out After the release, many consumers were disappointed.

“For the Nvidia launch, I remember correctly some of our stores did not receive more than 10 cards,” Landshark added.

For the release of the Radeon RX6800, the Micro Center refused to make online reservations for graphics cards, citing high demand. As a result, there are already interested customers To camping Outside the retail stores hoping to snag the card on Wednesday morning.

Sales of the RX 6800 and 6800 XT begin at 9 a.m. EST Tweet From AMD’s official Radeon RX account. In addition to major retailers, AMD plans to sell the cards through its own online Store. Don’t be surprised if the site crashes due to a flood of buyers.

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Third-party manufacturers, including Asus, Gigabyte, and MSI, are also preparing to sell their own RX6800 and 6800XT models sometime this month. But when, is unclear Rumors The online date could be November 25th.

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