News Hardware American buys 78 RTX 3080
At the end of 2020, a qualifier has continued to revolve around new hardware, be it consoles, but also graphics cards: shortage. It seems that some have finally gotten lucky …
Nvidia arrived at the end of 2020 with a completely new range of graphics cards of its own: the 30XX series. the GeForce RTX 3070, the GeForce RTX 3080, the GeForce RTX 3090 and their future substantial variations did not cease to be appreciated when they were released.
Despite everything, the context of the pandemic did not allow the manufacturer to keep up with a colossal demand, thus creating a phenomenon of scarcity. While many couldn’t get hold of the precious quickly, sometimes they had to wait several weeks to see a resupply arrive, others were luckier in the exercise …
THE GARDEN OF 3080
An american got luckyor an excellent reseller, Get no less than 78 GeForce RTX 3080 graphics cards, that is, an investment of $ 54,000.
The goal was not to resell, or even to create the most powerful PC ever, but to mine cryptocurrencies: Ethereum.
Without going into details about the specifics of this one, it made its appearance in 2015 and now sells for up to $ 1,067.4 at the time of writing this article.
Willing to retreat until $ 128,000 in profit per year, the happy owner of this “digital garden” will have to rush to have a good electricity contract to keep up …
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