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Where to buy Nvidia GeForce RTX 3050 — latest stock updates

Nvidia GeForce RTX 3050 ROG Asus graphics card
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Finding where to but the Nvidia GeForce RTX 3050 is not an easy process. That's because the $249/£239 graphics card is in high demand with supply yet to fully catch up. 

But overall there's a wind of change when it comes to finding Nvidia GeForce RTX 3050 restocks, as well as fresh stock of other GeForce RTX 30-series cards.

We are now seeing a downward trend in prices sparking a sign that supply is catching up with demand, as well as card makers aiming to reduce prices so GPUs are more in line with MSRP. Graphics card restocks also appear to hang around on shelves a little longer than last year. As such, it may now be the best time to start looking at buying a new Nvidia or AMD graphics card.

Make sure to bookmark this page as we will regularly update it with the latest stock information. We also advise signing up for any retailer-specific stock alerts. Once you’ve done that, it’s just a matter of staying vigilant and practicing patience. 

Where to buy Nvidia GeForce RTX 3050

Where to buy Nvidia GeForce RTX 3050 in the U.S.

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Nvidia GeForce RTX 3050: check availability @ Amazon (opens in new tab)
Amazon isn't one to announce restocks, but we do expect the world's biggest online retailer to offer RTX 3050 stock at some point in the near future. So far the retailer doesn't have any stock. 

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Nvidia GeForce RTX 3050: from $249 @ Newegg (opens in new tab)
The Newegg shuffle gives customers a chance to win the opportunity to purchase a Nvidia GeForce RTX 3050 via random ballot drawing. It's currently closed but could re open very soon. 

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Nvidia GeForce RTX 3050: from $399 @ Zotac (opens in new tab)
Zotac is offering the Nvidia GeForce RTX 3050 Twin Edge OC for $399. The card sold out in seconds though, but more stock is expected soon. 

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Nvidia GeForce RTX 3050: check stock @ Best Buy (opens in new tab)
Like most big box retailers, Best Buy will have RTX 3050 stock at some point. However, at the moment they're only listing RTX 3050 laptops with prices from $949. 

Where to buy Nvidia GeForce RTX 3050 in the U.K.

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Nvidia GeForce RTX 3050: check stock @ Overclockers (opens in new tab)
Overclockers are one of the biggest GPU sellers in the U.K. and are a natural place to start when looking for RTX 3050 stock. The retailer is currently sold out but is sure to have fresh allocation in the near future. 

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Nvidia GeForce RTX 3050: £369 @ eBuyer (opens in new tab)
eBuyer was one of the first retailers to offer the RTX 3050. The retailer offered the MSI model for a rather steep £369, but even this is now listed as "coming soon".  

Where to buy Nvidia GeForce RTX 3050: Gaming PCs

If you're really desperate to get your hands on an Nvidia GeForce RTX 3050 without delay, an alternative to buying the card standalone is to purchase a pre-built PC or gaming laptop with the GPU already installed. 

This method has proved a far more reliable and straightforward way to get hold of other cards in the 30-series, and we expect that to be the case with the RTX 3050 as well. 

Right now, the card is available in laptop form. Make sure to check out these RTX 3050 laptops at Newegg (opens in new tab)if you've decided that a keenly-priced gaming laptop may be the way to go instead of chasing graphic card stock for weeks, or potentially months. 

If you need some purchasing advice, this ASUS TUF A15 gaming laptop with the RTX 3050 and an AMD Ryzen 7 4800H processor for $1,599 (opens in new tab)has certainly caught our eye. 

Retailers that allow customers to configure their own desktop tower also aren't offering the RTX 3050 as a choice quite yet. However, we expect this to change very soon, so watch this space. 

Rory Mellon
Deals Editor

Rory is a Deals Editor at Tom’s Guide based in the UK. He covers a wide range of topics but with a particular focus on deals, gaming and streaming. When he’s not scouring retailers for PS5 restock or writing hot takes on the latest gaming hardware and streaming shows, he can be found attending music festivals and being thoroughly disappointed by his terrible football team.