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.
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Where to buy Nvidia GeForce RTX 3050 — Quick links
- Amazon: check availability
- Best Buy: check availability
- Newegg: check availability
- Zotac: check availability
- Nvidia: check availability
- EVGA: check availability
Where to buy Nvidia GeForce RTX 3050
Where to buy Nvidia GeForce RTX 3050 in the U.S.
Nvidia GeForce RTX 3050: check availability @ Amazon
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.
Nvidia GeForce RTX 3050: from $249 @ Newegg
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.
Nvidia GeForce RTX 3050: from $399 @ Zotac
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.
Nvidia GeForce RTX 3050: check stock @ Best Buy
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.
Nvidia GeForce RTX 3050: check stock @ Overclockers
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.
Nvidia GeForce RTX 3050: £369 @ eBuyer
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 Neweggif 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 $1,599has 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.