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 (opens in new tab)
- Best Buy: check availability (opens in new tab)
- Newegg: check availability (opens in new tab)
- Zotac: check availability (opens in new tab)
- Nvidia: check availability (opens in new tab)
- EVGA: check availability (opens in new tab)
Where to buy Nvidia GeForce RTX 3050
Where to buy Nvidia GeForce RTX 3050 in the U.S.
Where to buy Nvidia GeForce RTX 3050 in the U.K.
- Overclockers: check availability (opens in new tab)
- eBuyer: check stock (opens in new tab)
- Box: check stock (opens in new tab)
- Novateck: check stock (opens in new tab)
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.
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.