Even though it launched way back in September 2020, finding where to buy the Nvidia GeForce RTX 3080 has been problematic from the very moment the $699 graphics card was released. Semiconductor shortages and the coronavirus pandemic stymied supplies of Nvidia's powerful graphics card. But demand was very high and when combined with low stocks, scalpers were attracted to the GeForce RTX 3080 and other RTX 30-series cards, snapping up available stock and reselling it for extortionate prices.
At the time of writing the Nvidia GeForce RTX 3080 is still fiendishly difficult to find in stock in the U.S. and U.K.. The whole situation is soured when we here that ultra rare GeForce RTX 3080 cards being stuffed into pre-built mining rigs. Sadly, it's not looking like this situation will change any time soon. But we're here to help.
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We've pulled together a list of U.S. and U.K. retailers that have the GeForce RTX 3080 listed on their books. These are all well worth checking out. And keep this page bookmarked and refreshed as you might get lucky and find where to buy the Nvidia GeForce RTX 3080 if a restock suddenly drops.
Nvidia GeForce RTX 3080: Latest stock updates
As of July 26, there is no Nvidia GeForce RTX 3080 restock available, at least at reasonable prices.
But, there could be a flood of new Nvidia GeForce RTX 3080 cards to the likes of eBay as Chinese crypto miners offload GPUs after a crypto-crackdown. But we advise you proceed with caution of you see these as they might not be as new as they appear. Interestingly, this situation has seen Nvidia GeForce RTX 3060 reportedly get sold for cheaper than MSRP prices in China, so perhaps the same could happen for second-hand RTX 3080 cards; just be careful!
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Nvidia GeForce RTX 3080: Where to buy
At the moment the GeForce RTX 3080 is sold out at pretty much every major retailer. As such, you're best bet is to grab an RTX 3080 when you spot one. But also have a bit of patience and it should be back in stock shortly. Make sure to check the retailers using the links below to see if they have the RTX 3080 back in stock.
One trick: Be sure to have all your payment and shipping information saved on the retailer's site, so you don't have to spend precious minutes filling it out — which could mean the difference between picking up Nvidia's newest GPU and walking away empty-handed.
Where to buy Nvidia GeForce RTX 3080 in the U.S.
Nvidia GeForce RTX 3080: from $699 at Nvidia
Nvidia offers a range of RTX 3080 models, including its own base model as well as third-party options from the likes of EVGA and MSI. But they all go fast.View Deal
GeForce RTX 3080: from $699 at Best Buy
Best Buy has a selection of GeForce RTX 3080 cards from Nvidia itself to versions from EVGA , MSI and EVGA. But they're all sold out. You can sign up to be notified of when stocks are back. View Deal
GeForce RTX 3080: from $699 at Newegg
Newegg has a rather comprehensive selection of GeForce RTX 3080 cards. It's just a pity the are all currently sold out. But you can get automatically notified when more are back in stock. View Deal
GeForce RTX 3080: from $699 at Amazon
When Amazon has replenished its stock of the GeForce RTX 3080, you'll have a bountiful selection of card to choose from. However, none are available at the moment. View Deal
GeForce RTX 3080: from $699 at B&H
B&H has a good selection of GeForce RTX 3080 cards. Or at least it will when they are back in stock. Expect standard versions of the RTX 3080 as well as overclocked models. View Deal
GeForce RTX 3080: from $749 @ Office Depot
You probably wouldn't think to get your graphics card from Office Depot, but the retailer had stock of the PNY RTX 3080 10GB card. However, it has since sold out. But check back as inventory may be replenished soon. View Deal
Where to buy the Nvidia GeForce RTX 3080 in the U.K
The Nvidia GeForce RTX 3080 has also sold out at a lot of U.K. hardware retailers. And it looks like the websites for Overclockers and Scan, two major PC component retailers in Britain, are down. We'd hazard a bet that's due to fevered interest in the RTX 3080.
As such, your options are limited to Nvidia and eBuyer at the moment. But we'll keep an eye out to see if the RTX 3080 pops up on other sites.
Where to buy Nvidia GeForce RTX 3080 desktops
If you're desperate to get GeForce GTX 3080 power, then you might want to consider getting a pre-built PC with the graphics card in it.
In the U.K. Cyberpower has the Infinity X10 gaming PC with the GeForce RTX 3080. The graphics card comes with a healthy specification but expect to pay over £2,000 for the privilege.
And bear in mind that all the above PCs are pretty expensive with prices around the $2,000 mark. And a lot have already sold out or selling quickly.
The GeForce RTX 3080 is one of the most interesting graphics cards Nvidia has made of late, especially in terms of power and price. So don't be surprised if it's tricky to find for another few weeks yet.