We track current GPU prices on all the best graphics cards and the latest additions to our GPU benchmarks hierarchy. We scrape eBay’s historical data to get details on what sort of prices people are paying for GPUs. We provide monthly updates on eBay’s prices for the latest generation Nvidia Ampere and AMD Big Navi generation GPUs, along with the previous generation Turing and RDNA graphics cards.

If you’re looking for an actual good deal on a new graphics card, we suggest checking our RTX 3080 deals, RTX 3070 deals, and RTX 3060 deals pages. Alternatively, as some people are buying PCs just for the GPUs, you might just want to buy one of the best gaming PCs.

GPU prices continued to fall in March, and we’re even starting to see cards in stock at somewhat reasonable prices at many online stores. Newegg for example has basically stopped doing its GPU bundles (at least for now), and you can find cards like this GeForce RTX 3080 for $1,000 (opens in new tab). No, that’s not as low as Nvidia’s $699 theoretical starting price, but it’s actually cheaper than buying a card from eBay, which is great to see. Once again, every single GPU we checked on eBay dropped in price, by 12.5% if we include all cards from the prior two generations of hardware. Perhaps even better, the volume of cards sold increased month over month, which is another indication of improving supplies.

GPU prices tend to track with the profitability of cryptocurrency mining, which also tracks with cryptocurrency prices. Over the month of March, Bitcoin was a bit more stable than we’ve seen in the recent past, and even showed a slight upward trend. It started around the $43,000 mark, dropped as low as $37,000 over the next two weeks, and then climbed back to nearly $45,000 by the end of the month. Similarly, Ethereum started around the $2,900 price, dropped to a low of $2,500 over the next two weeks, and then climbed back to nearly $3,250 by the end of the month. Despite ending the month on a relative high note, however, mining profitability hasn’t improved much and graphics cards continued to go down in price.

Here’s a look back at the month of March 2022. Note that February only had 28 days, compared to 31 for March, but we take the whole month’s worth of data regardless. Also, we’ve switched to using performance data from our updated 2022 GPU benchmarks hierarchy, so the FPS/$ figures have dropped compared to previous months.

Nvidia Ampere and AMD RDNA2 GPUs: eBay Pricing for March 2022
GPU Avg eBay Price QTY Sold Gross Sales FPS/$
GeForce RTX 3090 Ti (opens in new tab) $2,724 11 $29,966 0.0481
GeForce RTX 3090 (opens in new tab) $2,111 983 $2,075,152 0.0600
GeForce RTX 3080 Ti (opens in new tab) $1,531 687 $1,051,873 0.0795
GeForce RTX 3080 12GB (opens in new tab) $1,378 69 $95,056 0.0894
GeForce RTX 3080 (opens in new tab) $1,283 1355 $1,738,289 0.0895
GeForce RTX 3070 Ti (opens in new tab) $880 1097 $964,855 0.1170
GeForce RTX 3070 (opens in new tab) $858 1567 $1,344,721 0.1147
GeForce RTX 3060 Ti (opens in new tab) $754 1935 $1,459,261 0.1197
GeForce RTX 3060 12GB (opens in new tab) $580 1135 $658,379 0.1196
GeForce RTX 3050 (opens in new tab) $416 221 $92,035 0.1225
Radeon RX 6900 XT (opens in new tab) $1,256 173 $217,227 0.1029
Radeon RX 6800 XT (opens in new tab) $996 254 $252,882 0.1234
Radeon RX 6800 (opens in new tab) $888 98 $87,038 0.1241
Radeon RX 6700 XT (opens in new tab) $643 570 $366,567 0.1477
Radeon RX 6600 XT (opens in new tab) $495 485 $239,842 0.1583
Radeon RX 6600 (opens in new tab) $403 274 $110,554 0.1661
Radeon RX 6500 XT (opens in new tab) $237 69 $16,324 0.1302

Month to month, every GPU is down in pricing, most by 10% or more. Of course, the RTX 3090 Ti just arrived, and with only three days of sales we wouldn’t put too much stock in the listed eBay price. In fact, multiple retailers seem to have inventory of the 3090 Ti available, at far more attractive prices — matching or beating the eBay RTX 3090 price in some cases. Clearly, some people haven’t gotten the memo about dropping GPU prices — even Amazon has at least one RTX 3090 Ti (opens in new tab) listed as in stock (though it “ships in 3–5 days”).

Compared to February data, the latest generation GPUs dropped 12.1% in price on average. Individually, the GPUs dropped in average price by at least 9% (RTX 3050 and RTX 3060), with every other GPU posting double digit percentage decreases. Also of note is that all of AMD’s GPUs now show an average markup vs. the MSRP of less than 53%, with the RX 6600 and RX 6500 XT only costing about 20% more than MSRP.

Overall, the average eBay selling price for a GPU in March was $983, compared to $1,094 in January. That’s an average 10% decrease in price, with AMD posting a more impressive 13% drop compared to Nvidia’s 9% dip. More inexpensive cards were produced and sold as well, with the RX 6700 XT as an example falling 18% in price with unit sales going up 43%. The RX 6600 XT also sold 52% more cards (on eBay) compared to last month.

The total number of cards sold on eBay was pretty static compared to February (10,983 vs. 10,889), but the ratio skewed more toward AMD this month. Nvidia still outsold AMD by 4.6 to 1, but it was 5.9 to 1 in February. There were a few more days in March, so daily unit sales were down slightly, but things are definitely improving.

AMD’s RX 6700 XT, RX 6600 XT, and RX 6600 continue to offer the best bang for the buck in terms of FPS/$, ranging from 0.166 on the RX 6600 to 0.148 on the RX 6700 XT. The best Nvidia can do is only 0.123 with the RTX 3050, though we’re not factoring in DLSS or DXR performance in the above figures.

Looking outside of eBay, again we note that multiple stores are now carrying inventory on current gen GPUs, often at better than eBay prices. Here’s the quick rundown of a few of the ‘better’ deals, though we expect the downward trend in GPU prices to continue throughout 2022.

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