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Tokyo retailers sound the alarm on potential graphics card drought

October 2, 2023

Via: TechSpot

Japanese publication ITmedia PC User writes that several PC hardware stores in Tokyo’s famous Akihabara Electric Town district as well as other locations are experiencing shortages of Nvidia’s high-end Lovelace cards. “The stock of cards equipped with GeForce RTX 4090/4080 is thinning across the city,” it writes.

“The demand for RTX 4090 has been constant, but it’s becoming a bit difficult to get in stock,” said one shop clerk, who added that backorders for models priced in the 250,000 yen [$1,670] range are longer.

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