Market Status

November 12th, 2020

Last Updated

This page will have a glance-able summary of the current PC part market and whether it is Ideal, Okay, or Bad to buy certain parts now.

Coronavirus COVID-19 – Effects on the Market

PART STOCK ISSUES AND DELAYS

INTERNATIONAL SHIPPING DELAYS


Overall New System Buys – Brand new systems

Details:

New generations of processors and GPUs are launching this month and next.


Processors – CPUs

Details:

Ryzen 5000 series just launched and demand is high. Processor availability is low.


Graphic Cards – GPUs

Why?

NVIDIA’s newly launched GPUs, RTX 3000 series, are hard to get in stock. AMD Radeon’s new GPU generation, RX 6000 series, is about to launch November 15th.


Mainboards – Mobos

Why?

B550 boards just launched, allowing cheaper options down from X570 boards, however stock issues are affecting part availability.


Memory – RAM

Why?

Memory prices are stable.


STORAGE– SSDs

Why?

New cheaper PCI-E 4.0 drives coming out in waves.