Thanks to changes in the tariff rate that the United States applies to Chinese imports, Asus will lower the prices of its graphics cards (GPU). The measure will apply from April 2022 to the RTX 30 series of the Taiwan-based hardware manufacturer.
“As a result of the latest lifting of tariffs on Chinese imports by the Office of the United States Trade Representative, gamers and PC fans will see lower prices on the Asus GeForce RTX 30-series graphics cards starting on May 20. April 1, 2022,” he said in a statement.
The company assured that “it is among the first to transfer these savings to its consumers”. Fortunately for video game lovers, the drop in costs will be reflected in the labels of the entire family: entry-level graphics cards (GeForce RTX 3050 and RTX 3060), mid-range (RTX 3070) and high performance ( RTX3080 and RTX3090).
For the multinational also specializing in electronics and robotics, the price drop in graphics cards will reach a ceiling of 25 percent during the boreal spring.
The announcement comes at a time when the market is still suffering from a shortage of this type of processor. The laptop maker was one of the first companies to raise GPU prices in January 2021. PC World.
Associated with Axial-tech fans and Ampere architecture for better ventilation, the RTX 30 series stands out for an increase in power compared to the previous generation, which “opens up the possibility of enjoying immersive gaming with ultra settings or competing online with ultra-fast FPS ”, highlighted the company.