The NVIDIA forum has been throwing HTTP 504 Gateway Timeout errors all morning. After reporting on Ampere cards crashing when overclocked it seems that a lot of people are wondering what is up.

Other forums are full of comments about the short supply of Ampere cards. Clearly NVIDIA has painted itself into a corner with the launch of Ampere.

NewEgg has been selling system builder cards which do not come in retail boxes. Reports of cards damaged in transit have been reported.

It seems that on eBay that Zotac is the most common RTX 3080 being sold. Some PNY cards are being offered and some MSI cards are present. The cheapest EVGA RTX 3080 is bid $1,485 which is double the price on EVGA’s site.