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Discussion on: A guide to building a PC in 2022

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Florian Köhler

This is interesting to talk about as we all know how much of a GPU shortage there is now

I wonder why that is.

Having said that, I didn't install them on this PC but on my mining rig and used one of my older GTX 1080 from the mining rig in this PC.

The irony.

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Ram Patra Author

Thanks for pointing it out but the main causes of GPU shortages are due to chip supply issues, pandemic, and large mining farms. Personal mining rigs with 2-3 GPUs aren't a significant contributing factor (although this won't alleviate the situation). Moreover, I bought the GPUs in a large time span and not all at once.

This famous video from LTT explains it pretty well - youtu.be/3A4yk-P5ukY?t=254