Why are the GPU prices more than MSRP?
I've seen a lot of different reasons for this lately. One of our other admins here on the forum provided an answer that I'd agree with. Though, I would have to say that this is still an opinion. I do not have an official answer or word from our corporate HQ.
Just chiming in with my personal input (Not the opinion of Micro Center mind you, just some information I've found online and from my personal shopping recently), you are likely seeing some of the new tariff pricing put in place:
I've been feeling the tariffs for quite some time as I buy a lot of my custom water cooling components from Germany and metals have been a part of these tariffs for a while now, but it looks like a lot of computer components are falling under this category too.
It's still something our team will be looking into for you, but I figured I'd post that information here as I stumbled across it and found it interesting as it appeared to relate to what you experienced. Definitely hits at a bad time, as I am looking to buy a new motherboard soon and MSI happens to be one of the vendors as well.
I hope this helps! Please let me know if you have any further questions about this.
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