AMD Ryzen 5000 & RX 6000 Product Release

AMD Product Release Information

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AMD 6000-series GPU Update: March 25, 2021

We have received 4 models of the AMD Radeon RTX 6700XT cards. Due to getting only a small amount, we are first offering the cards through bundle purchase of two(2) additional components and they are exclusively for Preferred Savings Card members. For more details on Preferred Savings Card Membership, Click Here.

Asus TUF Radeon RX 6700XT 3 per store
$869.95 each
Asus Strix Radeon RX 6700XT 2 per store
$899.95 each
Sapphire Pulse Radeon RX 6700XT 1 per store
$699.95 each
Sapphire Nitro+ Radeon RX 6700XT 1 per store
$819.95 each

 


Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

Questions about Waitlists

Do you have a waitlist? How can I join?
We don't have a public waitlist yet. We have had a few customers ask questions about the waitlist we had on Waitlistr. That was a private list for those who were waiting for the Ryzen 5000 CPU to complete their System Build/Bundle purchase from our RTX 30 System Build/Bundle Waitlist. In hindsight, we should've kept this as an offline list.

When customers sign up for a waitlist, there is an expectation that we will have stock coming in or an ETA of when it will come in. We don't have an ETA of when our 5000 series CPUs will be coming in and we don't want to disappoint customers who sign up. Since we don't know anything about ETAs, we don't feel right opening this waitlist to all of our customers.

Will you be opening a waitlist soon?
When we have a better idea of stock and ETA, we will most likely open a waitlist for the CPUs and GPUs (two separate lists).

Questions about Bundle Purchases

Why are you asking us to bundle items?
This is probably the most common question we're asked. There is an extremely high demand and low supply right now. We are trying to be as fair as possible given our circumstances. Here's a more detailed explanation:

  • · Our current prices are higher than MSRP because we are paying higher prices in order to secure supply. If we didn't pay these prices, we would not be able to get many cards, so we decided it is better to be able to provide more cards if possible.
  • · We do not buy from scalpers, and we are not charging scalping prices. We are generally charging our normal approximate 10% markup that we normally do.
  • · We are also buying bundles in order to secure stock. This is the main reason why our costs are so high right now.

What items qualify for the bundles?
You must buy additional system components from this list (CPU, GPU, Motherboard, RAM, Windows OS, SSD/HDD, Cooler, Case, PSU) to qualify.

What if I bought those components recently from Central Computers?
If you have purchased parts from the above categories from Central Computers in the last two months, those parts can count towards this bundle. You will need to provide proof of purchase when you come in.

What are the bundles?
You must buy additional system components from this list. The bundle requirements are different for each model/chipset. Please see the table below.

CPU Model Bundle Requirement
Ryzen 5 5600X No Bundle (as of 1/19/2021)
Ryzen 7 5800X No Bundle (as of 2/22/2021)
Ryzen 9 5900X Bundle purchase, 3 additional components (as of 3/23/2021)
Ryzen 9 5950X Bundle purchase, 3 additional components (as of 3/23/2021)
GPU Model Bundle Requirement
Radeon RX 6700XT Bundle purchase, 2 additional components (as of 3/25/2021)
Radeon RX 6800 Bundle purchase, 2 additional components (as of 3/23/2021)
Radeon RX 6800XT Bundle purchase, 2 additional components (as of 3/23/2021)
Radeon RX 6900XT TBD (When we receive stock.)

Questions about Return Policy & Ordering

Can I return an AMD 5000 CPU or AMD RX 6000 GPU?
Unfortunately not. Our normal return policy does not apply to these items. Any items that prove to be defective within 30 days of purchase will be replaced with same model. However, we are NOT allowing returns in the hopes of preventing scalpers and resellers from purchasing these cards and returning them for cash if they could not make a profit.

What if I want a different brand or model that's not available?
If you want a specific brand or model, we can let our purchasing team know that you're looking for this item, but we can't guarantee that we'll be able to purchase it. We are buying small quantities at higher prices to secure any supply we can receive.

How much will the item be?
The prices will always vary depending on our cost for that specific item at the time. Our current prices will likely be higher than MSRP because we are paying higher prices in order to secure supply. We do not buy from scalpers, and we are not charging scalping prices. We are generally charging our normal approximate 10% markup that we normally do. If we didn't pay these prices, we would not be able to get many cards, so we decided it is better to be able to provide more cards if possible.

How many of these items will I be able to buy?
While supply of these cards is highly constricted, purchases of these CPUs will be limited to one per customer.

Are you participating in the game bundles?
We are not participating in the Ryzen 5000 CPU bundle or the Radeon RX 6000 GPU bundle.

Can I get these items shipped to me?
We want to serve all of our customers but, because the stock is extremely limited, we will be serving our local Bay Area customers first. We will not be shipping any of these cards until stock is much less constricted. This is the same reason we are not listing these CPUs online.

 

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