For a good cause: EVGA GeForce RTX 4090 was offered on eBay

Für den guten Zweck: EVGA GeForce RTX 4090 wurde über eBay angeboten
Image: EVGA

Former graphics card maker EVGA, once a partner of Nvidia, wanted to auction off one of its prototypes of the never-released GeForce RTX 4090 FTW3 on eBay for a good cause, but the auction ended abruptly and then went offline. Went. The highest bid at the time was exactly $16,000.

Prototypes should be auctioned for good reason

EVGA, now focusing on the development and sales of motherboards, power supplies and peripherals following its separation from Nvidia and associated exit from the graphics card business, wanted to auction off one of its prototypes of the GeForce RTX 4090 FTW3, which was never released on eBay.

EVGA GeForce RTX 4090 FTW3 (“Prototype”) (Image: EVGA)

According to EVGA, all proceeds must be paid St. Jude Children’s Research HospitalA world leading hospital for malignancies in children, especially acute leukemia.

on his official Twitch channel”teamwaga“The manufacturer provided the following information about the auction.

  • Limited Edition EVGA Next Gen Video Card.
  • 100% of proceeds benefit St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital
  • This is a working card but is preproduction and is sold as is.
  • Sent directly from EVGA. United States only.
  • No Warranty/Return.

About US$16,000 have already been offered

The video accompanying the announcement is still online and can be accessed through the platform. In a short span of time, the bids initially increased from US$1 to US$6,600.

EVGA GeForce RTX 4090 FTW (
EVGA GeForce RTX 4090 FTW (“Prototype”) on eBay (Image: EVGA)

Renowned Tech YouTuber “jazz two cents“which as well as”gamer’s nexusEVGA had received one of the prototypes of the GeForce RTX 4090 FTW3, officially referred to only as “next-generation graphics,” from EVGA, the first to report on the auction.

Auction ended abruptly and went offline

After the stream from EVGA, bids for the prototype soared to $16,000, according to reports and screenshots”jazz two cents“Can be seen before the auction, which was supposed to run till next Friday, ended abruptly and then went offline.

EVGA GeForce RTX 4090 FTW3 (
EVGA GeForce RTX 4090 FTW3 (“Prototype”) (Image: eBay)

Neither eBay nor EVGA have commented on the sudden closure of the auction.

The editors would like to thank the community for the many ideas that have led to the production of this report.

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