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Interesting.That was more the case with GCN than it is with RDNA. The reason that the market is so saturated with the GTX 1060 is the fact that its rival, the RX 580, was completely unavailable during the mining craze of 2017. The reason was that GCN was better at compute than anything that nVidia had and so had through the roof hash rates and also because Polaris was GCN with the efficiency turned up to 11.
RDNA isn't nearly as good at compute as GCN was because AMD split GCN into RDNA and CDNA. RDNA is Radeon and CDNA is Radeon Instinct. AMD had ATi focus their efforts on maximising gaming in Radeon and maximising compute in Instinct.
After years of manufacturers dining on the consumer's dime, my opinion is that consumers are catching on and it is causing the sales of various high-priced graphics cards to plummet. As long as consumers reject the insane prices, the manufacturers will have to adapt to the consumers rather than the consumers adapting to the manufacturers. (I think we are seeing this in AMD's, at least in part, recent 7000 series CPU price cuts.) I still think competition is a good thing especially when a manufacturer introduces products at lower prices than its competition. I venture to say that the PC/component market is sailing towards different shores, and in it doing so, manufacturers will have to adapt. Time will tell, but I think there's a market correction going on and manufacturers will have to take notice and adapt or risk sailing to the land of obscurity.Only if it's healthy. Right now, the GPU market competition is anything but healthy and consumers are to blame for that. Their blissful ignorance will have a disastrous outcome.