Couple of more recent developments which make things look brighter:there may be a window of opportunity to get cards at MSRP in the coming months
what alternatives do we have?"Demand will outstrip supply for the rest of the year "
General industry chip shortages could last into 2022www.theverge.com
"difficulties of finding a new 30-series GPU will likely continue, possibly into 2022"
"supply should still increase as 2021 progresses"
"TSMC and Intel are also both warning that chip supply issues could last through 2022"