Tag: nvidia

Jun 22 2021

Graphics Cards Fall in Price After China Mining Ban

Reading Time: 2 minutes The price of graphics in China has dropped substantially since the government stepped up its efforts to ban cryptocurrency mining Some cards have seen 65% reductions compared to recent weeks Graphics cards are used to mine a number of...

Jun 17 2021

Canaan Sells 10,000 Bitcoin Miners To Genesis Digital Assets

Jun 17 2021 Published at Bitcoinist.com under tags  asic miner bitcoin btc canaan eth

Bitcoin mining firm Genesis Digital Assets has purchased an additional 10,000 Bitcoin miners from the ASIC machine manufacturer Canaan. By the end of the month, Canaan plans to complete the order of 10,000 A1246 and A1166 Pro Avalonminers. The move isn't the first time the two companies have dealt with each other. Earlier this year, Genesis Digital Assets bought $93.6 million worth of...

Jun 15 2021

E3 2021, Blockchain and Crypto: What’s New At This Year’s Show

Jun 15 2021 Published at Bitcoinist.com under tags  altcoins bitcoin bitcoin games e3 e32021

After being missing last year due to Coronavirus, E3 is finally back. And it's no surprise that the event brings with itself news related to gaming, blockchain and crypto. This article will shed light on every movement related to cryptocurrency and NFTs around the E3 2021 event. First up is the NFT- powered game, Blankos Block Party. Blankos Block...

Jun 14 2021

Top Crypto news: 06/13

Some interesting developments took place in the crypto space today. Bitcoin is currently up 4.2% and is trading at $37,581.20. Ethereum is also up 0.5% over the last 24 hours; trading at $2,443.87. Let’s examine some of the top crypto news stories for the day. 1 – Thailand Regulators Ban Meme Coins, Fan Tokens &...

Jun 01 2021

Nvidia Crypto Mining Throttling Put to the Test

Reading Time: 2 minutes Graphics card reviewers have finally been able to test Nvidia’s crypto mining throttling mechanism on their newest graphics cards The RTX 3060, RTX 3070, and RTX 3080 ranges have a built in the hashrate cap Early previews show the cap working...

May 28 2021

Nvidia: Ethereum’s PoS Upgrade Will Set Back Graphics Card Demand

As Ethereum’s transition to EIP-1559 and Ethereum 2.0 loom ever closer, discussions over the future of GPU mining have swept over the crypto mining community. If EIP-1559 fails to bring down Ethereum’s obscenely high transaction costs and thus drive Ethereum mining obsolete, the shift to proof- of-stake certainly will. While these thoughts are a dime a dozen these days, graphics card...

May 27 2021

NVIDIA Couldn’t Evaluate Crypto Mining Impact as Q1 Profit Hits Record

The company sold $155 million worth of crypto-specific chipsets in the quarter.

May 19 2021

Nvidia to Lower Crypto Mining Hashrates on GPUs to Address Current Mining Frenzy

In an effort to address the ongoing silicon supply shortage and bloated GPU prices, hardware manufacturer Nvidia is set to reduce the hashrates on its latest GeForce graphics cards to disincentivize miners. In an announcement yesterday, the California-based company said that its latest graphics cards, which are set to begin shipping in late May, will feature far lower hash rates....

Mar 11 2021

AMD To Produce Its Own Crypto Mining Chip?

Reading Time: 2 minutes AMD may be taking on Nvidia in the race to create a cryptocurrency mining chip Details of a new AMD Navi 12 GPU chip suggest that the graphics element is missing, suggesting a crypto mining chip is in the works Nvidia announced their CMP crypto...

Mar 10 2021

JP Morgan Builds Basket Of Companies With Bitcoin Exposure

Mar 10 2021 Published at Bitcoinist.com under tags  amd bitcoin btc btcusd btcusdt

MicroStrategy shares skyrocketed alongside the parabolic Bitcoin rally as investors rushed to gain exposure to the trending cryptocurrency any way they could. Banking on this demand, JP Morgan is planning to introduce a new investment product that is a basket of companies with some type of cryptocurrency market exposure. Here's a deeper look at what this new investment product from JP Morgan could...

Mar 05 2021

Nvidia Wins Crypto Mining Court Case

Reading Time: 2 minutes Nvidia has won a lawsuit filed in 2019 relating to its relationship with the cryptocurrency markets Company directors were accused of lying about the reliance on sales to the crypto market to the bottom line Nvidia’s share price collapsed 50%...

Feb 26 2021

Nvidia RTX 3060 ETH Mining Lock Effectiveness Questioned

Reading Time: 2 minutes Nvidia’s Ethereum mining lock on their new RTX 3060 graphics cards has been mocked by gamers Several gamers suggested on Reddit that the lock will be quickly overcome The gamers blame Nvidia for what they see as a token gesture The...

Feb 23 2021

Nvidia RTX 3060 Cards Will Punish Ethereum Miners

Reading Time: 2 minutes The new range of Nvidia RTX 3060 graphics cards will not be kind to Ethereum miners The new RTX 3060 card will halve the hash rate produced by the card if it detects Ethereum being mined on it Nvidia is making a CMP chip especially for...

Feb 18 2021

Nvidia Launches GPU Lineup Aimed at Ethereum Miners

Feb 18 2021 Published at Crypto Briefing under tags  business ethereum mining nvidia

Nvidia has announced a new GPU lineup designed specifically for mining the Ethereum cryptocurrency. CMP For Miners, GeForce For Gamers Nvidia has stated that its Cryptocurrency Mining Processors (CMPs) will be available in four variants: 30HX, 40HX, 50HX, and 90HX, with each number approximating...

Nvidia Redesigns Graphics Cards to Limit Their Use in Ethereum Mining

Feb 18 2021 Published at CoinDesk under tags  ethereum mining gpus markets nvidia tech

Nvidia is also launching Cryptocurrency Mining Processors (CMP) specifically for Ethereum miners.

Feb 11 2021

Crypto Mining Farm Spotted Using High-End Gaming Laptops: Report

Feb 11 2021 Published at CoinDesk under tags  business china gaming gpus mining

Images have surfaced on Twitter reportedly showing a crypto-mining operation using laptops fitted with high-end Nvidia RTX 30-series graphics cards.

Jan 26 2021

US Man Installs Crypto Mining Rig in Hybrid BMW Sportscar

Jan 26 2021 Published at CoinDesk under tags  bmw coinflash mining news nvidia

While it can be powered by the hybrid car's battery, the boot needs to stay open to avoid overheating.

Jan 18 2021

Nvidia May Restart Production of Crypto Mining GPUs if Demand Sufficient

Jan 18 2021 Published at CoinDesk under tags  business coinflash gpus mining news

Selling dedicated crypto cards would alleviate pressure on Nvidia's consumer models.

Nov 21 2020

Bitcoin’s New Yearly High Makes it Bigger Than JP Morgan

Nov 21 2020 Published at Coingape under tags  bitcoin news btcbrl btcbusd btcdai btceur

Bitcoin soared past the $18,500 mark to set another yearly high reaching $18,936 late night on Friday. On its way to the new yearly high, the king coin also surpassed the $350 billion market capitalization, making it bigger than JP Morgan for a brief period of time. The price fell back to $18,600 levels soon The post Bitcoin's New Yearly High Makes it...

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