Tag Archive: GPUs

  • Cryptocurrency miners hurting SETI search Hardware, Mining, News, News teaser

    Crypto Miners Crippling Search for Alien Life

    There are at least 100 billion planets in our galaxy alone, so — statistically speaking — there’s a pretty decent chance we’re not alone in the universe. Unfortunately, radio-astronomers are having a harder time discovering whether or not that’s the case, thanks in no small measure to cryptocurrency mining. We’re Not Saying It’s Miners, but … The demand for high-powered hardware by miners of cryptocurrency is crippling radio-astronomers’ search for extraterrestrial life. According to the

    · February 15, 2018 · 4:30 am
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    Nvidia CEO: Crypto’s ‘Real Utility’ is Clear

    Nvidia is raking in profits thanks to cryptocurrency mining and an increased demand for their GPUs — and for CEO Jensen Huang, the utility of cryptocurrency is obvious. “It’s Not Going to Go Away” As Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies continue to explode into the mainstream consciousness, so too does the demand for high-powered GPUs capable of generating the best results when mining — the process of confirming transactions. The demand for GPUs has helped cause

    · February 12, 2018 · 1:00 pm
  • Crypto Mining Causing GPU Price Gouging, Even in Bundles Altcoin News, Bitcoin, Mining, News, News teaser

    Cryptocurrency Mining Causing GPU Price Gouging, Even in Bundles

    You think Bitcoin miners are hurting these days? Ask PC gamers how they’re feeling! Buying in Bulk PC gaming enthusiasts looking to purchase top-tier GPUs to power their 4K and high frame-rate gaming experiences are quickly finding their dollars don’t quite stretch as far as they once did. GPU prices have skyrocketed well above their manufacturer’s suggested retail price — and it’s all thanks to cryptocurrency mining. Mining Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies is an incredibly taxing

    · February 9, 2018 · 1:30 am