AuthorFlossie Byrne

Seems Like Nvidia is Making a Video Card Especially for Mining

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There is some information circulating around in the last couple of days that Nvidia is making a video card specifically designed for mining as well as some speculations that AMD is doing the same as well. While are know for a fact that this is true for Nvidia, we are having some doubts about AMD doing it with all the AMD GPU shortages we are seeing lately and the news they can continue for the...

XMOS – Lightweight Linux-based ETH Mining OS for Nvidia GPUs

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There is a new Linux-based distribution for Ethereum (ETH) mining for Nvidia GPUs available called XMOD that you might want to check out if you are using Windows as a mining OS. XMOS fully supports Nvidia GPU including overclocking and although it might work on AMD GPUs as well, it lacks overclocking support included, so probably not the best choice for mining on AMD GPUs as you will not be able...

Nvidia GeForce GTX 1080 Ti Crypto Mining Performance

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The GeForce GTX 1080 Ti is the latest addition in Nvidia’s lineup of high-end gaming GPUs, but here we are more interested in another aspect for using these video cards – crypto mining. Tomorrow, March 10th, the sales of the new Nvidia GeForce GTX 1080 Ti should start priced at $699 USD, though initially there will be only Founders Edition models only with availability of non-reference designs...

Power Usage of Nvidia GPUs in Profitable to Mine Coins

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When calculating what crypto coin to mine you need to take into account not only the hashrate you get, but also the power usage for the specific algorithm used by the coin. When talking about Nvidia GPUs the two most popular ones used by miners are GTX 750 Ti and GTX 970 and there is a reason behind that – they offer good price/performance ratio to be used in multi-GPU mining rigs. Sure you can...

Nvidia GeForce GTX 970 and 980 Are a Great Choice for Both Mining and Gaming

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The GPU mining is still not dead, however the part where people would go on building new mining rigs with multiple video cards like they did with Radeon R9 280X, 290 and 290X is kind of in the past, or at least for the moment. The community working on AMD mining software has not been very active lately, not like the Nvidia where we have seen a lot of improvement in the miners in terms of hashrate...

Nvidia Curbs Data Center GPU Use – But Crypto Miners Are Excluded

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GPU maker Nvidia has tweaked its software license agreement to limit the use of its products by data centers – unless they’re mining cryptocurrencies. An update to the company’s license agreement emphasizes that the drivers which allow computers to work with the GeForce or Titan chips cannot be used in data centers unless they are being used for “blockchain processing”...

Nvidia suggests retailers put gamers over cryptocurrency miners in graphics card craze

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Three weeks into 2018, it remains almost impossible to find a gaming graphics card selling for anywhere near its retail price, regardless of whether you’re looking for a GPU from Nvidia or AMD. The monthslong shortage, fueled by a rush on graphics cards that’s driven by people looking to mine Ethereum and other cryptocurrencies, continues to confound individuals that just want to buy a video card...

Samsung to Give AMD and NVIDIA a Run for Their Money as It Preps Chips Specifically Designed for Mining

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Samsung’s prowess at making its in-house SoCs for smartphones and tablets, not to mention having an entire chip fabrication plant for a wide number of clients, the Korean giant is ready to take it to the next level and take on companies like NVIDIA and AMD in the cryptocurrency mining game. We do not expect Samsung to make its own GPUs right, now but that might become a possibility in the future...

Ethereum Mining On The NVIDIA Titan V Graphics Card

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Legit Reviews finally managed to pick up an NVIDIA TITAN V graphics card and have been putting it through a number of tests in recent days. NVIDIA says that this $2,999 graphics card is capable of reaching 110 teraflops of compute performance from its 21.1 billion transistors, 5120 CUDA cores and 12GB of HBM2 memory. The cryptocurency market is pretty brutal right now since there appears to be a...

2018 Could be Banner Year for Nvidia, Miners

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While Bitcoin and various altcoins enjoyed a record-breaking 2017, chipmakers like Nvidia also benefited from the crypto boom. The graphics card manufacturer was the top performer on the S&P 500 in the chip manufacturer category, Overall, Nvidia’s share price saw a 100% rise in 2017 – and Goldman Sachs believes that growth will bubble continue into 2018. As reported by CNBC, Goldman...

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