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Goldman gets less bullish on Nvidia due to crypto mining exposure risk

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The volatility inherent in the cryptocurrency mining business is making a top Wall Street firm slightly less bullish on Nvidia. Goldman Sachs reiterated its buy rating on Nvidia shares, but removed the chipmaker from its “conviction list,” citing concerns over its digital currency business. “While we continue to see meaningful upside to FY2019/2020 estimates and maintain our Buy...

GPU pool mining – nVidia

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It’s not difficult to get started mining DigiByte with your home PC if you have an nVidia card. The most effective ones are the nVidia 1060, 1070 and 1080. The 1050Ti isn’t grunty enough to offset the power that it draws. The 980 may also turn a small profit but they consume a lot of power for their hashrate. You’ll need to research the math involved in profitability yourself. Step 1) To get...

Nvidia speaks out against rising price of GPUs due to cryptocurrency mining

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Almost a year on from our look into why graphics card prices often seem to be higher than their manufacturer suggested retail pricing (MSRP), it’s happening again in much more dramatic fashion. Availability, and the ever-present fluctuations of supply and demand, are the cause, but this time demand has skyrocketed because of graphics card-powered cryptocurrency mining. It’s been years since...

How Much Money Can You Make Mining With Your Gaming PC

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Mining and cryptocurrency are dirty words to many of my readers. Extra dirty to people looking to build their own gaming PC in a retail landscape that’s seen the prices of graphics cards from AMD and Nvidia inflate to atrocious levels. Seriously, it’s now significantly cheaper to buy the majority of boutique or mass-market systems than it is to build them yourself. Perhaps it’s...

EASIEST Guide to Mining Ethereum (ETH) – Windows – AMD – NVIDIA

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About this guide: Hey everyone! I’ve recently gotten back into the mining scene, and I’ve decided to mine Ethereum (or ETH). I’ve been mining Monero lately (which I might also set up a guide for at a later date) and has proven to be somewhat profitable. However, at this moment in time ETH is the most profitable coin to mine, whether it be to convert into Bitcoin (BTC) or into a...

Best mining GPU 2018 – the best graphics cards for mining Bitcoin, Ethereum and more

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These days, you really canТt go anywhere without hearing about Bitcoin or another cryptocurrency. Bitcoin took off in a huge way in 2017, and it doesnТt look like itТs going to be slowing down anytime soon Ц the value just keeps climbing. So, it really isnТt surprising that in 2018, everyone is going to want a piece of the action. If youТre thinking about diving into Bitcoin or Ethereum mining...

Nvidia and retailers unsuccessfully fight cryptocurrency mining

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Nvidia and retailers can’t stop GPU mining. Fortunately, the problem might end up solving itself. OPINION: Some cryptocurrencies need a lot of computing power for effective mining. This is especially true of coins like bitcoin and Ethereum. The vast majority of bitcoin hashing power now lies in the hands of ASIC miners and their overclocked warehouses, but GPU miners are still present in...

Bitcoin mining is driving up GPU prices and Nvidia isn’t happy

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Nvidia has asked its retail partners to limit the maximum number of GPU sales to just two per customer after increased demand from cryptocurrency miners sent the price of its graphics cards through the roof, it has been revealed. A number of the firm’s leading GPUs are now selling for more than double their retail price as chancers are prepared to pay a premium to get their hands on the hardware...

Nvidia Says ‘Gamers Come First’ as Cryptocurrency Miners Continue to Hoard GPUs

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“We recommend our trading partners to take according measures to ensure they can provide the needs of gamers per usual.” It’s hard for a gamer to find a good graphics card right now. I should know. It took me a solid month of searching back in December to secure an Nvidia GTX 1070. The shelves of my local Best Buy were bare and the online retailers were backsold. Eventually, I walked...

Nvidia Tries to Limit GPU Sales to Cryptocurrency Miners

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After years of enjoying the increased demand from cryptocurrency mining, GPU manufacturers have begun to signal they might not be too thrilled about miners overcrowding the market. Nvidia has requested retailers to take some measures to try and ensure its produces get into the hands of gamers, not miners. Nvidia Tries to Protect Gamers Nvidia Corporation (NASDAQ: NVDA), the graphics processing...

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