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Nvidia Boosted By Latest Bitcoin High

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A record-breaking fortnight for Bitcoin seems to have been a boon for GPU manufacturers as we enter a new week. Rivals Nvidia and AMD have had differing successes on the stock market in recent months, with the former enjoying far more success. A $2,000 rise in value for Bitcoin in as many weeks has seen Nvidia enjoy a two percent increase in their share price. Mining up a storm As the likes of...

Ethereum GPU Cryptocurrency AMD-NVIDIA Mining Performance

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With the end of the year quickly approaching, here’s a look at how the current AMD Radeon vs. NVIDIA GeForce GPU cryptocurrency mining performance is playing out for Ethereum Ethminer with OpenCL. Tests were done on 14 graphics cards using the latest drivers and in addition to looking at the raw GPU mining performance are also performance-per-Watt and performance-per-dollar metrics. An...

Zcash Mining on NVIDIA Pascal GPUs – We Benchmark and Compare

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It is no secret that AMD holds a solid leadership position in the world of cryptocurrency mining. For many of our readers, NVIDIA GPUs have a good mix of gaming and deep learning training capabilities. After our extremely popular Monero mining series, which works well on AMD GPUs and Intel/ AMD CPUs, we started looking for a cryptocurrency mining application for NVIDIA GPUs. We re-discovered...

AMD, Nvidia GPUs for Cryptocurrency Mining Unveiled

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As we’ve discussed at various points, the great cryptocurrency GPU mining craze of 2011 to 2014 (peaking in 2013) was great for GPU manufacturers’ profit margins, but terrible for AMD’s actual GPU sales and market share. At the time, GPU manufacturers weren’t interested in attempting to create mining-specific SKUs or capabilities, even though there was some information that suggested some ASICs...

This is why Nvidia and AMD continue to ride the cryptocurrency mining wave

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Shares of GPU makers Nvidia Corp. (NVDA) and Advanced Micro Devices Inc. (AMD) have gotten a shot in the arm recently thanks to a resurgence in the cryptocurrency mining market. But what’s behind the recent boost in cryptocurrency mining demand? It’s coming from China and Eastern Europe, where miners of an alternative cryptocurrency called Ethereum are buying desktop graphics cards in...

Older NVIDIA (NVDA) Product Tops New AMD (AMD) Product in Bitcoin Mining – RBC

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RBC Capital analyst Mitch Steves had an interesting take on NVIDIA (NASDAQ: NVDA) vs. Advanced Micro Devices (NASDAQ: AMD) as it relates to cryptocurrency mining and the power consumption from GPUs. The analyst found that despite comparing an older Nvidia product (GTX 1070) to a newer AMD product (Radeon Rx 580), they found that Nvidia’s product allows for more performance when adjusted for...

Litecoin mining nvidia

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Die Erkenntnis, dass der Handel mit So Iam soon gonna buy a lenovo y50 given in the below link ?Item=N82E16834317538 and i want to use it for gaming as well as for litecoin mining so how much. Oct 3, 2017 GPU pricing got a little crazy this year for a few months, and I took a break from building new GPU mining rigs because they were too expensive. I believe AMD GPU’s are still a little...

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