Tag Archives: Cryptocurrency

Rumored ASIC Cryptocurrency Miners Could Be Welcome Relief for the GPU Market

This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. Both AMD and Nvidia have been enjoying rosy predictions and uplifted earnings from cryptocurrency mining, but financial analysts are afraid things could be turning south. Christopher Rolland, an analyst with Susquehanna, released a note today stating “We confirm a Bitmain Ethereum ASIC.” Supposedly 20 percent ...

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Cryptocurrency Miners Bought $776M in GPUs in 2017, Mostly From AMD

This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. New data on the GPU market has put formal numbers behind the visible impact of cryptocurrency mining on GPU prices. Unfortunately, we’ve also got fresh information suggesting the GPU price inflation cycle isn’t ending any time soon. Jon Peddie Research has released data on GPU ...

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Cryptocurrency Craze Sends GPU Prices Skyrocketing — Again

Back in 2013, during the height of the GPU bitcoin mining craze and before ASICs had taken over the market, prices for video cards reached absurd levels. This primarily impacted AMD, since GCN-based cards were vastly better at Bitcoin and Litecoin mining than their Nvidia counterparts, but the end result was awful for enthusiast gamers. GPUs that normally would’ve sold for ...

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