It'd be great if GPU pricing was normal and we didn't have to update you on the state of the market, but tracking GPUs is useful if you're wanting to jump the gun. Also, this month we can celebrate a rather unfortunate anniversary.
Chia miners sow the seeds of discontent in the used hardware market, list degraded SSDs as "new"
Bitcoin mining outfit is now looking to rehome half a million RX 470s
Today, there are at least 1 million miners for Bitcoin alone. How is this all happening? What role is the miner playing? And how might this change the landscape of computing in the future?
This time it was NBMiner who bypassed the limiter, rather than Nvidia
The GPU manufacturer mentions independent tests showing a mining graphics card offers 10% less performance after a year of use
A more plausible explanation
Expect an accident to create a new superhero called Bitcoin Man
Is that the best hardware they could find?
Because why not, right?
The mining apps weren't actually mining
Another good sign for gamers
Good news for both gamers and crypto enthusiasts
Finally, some good news
Helping push up their prices
$5/mo gives access to 1TB of space on Backblaze's B2 cloud platform
Norton wants to make it easier for customers to mine crypto
If you want to make sure your SSD doesn't die on you while plotting...
The operators were stealing electricity to run the mine
Nvidia says it is trying to get more cards into the hands of gamers
A new bill calls for a 3-year moratorium on mining cryptocurrency
Hopefully this means more RTX 3060 cards end up in the hands of gamers
That's about 7.8 GH/s less in the Ethereum network