Tag: AMD

  • Blockchain

    Ethereum Developer ConsenSys Partners With AMD To Bolster Blockchain Industry

    Although the crypto market has stagnated, the startups driving the blockchain boat have continued to forge ahead with their efforts. Reports indicate that ConsenSys, a key participant in the nascent Ethereum ecosystem, has partnered with a leading American multinational semiconductor conglomerate to produce blockchain-friendly hardware and software. AMD...

    Nick Chong | January 6, 2019 | 2:00 am
  • GPU

    AMD Estimates Poor Q4 as Demand for Crypto Mining Graphics Cards Dwindles

    A promising demand prediction for crypto mining chips led AMD on a manufacturing spree. But the chipmaker’s latest revenue forecast reveals that it misread the market. The American multinational said that it now expects the revenue of the fourth quarter of 2018 to be about $1.45 billion. That marks...

    Davit Babayan | October 25, 2018 | 12:00 pm
  • gpu asrock

    Crypto Mining Hardware Industry Falters as Profits Dwindle

    Cryptocurrency mining profits are on the way down, resulting in declining demand for hardware, such as high-end graphics cards. Sources suggest that GPUs could drop by as much as 20% within the upcoming month.  Mining Hardware Manufacturers Experience Declining Demand DigiTimes, a premier Asia-based technology news source, has...

    Nick Chong | July 3, 2018 | 7:00 am
  • Crypto

    Major Chip Maker AMD’s Revenues Surge Due to Cryptocurrency Mining

    Cryptocurrency mining has been an interesting industry for AMD and NVIDIA. The former has noted a strong earnings increase, although they remain wary of this industry. Especially with all cryptocurrencies losing value, the manufacturer isn’t too concerned about the future demand for new GPUs. Putting Wall Street investors’...

    JP Buntinx | April 27, 2018 | 10:04 am
  • Industry

    Bitcoin Mining Pressures Hardware Prices

    Demand for computer components has skyrocketed with the surge of cryptocurrency mining, with prices more than doubling the past 12 months in some cases as suppliers are struggling to build enough capacity to meet the needs of the emerging market. Prices of PC Components Skyrocket Due to Bitcoin...

    Ricardo Esteves | April 14, 2018 | 9:44 pm
  • gpu asrock

    ASRock to Launch Four New Mining GPUs

    According to a leaked presentation slide, ASRock will soon release four new mining GPUs. The news comes just a week after the American motherboard manufacturer published details of a new range of gaming graphics cards. ASRock Comes Into the Crypto Space Swinging Early last month, DigiTimes reported on...

    Rick D. | April 4, 2018 | 9:27 pm
  • Crypto

    News of Bitmain’s New ASIC for Mining Negatively Impacts Ethereum’s Price

    Following news of an ASIC mining rig from Bitmain, as well as similar products in development from three other Chinese companies, Ethereum prices have dropped over $100, well below their one-week high of $585. An ASIC, or Application-specific integrated circuit, is a chip that is created with the specific and...

    Thomas Delahunty | March 28, 2018 | 7:28 pm
  • nvidia

    GPU Manufacturers AMD and Nvidia Face Increased Competition From Bitmain

    According to trading and technology firm Susquehanna Financial, Advanced Micro Devices (AMD) and competitor Nvidia will suffer this year as specialized cryptocurrency mining chips hit the market from Bitmain. Susquehanna’s Christopher Rolland, who recently returned from a tour of Asia talking with various individuals in the chip industry, is behind these...

    Thomas Delahunty | March 26, 2018 | 7:29 pm
  • graphics cards

    Crypto Mining Craze Creates Global GPU Shortage

    The cryptocurrency bull run of 2017 attracted multitudes of investors looking to get rich quick but it also created a mining boom that has resulted in a worldwide shortage of computer components. Miners Plunder Singapore, Hong Kong For Cheap Rigs Scores of miners from around the world come to...

    John McMahon | February 21, 2018 | 5:48 am
  • Downplays Cryptocurrencies

    Wall Street Downplays Crypto after Lower Ratings to AMD and Nvidia

    The Wolves of Wall Street have been stirring the crypto pot again this week by downgrading ratings for chipmaker Advanced Micro Devices (AMD). Citing a faltering cryptocurrency market and a decline in demand for mining in 2018, Morgan Stanley reduced its ratings from equal-weight to underweight for the...

    Martin Young | November 1, 2017 | 12:17 pm

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