Tag: GPU

  • 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...

    newsbtc | March 28, 2018 | 7:28 pm
  • nvidia
    Industry

    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...

    newsbtc | March 26, 2018 | 7:29 pm
  • qarnot
    Crypto

    Qarnot’s QC-1: Heat Your Home and Passively Mine Cryptocurrency

    Mining cryptocurrency is a huge business. Just last year, Beijing-based crypto-miner Bitmain made over $3 billion dollars in profits. In a novel approach, French startup Qarnot is helping everyday consumers get involved, and the company is doing so by utilizing something that’s usually regarded as a (big) problem...

    newsbtc | March 11, 2018 | 10:05 pm
  • bitmain
    Bitcoin

    Bitmain’s Profit Over $3 Billion According to Researchers

    Beijing-based start-up Bitmain now dominates the Bitcoin mining industry. Last year it is estimated the company made as much money as chipmaker Nvidia did, according to estimates from researchers at Wall Street analyst Bernstein. Based on conservative estimates, the analysts calculate that Bitmain made $3 to $4 billion in operating profit...

    newsbtc | February 24, 2018 | 1:00 am
  • graphics cards
    Industry

    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...

    newsbtc | February 21, 2018 | 5:48 am
  • mining
    Industry

    Crypto Mining Upsets UFO Researchers: They’re Limiting Our Search

    Scientists listening for broadcasts from extra-terrestrials and UFOs are struggling to get the computer hardware they need thanks to the cryptocurrency mining craze, a radio-astronomer has said. Researchers at Seti (Search for Extraterrestrial Intelligence) want to expand operations at two observatories, but they’re facing an unanticipated problem: Key...

    newsbtc | February 14, 2018 | 10:15 pm
  • GPU, Nvidia, AMD, graphics card
    Bitcoin

    Graphics Card Manufacturer Stocks Continue to Move with Crypto Market

    It’s not just the cryptocurrency space that’s having an excellent financial year in 2017. Companies supporting the industry are also setting personal bests in terms of their own stock prices. Chief amongst these are AMD and NVIDIA. Stocks in both have seen colossal growth in recent months, outpacing...

    Rick D. | September 28, 2017 | 11:44 pm
  • AMD vega
    Bitcoin

    AMD’s New Vega 56 GPU Sells out Quickly Thanks to Crypto Miners

    Graphics cards are of great interest to cryptocurrency miners. Albeit they don’t use this hardware to mine Bitcoin, GPUs still have their place. Especially when it comes to mining some of the popular altcoins, there is no other option. Monero, Ethereum, and ZCash are just some of the...

    newsbtc | August 31, 2017 | 2:00 pm
  • NewsBTC Sapphire Mining CPU
    Bitcoin

    Sapphire Unveils Five New Graphics Cards For Crypto Miners

    One of the newest trends to emerge as of late is how graphics cards are in high demand. This is mainly due to more people getting involved in mining altcoins. More specifically, users use AMD and NVIDIA GPUs to mine Ether, Dash, ZCash, and Monero, among other currencies....

    newsbtc | June 27, 2017 | 1:00 pm
  • bitcoin mining, miners, blockchain,
    Bitcoin

    Bitcoin Mining Rig for $2000 Or Less

    The whole Bitcoin network is pillared on mining. Bitcoin mining is the way bitcoins are minted and transactions are processed over the network. Bitcoin mining involves using computing power to solve complicated mathematical/cryptographic problems using complicated algorithm and specialized software. The processing power required to solve these problems...

    Gautham | November 29, 2015 | 4:00 pm

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