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Nvidia's new cryptocurrency mining graphics cards

Discussion in 'Graphics Cards' started by Gregster, 18 Feb 2021.

  1. Gregster


    Joined: 24 Sep 2008

    Posts: 38,294

    Location: Essex innit!


    Good news at last for gamers!
  2. Sleepy Stu


    Joined: 8 Oct 2020

    Posts: 225

    Lol no already covered in other threads no miner wants a card they cant sell afterwards unless they are more than half the price of the equivelent 3000 series card!!
  3. Jerry64

    Wise Guy

    Joined: 6 Mar 2012

    Posts: 1,435

    Location: South West

    Plus the Driver for the 3060 will be hacked
  4. FoxEye


    Joined: 17 Feb 2006

    Posts: 28,819

    Location: Cornwall

    It's amazing that people have such short memories :p This was tried last time and it failed miserably. Miners don't want cards they can't re-sell - when they're 95% knackered - to some poor sod at as close to the full retail RRP as possible.

    Because miners are lovely people.
  5. Jerry64

    Wise Guy

    Joined: 6 Mar 2012

    Posts: 1,435

    Location: South West

    Some are very lovely people its the Scalpers that are not nice people ;):p;):D
  6. Benass


    Joined: 8 Mar 2011

    Posts: 626

    Not according to Nvidia.
    According To Nvidia Crypto Gpus were huge success and they gona Do it again, and everyone Will be like \°/
  7. KiNgPiN83


    Joined: 16 Nov 2003

    Posts: 4,944

    Some sort of wear/mileage chip would be a good thing to implement on GPU's. I doubt the big two are interested in making that a reality though... Or a co-ordinated hack on some big crypto exchanges, that would probably have the same affect on GPU price/availability. :D