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How Many People Mined BTC Alongside Satoshi? 2010 Data Shows Bitcoin’s Creator Wasn’t the Only Mining Whale

<div class=”featured_image_container”> </div> <strong>Throughout 2021, a great number of mysterious whale movements from miners who mined bitcoins in the early days have occurred. This week, 1,000 bitcoin from 2010 were transferred, and the miner has spent 11,000 bitcoin since last year. Old school whale movements like these have made some people assume that decade-old coinbase …

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Nvidia Aims to Get Its GPUs Back ‘Into the Hands of Gamers’ by Reducing Mining Capabilities on 3 Graphic Cards

<div class=”featured_image_container”> </div> <strong>A major chipmaker keeps making efforts to calm down the gaming community’s anger toward cryptocurrency miners who are taking the lead in buying graphic cards massively, boosting its prices. Nvidia has announced that it will deliberately limit the capabilities for some of its newly graphic cards to keep a balanced inventory for …

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Nvidia again limiting crypto mining on its RTX-3060 gaming graphics card

Graphics card giant Nvidia is quietly reintroducing a hash rate limiter on its RTX 3060 series graphics cards in an effort to disincentivize cryptocurrency miners. On April 29 the company issued the GeForce 466.27 driver that reintroduces RTX 3060 cryptomining limiter. GeForce 466.27 driver release notes, Source: Nvidia According to sources reported by computer news …

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Leaked Nvidia RTX 3080 Ti GPU shown mining Ether at 118 Mh/s

Nvidia’s RTX 30 series of graphics cards have been subject to unending speculation, rumor and even ridicule since the firm first announced it would ship its latest GPU’s with a built-in Ether (ETH) mining limiter. A series of missteps saw the mining limiter on Nvidia’s RTX 3060 card first undone by crafty hackers, and then …

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Hut 8 Purchases $30M Worth of Nvidia’s GPU Miners, Looks to Push Capacity to 1,600 Gigahash

<div class=”featured_image_container”> </div> <b>On Friday, the publicly listed firm Hut 8 announced the purchase of $30 million worth of Nvidia’s dedicated crypto mining GPUs called the Cryptocurrency Mining Processor (CMP). Nvidia CMPs mine the crypto asset ethereum and Hut 8 expects its aggregate operational power will be 1,600 gigahash.</b> Hut 8 Purchases $30 Million Worth …

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AMD Could Release Its Own Crypto GPU to Mine Ethereum to Calm Down the Skirmish Between Miners and Gamers

<div class=”featured_image_container”> </div> <strong>A U.S. multinational semiconductor company could be preparing the ground to release its own series of cryptocurrency mining processors. AMD is reportedly looking to introduce a GPU for mining Ethereum.</strong> AMD Navi 12 Won’t Have Video Outputs According to PC Gamer, the AMD Navi 12, a graphic processing unit (GPU) first introduced …

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NVIDIA’s GeForce RTX 3060 debuts February 25th, if you can find it

NVIDIA has set a release date for the GeForce RTX 3060, although the wait won’t be the biggest challenge. According to The Verge, the $329 mid-tier GPU will be available from retailers on February 25th at 12PM Eastern. You’ll have to snap up a third-party video card. Unlike the RTX 3060 Ti and other higher-end …

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Nvidia wants to buy CPU designer Arm—Qualcomm is not happy about it

Enlarge / Some current Arm licensees view the proposed acquisition as highly toxic. Aurich Lawson / Nvidia In September 2020, Nvidia announced its intention to buy Arm, the license holder for the CPU technology that powers the vast majority of mobile and high-powered embedded systems around the world. Nvidia’s proposed deal would acquire Arm from Japanese conglomerate SoftBank for …

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Mining Rig Makers Race to Create Next-Gen Ethereum Miner Before Staking-Only Kicks In

<div class=”featured_image_container”> </div> <strong>The Ethereum network’s 2.0 transition has pushed the protocol to become one of the largest staking networks in the world with 1,683,905 ether locked into the contract worth $1 billion today. According to reports from China, while proof-of-work ethereum miners have two years left to mine the leading crypto asset, ten Chinese …

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Grand theft GPU: $340,000 worth of RTX 3090s “fell off a truck” in China

Enlarge / The GPU Grinch doesn’t care about your lists or whether you’ve been naughty or nice. Aurich Lawson / Dr. Seuss / GettyImages Some time last week, thieves stole a large number of Nvidia-based RTX 3090 graphics cards from MSI’s factory in mainland China. The news comes from Twitter user @GoFlying8, who posted what appears …

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