GPU Shortage Hinders Scientific Research

After gamers, scientists have now raised the alarm about the deficit of video cards caused by excessive demand in the crypto mining industry. Researchers trying to pick up radio signals from stars and extraterrestrials say they need more of the latest GPU chips for their data processing equipment. According to media reports, a leading
Fri, 16 Feb 2018 03:14:48


This bitcoin miner could end the GPU shortage

Cryptocurrency mining fever is behind GPU shortages and increased prices, leaving many PC gamers unhappy, but that reality could be changing soon. According to sources, Bitmain is planning to launch Ethereum ASIC Miner F3 with 72GB of DDR3 DRAM. The launch is expected to happen in the second quarter
Thu, 15 Feb 2018 01:34:38


Bitcoin mining SHOCK: GPU shortage is hindering search for ALIEN LIFE

Scientists at the Search for Extraterrestrial Intelligence (SETI) are looking to expand their operations twofold, but are being held back by increased cryptocurrency mining. Ever since bitcoin and other tokens hit mainstream levels of awareness, crypto miners have severely driven up the demand for Graphics Processing Units (GPUs). GPUs are a crucial part
Wed, 14 Feb 2018 15:06:22


ASIC, GPU, and CPU Mining

Rather than a rehash (pun intended) of the advantages and disadvantages of Proof of Work versus Proof of stake, we're here to break down how CPUs, GPUs, and ASICs all play a key role in the mining process. Understanding the hardware behind Proof of Work is essential for analyzing the sustainability and level of
Mon, 5 Feb 2018 20:18:34


Bitcoin mania is hurting PC gamers by pushing up GPU prices

Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies like Ethereum, Ripple, and Litecoin have soared in value over the past year, thanks to continued interest from a range of investors. As the price of these cryptocurrencies has increased, graphics cards have also seen big price increases thanks to retail stock shortages. A range of mid-
Tue, 30 Jan 2018 12:43:01


Cheap electricity rates have miners digging for Bitcoin, not dino bones in Drumheller

For most Canadians, Drumheller conjures up images of dinosaur bones and ancient fossils, but entrepreneur Sean Clark's expedition in the southern Alberta town is focused on a very current obsession: Bitcoin. The CEO of Hut 8 Mining Corp. recently set up his company in the self-proclaimed 'dinosaur capital of the world' because its
Mon, 29 Jan 2018 00:10:17


Bitcoin miners search for cheap energy sources as computing competition ramps up

For most Canadians, Drumheller conjures up images of dinosaur bones and ancient fossils, but entrepreneur Sean Clark's expedition in the southern Alberta town is focused on a very current obsession: Bitcoin. The CEO of Hut 8 Mining Corp. recently set up his company in the self-proclaimed 'dinosaur capital of the world' because its
Sun, 28 Jan 2018 16:36:49


'Energy hunters': Bitcoin miners search for cheap, innovative energy sources

CALGARY - For most Canadians, Drumheller conjures up images of dinosaur bones and ancient fossils, but entrepreneur Sean Clark's expedition in the northern Alberta town is focused on a very current obsession: Bitcoin. The CEO of Hut 8 Mining Corp. recently set up his company in the self-proclaimed 'dinosaur capital of the world' because
Sun, 28 Jan 2018 15:02:15


Bitcoin mining is driving up GPU prices and Nvidia isn't happy

Nvidia has asked its retail partners to limit the maximum number of GPU sales to just two per customer after increased demand from cryptocurrency miners sent the price of its graphics cards through the roof, it has been revealed. A number of the firm's leading GPUs are now selling for more than double their
Tue, 23 Jan 2018 12:34:00


The Best GPU for Mining Cryptocurrency

Cryptocurrency is as popular as ever whether the market is rapidly growing or tumbling down due to recent global-scale regulation. Despite recent events, the cryptocurrency market still has lots of potential as it has already proven to reward its investors. Apart from buying cryptocurrency, digital coins can also be mined. The mining process is
Sun, 21 Jan 2018 18:44:50


Bitcoin fuelled by cheap money asset boom

by The Australian Financial Review The explosion of bitcoin over the past several months has marked a new intersection of technology, speculation and an abnormally long period of low interest rates. As with central government-mandated currencies, bitcoin is a store of value and a unit of transaction. However, unlike central bank-controlled currencies, the market
Tue, 16 Jan 2018 13:01:17


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