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twice as fast as RX Vega at Ethereum mining

NVIDIA announced its monstrous new $2999 graphics card a few days ago, with the new TITAN V being the first consumer-grade Volta-based graphics card released… but I’ve been itching to know how it mines cryptocurrency.     Thanks to BitsBeTripping, we now know just how good the new TITAN V is at mining cryptocurrency and […]

Ethereum Vega: A Shady Fork, Possibly Containing Malware

Ethereum boasted of deciding on its evolution and going forward with software updates without creating alternative chains. But for some teams, this is not enough. Enter Ethereum Vega, a clone of Ethereum that promises it would not halt mining. Unfortunately, the hard fork was not a source of free money, but more likely, of malware. […]

AMD Radeon RX Vega 64 Smokes Polaris In Ethereum Mining Efficiency With 43.5 MH/s At 130W

NVIDIA’s GeForce GTX 10 Series and AMD’s Polaris family of Radeon GPUs have been popular with Ethereum miners since the start of 2017. Many of these cards have been in short supply, and the GPU market actually showed an uncharacteristic uptick in growth during Q2 because of this demand. With that in mind, all eyes […]

AMD RX Vega 64 Eclipses Polaris In Ethereum Mining Efficiency By 2X

It’s still early days for Vega, but miners aren’t wasting anytime exploiting the immense compute capability of AMD’s new graphics cards. Rumors erupted just weeks ahead of the GPU’s launch earlier last month about its incredible cryptocurrency mining capabilities. Although the touted figures at the time were too fantastical for the real world and the […]

AMD’s New Vega 56 GPU Sells out Quickly Thanks to Cryptocurrency 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 currencies people mine with AMD GPUs these […]

AMD Radeon RX Vega 56 Gaming And Ethereum Mining Beast GPU Launches, Sells-Out In Minutes

The supply problems surrounding AMD’s Radeon RX Vega 64 flagship consumer graphics cards have been well documented. However, the Vega 64 isn’t the only new enthusiast graphics card that AMD has on deck; it also announced the slightly less potent Radeon RX Vega 56 (read our review of both cards). The Vega 56 launched this […]

AMD Releases Cryptocurrency Mining Driver, May Raise Vega Prices

This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. On the heels of its Vega launch last week, AMD has released a new driver for its GPUs that focuses on cryptocurrency mining. The new driver is supposed to make Vega faster when mining, though AMD also notes that the […]

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