Nvidia thinks that cryptocurrencies not worth making changes
Published in Graphics

Not following AMD

While AMD is starting to make more products available to meet the demand for GPU cryptocurrency mining operations, Nvidia thinks that the craze will be flat soon.

Q1 2018 set to be the best GPU quarter ever
Published in Graphics

Crypto demand

We shouldn't  be surprised, but  GPU sales have skyrocketed over the last few quarters. Our colleagues from the press have criticized AMD for Radeon Vega, but AMD sold every single one. Once the market sucked all Radeons, it went for Geforce GTX 1060, 1070, 1080 so pretty much anything that can mine well.

Europe set to clamp down on Bitcoins
Published in News

Cryptocurrencies used for money laundering, claim

European Union and United Kingdom regulators will take action to prevent trading in the Bitcoin cryptocurrency being conducted under conditions of anonymity, amid claims that people are hopping on the bandwagon to finance drug dealing, terrorism and money laundering.

Celebs warned against peddling cryptocurrencies
Published in News

Because they might go to jail

The US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has issued a blunt warning on celebrities using social media to buy stocks and other investments related to the promotion of Initial Coin Offerings

Nvidia predicts fully autonomous cars in four years
Published in News

But forget about the cryptocurrency miners

Nvidia chief executive Jensen Huang said artificial intelligence would enable fully automated cars within four years, but played down a demand for its chips from cryptocurrency miners.

Bitcoin hits $6,000 while mining peaks
Published in Graphics

Crypto GPU market here to stay

AMD and Nvidia are heavily profitinging from the crypto market right now. Today, a few quarters into the whole Bitcoin and Ethereum, it looks like the cryptocurrencies are here to stay.

Switzerland shuts down fake cryptocurrency
Published in News

In the good old days all you had to worry about was Nazi gold

Switzerland’s financial watchdog FINMA has closed down what it said was the provider of "a fake" cryptocurrency and is investigating around a dozen other similar "fraud" cases.

AMD's CEO underlines why gaming is important
Published in Graphics

But most GPUs are sold to miners

Lisa Su was asked at Q2'17 investors conference call about the mining market and she was brave enough to say that the company didn’t plan its financials on the mining market boom. This sales tsunami did give AMD a great quarter,  but at the expense that plucky gamers could not buy any cards.

AMD selling MXM GPUs to miners
Published in Graphics

At the right quality and price

There is no doubt that AMD GPU profits are coming from bitcoin miners and AMD is taking advantage of this sudden interest. 

Biostar releases B250 mining motherboard
Published in Motherboards

With 12 PCIe slots

With cryptocurrency mining creating havoc on the GPU market, Biostar is looking to cash in on the craze by releasing a motherboard based on Intel's B250 chipset and with no less than 12 PCI-Express slots, the TB250-BTC Pro.