Category: GPUs

Electric Car Owner Says His Hacked Tesla Model 3 Mined up to $800 a Month Mining Ethereum

Electric Car Owner Says His Hacked Tesla Model 3 Mined up to $800 a Month Mining Ethereum

According to the 2018 Tesla Model 3 owner, Siraj Raval, he mined up to $800 a month in crypto assets with his hacked-out electric car. Similarly, Chris Allessi, the owner of a Tesla Model S tethered a Bitmain Antminer S9 to his car’s electrical system to mine bitcoin, and he’s mined monero with the car’s […]

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Demand for Mining Hardware Spikes in Russia, Prices Rise

Demand for Mining Hardware Spikes in Russia, Prices Rise

The market for crypto mining equipment in Russia has seen strong interest from buyers of both new and used devices, retail data indicates. This year, demand for application-specific integrated circuit (ASIC) machines has multiplied exponentially while video cards have been in short supply leading to rising prices. Crypto Miners in Russia Looking to Increase Computing […]

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Electric Coin Company Reveals Zcash Network to Transition to Proof-of-Stake in 3 Years

Electric Coin Company Reveals Zcash Network to Transition to Proof-of-Stake in 3 Years

On Friday, Electric Coin Company (ECC), the developers behind the privacy-centric crypto-asset zcash, revealed the network plans to transition to proof-of-stake (PoS) consensus. ECC also revealed the team plans to launch an official ECC wallet, as well as bolster the network’s cross-chain interoperability. Zcash to Change From PoW to PoS The Zcash network currently leverages […]

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14- and 9-Year-Old Brother and Sister Duo Rake in $30K a Month Mining Crypto With Renewable Energy

14- and 9-Year-Old Brother and Sister Duo Rake in $30K a Month Mining Crypto With Renewable Energy

The beauty behind cryptocurrency networks like Bitcoin is the fact that anyone can participate in the field of crypto mining. In fact, two siblings explained in a recent interview that they rake in more than $30K per month mining digital assets. Kid Duo Captures $30K a Month Mining Digital Currencies A 14- and 9-year-old brother […]

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Demand for Crypto Mining Rigs in Vietnam Rises With Bitcoin Prices, Report Reveals

Demand for Crypto Mining Rigs in Vietnam Rises With Bitcoin Prices, Report Reveals

Higher cryptocurrency prices recently have restored interest in digital coin minting in Vietnam. Crypto mining is once again seen as an investment opportunity with other options being limited by the ongoing coronavirus pandemic that has been affecting the Asian country. Vietnam’s Sales and Prices of Crypto Mining Rigs Spike in September Demand for crypto mining […]

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Chinese Mining Exodus Leads to ASIC and GPU Second-Market Surplus and Lower Prices

Chinese Mining Exodus Leads to ASIC and GPU Second-Market Surplus and Lower Prices

While bitcoin miners in China have been scrambling, second-hand markets offering cryptocurrency mining rigs from ASICs to GPUs have been exploding with an excess surplus. Additionally, the ASIC manufacturer Bitmain suspended machine sales on Wednesday, ceasing international spot deliveries. Official Crypto Mining Rig Dealers Are Either Sold-out or Suspending Deliveries, Second-Markets Explode With Mining Products […]

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Home Crypto Mining Spikes in Brazil Amid Record High Unemployment

Home Crypto Mining Spikes in Brazil Amid Record High Unemployment

With rising unemployment rates and rampant economic uncertainty, in the wake of the Covid crisis, a growing number of Brazilians are finding an alternative income source in cryptocurrency mining. GPU rigs have been spotted even in favelas as a relatively small investment can return more than the average salary in Brazil. Pandemic and Uncertainty Turn […]

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Nvidia Makes $155 Million From Crypto Mining Chips in Fiscal Q1

Nvidia Makes $155 Million From Crypto Mining Chips in Fiscal Q1

Graphics cards manufacturer Nvidia has earned $155 million in revenue from chips designed for cryptocurrency mining during the first fiscal quarter. The company admitted that crypto miners have also pushed sales up in the gaming products segment which remains its main market. Leading GPU Maker Reports Record High Video Card Sales Supported by Crypto Miners […]

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Nvidia could make crypto mining GPUs again if there’s demand, says CFO

Nvidia could make crypto mining GPUs again if there’s demand, says CFO

Chipmaker Nvidia could restart manufacturing dedicated crypto mining GPUs (graphics processing units) if there is demand, according to its CFO Colette Kress.  Speaking at a conference last week, Kress said, “if crypto demand begins or if we see a meaningful amount, we can also use that opportunity to restart the CMP product line to address ongoing […]

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