Switzerland shuts down fake cryptocurrency
Published in News
Tuesday, 19 September 2017 11:34

Switzerland shuts down fake cryptocurrency


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
Wednesday, 26 July 2017 10:26

AMD selling MXM GPUs to miners


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
Tuesday, 27 June 2017 23:02

Biostar releases B250 mining motherboard


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.

AMD has massive shortage of 500 series
Published in Graphics
Thursday, 15 June 2017 13:46

AMD has massive shortage of 500 series


Don’t hope to get one soon

Miners of the modern world are using the Radeon and Geforce cards to dig the ore called Ethereum.

Miners' shipment of 570 and 1060 affect warranty
Published in Graphics


Down to three months

It looks like the GPU industry as we know is in the middle of a metamorphosis. Multiple sources from the channel, all the way to the AIB partners and chip manufacturers, have confirmed that GPUs used for mining will get shorter warranties. 

Nvidia Pascal-based cryptocurrency miner spotted
Published in Graphics


Coming with eight GP106 GPUs

We have been hearing rumors that both Nvidia and AMD will be bringing cryptocurrency dedicated miners to the market and today we have some of the first details regarding Nvidia's version of the GPU mining system.

All Radeon RX 580 and 570 go to miners
Published in Graphics
Wednesday, 07 June 2017 11:22

All Radeon RX 580 and 570 go to miners


Ethereum to blame

Last week at Computex quite a few of our contacts mentioned that RX 580, 570 and older 480 and 470 cards are extremely hard to find. It turns out, that our contacts confirmed that the Ethereum crypto currency network is to blame. 

Wednesday, 02 July 2014 15:28

Newegg adds Bitcoins as payment method

Big win for cryptocurrency