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.
GPU makers laugh all the way to bank
Huge values for cryptocurrencies are prolonging related graphics card demand and surprising those who thought it would be a temporary thing.
4.8 FPS on CPU to 550 FPS on Volta
Nvidia has come up with a new optimized complier called Tensor RT 3 and demonstrated how Volta obliterates a modern server CPU.
Packaging GPU and HBM2 to blame
According to a report, AMD Radeon RX Vega shortages could last until October and while HBM2 might be a part of the problem, it appears that packaging is to blame.
Liked AMD's version so much it thought it would invent it too
AMD attracted a bit of attention when it showed off it external GPU system a while back – so much good press it appeared that Nvidia thought "we should have something like that".
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.
Ethereum mining craze is still on
The GPU shortage currently mainly affects the Radeon 500 series and especially the 580 and 570 cards. These are the best for mining Ethereum right now with Geforce GTX 1060 as a good alternative.
With AI on the side
Chinese phone maker Huawei is about to launch its own APU which will combine a CPU, GPU and AI.