The downfall of cryptocurrency mining could be the enormous power consumption

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The downfall of cryptocurrency mining could be the enormous power consumption

Post by dizzleBEE16 » Sun May 20, 2018 3:27 pm

During the great graphics card shortage of 2017 (and part of 2018), the finger often got pointed at cryptocurrency mining and the effect it was having on availability and prices. To be fair, memory production played a role too, though even Nvidia admits that it made hundreds of millions of dollars from crypto-sales. Will that ever happen again?

https://www.pcgamer.com/the-downfall-of ... nsumption/

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