Bitcoin Miners signal for Taproot Activation

The Bitcoin network hasn’t seen a big update in a long time, and the last time it did was in 2017, when BTC participants enabled Segregated Witness (Segwit). Since then, bitcoiners have been debating Taproot, the next big update. Gregory Maxwell, a software developer and Bitcoin Core contributor, proposed the Taproot proposal in January 2018.Continue reading “Bitcoin Miners signal for Taproot Activation”

Nvidia CMP HX’s disappointing specs

Nvidia quotes on their website, “We are gamers, through and through. We obsess about new gaming features, new architectures, new games and tech. We designed GeForce GPUs for gamers, and gamers are clamoring for more.” After halving the mining hash rate for the 3060, Nvidia is announced “CMP HX” cards, built for mining. “For instance, CMP lacks display outputs, enabling improved airflow while mining so they can be more densely packed. CMPs also have a lower peak core voltage and frequency, which improves mining power efficiency.” However, their stats don’t exactly match up.

SOS Announces Receipt of Crypto Mining Rigs

The SOS team began inspection, setup, and installation procedures as soon as the mining rigs arrived. The Company expects the pool of rigs to be able to produce around 177 Peta-Hashes per second (PH/s) for mining Bitcoin and 356 Giga-Hashes per second (GH/s) for mining Ethereum once this batch of mining rigs goes live (ETH).Continue reading “SOS Announces Receipt of Crypto Mining Rigs”

Nvidia Swaps Ampere Silicon to Limit Ethereum Mining

HKEPC reports that Nvidia has discontinued the GA106-300 die, which powers the GeForce RTX 3060, citing an unnamed Taiwanese graphics card manufacturer as a source. As a result, the latest GA106-302 die will be used in upcoming GeForce RTX 3060 graphics cards. The die swap, as easy as it might appear, is enough to renderContinue reading “Nvidia Swaps Ampere Silicon to Limit Ethereum Mining”