Tag: AMD

AMD has High Hopes for the Blockchain Gaming Industry

It has been a very prominent year for the blockchain gaming industry. So much even that AMD is now ready to jump on this bandwagon.  Earlier this week, it became clear that the blockchain gaming industry welcomed some new powerful partners. AMD Shifts its Attention to Blockchain Gaming AMD has joined the Blockchain Game Alliance and expects to forge partnerships with various technology providers. This alliance aims to drive the …
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Will Mining Cryptocurrency Harm My GPU In the Long Run?

Interest in mining cryptocurrency has skyrocketed lately. This has caused a major wave of sales of PC graphics cards, which has actually driven up the price of many mid-range cards. Mining with a GPU may even turn a profit if one has access to cheap electricity. However, this process is known to damage graphics cards and affect their longevity. People considering mining should keep these factors in mind, particularly if they plan on reselling their cards later …
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AMD Driver Update Allegedly Allows Vega Frontier Users to Mine Ethereum At 70MH/s

People interested in mining cryptocurrency with computer graphics cards may want to pay attention to AMD — not just because its cards are usually cheaper and more competitive compared with NVIDIA, but also due to its new model set to be released soon. Though unconfirmed, rumor has it that its new RX Vega 64 drivers will increase every card’s hashing power. If true, that would be a major development. Massive Performance Boost With New AMD Drivers? It …
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AMD’s Rzyen to Give Intel a Run For Its Money

AMD fired the first shots of what may be a price war between the two of the largest CPU chipset manufacturers yesterday with their midweek unveiling of their latest technology. Ryzen is the latest iteration of the Zen chip series. With AMD making the first move, we all eagerly await Intel’s response in what is sure to be a catalyst for cheaper consumer 8-core CPUs. As I see it, there are …
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