Tag: PC

The Emergence of Mining as an Ecosystem

Cryptocurrency mining was first introduced through Bitcoin’s Proof-of-Work (PoW) algorithm, and has since been adopted by hundreds of other cryptocurrencies. Since its inception, miners have primarily supported platforms based on their profitability, following the coins whose miner returns offer the highest returns on investment. However, profitability’s dominance is gradually being replaced by other incentives, as projects look to garner more support by providing other resources to the propagators of their networks. One …
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New AMD Video Card Fails To Comply With PCI-E Specifications

The global semiconductor company, Advanced Micro Devices (NASDAQ:AMD) is the center of some critics, the company recently launched a new wave of Video cards (GPUs) that apparently, fails to comply with the PCI-E specifications, drawing an excessive amount of current from the motherboard slots. AMD and Nvidia are the two main companies behind the production of video cards -containing Graphic Processing Units (GPUs), the specialized hardware chips that process the images …
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