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Great, Now Games Are Hijacking Systems With Cryptocurrency Miners

This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. Updated:  Valve has removed Abstractism from Steam for shipping unauthorized code. Earlier this year, it became trendy to hijack browsers with cryptocurrency mining extensions typically ...

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Cryptocurrency Miners Bought $776M in GPUs in 2017, Mostly From AMD

This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. New data on the GPU market has put formal numbers behind the visible impact of cryptocurrency mining on GPU prices. Unfortunately, we’ve also got fresh ...

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AMD Releases Cryptocurrency Mining Driver, May Raise Vega Prices

This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. On the heels of its Vega launch last week, AMD has released a new driver for its GPUs that focuses on cryptocurrency mining. The new ...

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Cryptocurrency Craze Sends GPU Prices Skyrocketing — Again

Back in 2013, during the height of the GPU bitcoin mining craze and before ASICs had taken over the market, prices for video cards reached absurd levels. This primarily impacted AMD, since GCN-based cards were vastly better at Bitcoin and Litecoin ...

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Cryptocurrency Craze Sends GPU Prices Skyrocketing — Again

Back in 2013, during the height of the GPU bitcoin mining craze and before ASICs had taken over the market, prices for video cards reached absurd levels. This primarily impacted AMD, since GCN-based cards were vastly better at Bitcoin and Litecoin ...

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