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20 February 2021

NVIDIA’s RTX 3060 hash rate limiter

GeForce RTX 3060

One week before the release of the RTX 3060 Nvidia announced that they would take measures to make their RTX 3060 undesirable to crypto miners. With this measure Nvidia will try to increase the availability of their GeForce GPUs for gamers.

The RTX 3060 should be able to detect the specific characteristics of the mining algorithm of Ethereum and will only provide half the mining rate. The mining algorithm is specifically designed to be unable to be mined with a ASIC. Ethereum’s price skyrocketed recently from $200 to more than $2,000.

Nvidia will also create a new CMP-series for specially designed for mining, these cards will not have any outputs for monitors.

Ethereum will switch from a proof-of-work to a proof-of-stake consensus, which will require a lot less calculation power, since the reward miners will receive will depend upon the amount of Ethereum they have instead of the amount of mining power they have.

All these measures should reduce the price of the final product.

13 February 2021

Chinese New Year 2021!

Chinese new year

It’s the year of the Ox now. It will be interesting to see whether or not the Spring Festival will make the chip shortage we have even worse. (700$ GPUs are now worth up to 1200$) American president Joe Biden […]

4 February 2021

Jeff Bezos quits as Amazon CEO

Amazon logo

The current Amazon Web Service chief executive Andy Jassy will take over his position. Bezos said he quit to give him more time to focus on the “Day 1 Fund, Bezos Earth Fund, Blue Origin, The Washington Post and other […]

9 January 2021

Trump banned from Twitter

Social media

I normally like to stay clear of politics as much as possible, but this is quite newsworthy. The president of the United States, Donald Trump has been permanently banned from Twitter. His main account (@realDonaldTrump), his campaign account (@TeamTrump) and […]

31 December 2020

Happy New Year!

Image by Gerd Altmann from Pixabay

We are currently having some issues with SSL, (I’ve requested a new certificate a bit too late), but should be fixed soon! Happy new year everyone!

25 December 2020

Merry Christmas!

Winter Sales

Merry Christmas everyone! In order to celebrate this, Steam is having a Winter Sale with a huge discounts on lots of games. Check it out.

29 November 2020

Flight Simulator gets VR mode

Microsoft Flight Simulator is going to get a free update that allows users to play Flight Simulator in VR. The VR update should allow all VR headsets to work with Flight Simulator. The update comes out on 22 December. We […]