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GPU sales spike by 20 percent, fueled by cryptocurrency miners and Notebook sales

GPU earnings grew an astonishing 20 percent at the end of 2020, spurred by pandemic-induced gaming, a new mining trend, and also huge demand for laptops, according to another report by Jon Peddie Research.  But there is a light in the end the tube –for gamers, at the least. The GPU-based cryptocurrency craze, which has consumed the already limited supplies of cards with the rate and mercilessness of locusts, only might go bust.Jon Peddie of JPR, who has followed the graphics market for more than three decades,” said the newest version of Ethereum is very likely to kill the cost-effectiveness of using GPUs. “Ethereum, the best-suited coin for GPUs, will fork into version 2.0 very soon, making GPUs obsolete,” he explained. “A person would be very foolish to invest in a high-end, power-consuming AIB [add-in-board, in this case a discrete graphics card] for crypto-mining today.” To see this article in full, please click here
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