A Quick Update on the Fans Durability of Gigabyte NP106D5-6G GPUs

By | October 2, 2017

A Quick Update on the Fans Durability of Gigabyte NP106D5-6G GPUs 3 Oct2017 It has been almost 3 months since we first got our hands on the Gigabyte NP106D5-6G Mining GPU based on the Nvidia GP106-100 (a miner oriented variation of the consumer GeForce GTX 1060). Our first impressions from the mining version that Gigabyte has offered on… Read More »

Claymore CryptoNote AMD GPU Miner 10.1 for Monero Mining is Available

By | September 30, 2017

Claymore CryptoNote AMD GPU Miner 10.1 for Monero Mining is Available 30 Sep2017 Claymore has updated his Monero miner for AMD GPUs to bring it more up to date in terms of features and performance due to the increased interest and profitability in mining XMR lately. The latest version uses the latest framework which is used by his… Read More »

XMOS – Lightweight Linux-based ETH Mining OS for Nvidia GPUs

By | September 25, 2017

XMOS – Lightweight Linux-based ETH Mining OS for Nvidia GPUs 25 Sep2017 There is a new Linux-based distribution for Ethereum (ETH) mining for Nvidia GPUs available called XMOD that you might want to check out if you are using Windows as a mining OS. XMOS fully supports Nvidia GPU including overclocking and although it might work on AMD… Read More »

Bitcoin Cash Price Makes a Push for $3,000

By | January 11, 2018

Bitcoin Cash Price Makes a Push for $3,000 In the world of cryptocurrency, there is no such thing as a boring day. Right now, the Bitcoin Cash price is of great interest to a lot of people, which shouldn’t come as much of a surprise. Despite an earlier rise to US$3,000, the Bitcoin Cash price has dropped to… Read More »

Securing Yourself Against the Meltdown and Spectre Exploits

By | January 11, 2018

Securing Yourself Against the Meltdown and Spectre Exploits 11 Jan2018 The recent public announcement of the Meltdown and Spectre critical vulnerabilities in modern processors that could leak passwords and sensitive data are really something that you might want to pay attention to if you are into crypto. Since these hardware vulnerabilities allow programs to steal data which is… Read More »

2018 Could be Banner Year for Nvidia, Miners

By | January 8, 2018

2018 Could be Banner Year for Nvidia, Miners While Bitcoin and various altcoins enjoyed a record-breaking 2017, chipmakers like Nvidia also benefited from the crypto boom. The graphics card manufacturer was the top performer on the S&P 500 in the chip manufacturer category, Overall, Nvidia’s share price saw a 100% rise in 2017 – and Goldman Sachs believes… Read More »

Forks in the Road: 2017 Bitcoin Forks

By | January 3, 2018

Forks in the Road: 2017 Bitcoin Forks 2017 has come and gone, shaking up the cryptocurrency world with a swathe of newcomers interspersed with stellar highs and some sobering price corrections. Bitcoin ended the year having grown over 1,000 percent in value over 12 months. However, that didn’t stop the community forking away from the preeminent currency. These… Read More »

Here Are 5 Coins Currently Providing Consumers With a Product

By | January 1, 2018

Here Are 5 Coins Currently Providing Consumers With a Product In a market dominated by lofty ideas and little in the way of concrete development, it’s easy to overlook the more grounded projects, those that are actively working towards and already providing real-world solutions. However, there are a number of projects that are actively providing a product to… Read More »

Wells Fargo: Stock Markets Affected by Bitcoin’s Volatility

By | December 27, 2017

Wells Fargo: Stock Markets Affected by Bitcoin’s Volatility Bitcoin has largely bounced back from a monumental correction after reaching an all time high in December – but not without stock markets feeling the crunch. Having hit the $20,000 mark on December 17, Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies endured massive drops. Altogether, the cryptocurrency market dropped $200 bln in market… Read More »

Cryptocurrency 'arms race' is brewing with return of browser-based cryptomining, new malware attacks

By | December 21, 2017

Cryptocurrency 'arms race' is brewing with return of browser-based cryptomining, new malware attacks As interest and value in cryptocurrency continues to surge, hackers are increasingly using new malware attacks and browser-based cryptocurrency miners to tap into the market Dan Kitwood/Getty Images As the cryptocurrency market continues to grow and coin prices rise, security researchers have warned that a… Read More »