$776 Million: Cryptocurrency Miners Bought 3 Million GPUs in 2017, Research Reveals


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As covered by CCN, last year’s cryptocurrency mining ‘boom’ has led to a shortage in the GPU market. So much so that reports suggest using GPUs to mine cryptocurrencies is stopping us from finding aliens, as these are also used in observatories. New data shows crypto miners actually bought 3 million GPUs last year, worth

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Posted by Francisco Memoria on February 28, 2018 @ https://www.ccn.com/776-million-cryptocurrency-miners-bought-3-million-gpus-2017-research-says/

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