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Demand for Cryptocurrency and Price Gouging of Graphics Card
Financial Tribune
T he rise of cryptocurrency mining has created a weird global shortage of graphics processing units. The tsunami in demand has reached Iran with GPU prices jumping 100% over the past month. At electronics stores one comes across half-empty shelves due ...

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PCWorld

Graphics card prices are ludicrous. Here's how to keep gaming in the coin mining era
PCWorld
Hell, the state of today's graphics card market makes some gaming laptops an enticing value proposition—words I never thought I'd utter. Buying a whole prebuilt PC can also make sense if you're only looking for a new graphics card. Sure, you're laying ...



Ars Technica

Here's why you can't buy a high-end graphics card at Best Buy
Ars Technica
The market for high-end graphics cards used to work like the market for almost any other piece of computer gear. You'd go to your local electronics store, pick one up off the shelf, and pay an amount right around the manufacturer's suggested retail ...



PC Gamer

It's a terrible time to buy a graphics card
PC Gamer
Not too long ago we warned of a potential impending surge in graphics card prices. Unfortunately for those looking to upgrade graphics cards or buy a new GPU, that prediction has come true, and then some. Right now is the worst time in the history of ...

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Tech Advisor

How to Increase FPS in Games: Tips to Boost PC Graphics for Free
Tech Advisor
Some rely on a graphics chip that's integrated into the main CPU, while others have blazing-fast PCI Express graphics cards. No matter your setup, here are some general tips on how to eke out extra fps (frames per second) from what you have. Of course ...



How-To Geek

How to Overclock Your Graphics Card for Better Gaming Performance
How-To Geek
A Windows-based PC: It's possible to overclock GPUs on macOS and Linux, but Windows is still the home of PC gaming by a huge margin, so that's what we're going to use in this guide. A discrete graphics card: PCI-Express-based desktop cards are still ...



Wccftech

GeForce NOW Open Beta First Look: No Graphics Card, No Problem?
Wccftech
Graphics card pricing has gotten so high it's to the point of being prohibitive to either upgrade or enter PC Gaming in general. This is where something as beneficial as GeForce NOW streaming service really comes in to save the day. Is it as good as ...

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PCWorld

Nvidia updates graphics drivers to protect against Spectre CPU attacks
PCWorld
... Spectre exploits how computer processors handle a task called “speculative execution” to gain access to sensitive data stored in your operating system's protected kernel. But while Meltdown could be resolved by operating system patches, Spectre is ...
About speculative execution vulnerabilities in ARM-based and Intel CPUs - Apple SupportApple Support
Understanding the performance impact of Spectre and Meltdown mitigations on Windows Systems – Microsoft SecureCloud Perspectives Blog - Microsoft

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Quartz

The secret lives of students who mine cryptocurrency in their dorm rooms
Quartz
Mark was a sophomore at MIT in Cambridge, Massachusetts, when he began mining cryptocurrencies more or less by accident. In November 2016, he stumbled on NiceHash, an online marketplace for individuals to mine cryptocurrency for willing buyers. His ...



CNBC

Gaming giant Nvidia, after 113% gain, could surge another 23%, BofA analyst says
CNBC
Arya said there's a "large upgrade opportunity for Nvidia cards." Arya reiterated his buy and top-pick ratings for Nvidia shares. He raised his price target to $275 from $251, representing 23 percent upside from Thursday's close. He now has the highest ...

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