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AMD refuses to limit cryptocurrency mining: 'we will not be blocking any workload'


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AMD has confirmed it has zero intentions of blocking mining operations on its graphics cards. Following the news of an Ethereum mining limiter implemented on Nvidia's GPUs (and then accidentally turned off), the question on many peoples' lips has been whether AMD would follow suit. Well, here's your firm 'no' from the company on that 

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Honestly as much as mining is pissing me off right now, I am not a fan of artificial limitations being put onto cards. The real issue was Nvidia and AIBs directly selling pallets of cards to big mining operations. The issue is not the gamer who wants to mine in their off hours.

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1 hour ago, Sir Beregond said:

Honestly as much as mining is pissing me off right now, I am not a fan of artificial limitations being put onto cards. The real issue was Nvidia and AIBs directly selling pallets of cards to big mining operations. The issue is not the gamer who wants to mine in their off hours.

 

...yup ! And apart from direct sales, the intermediary mining suppliers are no slouch either when it gets to sucking up Ampere, Big Navi and the like...

  

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