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NVIDIA CMP revealed for crypto mining (for $ETH) as RTX nerfed [UPDATE: No retro-nerf]

NVIDIA CMP revealed for crypto mining (for $ETH) as RTX nerfed [UPDATE: No retro-nerf]

NVIDIA just revealed their next big plan for capitalizing on the current supply VS demand issues in graphics cards. Part one of their plan is nerfing GeForce RTX graphics card cryptocurrency mining power (hash rate) so said cards are less desirable to cryptocurrency mining operations. The second bit of the plan is creating a whole new category of product, the NVIDIA CMP, or Cryptocurrency Mining Processor.

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NVIDIA’s answer to RTX 30 restock hell is some familiar old GPUs

NVIDIA’s answer to RTX 30 restock hell is some familiar old GPUs

NVIDIA may not be able to keep up with GeForce RTX 30 series graphics card demand, but its stopgap fix for the frustrating shortage will involve some familiar old GPUs rather than a sudden restock of the cutting-edge chips. As anybody who has tried to upgrade their PC or outfit their new-build with an RTX 30 GPU has discovered over the past few months, getting hold of one of the prized graphics cards is about as tricky as finding a new Xbox Series X or PlayStation 5 at retail.

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GeForce NOW list of games for streaming is finally available

GeForce NOW list of games for streaming is finally available

The viability of the game streaming business was again put on the hot seat last week when Google announced the closure of its in-house Stadia Games and Entertainment (SGE) studio. Amazon, who was undergoing a shift in leadership after Bezos announced his departure as CEO, took the opportunity to reiterate its commitment to the gaming market. Rather than make a big fuss, the other big player in that arena has chosen to work silently instead, quietly pushing out more supported titles and finally releasing a list of compatible games for GeForce NOW streaming.

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NVIDIA GeForce NOW 2.0.27 adds beta support for Chrome browser

NVIDIA GeForce NOW 2.0.27 adds beta support for Chrome browser

NVIDIA's cloud gaming service GeForce Now has received beta support for Chrome browser in version 2.0.27, giving subscribers another option for accessing the platform. The new support is different from the ChromeOS support, which has been available for a while, and comes months after similar beta support was added for the Safari browser on Apple's mobile devices.

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NVIDIA GeForce RTX 30 laptops start at $1k

NVIDIA GeForce RTX 30 laptops start at $1k

NVIDIA just revealed their first NVIDIA GeForce RTX 30 series laptop gpu family and their first associated laptop models, starting at $999 USD. This new series of laptops rolls with names very, very similar to their desktop relations, including the NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3060, 3070, and 3080 (all laptop GPUs). The first wave of laptops with these GPUs inside will be released starting on January 26, 2021.

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NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3060 revealed for $329

NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3060 revealed for $329

Today NVIDIA revealed the GeForce RTX 3060 desktop GPU with a starting price of $329 USD. This device should allow the masses to get ahold of a variety of next-generation features released in the RTX 30 family, here for a significantly lower price. The RTX 3060 works with 13 shader TFLOPs, 25 RT-TFLOPs for ray tracing, and 101 tensor-TFLOPs (ready to roll for NVIDIA DLSS). This next-gen GPU works with a 192-bit memory interface and 12GB of GDDR6 memory right out the gate.

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Cyberpunk 2077, Minecraft with RTX get new NVIDIA Game Ready Driver

Cyberpunk 2077, Minecraft with RTX get new NVIDIA Game Ready Driver

For PC players here in North America, today - not tomorrow - is the day that Cyberpunk 2077 is landing. The PC version has a global unlock time of midnight GMT on December 10th, which means that those of us in the United States will get to start playing this evening. Just in time for the flood of Cyberpunk 2077 players, NVIDIA has dropped a new GeForce Game Ready Driver supporting the game, so if you've got an NVIDIA GPU, you'll want to give it a download before you dive in.

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GeForce RTX 3060 Ti sale fail – and how to fix it

GeForce RTX 3060 Ti sale fail – and how to fix it

This morning it became clear that the NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3060 Ti launch wasn't going to be simple. As sources like NewEgg noted, inventory did not match traffic. Not by a long shot. As of two hours ago, NewEgg suggested they had RTX 3060 Ti graphics cards available for sale. In well under an hour, they made a statement.

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RTX 3060 Ti is today’s best graphics card for a 1440p monitor

RTX 3060 Ti is today’s best graphics card for a 1440p monitor

If you have a 1440p monitor and a gaming PC that's in need of a graphics card upgrade, look to the NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3060 Ti. As NVIDIA revealed today, and as reviews of the card have proven in the first hours after the card's official reveal, the RTX 3060 Ti is the 2020-generation NVIDIA graphics card that delivers the biggest bang for your buck. Let's take a peek at the reasons why.

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NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3060 Ti Review – Price pinch

NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3060 Ti Review – Price pinch

So you're looking for an NVIDIA RTX graphics card here in the year 2020 and you've struck out, time and time again. We've run through the RTX 3080, the RTX 3070, now it's time for the NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3060 Ti. This card sits below the rest, but retains some key features of this most current (and often far more costly) set of graphics cards.

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NVIDIA skirts Apple rules with GeForce NOW in Safari – plus big Fortnite news

NVIDIA skirts Apple rules with GeForce NOW in Safari – plus big Fortnite news

NVIDIA has brought GeForce NOW to Safari, bypassing the iOS App Store - and the controversy around Apple's refusal to approve cloud gaming services - eventually giving Fortnite fans a way to get their hit as the streaming game wars escalate. GeForce NOW was mired in the same problems as Google's Stadia and Xbox Game Pass cloud gaming, after Apple argued that the iPhone and iPad apps didn't comply with its rules.

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Fortnite iPhone workaround may bypass Apple thanks to NVIDIA

Fortnite iPhone workaround may bypass Apple thanks to NVIDIA

For months now, Fortnite has been missing from iOS devices as a legal dispute between Apple and Epic Games slowly plays out. At this point, it's safe to say that Fortnite won't be returning to the iOS App Store anytime soon, but we could still see Fortnite return to Apple devices through other means. One of those methods could potentially be through an iPhone and iPad version of NVIDIA's GeForce Now game streaming service.

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