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How The GPU Chip Shortage Hit Gamers And Crypto Miners



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How The GPU Chip Shortage Hit Gamers And Crypto Miners
 

 



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Sep 7, 2021

There’s a certain kind of computer chip that has become incredibly important to the modern world. The GPU — short for graphics processing unit. GPUs bring digital worlds to life. In the last few years, they’ve become the computer chip of choice among certain crypto miners. They’re also becoming increasingly more important in cutting edge fields like self-driving cars and supercomputing. But like every other kind of computer chip in 2021, GPUs remain in short supply. Here’s why, and why it’s hurting gamers and crypto miners specifically.
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 1 month ago '17        #2
Static3IVERSON  topics gone triple plat - Number 1 spot x19
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 1 month ago '10        #3
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 Static3IVERSON said

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 Static3IVERSON said

Sucks for the ones having a hard time finding a gpu at a resonable price but how much is a set-up like this making this individual?


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 1 month ago '05        #6
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A few months back finally got a 3070 threw newegg shuffle only down side is they bundled it with a fu*king motherboard
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Signor  topics gone triple plat - Number 1 spot x46
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i cant even find one anywhere

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 rashadd said
Sucks for the ones having a hard time finding a gpu at a resonable price but how much is a set-up like this making this individual?


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That's about 12k-20k a week

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That's about 12k-20k a week
I was thinking a month... But a week?

Damn.

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 1 month ago '21        #10
Jus Honest  topics gone triple plat - Number 1 spot x1
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I was thinking a month... But a week?

Damn.

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That’s only if you cash in. Other than that it’s worth 0. That’s what I hate about these crypto dudes always counting eggs before they hatch.
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