Report: Nvidia Launching Graphics Card Designed for Cryptocurrency Miners
The biggest graphics card company in the world is reportedly gearing up to launch a new card dedicated to cryptocurrency mining.
An early look at the Inno3D model shows a bare-bones version of the Pascal architecture GTX 1080 Ti gaming card.
The card comes with a custom memory configuration. Images show it also appears to lack any video output connectors.
It also appears to lack brackets to attach the card to a mining rig, which are expected to be offered as an accessory.
Source: Crypto Mining Blog
Here’s a look at the manufacturer’s specs on the hardware.
Inno3D P102-100 Specs
– GPU: P102-100
– CUDA Cores: 3200
– Base Clock: 1582 MHz
– Memory Clock: 11 Gbps
– Physical Memory Size: 5 GB
– Memory Type: GDDR5X
– Memory Interface Width: 320-bit
– Memory Bandwidth: 400 GB/s
– Bus Support: PCIe Gen1 x4
– Card Size: 21.5 cm length, 12.5 cm height, dual slot
– Max TDP: 250 Watt
– Power Connectors: 2x 8-pin PCI-E
Inno3D P102-100 Hashrate
– ETH: ~47 MHS
– ZEC: ~660 Sol/s
– XMR: ~879 H/s
This leak on the potential crypto mining card comes on the heels of reports that graphics card companies are concerned about decreasing demand for mining rigs, due to market volatility and concerns over new regulations.