Hardware producer MSI may be planning to release new RTX 3060 Ti graphics playing cards precisely made for cryptocurrency mining, which could potentially reduce the ongoing lack of the new Nvidia RTX 3000 collection playing cards.
The card SKU, very first flagged by Twitter person harukaze5719, showed up in the Eurasian Financial Fee databases this 7 days beneath the names RTX 3060 Ti Miner 8G and RTX 3060 Ti Miner 8G OC.
EEC – MSI GPURX 6900 (XT)GAMING Z TRIO, GAMING TRIO PLUSMINER pic.twitter.com/4s74rftejaJanuary twenty, 2021
It is really not recognised what variations to the specs were created to these unique playing cards, if any, but according to Wccftech, these playing cards will be primarily based on the GA104-two hundred-A1 GPU, which has 4864 CUDA cores, 8GB GDDR6 VRAM, with a transfer charge of fourteen.0Gbps on a 256-bit bus.
What makes these “miner” variants of the 3060 Ti so particular isn’t really distinct, but considering that crypto miners are a reasonably utilitarian bunch, MSI and other manufacturers will probable require to do some thing additional than just slapping a different identify on the very same card if they want miners to quit soaking up all the present RTX 3060 Ti inventory in pursuit of riches.
Although not the most “lucrative” graphics card for crypto mining (the RTX 3090 even now guidelines that specific roost), the considerably additional economical – and readily available – RTX 3060 Ti is even now in the top 10, creating it an appealing choice for miners who are on the lookout to income in on the the latest spike in Bitcoin and Ethereum charges.
Although the cost of the Bitcoin, Ethereum, and other cryptocurrencies can swing wildly, we’ve certainly noticed a spike in charges just lately – creating crypto mining using superior-driven GPUs a much additional lucrative enterprise.
This is undesirable news for avid gamers hoping to get their hands on 1 of these new graphics playing cards. There is by now fairly huge demand from the Laptop enthusiast and gamer communities chasing an by now reasonably little supply of playing cards. Increase an military of ruthless digital 49ers with the scent of a gold hurry to the mix and obtaining by yourself some midrange ray tracing in 2021 will be that much tougher.