GPU hardware firm riles gaming community by flirting with crypto miners

GPU hardware firm riles gaming community by flirting with crypto miners


Computing hardware manufacturer Zotac angered a customer base of loyal gamers on Feb. 16 after it posted a tweet apparently marketing its new Nvidia 30 series graphics cards to cryptocurrency miners.

Zotac’s post showed a stack of what looks to be GeForce RTX 3070 White Edition GPUs, along with the caption, “An army of ZOTAC GAMING GPUs hungry for coin!”

An army of #ZOTACGAMING GPU’s hungry for coin!

IG: @pc.lad#ZOTAC #PcGaming #Gaming #Gamers #Tech #PcHardware #PcComponents #PCMR #PcMasterRace #RTX pic.twitter.com/8vFtgPZvP4

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— ZOTAC USA (@ZOTAC_USA) February 16, 2021

The availability of Nvidia’s 30 series graphics cards plunged moving into the new year, while their cost exploded. By late December 2020, Ether (ETH) miners could make $12,000 a month (depending on electricity costs) by combining 78 of Nvidia’s RTX 3080 GPUs. Since then, potential mining income has more than doubled, after the value of Ether increased 140% in the intervening period.

Not every Zotac follower on Twitter was pleased with the

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