• Driver that promised faster Ethereum mining for Nvidia GPUs is full of viruses

    5 monthes ago - By Ars Technica

    Enlarge / The EVGA RTX 3060, as posed in front of some sort of high-tech honeycomb array.
    Both Nvidia and AMD have made changes to their gaming GPU lineups in an effort to make them less appealing to cryptocurrency miners, including releasing mining-specific GPU models and making entry-level GPUs with specs that aren't good enough for mining. One of the most significant changes came in mid-2021, when Nvidia released "Lite Hash Rate" versions of its RTX 3000-series GPUs that halved their performance when mining Ethereum or similar coins but didn't affect their gaming...
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