March 8, 2021

Nvidia will limit the ability to mine on the GeForce RTX 3060

Nvidia will limit the ability to mine on the GeForce RTX 3060

Nvidia will specifically limit the hash rate of video cards so that it is impossible to mine cryptocurrency on them.

The company said that the GeForce RTX 3060 is intended solely for gaming. In the future, Nvidia will launch a dedicated line of NVIDIA CMP GPUs specifically for miners.

The new GeForce RTX 3060 will track user activity and lower the hash rate if a mining algorithm is detected. The company's official blog states:

The RTX 3060 software drivers track certain attributes of the Ethereum cryptocurrency mining algorithm and reduce the hash rate by about 50%.

GeForce series graphics cards are very popular amongminers Ethereum. For example, miners from China buy new Nvidia laptops, assemble them into mining farms, and use them exclusively for mining altcoins.

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