Motherboard Manufacturerer ASRock Plan to Sell GPU Miners

There will be four video cards, based on the Radeon developments, designd for mining
04 April 2018   564

Taiwanese company ASRock has developed a line of GPUs, designed for the production of cryptocurrency. The representative of the company confirmed that four of the devices presented in the Phantom Gaming Series line are "exclusively for mining", CoinDesk reports.

All the presented video cards are based on the AMD RX series. Four versions of the RX570 are designed to produce cryptocurrency, and only the fifth in the line - the RX570 8G OC - is aimed at gamers.

In the end of March in the Twitter account Videocardz. com appeared a screenshot from the presentation, in which four models of video cards were marked in the "Mining" segment.

ASRock GPUs
ASRock GPUs

In July 2017 ASRock introduced a new motherboard H110 Pro BTC +, designed for miners.

Change.org to Mine for Charity

According to the calculations, if 10k computers will run the minning screensaver for 12 hours a day, the charity fund will receive $10k monthly
18 July 2018   76

Social platform for petitions Change.org announced the launch of a screensaver that mines Monero on users' computers. All tokens will be transferred to the charity fund of Change.org. This is reported by Coindesk.

This initiative was launched in partnership with the marketing agency Tracelocke Brazil.

Representatives of Change.org report that the screensaver will consume resources only when users do not use the computer. According to their calculations, if 10 thousand computers will run the screensaver for 12 hours a day, the charity fund will be transferred $ 10 thousand monthly.

At the moment the program is available only for Windows users and the platform did not report on the release plans for the version for macOS.

Note that at the end of April, a similar action was launched by the Australian unit of the United Nations International Children's Emergency Fund; (UNICEF). The website "Page of Hope" mines Monero cryptocurrency.