Company Sapphire Technology has just announced plans to release a new Radeon RX 570 Nitro+, is equipped with 16 GB of GDDR5 memory. As found by the Chinese portal MyDrivers, the model will specialize in mining cryptocurrency Grin.
Based on the Grin are Protocol MimbleWimble and PoW-the hashing algorithm Cuckoo Cycle, which is able to download up to 11 GB of memory, and this explains the unusual characteristics of the new graphics card.
Video card is made in the traditional design of Nitro+ with a dual-fan cooler and uses sixteen memory chips GDDR5.
The cost of Radeon RX 570 Nitro+ is not yet known, but Sapphire promised that it will be priced at “a third of the cost of competing cards 16 GB”.
We will add that according to The Block, a day after the launch of the core network cryptocurrency Grin has produced no less than 88 thousands of graphics processors. Hash rate Grin 285,6 graphs is K/s.
In June 2017, Sapphire introduced a line of boards Mining Edition of the five models on the basis of the Sapphire Radeon RX 470 and Sapphire Radeon RX 560. Memory cards made up from 4 to 8 GB.
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