Gigabyte’s NVIDIA CMP 30HX D6 6G Ethereum Crypto Mining Card Gets Official

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We obtained our first take a look at Gigabyte’s first NVIDIA CMP HX card again in early March when a single picture leaked. Today, Gigabyte is able to get official with the cryptocurrency mining card, designated because the NVIDIA CMP 30HX D6 6G (GV-N30HXD6-6G).

As we had already surmised, the CMP 30HX D6 6G relies on NVIDIA’s Turing TU116-100 GPU. The GPU options 1408 CUDA cores, a lift clock of 1785MHz, and 6GB of 14 Gbps GDDR6 reminiscence on a 192-bit reminiscence bus. There aren’t any video outputs on the cardboard, and it incorporates a WindForce 2X cooling system with counterrotating 90mm fan blades. There’s additionally a composite copper warmth pipe to maintain the GPU [relatively] cool.

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Not surprisingly, given the stresses that these playing cards are put below to mine for Ethereum, Gigabyte solely warranties the CMP 30HX D6 6G for three months. To put that in perspective, Gigabyte’s GeForce GTX 1660 Super Gaming OC 6G with a 3-year guarantee. That’s an enormous drop in guarantee protection, however that is the worth you will need to pay for ETH mining.

The CMP 30HX is the entry-level member of NVIDIA’s 4-SKU devoted cryptocurrency mining household, with a specified hash price of 26 MH/s. The most potent member of the family is the CMP 90HX, which is reportedly primarily based on the GeForce RTX 3080 (Ampere) and has a hash price of 86 MH/s.

We nonetheless haven’t any official U.S. pricing from Gigabyte for the CMP 30HX D6 6G, however the card has been spotted in Romania for 2,975 RON, which is $722. That’s an insane worth to pay for this stage of {hardware}, particularly contemplating that the GeForce RTX 1660 Super launched at $229.

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