Nvidia may revise full RTX 30 line-up with crypto mining limiter

It appears that Nvidia’s RTX 3060 gained’t be the one SKU that includes the crypto mining limiter. We’ve already heard rumours that the RTX 3080 Ti may come with the limiter in place, however new sources level in direction of the entire RTX 30 vary being up to date with it. 

According to new reviews, there will probably be GPU revisions that includes the crypto mining limiter on the software program and {hardware} stage. As reported by Igorslab, the GA102 GPU used on the RTX 3080 playing cards will probably be up to date to GA102-202 GPU, whereas the RTX 3090 playing cards will come with the GA102-302 GPU. Trying to mine with considered one of these new GPUs utilizing the beta driver 470.05, which bypassed the mining limiter, will trigger a black display screen.

It can be mentioned that every one RTX 3080 Ti qualification samples that have been despatched to AiBs should replace to the most recent firmware. Once up to date, it’s not attainable to show it again to the older model.

Renowned leaker @kopite7kimi commented on the RTX 3060 updated crypto mining limiter, saying that we must always anticipate to see different GPUs receiving a revision to implement the crypto mining limiter. Besides mentioning the GA102 GPU and upcoming revisions, we also needs to see the identical occurring to the GA104 GPUs, which is able to most certainly grow to be the GA104-202/302, relying on the SKU.

If Nvidia introduces new GPU revisions to the entire RTX 30 line-up, it may additionally allow Resizable BAR help by default. According to VideoCardz, revised variations of the RTX 30 collection ought to start circulating in May.

KitGuru says: Lets all hope this ends in extra GPUs out there for shoppers, whereas crypto-miners can flip to the CMP HX collection for mining rigs. Do you suppose these new RTX 30 revisions will begin to enhance the inventory scenario? 

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