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AMD (Advanced Micro Devices) is an American transnational IT company founded in 1969 by Jerry Sanders and headquartered in California, U.S. AMD specializes on computer processors and related hardware and software for both business and consumer markets. AMD is the only major rival to Intel in microprocessor development. Crypto proof-of-work mining is performed with graphics processing units that are a major product of AMD, which is why AMD greatly benefited from the cryptocurrency outburst of the last several years. AMD’s products are used for Bitcoin mining as well as for other cryptocurrencies. AMD has also participated in cryptocurrency development. AMD contributed to blockchain technology development by optimizing performance of its major products through implementing software drivers made for blockchain computing with AMD chips.

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American semiconductor manufacturer AMD has revealed “negligible” blockchain-related GPU sales in its 3rd quarter report.
AMD: ‘Blockchain-Related GPU Sales in Third Quarter Were Negligible’
Ana Alexandre
2018-10-25T02:29:00+01:00
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GPU prices have been declining following a price drop in virtual currencies during the first half of 2018.
GPU Prices Fall Following Slump in Cryptocurrency Markets
Ana Alexandre
2018-07-12T03:22:00+01:00
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Graphics card suppliers will lower their prices in July, sources say, as the crypto market correction has led to less mining demand.
Graphics Card Suppliers to Cut Prices in July due to Crypto Market Slump, Sources Report
Molly Jane Zuckerman
2018-07-02T14:15:00+01:00
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With the growing complexity of the network and competition on the market, smaller miners give way to mining farms, specialised in industrial mining.
Top Five Biggest Crypto Mining Areas: Which Farms Are Pushing Forward the New Gold Rush?
Julia Magas
2018-06-23T22:37:00+01:00
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While the AMD stock price has climbed partly in thanks to the crypto mining boom, analysts warn that a cool down in crypto mining could mean this year’s gains w...
Analysts Concerned About Crypto Mining Impact on AMD Share Price
Ana Alexandre
2018-06-21T05:31:00+01:00
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Nvidia shared its crypto sales data for the first time, which made up 9 percent of overall revenue in the first quarter.
Nvidia Reports First Quarter Crypto Sales, Expects Two-Thirds Drop In Second Quarter
Helen Partz
2018-05-11T05:06:00+01:00
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AMD CEO admits blockchain is important, but calls the technology “a bit of a distraction in the short term”.
AMD CEO: Blockchain Is Important But “A Bit Of Distraction”
Ana Alexandre
2018-04-27T03:52:00+01:00
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Graphics cards have given ordinary people the ability to mine cryptocurrencies but the emergence of ASIC miners has thrown a spanner in the works.
GPUs And ASICs - A Never Ending Battle For Mining Supremacy
Gareth Jenkinson
2018-04-18T10:54:00+01:00
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