Buying second-hand graphics cards that were used for crypto mining isn't as risky as you might think
In context: It's an argument that has been raging for years: is buying a second-hand graphics card worth the risk when it could have been used extensively for crypto mining? Probably the most famous of all the tech YouTube channels, Linus Tech Tips, has long said that former mining cards don't automatically suffer from performance issues, and could even be a better buy than those that were used exclusively for gaming. Now, Linus might have proven this claim.
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GPU pricing and availability continues a super positive trend, with the crypto market pooping the bed and gamers' demand slowing due to next-gen anticipation, GPUs are readily available at retailers.
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It's time for our monthly graphics card pricing update and in overly positive news, the trend towards more affordable GPUs has continued. We're inching ever closer to MSRP level pricing.