Hailing from America as a technology firm specializing in graphics processing units and computer chips, Nvidia has announced to release a new version of GA106 silicon in May as an attempt to reinstate its position in the domain. The firm had to face a lot of criticism in the past ever since it mistakenly leaked a driver to operate the ‘non-hackable’ anti-mining algorithm of its best graphic card, GeForce RTX 3060. The entire fiasco tarnished the reputation of the firm and harmed its popularity in the global tech industry.
According to the report released by HKEPC, Nvidia has suspended the driving force behind the GeForce RTX 3060 card, the GA106-300 silicon, after the backlash from the users. The upcoming graphic cards of the firm will come packed with the power of GA106-302 silicon die. The new die will be studded with advanced features and tools that will eliminate the risks of hacking the anti-mining limiter code easily by intruders.
The Nvidia-leaked fiasco has forced the crypto miners to keep a skeptical view about the brand’s graphic cards as they will think twice before making a purchase. The new updated version by the entity is likely to surge the value of the old graphic cards available in the market space. The report from kopite7kimi, a popular hardware intruder, has revealed that Nvidia might revamp its other Ampere silicon too. This will include the GA102 die that runs the GeForce RTX 3090 and GeForce RTX 3080 and GA104 silicon, supporting the GeForce RTX 3070 card. The crucial advancements in the core products will help the firm to restrict the cryptocurrency miners from hacking the algorithms with ease.
The leading chipmaking firm is a pro player in the industry and knows how to fetch customers. The company’s main objective is to eliminate Ethereum mining on the GeForce gaming graphic cards to compel miners to switch to its native Cryptocurrency Mining Processor. The CMP product has been well received by the top market players like Hut 8 Mining Corporation. The Nvidia team has predicted to fetch $150 Million, three times higher than the earlier predictions, through the CMP revenues in the first quarter. The latest version of silicon is likely to bring Nvidia to its long-lost position in the crypto mining industry.