Cryptocurrency miners caused a shortage of Radeon RX RX 570 and 580
When buying graphics cards for games sometimes not so easy to make a choice in favor of AMD or Nvidia, in the case of production of a particular cryptocurrency, the choice is obvious.
According to the source, growing some courses on cryptocurrencies for the last few months has led to a shortage of Radeon RX RX 570 and 580. Especially «hurt» by a younger model, as the ratio of price and performance for «mining» they often seem preferable. In particular, assessing the range of several online shops, the source saw that out of 17 models of the Radeon RX 570 is available only three, and the most expensive.
In addition, the stores say increased demand for power capacity up to 1000 W by the same miners.