The popularity of cryptocurrencies has given encouraging producers of 3D mapping
The continued growth of Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies stimulates demand for 3D maps. As a result, the manufacturers of 3D cards, which were originally set up conservative about the prospects of this segment of the market, increase orders for Nvidia and AMD. It is reported by Digitimes, citing sources in the supply chain.
When, after the first surge in 2013 sales began to decline, the manufacturers of 3D cards did not hope for the resumption of growth. Now, however, the company Asustek Computer, Gigabyte Technology, MSI, TUL, Colorful and Galaxy Microsystems aggressive mood, observing a sharp rise in demand.
Moreover, sales to production has allowed companies such as TUL and Sapphire, in the second quarter to return to profitability. And in the case of Gigabyte’s revenue from sales of 3D cards for the first time surpassed revenues generated in the segment of motherboards.
According to the forecast of Asus, the trend of growth related to mining cryptocurrency will continue until at least the end of 2017.