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Video card makers see high inventories as crypto mining prospects dim

Posted on Tuesday, June 12 2018 @ 10:27:49 CEST by


Industry sources confided to DigiTimes that the video card supply chain is hit by high inventories as cryptocurrency miners are no longer buying cards in massive volumes. The market hit a peak earlier this year and despite a slight upturn in May, many of the smaller mining farms are reportedly shutting down. Medium and large-sized farms are still operating, but they're no longer buying video cards in huge volume.

For gamers, this is positive news as supply is once again hitting retail shelves, and pricing is slowly returning to normal.
As a result, Taiwan suppliers of graphic cards have seen their inventories pick up rapidly, and their sales prices have declined to the levels seen in early 2017. The suppliers may be forced to return to the gaming market to renew growth momentum in the second half of 2018, as they have turned conservative about the prospects for the crypto mining sector. Even Nvidia and AMD predicted earlier the crypto mining market demand would maintain a downward trend in the second half, the sources continued.




 



 

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