Sapphire unveiled one of many trade's first Radeon RX 570 graphics playing cards able to accommodating 16GB of GDDR5 reminiscence on board. The cardboard is designed primarily for cryptocurrency mining, however nonetheless has an advert and may subsequently theoretically be used for different purposes.
Formally, the producer is positioning its Sapphire RX 570 16GB HDMI Blockchain graphics card for Grin coin mining, because the underlying algorithm of Grin advantages from the quantity of on-board storage. This offers a 16 GB graphics card a definite benefit over Grin. The cardboard consumes 175 W (± 10%) of energy and has an Eight-pin PCIe energy connector, which is 25 W greater than "regular" Radeon RX 570 GPUs rated for 150 W TDP. It makes use of an air cooling system consisting of two followers and a big aluminum radiator with heatpipes.
Sapphire plans to promote its RX 570 16GB HDMI Blockchain video card instantly at https://gpuminer.sapphiretech.com and it stays to be seen if the adapter shall be offered by third events. Curiously, the board vendor has not revealed any pricing for the board, and given the unified marketplace for the product, which I can assume shall be based mostly on the quantity of boards bought. The corporate notes that the product prices considerably lower than different graphics playing cards with 12 or 16 GB of reminiscence (eg, Radeon VII, RTX 2080 Ti, and the like), which is logical given the positioning of excessive finish GPUs for prosumers and professionals.
Along with graphics playing cards for miners Sapphire sells the methods of the INCA and MGI collection for the removing of crypto foreign money.