Did Nvidia just unlock RTX 3060 cryptomining by mistake?

Update: Bryan Del Rizzo, Nvidia’s director of global PR, GeForce, told TechRadar: “A developer driver inadvertently included code used for internal development which removes the hash rate limiter on RTX 3060 in some configurations.

“The driver has been removed.”

A beta driver update from Nvidia appears to accidentally disable the hashrate limiter that had been applied to its RTX 3060 graphics cards, undoing the company’s highly-publicized effort to cut down on cryptomining amid an ongoing CPU shortage.

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