RTX 2060 12GB could be omitted as an option for gamers

A new edition of the Nvidia GeForce RTX 2060 is coming soon – we reported a few days ago that Nvidia had confirmed the new, old graphics card. There are two special features: On the one hand, the GPU and its clock rate indicate that it is actually more of a refresh of the GeForce RTX 2060 Super. On the other hand, the large amount of memory of 12GB causes a sensation – here Nvidia has probably given 12 rather than the alternative of only 6 gigabytes due to the design. the Website PC Gamer is now discussing an unpleasant assumption about the new Nvidia GeForce RTX 2060 (12GB). Because the graphics card has a very good so-called hashrate – this is a measure of how well a graphics card is suitable for mining around the crypto currency Ethereum.

The fact that the Rtx 2060 (12GB) is doing so well has to do with the fact that Nvidia does without an artificial brake on the hash rate, which the manufacturer otherwise uses in the models of the RTX 3000 series. The graphics card slows down its performance when it detects that mining software is apparently active. The new edition of the GeForce RTX 2060 therefore has a hashrate in the first tests that is more than 40 percent higher than that of the GeForce RTX 3060, although the latter is clearly the better card in games. Since miners certainly influence the demand on the graphics card market, one must expect that the GeForce RTX 2060 (12GB) will be significantly more expensive after its release and even exceed the prices of the GeForce RTX 3060, so that it would be completely irrelevant for gamers. The only bright spot in the matter: Miners may migrate from other graphics cards, so that the GeForce RTX 2060 (12GB) is extremely expensive, but other model series are cheaper because miners are no longer so much in demand.

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