AMD Radeon RX Vega 64 Liquid Running 44 MH/s

AMD Radeon RX Vega 64 Liquid – 44 MH/s Ethereum Mining

Over the weekend we started seeing stories that AMD Radeon Vega 64 air cooled models could get 43.5 MH/s at just 130 Watts of power when mining Ethereum using Claymore’s miner. It seems a bunch of sites picked up the story of a Reddit user that was able to get his AMD Radeon RX Vega …more

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ASUS Video Card RMA Experience and Turnaround Time in 2017

Most review sites don’t cover the RMA process, but trying to get a motherboard or video card repaired can be a truly painful experience. We recently had an ASUS ROG STRIX-RX480-8G-GAMING video card fail on us. It didn’t blow up in a ball of fire and smoke, but while gaming something would go terribly wrong …more

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AMD Radeon RX Vega 56 versus NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1070

AMD Radeon RX Vega 56 versus NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1070

Radeon RX VEGA 56 versus GeForce GTX 1070 On August 14th, AMD announced three new graphics cards based on the ‘Vega’ GPU architecture: Radeon RX Vega 64 Liquid Cooled Edition, Radeon RX Vega 64 with air cooling and the Radeon RX Vega 56. The Radeon RX Vega 56 came a little sooner than we expected and we frankly weren’t prepared for it when the card arrived. AMD …more

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AMD Radeon Software Crimson

AMD’s New Mining Block Chain Optimized Driver Tested

AMD Helps Ethereum Miners Keep Hashing Performance Stable AMD has finally released a video card driver for Radeon graphics cards that improves block chain performance! This driver was developed to improve the decreasing hashrate performance with Ether mining as the DAG size slowly increased. We did in-depth coverage on this issue back in June 2017, …more

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Vega 64 Mining Ethereum

AMD Radeon RX Vega 64 and Vega 56 Ethereum Mining Performance

The AMD Radeon RX Vega 64 and Radeon RX Vega 56 Graphics cards are out now and hopefully you’ve taken a look at gaming performance in our full review of both those cards. There have been rumors that the AMD Radeon RX Vega 64 is capable of getting hash rates as high as 100 MH/s …more

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AMD Radeon RX VEGA 64

AMD Radeon RX Vega Benchmark Review: Vega 64 and Vega 56 Tested

AMD Radeon RX VEGA 64 Arrives For Testing Ready or not AMD’s answer for a high-end series of consumer desktop graphics cards is finally here!  The Radeon Technologies Group is launching the Radeon RX VEGA 64 and Vega 56 today. The AMD Radeon RX VEGA 64 is powered by the full fat VEGA 10 GPU …more

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Claymore Benchmark Mode

Ethereum Hashrate Performance Drop Might Be Coming – AMD and NVIDIA GPUs Tested

If you are mining Ethereum you might have noticed that your hashrate recently dropped if you are using AMD Radeon RX 400/500 series cards. Seeing your mining hashrate drop is nothing new for Ether miners and it is usually due to the growing DAG (directed acyclic graph) file size. The Ethereum DAG is a key component …more

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EVGA GeForce GTX 1060 FTW+ GAMING

Silent Ethereum Mining On EVGA GeForce GTX 1060 at 22 MH/s

If you can’t find any AMD Radeon RX 480 and Radeon RX 580 video cards to purchase and don’t want to pay more for the NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1070 graphics card that is starting to become scarce on the market you might want to look at the NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060. You can still find …more

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NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1070 8GB Founders Edition

GeForce GTX 1070 Ethereum Mining – Small Tweaks For Great Hashrate and Low Power

If you are looking to get started Ethereum mining chances are you’ll quickly discover the prized AMD Radeon RX 480 and Radeon RX 580 video cards are sold out most everywhere and finding them used is next to impossible. With Ethereum switching from proof-of-work (PoW) to proof-of-stake (PoS) and the quickly increasing ethereum block difficulty level …more

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The Best GPU For Ethereum

The Best GPU For Ethereum Mining – NVIDIA and AMD Tested

We’ve never done an article on GPU mining on Legit Reviews before, but continued interest in the ethereum project has caused Ether (the name of the cryptocurrency that runs on the ethereum blockchain app) to skyrocket in price by more than 2,800% this year alone. On Sunday, ethereum traded at an all-time high of $250.41, according to …more

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EVGA GeForce GTX 1080 FTW2

EVGA GeForce GTX 1080 FTW2 iCX Tested With 11GHz Memory

Cranking GDDR5X Memory Up to 11GHz Last month EVGA announced that they were going to allow customers that purchased the EVGA GeForce GTX 1080 FTW2 ($629.99) and SC2 ($569.99) models to upgrade the clock speed on the GDDR5X memory from 10GHz to 11GHz if they wanted to. EVGA released the new BIOS versions as an optional …more

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ASUS ROG Strix Gaming GeForce GTX 1050 Ti Video Card

ASUS ROG GeForce GTX 1050 Ti STRIX Video Card Review

GeForce GTX 1050 Ti Gets The ASUS ROG STRIX Treatment Since the NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 Ti was released in October 2016 it has become one of the most desirable cards to have for 1080P gaming due to be priced around $150. Over the past the past seven months there have been many driver updates, so we …more

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PowerColor Red Devil Radeon RX 570 Video Card

PowerColor Red Devil Radeon RX 570 4GB Video Card Review

PowerColor Puts The Devil Inside The Radeon RX 570 Last month AMD released their new Polaris based graphics card series that consists of the Radeon RX 580, RX 570, RX 560 and RX 550. AMD’s board partners are slowly making it to market with cards based on these designs and today we’ll be taking a look at …more

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Sapphire NITRO+ Radeon RX 580 Limited Edition

Sapphire NITRO+ Radeon RX 580 Limited Edition Video Card Review

AMD Radeon RX 580 Arrives – RX 480 Enhanced The AMD Radeon RX 500 series was released this week and the new Polaris based graphics card series consists of the Radeon RX 580, RX 570, RX 560 and RX 550. These cards are mostly all based on the Polaris architecture found on the RX 400 series as …more

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