NVIDIA GeForce RTX 30 LHR Crypto Mining Graphics Cards Also Unlocked in Linux OS

The NBMiner, or NebuMiner, team recently updated their mining software which allows users to access all mining capabilities on NVIDIA GeForce RTX 30 LHR graphics cards. NiceHash & NebuMiner applications are closed-source which makes it difficult to see the code changes so that users can better understand how the NBMiner team unlocked the lightweight hash rate.

NVIDIA GeForce RTX 30 LHR Crypto Mining Unlock Now Accessible on Linux Systems

The exciting thing about this development is that both teams, well known in the crypto mining community for each group’s mining software, were able to unlock NVIDIA’s LHR Limiter almost at the same time. There is speculation that the two groups may have shared information about the method in question.

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In February last year, NVIDIA created the LHR limiter for its graphics cards to deter crypto miners from using the cards in such a large capacity. However, with the necessity among gamers, users, and mining enthusiasts, graphics cards were in short supply for many months, causing users to pay high costs for their necessary GPUs.

A source on Twitter, @JJDizz1Lcontacted the Videocardz site, confirming NBMiner v41 software runs on NVIDIA RTX 30 series graphics cards and shows the first instance that LHR has become unlocked on the open source Linux operating system.

Source: NB Miner

With the recent availability of NVIDIA RTX 30 series cards in the market, this will be beneficial for new and experienced crypto miners looking for graphics cards to help them in the mining process. NVIDIA should also benefit, as their cards should sell to more now that the LHR is fully unlocked on their popular card series.

Cryptocurrency enthusiasts may turn to the lower-cost RTX 30-series GPUs for their needs due to the return on investment (ROI) and power efficiency. However, AMD has a large supply of its Radeon RX 6000 series graphics cards available in the market, and the cards did not have LHR limiters in place. It will be interesting to see how the GPU market performs over the next few months as components become widely available.

Source: Nebu Miner, @JJDizz1L on Twittervideo cardz