Graphics card-maker Nvidia says it will deliberately reduce the efficiency of its latest card by 50% when it is used to mine the crypto-currency Ethereum.
Crypto-currency enthusiasts have contributed to a shortage of graphics cards by snapping up supplies to use for non-gaming purposes.
Nvidia said it had intervened to make sure its products “end up in the hands of gamers”.
But it will also sell a bespoke crypto-currency mining processor.
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