"Because of the backlash" the GPU industry can now survive the next mining craze
Translation: "We and our AIBs were rolling in mining cash this whole time, but please believe that we still care about gamers, we really do".And on that front we spoke to AMD’s Scott Herkelman about the mining market after the company’s big Computex press conference this week.
“We see a softening, but I think that’s a good thing,” he explains. “People were just so mad over the last year, and I’m with them. Having a 580, I think some silly prices were all the way up at $699, and I think on behalf of all gamers worldwide that...sucks. I was about ready to say something else…
“For the most part we don’t see the craziness that we once saw, and we’re so excited about it. It’s not perfect yet, but more normal than it’s been in almost a year.”