Neowin News Feed for: Storage shortage shortage/ Neowin News Feed for: Storage shortage en-us Neowin Ignition News (Managing Editor) (Neowin Developers) 5 Special SSDs for Chia mining launched by PNY, all-new LX2030 and LX3030 are here <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>PNY has launched its new LX series of M.2 PCIe Gen 3 NVMe SSDs, namely the LX3030 and LX2030 models. The new SSDs are designed for Chia cryptocurrency mining with very high endurance (TBW) ratings. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Sayan Sen) Fri, 16 Jul 2021 06:46:01 +0000 Mining Chia is not very profitable at all, finds study <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Chia cryptocurrency farming is not a long-term profitable venture, finds a study conducted by Backblaze. The company has run a cost-benefit analysis of the coin to reach this conclusion. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Sayan Sen) Sat, 10 Jul 2021 06:04:01 +0000 SSD makers are cutting down warranties and endurances due to Chia mining <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>The Chia crypto-coin has been causing shortages of storage hardware like SSDs and HDDs. Some of the SSD makers have now started to react by reducing the endurance and warranties on their products. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Sayan Sen) Mon, 07 Jun 2021 05:03:49 +0000 New Chia crypto-coin could lead to Hard Drive and SSD shortages, price hikes <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>New Chia cryptocurrency is based on a mechanism that utilizes unused disk space for mining. This has led to massive price hikes of storage parts like hard drives and SSDs in Hong Kong, says a report. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Sayan Sen) Sun, 18 Apr 2021 07:26:01 +0000