Hang onto your graphics cards, as cryptocurrency mining spikes GPUs prices

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Hang onto your graphics cards, as cryptocurrency mining spikes GPUs prices

The past week saw a repeat of something that has been an ongoing problem for PC gamers looking to pick up a new graphics card: cryptocurrency profitability is way up, leading to shortages of popular graphics cards once more. We've talked about cryptocurrency mining quite a bit during the past year, and this latest surge in mining profitability is a bit hard to nail down. There are always new coins coming onto the crypto scene, but at least looking at WhatToMine doesn't indicate any major changes. Ethereum prices have breached $1,000 for the first time, however, and that might have been enough to drive further speculation on other cryptocurrencies.

Lordbound is a huge expansion-sized mod for Skyrim

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Lordbound is a huge expansion-sized mod for Skyrim

Despite the mountain of incredible 2017 games I still need to play, I am once again back on my Skyrim nonsense. I reinstalled it over the weekend and I’m still in the process of adding all 10,000 mods that I simply cannot live without, including many featured in our best Skyrim mods list. I might need to add another, however, at least when the gargantuan Lordbound mod launches later this year.