Nvidia Posts Record Q3 Earnings, Sales of GPUs to Crypto Miners Reach $175 Mi...

Nvidia Posts Record Q3 Earnings, Sales of GPUs to Crypto Miners Reach $175 Mi...

Nvidia released its earnings for the third fiscal quarter of 2021 this week, showing better-than-expected results, driven by sales of its graphics processing unit (GPU) chips. The firm reported graphics segment revenue of $2.79 billion for the quarter, beating analyst estimates of $2.1 billion. Within the graphics segment also falls the gaming division. Nvidia said that its new line of graphics cards based on a new technology called Ampere drew strong interest from computer and videogame console developers. For example, one of the new models, the Geforce RTX 3080, went on sale in September....


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