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Chia Cryptocurrency Expected to Cause Hard Drive and SSD Shortages

Unlike Bitcoin, Chia relies on free storage space rather than processing performance for mining.

By Matthew Humphries

The popularity of cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin has resulted in shortages of graphics cards as miners buy them in bulk. Now a new cryptocurrency is set to create another component shortage, only this time…




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