It looks like our previous report did end up being true as Chinese hackers have now hacked in and bypassed the hash rate limiter set by NVIDIA for its GeForce RTX 3060 graphics card. As confirmed by PC Watch, their editors have confirmed that the hash rate limit bypass is indeed working on the GeForce RTX 3060 graphics card.
NVIDIA’s Hash Rate Limiter Bypassed For Cryptocurrency Mining Including Ethereum, GeForce RTX 3060 Delivers 50 MH/s
According to the news outlet, no driver or BIOS modifications are required to bypass the hash rate limit and the process is actually very simple. The news outlet hasn’t provided more information on this but we believe that they have avoided doing so for good reason. But knowing the tech industry and how fast things circulate here, the whole procedure would end up on various crypto forums & blogs in the coming days.
NVIDIAはGeForce RTX 3060に対しマイニング時の性能制限を課しているのだが、すでに一部のマイナーのあいだでこの制限を回避する方法を見つけられたことが、＜中略＞
— 自作とゲームと趣味の日々 (@jisakuhibi) March 15, 2021
As a confirmation, the news outlet has posted a picture of the NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3060 mining Ethereum cryptocurrency using the Daggerhashimoto algorithm (T-REX) and delivering a total of around 50 MH/s. A single GPU was used which had an average power consumption of 110