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It's official Nvidia have introduced an improved hash rate limiter to newly manufactured graphics cards; reducing their effectiveness for mining cryptocurrency and bringing more graphics cards back into the hands of gamers, GeForce RTX GPUs have introduced a range of cutting-edge technologies — RTX real-time ray tracing, AI-powered DLSS frame rate booster, NVIDIA Reflex super-fast response rendering for best system latency, and many more — created to meet the needs of gamers and those who create digital experiences. Identified by a "Lite Hash Rate or LHR Label" Nvidia believe this additional step will get more GeForce cards at better prices into the hands of gamers everywhere.