Cryptocurrency has seem some rapid ups and downs since December.  At one point, it recorded a record high of $19,850. Whether you're an investor or just a bystander, the crypto business has captivated us.  

Mining cryptocurrency is big business, and some of the biggest chipmakers like NVIDIA (NVDA) and AMD (AMD) are already cashing in. While investing experts continue to argue whether Bitcoin will be the currency of the future or if it has an epic crash in store, cryptocurrency has become a hot topic, whether you understand it or not. And just like anything else, it's all over social media. 

While you're sharing pictures of your over-priced lunch, cryptocurrency miners are showing off some killer hardware. We looked at Instagram (FB)  to check out their gear and spotted brands like MSI, Sapphire and XFX.

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Editors' Pick: Originally published on August 11, 2017. 

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