Tag: Bitmain

Bitmain Releases a New ASIC Miner for the Equihash Algorithm

Bitmain is clearly intent on introducing a lot more ASIC miners in quick succession. Their latest unit is the Antminer Z9 mini, which is primarily designed to mine cryptocurrencies relying on the Equihash algorithm. Although none of those currencies are even remotely popular, it seems there may still be some interest in this mining unit. The Purpose of the Antminer Z9 Mini One has to commend Bitmain from suddenly releasing so …
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Did Bitmain Cause a Spike in Monero’s Hashrate Last Year?

Not too long ago, Bitmain unveiled its new Antminer X3 ASIC miner. This particular device will let users mine CryptoNight-capable currencies at a higher than normal pace. One currency notably absent from the list of coins to be mined is Monero, as its developers introduced an emergency hard fork to address this problem well in advance. All of this makes one wonder how long Bitmain has been using the new ASIC. The Use …
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Bitmain Announces the Antminer X3, a CryptoNight ASIC Miner

There is never a boring day in the world of cryptocurrency. Something new happens every day, even though not everyone will like every new development. In the case of Bitmain, the company is hopping on the CryptoNight ASIC mining bandwagon. Its most recent unit, known as the Antminer X3, will certainly be of great interest to a lot of people. Why The Antminer X3 Matters Anyone who has been involved in cryptocurrency …
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There’s No Point in Bitmain Developing an Ethereum ASIC Miner

There are rumors on the internet that Bitmain is working on yet another cryptocurrency mining hardware unit. While that in itself is not spectacular by any means – especially because it is the company’s business model – this latest venture would focus on Ethereum ASIC mining. Although it remains to be seen if there is any truth to these rumors, the prospect of an Ethereum ASIC mining unit is quite interesting, …
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