Tag: Bitmain

Bitmain Unveils the Antminer A3 ASIC Miner for Siacoin

In the world of cryptocurrency mining, ASIC hardware is in high demand. Although many people would associate this type of hardware with Bitcoin or Litecoin mining, there are devices suited for other currencies as well. More specifically, Bitmain has announced the Antminer A3, which is designed specifically for the Blake (2b) algorithm. So far, there is only one (major) currency which uses this algorithm. Fans of Siacoin will be pleased …
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Current Batch of Bitmain Miners Can Only Be Paid for With Bitcoin Cash

Most Bitcoin users are well aware that Bitmain is one of the largest ASIC hardware manufacturers in existence today. It is also one of the few companies still selling cryptocurrency mining equipment to mainstream consumers. The company recently made the decision to only accept Bitcoin Cash payments for its latest batch of Antminer S9 units. It’s an interesting decision, although a controversial one as well. Bitmain Doubles Down on Bitcoin Cash Although the …
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Dash Price Reaches $250 Ahead of September Conference

Due to an outsized focus on Bitcoin in the world of cryptocurrency, one almost forgets there are other projects that have been around for many years. One such project is Dash, a currency focusing on anonymity and privacy. Although there is some competition in this space, a lot of people are high on Dash.  Its price has risen substantially over the past few days, and the popular altcoin recently reached a value of US$250. Dash Reaches …
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What is the Antminer D3?

Cryptocurrency mining is a very popular activity right now. It has led to GPU shortages in a lot of countries. Consumers are buying up graphics cards to mine popular currencies such as Ethereum, Dash, ZCash, and a few others. Bitmain apparently wants to capitalize on the Dash hype train by releasing Antminer D3. Let’s look at what this device has to offer and why miners should be interested. The Antminer D3 Will Mine Dash …
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