Tag: FPGA

FPGA vs ASIC Mining

The bitcoin mining ecosystem has undergone some massive changes over the past eight years. During the initial stage of bitcoin mining, using a computer’s processor was more than sufficient. Later on, software was developed to allow for GPU-based mining. Eventually, computers were replaced by FPGAs and the now ever-present ASIC miners. But what sets these last two hardware types apart? 2. FPGA As most people are well aware of, FPGA …
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