Miners are on the lookout because the new miner would be more efficient, with touted hash power of 150 TH / s
The company Bitmain, based in China, the mining equipment manufacturer of Bitcoin largest in the world, is ready to launch a new miner of Bitcoin more efficient, as reported by the media The Block based on a source familiar with the matter. Also crypto expert Colin Wu, who runs the WU medium Blockchain, referred it.
According to shared information, the miner is designed with the latest 5 nanometer (5 nm) chip technology, which is faster and consumes less power. It has a computing power of 150 terahashes per second (TH / s) with a power consumption of 3.1 kilowatt-hours (kWh), the source said.
Journalist Colin Wu, who is a former communications manager for Bitmain, he first tweeted over the weekend about the new miner named S19XP.
Exclusive: According to the poster released by the Thai provider, Bitmain will launch the new generation of Antminer S19 XP, with TSMC 5nm 150TH 3225W and 21.5J / TH. It will ship from July to September 2022. Compared to the S19Pro 29.5J / TH, it has been greatly improved.
Exclusive: According to the poster disclosed by the Thai supplier, Bitmain will launch the new generation of Antminer S19 XP, with TSMC 5nm 150TH 3225W and 21.5J / TH. It will be shipped from July to September 2022. Compared with the S19Pro 29.5J / TH, it has been greatly improved. pic.twitter.com/H3g52QZxaB
– Wu Blockchain (@WuBlockchain) November 6, 2021
As you can read, those who acquire the equipment will be able to have it in their hands from the middle of next year.
Also, according to the information, Bitmain will announce S19XP at its mining conference in Dubai this week, a source told The Block, He added that the company has already been rolling out the latest machine to its VIP clients recently.
If released with the touted specs, The new miner will be the most powerful bitcoin mining rig on the market.
The current most powerful team of Bitmain, S19 Pro, it is designed with 7nm chip technology and has a hash power of 110 TH / s with a power consumption of about 3.1 kWh. That means the new miner would be 36% stronger using a similar amount of power.
Reportedly, Bitmain started ordering 5nm chips earlier this year from Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC).
As we reported in September, Bitmain He is focusing on selling equipment outside of China, given the restrictions in his country.
For now, the new mining equipment does not appear for sale on the Bitmain website. It is also impressive to see that all the latest models of Bitmain are sold and only the S19j Pro is available for sale on the page, at a price of over USD $ 12,000.
Sources: Twitter, The Block, file
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