KnCMiner Finalizes Design For World's First 20nm Bitcoin ASIC Miner

KnCMiner Finalizes Design For World's First 20nm Bitcoin ASIC Miner

KnCMiner says it has finalized the design of what should be the world's first 20nm bitcoin ASIC miner. The company is still not saying much about the upcoming ASIC or the rollout schedule, it merely states that the 'tape-out' was achieved only three months after starting the project. The actual tape-out happened sometime in February. In electronics, a tape-out is the last stage of the design cycle for an integrated circuit. KnCMiner teamed up with Alchip and Advanced Semiconductors Technology (AST) to design and produce the chip. The company points out that its first generation ASICs were....


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