Clocking Terahash: Three Next-Generation Bitcoin Mining Rigs Launched During ...

Clocking Terahash: Three Next-Generation Bitcoin Mining Rigs Launched During ...

Just recently, the China-based bitcoin mining rig manufacturer Microbt released a new ASIC device that clocks up to 112 terahash per second (TH/s). The new machine is one of the top-performing mining rigs on the market, according to today’s network difficulty and electrical rates below $0.06 per kilowatt-hour (kWh). Meanwhile, bitcoin mining rig manufacturing competitors like Strongu and Canaan have also released new products dedicated to SHA256 consensus algorithms. While bitcoin markets have been on a recent tear, bitcoin mining profits have been significant during the last three....


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