Category: Mining Hardware

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NVidia Geforce GTX 1180 rumored to arrive in July

GTX 1080ti is one of the best graphics for cryptocurency miners. The next generation of 1080Ti was announced by nVidia, but the exact naming conventions are not clear, it could be 1180 or 2080 series. The latest rumor is that the graphics cards will be released in July, 2018 according to multiple reliable sources. The…
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Bitmain Antminer Z9 Mini Equihash Miner first batch is sold out!

Bitmain’s Antminer Z9 mini announcement and sale shocked the GPU mining market since Equihash was one of the last GPU-only mineable algorithm. Bitmain had earlier listed the first batch of miners to be shipping between June 20-June 30.  The listing for the first batch miner is no longer available on Bitmain’s shop and appears to…
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LitecoinZ team announces ASIC resistance to Bitmain Antminer Z9

LitecoinZ developer has announced on BitcoinTalk that their coin will fork to be ASIC resistant. Thanks for your feedback. We are already discussing it on LTZ discord, and we will make some adjustments to be again ASIC resistant.

Zero announces ASIC resistance in light of Z9 miner

Zero coin’s development team announced on twitter about their renewed commitment towards ASIC resistance. Zero is ASIC RESISTANT 💪$zer #zero #zerocurrency #crypto #privacy #privacycoin #cryptocurrency #cryptocurrencies #BTC #bitcoin $btc #zcash $ZEC #Mining #zerohero #zerotohero #equihash192_7 #equihash #miners #algorithm #GPUMining #whatisit #ASIC #ecofriendly #resistant pic.twitter.com/7TZsSH7lwA — Ƶero (@ZeroCurrencies) May 3, 2018

BitcoinZ to fork against Antminer Z9 Equihash miner

BitcoinZ’s team announced on BitcoinTalk, that their  coin will always be ASIC resistant. Our team is aware of the recent Equihash ASIC development and is currently working on a response. More information will be released shortly regarding direction. Rest assured, BitcoinZ will always be ASIC resistant. Read more at BitcoinTalk

Safecoin announces fork to become resistant to Bitmain Antminer Z9 Miner

SafeCoin team took to twitter to announce that they will be forking to make the coin resistant to ASIC mining against the upcoming Antminer Z9 Mini. ** Important Update from the @SafeCoins Team ** This update is in regards to the upcoming release of equihash ASICs. #Equihash #bitcoin #Bitcointalk #Mining #miningpool #bitcoins #btcnews #BTC pic.twitter.com/BHGgW1bqhN…
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Forks against Bitmain Antminer Z9 Mini Equihash ASIC Miner

Status of Hard Fork announcements from all Equihash algorithm coins concerning Bitmain’s Antminer Z9 Mini ASIC miner. This article will be updated as and when new announcements are made. List of all Equihash Coins:  Equihash Coins Code Fork Status Fork Date Details   AchieveCoin ACH No Announcement NA   Bitcoin Gold BTG Will Fork NA…
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Bitmain Antminer Z9 Mini – ZCash (Equihash) miner review

On March 3rd, Bitmain made a surprise announcement of their Equihash miner, the Antminer Z9 mini. The Z9 Mini sports 10K sols/s at 300watts power usage, which is 10 times cheaper than a comparable 1080Ti rig  while consuming 1/10th of the power. Zcash is the top coin in Equihash algorithm and there are several prominent…
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Nicehash hacked – $62 million worth BTC lost

Nicehash, the cryptocurrency mining marketplace NiceHash has been hacked, its team announced Wednesday. Posting on social media, NiceHash said that “there has been a security breach involving NiceHash website” resulting in a loss of funds. NiceHash, formed in 2014, serves as a marketplace for miners to rent out their hash rate to others. Nicehash website…
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AMD Radeon R9 280X ZCash (ZEC) mining Hashrate in Sols/s

AMD Radeon R9 280X Graphics Card for ZCash Mining   ZEC Mining hashrate 300 Sols/s Overclocked ZEC Mining hashrate N/A Power consumption 75 W Recommended PSU Power 400 W Average GPU Temperature  N/A Memory 3 GB Memory Interface GDDR5 Bus Support PCI Express 3.0 The R9 280X uses the same Tahiti core as the outgoing…
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