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Evaluation on Antminer S9 Hydro Water-Cooling Bitcoin Miner

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Recently, Bitmain has introduced a new miner based on the SHA256 algorithm, Antminer S9 Hydro, which immediately attracted widespread attention ever since. We finally witness the mass-produced water-cooling miner in the real sense! S9 Hydro miner is suitable for BTC, BCH, DGB and other SHA256 currencies. It adapts to Antminer APW5 silent power supply with low temperature, low noise and immunity to dusts.

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Evaluation on Bitcoin Miner Antminer S15

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As a scientific company dedicating to high-speed, low-power customized chip design and development, Bitmain has successfully designed and mass-produced multiple models of ASIC customized chips and all-in-one systems. Bitmain was established in 2013 and introduced the first-generation bitcoin miner of Antminer series, Antminer S1, in the same year. With over five years of development, the bitcoin miner of Antminer series has undergone iterations of multiple models of S1, S2, S3, S4, S5, S7 and S9. The latest models are S15 and T15, which were on sale on November 8, 2018.

Antminer S15 adopts a brand-new 7nm chip manufacturing technology and the official website evaluates model S15 as Long-term Mining, Energy Efficiency, which emphasizing the features of “high performance with durability and energy efficiency with less power consumption”. According to the parameters on the official website, Antminer S15 has two types of built-in mining modes: High-Performance Mode and Energy-Saving Mode. As per the official parameters, the energy/hash ratio is 57 J/T in High-Performance Mode and 50 J/T in Energy-Saving Mode. Compared to the bitcoin miners on current market, such an energy/hash ratio has set a record high.

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Install AsicBoost Firmware with Ultra-detailed Graphic Instructions

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Bitmain has recently released its firmware for the popular Antminer S9 to enable what is called “overt AsicBoost”. What is AsicBoost? In short, AsicBoost is best described as a “mathematical trick”. Instead of taking a huge amount of computation, miners can use the technique to whittle down their choices of potential hashes that enable them to solve a puzzle and claim bitcoin’s rewards.
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Tutorial: Antminer S17/S17 Pro the Newest 7nm Bitcoin Miner

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This tutorial is meant for the Antminer S17/S17 Pro which is a bitcoin miner manufactured by BITMAIN. The Antminer S17 series bitcoin miner is equipped with Bitmain’s second-generation 7nm chip BM1397. The energy efficiency ratio is as low as 39.5J/T in low power mode. The Antminer S17 series bitcoin miner is Bitmain’s most competitive SHA256 mining machine to date, supporting BTC, BCH and other SHA-256 crypto currencies.

We will take Antminer S17 Pro as an example to show settings which apply equally to Antminer S17.

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Tutorial: Antminer Z11 Zcash ASIC Miner 135k for Zcash Mining

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This tutorial is intended for the Antminer Z11 which is a zcash miner manufactured by BITMAIN. The Antminer Z11 is another ASIC model by Bitmain for Equihash mining. All crypto coins based on the Equihash algorithm are supported including Zcash. It hits a hashrate of 135k Sol/s with a power consumption of 1418w for Equihash mining. It is a pioneer product for Zcash mining.

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