Bitmain Releasing Ethereum ASIC Miners – UPDATED

Antminer E3

Originally published: April 3rd, 2018

Update: April 6th, 2018

It’s official: Bitmain has released its Ethereum ASIC miner – the Antminer E3.

The Antminer E3 will use the hashing algorithm Ethash, making it the first Ethereum ASIC miner to hit the market. It will have a power consumption of 800W and a hashrate of 180 MH/s. However, the Bitmain website states that “these are the conservative estimates. [They] expect the miners to deliver higher performance and efficiency when they are ready to ship.”

Bitmain has stated that they “have set …

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