19 September, the company Bitfury has introduced a new ASIC chips for Bitcoin miningthat will be installed in the data centres of the company worldwide. Devices are superior in performance chips A3206 from the main competitor Canaan Creative.
Hasrat new chip called Bitfury Clarke is 120 GH/s, while its energy efficiency reaches 55 millijoules in 1 gigaherz. Chips Bitfury Clarke are working on the algorithm SHA256 , and allow you to mine Bitcoin. The company plans to install the new miners of the sixth generation, which are used on farms in Canada, Georgia, Iceland and Norway.
News about the production of chips commented CEO of Bitfury , Valery Vavilov: "during the development of equipment for mining cryptocurrency , our company takes into account all important factors including the efficiency of chips, power consumption, and cooling system. That is why Bitfury holds leading positions on the market of ASIC miners".
Due to the depreciation of Bitcoin in 2018, some mining companies have reduced production of a digital asset or even completely stopped. However, leading companies Bitmain and Canaan on the contrary increased the capacity of its data centers. Bitmain has already started the refurbishment of the former smelting plant in Texas needs mining farm, the facility is scheduled to start in the first quarter of 2018. Canaan has recently published technical specification ASIC miner Bitcoin AvalonMiner A921. It Hasrat will make 20 TH/s at the conblaenau power 1700 W. The cost of new items and the exact release date is not revealed yet.