Even though it has only been on the market for a matter of weeks, Halong Mining’s DragonMint T1 is quickly establishing itself as a viable rival to Bitmain’s near-ubiquitous Antminer S9 bitcoin miner. Both miners offer a similar level of performance and efficiency — the T1 having a slight edge over the S9 on most […]
Earlier this week, we reported on rumors that Samsung appeared to be entering into the cryptocurrency mining market, creating a new line of dedicated ASICs. While unnamed sources within Samsung confirmed the move to South Korean news agency The Bell, many details were still unclear.
According to a report published in South Korean business publication The Bell, electronics giant Samsung has partnered with a Taiwan-based hardware manufacturer TSMC to produce a new line of ASICs for the cryptocurrency mining market. The report states that prototyping and development began last year, with mass production of the chips starting earlier this month.