The first batch of ASIC Bitmain Antminer S19 was sold out in a day

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The first batch of ASIC Bitmain Antminer S19 was sold out in a day

Despite the downturn in the bitcoin market, Bitmain announced that the first batch of Antminer S19 ASICs was sold out within the first 24 hours after the start of orders..

The Chinese manufacturer yesterday began offering a regular and professional version of the nineteenth series miners. The hash rate of the first version of Antminer S19 is 95 Tx / s with an energy efficiency of 4.5 ± 5% J / Th and cost $ 2180. For Antminer S19 Pro, these figures are 110 Tx / s, 29.5 ± 5% J / Th and $ 2920 respectively. In the second version of the regular S19, the hash rate will be 5 Th / s lower.

Bitmain said international sales will be open shortly. However, those who ordered a new ASIC yesterday will be able to receive it between May 11 and May 20, just during the Bitcoin halving, which is to take place on May 12..

The first batch of ASIC Bitmain Antminer S19 was sold out in a day

Declared delivery times caused dissatisfaction on the part of representatives of the cryptoindustry, some of whom accused the manufacturer of solely using advanced equipment for mining cryptocurrency until the date of the reduction in remuneration. The company has not yet announced the reasons for such a delay in deliveries..

However, Bitmain is not a monopoly in this area and competing manufacturers are also developing better equipment. We previously reported on Canaan’s plans to release a new ASIC. based on 5-nanometer chips.

text: Ivan Malichenko, photo: cryptos