Bitmain Releases Antminer S15: How it Stacks Up Against Competitors

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Bitmain Releases Antminer S15: How it Stacks Up Against Competitors

10. november 2018 BITCOIN (BTC) BITCOIN MINING (Gratis) BITMAIN BLOCKCHAIN BREAKING NEWS CCNews HASH HASHPOWER HISTORY MINING MINING RIGS TECHONOLOGY WEBMINING 0

Bitmain has released (and already sold out of) its Antminer S15 model traditional ASIC Bitcoin miner. At a price of $1,475 per unit and a per-customer limit of two, it is comparably one of the better bargains as mining hardware goes.

It clocks up to 23 terahash per second, meaning that 3-4 units would be required to match the performance of Bitfury’s Tardis, which goes up to 80TH/s. The Tardis, however, is much more expensive on a per unit basis, with resellers getting almost $7,000 per unit. BitFury themselves do not publish the price of a single unit. Presumably their pricing varies based on the buyer’s requirements in terms of quantity.

However, for just $50 more than the Antminer S15, miners will soon be able to acquire Ebang’s Ebit 11+, which touts 37TH/s, for $1517 — far and away the best deal of the major mining hardware providers mentioned here. At the same time, one cannot simply purchase a single E11+ – you must buy at least 50, for a minimum investment of $75,850. Further, the E11+ won’t be available until January, whereas S15’s will begin appearing on the web before long. It has long been a profitable business model in the mining industry to simply reserve some upcoming hardware and resell it as soon as the manufacturer sells out – which is normally.

Source:   https://www.ccn.com/bitmain-releases-antminer-s15-how-it-stacks-up-against-competitors/

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