Bitmain has developed a new, more efficient 7-nm chip for Antminer S17 and T17

Bitmain announced the development of a new, more energy-efficient 7-nanometer ASIC chip for mining cryptocurrency with the POW SHA256 algorithm.

The Chinese manufacturer claims that the new integral Mikorosphem BM1397 will consume 28.6% less energy compared to the previous option. Thanks to the change in the architecture and optimization of the chip, the average performance of its work will be 30 J / TH. Reducing power consumption will significantly increase the profitability of Mineland Bitcoin (

Bitmain also reported that BM1397 will be the basis for the next generation of Antmin S17 and Antiminer T17. The release of new models should take place later this year.

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