New Asic Bitmain for Mineland ZCash triple more powerful predecessor

Bitmain introduced Mainer Antminer Z11 for the production of ZCASH cryptocurrencies, which, according to the stated characteristics, has three times greater computing power than its predecessor.

The new ASIC is suitable for the extraction of virtual currencies with the algorithm Equihash. According to the manufacturer’s description, the ANTMINER Z11 power is 135 thousand solutions per second (usually coincides with the Hesrayite indicator per second), which is three times higher than the Antminer Z9 level released in May 2018. The productivity of the device reaches 10.50 j / th, which increases its energy efficiency by 60%.

Mainer works on a 12-nanometer chip Bitmain with improved heat removal technology. The mass of Antminer Z11 is 5.4 kg. Currently, the new product is available for pre-order on the company’s website.

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Previously, the ZCASH community actively led the discussion regarding the development of a new protocol, which will make miners useless, but as a result, they refused this idea, leaving the network unchanged. The main fears were associated with the centralization of computing capacities and the potential threat of complete control of the blockchain. Therefore, Bitmain promised in real time to update information about the volume of supplies and its own equipment stocks, as well as fight «hidden» prey.

Previously, we reported that Bitmain has developed a new, more efficient 7-nm chip for