Category: Exahash


Hashrate Follows Price: Bitcoin Hashrate Jumps 92% in 2 Months, Difficulty Expected to Increase in 4 Days


Hashrate Follows Price: Bitcoin Hashrate Jumps 92% in 2 Months, Difficulty Expected to Increase in 4 DaysBitcoin prices have improved a great deal in recent times and the network’s hashrate remains higher than it was 67 days ago when it tapped a low of 69 exahash on June 28. Today, statistics show Bitcoin’s hashrate has increased more than 92% since then and the network is due for another increased difficulty change […]


Higher Bitcoin Prices Create Resurrection of Old Mining Rigs, Outdated Miners See New Life


Higher Bitcoin Prices Create Resurrection of Old Mining Rigs, Outdated Miners See New LifeThe price of bitcoin has dipped a hair in value this past week, but the crypto asset is still up 14.4% over the course of the last month. Statistics show that Bitcoin’s hashrate has seen a resurgence and because bitcoin’s price has increased, mining profitability and hashrate has followed suit. Today’s top bitcoin mining rig […]


Bitcoin Difficulty Increases 6% — It’s Still 48% Easier to Find BTC Blocks Than It Was 30 Days Ago


Bitcoin Difficulty Increases 6% — It's Still 48% Easier to Find BTC Blocks Than It Was 30 Days AgoAs expected, Bitcoin’s mining difficulty increased this week jumping 6.03% higher on July 31. The change marks the first increase out of five difficulty adjustment changes. This was after four downward difficulty drops made it 54% easier to mine bitcoin than it was prior to mid-May. Bitcoin’s Mining Difficulty Increases 6%, Difficulty Is Expected to […]


Bitcoin Mining Difficulty Parameter Set to Increase for the First Time in 8 Weeks


Bitcoin Mining Difficulty Parameter Set to Increase for the First Time in 8 WeeksBitcoin’s hashrate has slowly crept back up between 85 exahash per second (EH/s) to 125 EH/s on July 14. The increase in hashpower has made it so the next mining difficulty change will increase for the first time in eight weeks. The four consecutive difficulty drops turned out to be the largest slide in Bitcoin’s […]


4 Consecutive Difficulty Drops Make Bitcoin Block Rewards 49% Easier to Find


4 Consecutive Difficulty Drops Make Bitcoin Block Rewards 49% Easier to FindFollowing the largest mining difficulty drop in Bitcoin’s history, this weekend will once again see another slide, but less than 6% of the difficulty will be shaved. Statistics show Bitcoin’s hashrate has been able to climb higher since the difficulty drop two weeks ago, and climbed above 100 exahash per second (EH/s) this week. This […]


Bitcoin Blocks Will Soon Be 27% Easier to Find — Miners Brace for the Largest Difficulty Drop in BTC’s Lifetime


Bitcoin Blocks Will Soon Be 27% Easier to Find — Miners Brace for the Largest Difficulty Drop in BTC's LifetimeBitcoin, the leading crypto asset in terms of market capitalization, has seen the cryptocurrency’s network hashrate drop considerably during the last two weeks. On Saturday, July 3, the network’s mining difficulty will see the largest epoch drop in history as the difficulty is set to slide by more than 27%. Bitcoin Difficulty Expected to Drop […]


Bitcoin’s Hashrate Recoups Some Loss, 2021’s Largest Mining Difficulty Drop Expected Next Week


On Saturday, Bitcoin’s SHA256 hashrate managed to climb back above the 100 exahash per second region after it slid to a low of 91 EH/s three days ago. Meanwhile, in five days the network’s mining difficulty change is approaching and it could see the difficulty drop over 20%. Bitcoin Hashrate Climbs Back Above 100 EH/s, […]


Chinese Mining Exodus Leads to ASIC and GPU Second-Market Surplus and Lower Prices


While bitcoin miners in China have been scrambling, second-hand markets offering cryptocurrency mining rigs from ASICs to GPUs have been exploding with an excess surplus. Additionally, the ASIC manufacturer Bitmain suspended machine sales on Wednesday, ceasing international spot deliveries. Official Crypto Mining Rig Dealers Are Either Sold-out or Suspending Deliveries, Second-Markets Explode With Mining Products […]


As China Cracks Down on Bitcoin Miners, Stealth Miners and Mystery Hashrate Return


As China Cracks Down on Bitcoin Miners, Stealth Miners and Mystery Hashrate ReturnsWhile on the surface it seems officials from five provinces in China have been cracking down on bitcoin miners, no one is quite sure how much hashrate is moving, which pools are affected, or where these miners will end up. A number of mining pools have seen hashpower percentages decline and Bitcoin’s overall hashrate has […]


Bitcoin Mining Difficulty Experiences This Year’s Largest Epoch Drop, Global Hashrate Slips Lower


Bitcoin Mining Difficulty Experiences This Year's Largest Epoch Drop, Global Hashrate Slips LowerBitcoin’s mining difficulty dropped this week at block height 685,440 and saw the largest negative drop of the year losing close to 16%. Overall the global hashrate has dropped around 2% since the price fell below the $40k handle. Currently, the mining difficulty is around 21 trillion, and it could drop another 16% in less […]


Hut 8 Joins Foundry’s US Mining Pool, Adds Over 14,000 Bitcoin Mining Rigs of Hashpower


Hut 8 Joins Foundry's US Mining Pool, Adds Over 14,000 Bitcoin Mining Rigs of HashpowerOn Tuesday, the firm Hut 8 Mining Corp., announced that it is joining the Foundry U.S.-based bitcoin mining pool. The publicly-listed mining company said that it added 14,400 machines to Foundry’s mining operation and it also plans to deploy another 5,000 miners by August. Hut 8 Joins Foundry’s US Pool and Adds 14,400 Bitcoin Mining […]


BTC Hashpower Swells: Bitcoin Network Touches 185 Exahash, Hashrate Climbs 18,400% Since 2016


BTC Hashpower Swells: Bitcoin Network Touches 185 Exahash, Hashrate Climbs 18,400% Since 2016During the last week, the Bitcoin network’s hashrate has jumped to a record high of 185 exahash per second on March 14, 2021. The hashpower has relentlessly continued to rise, climbing a whopping 18,400% in five years since January 21, 2016. Bitcoin Price Jumps Over 1,500% in a Year, Hashrate Climbs 18,400% in Five Years […]


Rapid Profits: Bitcoin Hashrate Accelerates While Mining Difficulty Touches All-Time High


Rapid Profits: Bitcoin Hashrate Accelerates While Mining Difficulty Touches All-Time HighThe Bitcoin network’s hashrate has been operating at very high processing speeds during the last few weeks, as the overall hashrate touched a whopping 171.2 exahash per second (EH/s) on Monday. Moreover, the network’s mining difficulty has also touched an all-time high (ATH) at 20.61 trillion, the highest difficulty the network has ever experienced in […]


Marathon Purchases 10,000 Bitcoin Miners, Machines Will Max Out 100 Megawatt Montana Facility


On December 9, the Nasdaq-listed cryptocurrency mining company, Marathon Patent Group, announced the firm is purchasing 10,000 Antminer S-19j Pro units from the Chinese mining manufacturer Bitmain. According to Marathon, after the acquisition of next-generation bitcoin miners, the company will have an aggregate total of 33,560 ASIC miners with up to 3.56 exahash (EH/s) of […]

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Clocking Terahash: Three Next-Generation Bitcoin Mining Rigs Launched During the Last Quarter


Clocking Terahash: Three Next-Generation Bitcoin Mining Rigs Launched During the Last QuarterJust recently, the China-based bitcoin mining rig manufacturer Microbt released a new ASIC device that clocks up to 112 terahash per second (TH/s). The new machine is one of the top-performing mining rigs on the market, according to today’s network difficulty and electrical rates below $0.06 per kilowatt-hour (kWh). Meanwhile, bitcoin mining rig manufacturing competitors […]

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Bitcoin’s Rise Causes Shortage of Mining Rigs, Most Units Sold Out, Miners Concerned About Supply


Bitcoin's Rise Causes Shortage of Mining Rigs, Most Units Sold Out, Miners Concerned About SupplyWhile the bitcoin economy has swelled in value, the overall network hashrate has gradually climbed higher as miners are making a lot of money confirming blocks. However, obtaining bitcoin mining rigs isn’t so easy these days, and regional reports from China indicate a great number of ASIC manufacturers are sold out for months. Moreover, because […]

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Bitcoin Network’s Mining Difficulty Sees Largest Epoch Drop Since 2011


Bitcoin Network's Mining Difficulty Sees Largest Epoch Drop Since 2011Bitcoin’s mining difficulty saw the second-largest drop in history on Tuesday, as the difficulty dropped to 16.78 trillion, losing a touch over 16% since last week’s all-time difficulty high. The last time bitcoin’s mining difficulty dropped so low was in October 2011, when it lost around 18%. Since the large difficulty drop took place, the […]

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Bitcoin Mining Rigs Struggle for Profits, Despite BTC’s Hashrate Reaching an All-Time High


Bitcoin Mining Rigs Struggle for Profits, Despite BTC's Hashrate Reaching an All-Time HighBitcoin’s hashrate climbed to an all-time high (ATH) this week touching 166 exahash per second (EH/s) on October 14. Meanwhile, despite the recent price rise and hashrate ATH on Wednesday, only a small group of next-generation mining rigs are profiting at current bitcoin exchange rates. The price of bitcoin (BTC) is hovering just above the […]

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Bitcoin Hashrate Down 45% – Miners Witness Second-Largest Difficulty Drop in History


Bitcoin’s hashrate has plummeted 45% since the record-breaking levels it saw on Feb. 29. The hashrate touched an all-time high of 136 exahash per second (EH/s) but has since dropped to 75 EH/s. Moreover, the crypto network has seen the second-largest difficulty drop since October 2011. Also read: While You’re Under Quarantine, Check These Sites […]

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Bitcoin Mining Investment Strong – BTC Hashrate Surpasses All-Time High


Bitcoin Mining Investment Strong - BTC Hashrate Surpasses All-Time HighOn Monday, March 2, miners processing blocks on the BTC network surpassed the network’s all-time high as the overall hashrate touched 136 exahash (EH/s). The record-breaking achievement happened despite the price of BTC dropping below the $9K region throughout the course of the last week. In four years’ time, BTC’s hashrate has risen over 13,500% […]

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Bitcoin Cash Sees Mining Pool Shift and Hashrate Surpass 4 Exahash


Bitcoin Cash Mining Sees Pools Shift While Hashrate Surpasses 4 ExahashWhile people have watched the BTC network surpass 100 exahash per second (EH/s), Bitcoin Cash (BCH) has been steadily gathering hashrate as well. Since the November 15, 2018 blockchain split, which produced the Bitcoin SV (BSV) chain, BCH hashrate has jumped by more than 3x. Bitcoin cash is often more profitable to mine than BTC […]

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BTC’s Hashrate Touches 120 Exahash, But the Price Has Not Followed


BTC's Hashrate Touches 120 Exahash, But the Price Has Not FollowedOn January 1, the BTC network hashrate touched an all-time high at close to 120 exahash per second (EH/s). Despite the crypto market lull and lower BTC prices, the 2020 milestone happened just before the blockchain’s 11th anniversary. BTC’s curious jump in hashrate has the cryptosphere wondering whether or not the price truly follows hashpower. […]

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Video Shows $10M Chinese Bitcoin Mining Farm in Flames


Circulating Video Shows $10M Chinese Bitcoin Mining Farm in FlamesDuring the early morning hours of September 30, a nine-minute video circulated on Twitter showing a large bitcoin mining farm burning down. Sources say the mining farm belonged to the company Innosilicon and roughly $10 million worth of mining rigs were destroyed. Also Read: Central Banks in Panic Mode – Extreme Tactics Like Helicopter Money […]

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Despite Lower Prices, Bitcoin’s Hashrate Remains Strong


Despite Lower Prices, Bitcoin's Hashrate Remains StrongPeople watching cryptocurrency markets have been patiently waiting for prices to rise and the overall sentiment to change. However, one thing that’s been extremely bullish these days is how BTC’s hashrate has doubled in the last three months. Even with today’s sluggish crypto prices, the SHA-256 hashrate has remained unscathed and continues to show persistent […]

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