April 21, 2021

Bitcoin mining difficulty rises to new high

Bitcoin mining difficulty rises to new high

Bitcoin mining difficulty skyrockets to new all-time high as interest in mining grows cryptocurrencies.

On April 2, at 2:00 UTC, the difficulty of mining Bitcoin rose to 23.14 trillion. Compared to the previous record set on March 20, the difficulty has grown by 5.8%.

14-day average network hash rate increased from 156 EH / sMarch 20 to 165 EH / s. The difference of 9 EH / s shows that over the past 2 weeks, about 90,000 new ASICs have been connected to the production, which are equivalent in power to the AntMiner S19 Pro.

Bitcoin mining difficulty rises to new high

Due to the increased demand for ASICs, the price of mining equipment has also risen sharply. At the moment, the new AntMiner S19 costs about $ 10,000.

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According to the materials www.theblockcrypto.com