During the World Cryptocurrency Mining Summit, currently held in Frankfurt, Chinese Bitmain, a mining equipment manufacturer, has unveiled two new Antminer Bitcoin mining ASICs.
These are the Antminer S17 + and T17 +, two high-tech devices capable of reaching power of 73 TH / s and 64 TH / s.
Not many details are known at this time,although it is confirmed that both of these devices will begin to be sold on the official Bitmain website from October 11, and deliveries are scheduled for the first decade of December 2019.
So the new Antminer S17 + and AntminerT17 + are added to the latest devices from Bitmain Antminer S17e and T17e. It is currently unclear whether these new products also have 7-nanometer chips as the Antminer S17, or are equipped with a new version, given the increased power of the new devices.
The main product of the line is, of course,Bitmain Antminer S17 +, which with a maximum hash of 74 Tx / s, is at the top of the ranking among the most efficient mining devices, is even higher than the recently introduced Canaan Avalon Miner A1166, with a capacity of 70 TH / s.
Data provided by Bitmain showsminer high efficiency equal to 40 watts per TH. Operating at maximum power, the Antminer S17 + and Antminer S17 + boast an energy consumption of about 3,000 watts per hour, which is provided by an integrated power source.
The second device announced, the Antminer T17 +, is a continuation of the T Antminer series, which has always had a lower starting price compared to the S17 series.
New ASIC Bitmain Antminer T17 + for miningBitcoin has very good characteristics similar to the old Antminer S17e, due to the declared hash power close to 64 TH / s. True, the device’s efficiency is lower, 50 watts per VT, and power consumption is about 3200 watts per hour.
The price of both models is currently unknown andwill be announced next Friday, October 11th, with the start of sales opening on the official Bitmain website. Most likely, the S17 + version will sell for about $ 2,800, and the T17 + version will cost about $ 2,400.