Japanese Internet Giant GMO Boosts Own Bitcoin Mining Output With 7nm Rigs


Japan’s web big GMO has launched the most recent outcomes of its cryptocurrency mining operation. The corporate has additionally began utilizing 7nm rigs for its in-house mining enterprise. Information.Bitcoin.com talked to a GMO spokesperson to seek out out extra particulars.

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1906 BTC and 636 BCH Mined

GMO has launched its mining report for June. In keeping with the report, the corporate has mined 1,906 BTC and 636 BCH since its mining operation started in December final yr; 528 BTC and 62 BCH have been mined in June.

Japanese Internet Giant GMO Boosts Own Bitcoin Mining Output With 7nm Rigs

From December final yr to Might this yr, GMO’s month-to-month BTC output was 21, 93, 124, 295, 373, and 472 BTC respectively. Its BCH output was 213, 25, 287, 12, zero, 37, 62 BCH respectively. In April, GMO didn’t mine any BCH.

A GMO spokesperson advised information.Bitcoin.com that sooner or later:

We’ll resolve the [mining] ratio, BCH or BTC, relying available on the market setting.

Rising Hash Fee

In the meantime, the hash fee of GMO’s mining operation has grown from 22 PH/s in December final yr to 299 PH/s in Might and 384 PH/s in June. “Hash fee rose as a result of improve within the variety of computer systems we’re working as deliberate,” the corporate wrote.

Japanese Internet Giant GMO Boosts Own Bitcoin Mining Output With 7nm Rigs

The corporate additionally expects the hash fee of its mining pool to achieve three,000 PH/s by the yr’s finish.

Utilizing 7nm Mining Rigs

GMO Internet began its mining operations in December final yr. The corporate’s mining enterprise is split into three areas: in-house mining; cloud mining; and the event, manufacture, and sale of mining machines.

Japanese Internet Giant GMO Boosts Own Bitcoin Mining Output With 7nm RigsFinal month, the corporate launched its first line of 7nm mining rigs, GMO miner B2. The rigs, priced at $1,999 per unit, have been rapidly bought out, in keeping with the corporate. Some upgrades have been subsequently made to the B2 miners, ensuing within the launch of GMO miner B3 which the corporate claims has a most hash energy of 33 TH/s. Each fashions will begin transport in November.

In keeping with its first-quarter outcomes presentation, GMO began utilizing an undisclosed variety of 7nm mining rigs in its personal mining operation final month. The GMO spokesperson confirmed to information.Bitcoin.com:

We do use 7nm rigs in our mining operation…[But] it’s an previous sort that we don’t promote to the market.

In October, the corporate plans to begin utilizing mass-produced 7nm gear for its personal in-house and cloud mining companies.

Whereas the spokesperson clarified that, in October, “We’ll use GMO miner B3” for all new mining gear installations, he famous that present mining rigs won’t get replaced.

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