Bitcoin mining hardware maker Bitmain still has a “minuscule lead” over competitor Microbt despite the former’s ongoing power struggle and supply chain issues, according to Bitmex.

Researchers at the derivatives exchange tested flagship products from the two companies, Bitmain’s Antminer S19 Pro and Microbt’s Whatsminer M30S+.

Over a three-day period, the team measured various performance metrics such as energy efficiency, hashrate, temperature, sound, and “even the airflow speed from the main outlet.”

It concluded that the Antminer machine, though priced higher, is more energy-efficient, achieving 29.7 joules per terahash (J/TH), compared with the Whatsminer&r ... Read more »

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On Tuesday, Coinshares Investment strategist James Butterfill published a report which shows that bitcoin is a unique asset, but is “largely uncorrelated to other asset classes” like commodities and traditional stocks.

Coinshares Investment strategist James Butterfill published a new report on August 18 that shows bitcoin (BTC) is establishing itself as an investment store of value. Butterfill’s report notes that BTC is “less correlated to the economic cycle” and the crypto asset is uncorrelated to other asset classes in the investment world.

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Category: Analytics | Views: 139 | Added by: boss | Date: 22.08.2020 | Comments (0)