Riot Blockchain a acheté des mineurs de Bitmain pour 138,5 millions de dollars

The guys from Riot Blockchain announced today that they have bought 42,000 S19j Antminers produced by Bitmain. The transaction amounted to $138.5 million

According to a Bitmain representative, Riot is a profitable customer. The company continues to consolidate growth to take its place among the mining giants.

Moreover, ahead of the previous plan. The current rate of expansion is 93% higher than planned. In October 2021 the company planned to reach 4.0 EH/s.

After receiving deliveries with new mining installations, Riot Blockchain will have 81,150 Antminers. 95% of the equipment will be presented by S19. Heshrate company will double (to 7.7 EH/s). This will allow them to achieve high mining rates.



About S19j Antminers

Installations operate at an average speed of 90 TH/s. Energy consumption is 3100 W. If all miners work, electricity consumption will be at 257.6 MW with total hashing productivity - up to 33 J/TH.

About Mining

Bitcoin mining is a profitable business. So, it's no surprise that Riot is expanding. However, there is competition in this area. The hashing speed has re-established ATH. 06.04.2021 this index, according to Coin Metrics, reached 179.4 hash.



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