A month ago, the Chinese giant Bitmain has introduced two new models. Antminer S15 and T15 are working on 7-nanometer chips, featuring improved energy efficiency. The device is compatible with the SHA-256 algorithm, so bottom Bitcoin with Bitcoin Cash. Now came the turn of Blake256. For this algorithm the company created Antminer DR5 at a price of $ 1430. What you get for the money? Understand.
Features Antminer DR5
Antminer DR5 — miner is not cheap, the model is worth 1430 dollars. You can pay with dollars, bitcoins, LTC, and BCH. The shipment promised in early next year — from 8 to 15 January. The maximum number of devices per person is 10 pieces. You can order here.
About the start of sales the company traditionally announced on Twitter.
Introducing the Antminer that mines DR5 Decred, which supports the Blake256 algorithm. Performing with a hash rate of 34 TH/s and has a power consumption of 1800 W. Order here (https://t.co/oKVKZ7WRNp) now to receive your miner! pic.twitter.com/9HqfWyZY7V
— Antminer_main (@Antminer_main) December 11, 2018
But the characteristics.
A hashing algorithm — Blake256.
Weight — 10 pounds.
Price — 1430 dollars for the first batch (8-15 January 2019).
Dimensions — 238 x 175,4 x 278,8 of a millimeter.
Package dimensions — 486 x 265 x 388 mm.
Hasrat — 34 TH/s.
Power Consumption — 1800 Watts.
The device looks like.
DR5 is not followed in the footsteps of Antminer or S15 T15 — he has no power saving mode.
The profitability of mining on Antminer DR5
For a start look at the behavior of Decred. Today DCR is on the 35th place in the ranking of cryptocurrencies. The course is 14.66 dollar, in recent days it fell nearly 9 percent. Market capitalization exceeds 131 million dollars, daily trading volume — little more than a million dollars.
The peak rate was $ 129, it was fixed on January 13. Since then, the coin dipped to 88 percent.
DCR is trading on Binance, Bittrex, Huobi, Poloniex, OKEx, Upbit and other platforms.
We believe the profitability of mining on Antminer DR5. For this we use WhatToMine: enter Hasrat model and estimate the power consumption. The cost of a kilowatt*hour is specified at 5 cents which is about 3.3 ruble.
Press the blue button and get the profit calculation.
Day of mining will bring the equivalent of 8.18 dollar profit. Income exceeds $ 10, the difference goes to pay for electricity. If the user pays for space rental, the real figure will be less.
Return Antminer DR5
Basic math: divide the cost of the miner on the expected daily profit, that is, 1430 8.18. Received 174 days or a little less than six months. Given the current state of the market is not a bad result.
The tweeting has not received massive feedback. Two of the comments below one tweet were negative. User under the name BoomGB called Antminer DR5 “new garbage”.
— BoomGB (@BoomGB2) December 11, 2018
It is possible that the guy at the time not paid for Antminer D3, which recently dropped in price to ridiculous $ 39.
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