Just a few days in the past, Jasminer has teased with an upcoming new Ethash/ETChash miner referred to as X16 and now there’s extra info concerning the specs and pricing of the brand new machine obtainable. Jasminer and their X4 chips are at present one essentially the most environment friendly answer for mining ETH-based DAG cash and their upcoming X16 chips must be able to delivering even higher efficiency. The newly launched info kind Jasminer states that their new Jasminer X16-Q (an upgraded model of their X4-Q quiet miner) is meant to be able to 1845 MH/s hashrate for Ethash/ETChash with 630 Watts of energy utilization or 2.93 Megahash per Watt (0.34 J/MH effectivity). As comparability the X4-Q does supply 2.17 Megahash per Watt energy effectivity (1040 MH/s at 480 Watts or 0.46 J/MH effectivity), so a pleasant enchancment in energy effectivity and is will not be solely larger hashrate with decrease energy utilization apparently. The brand new X16 miners also needs to include 8GB of reminiscence obtainable for bigger DAG cash as in comparison with the simply 5GB obtainable with the present technology of X4 units.
The value cited on the official Jasminer web site for his or her upcoming JASMINER X16-Q Excessive Throughput 3U Quiet Server is $2799 USD, although there isn’t any inventory and you can’t apparently pre-order the machine… it has not been launched on the market but. The machine is rated at simply 40 dB as noise stage thus it continues the legacy of the X4-Q for a quiet miner that can be utilized at house as an area heater, nonetheless the discharge timeframe for the brand new mannequin doesn’t make it very enticing for such use as it’s going to apparently miss the chilly winter days. In line with Jingle Mining, an official Jasminer reseller, the anticipated supply date for the brand new X16-Q units is someplace in between Could 1st and Could thirty first subsequent yr, so fairly a little bit of time earlier than these make it available on the market apparently.
There’s at present no phrase concerning assist for Nicehash and Twin-Mining Ethash/ETChash cash with Zilliqa (ZIL) nonetheless for the brand new X16 merchandise as at present one of many essential drawbacks of the Jasminer X4 units in realizing their most potential and profitability is the shortage of assist for these. Will probably be good to see an answer for Nicehash and Twin-Mining with ZIL as they will enhance profitability of the present and upcoming units considerably for the time being and make them extra fascinating for miners within the present not so beneficial mining situations the place even with the ability to cowl for electrical energy prices is a problem. Guess we’ll have to attend a bit extra and see if these will probably be addressed or not, and by the point the brand new miner is launched available on the market additionally it is doable that even with out these obtainable the profitability may make them not a lot of an issue like they’re at present.
– To get extra particulars in regards to the Jasminer X16-Q on the official web site…
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