At the 2019 Global Digital Mining Summit (2019) Bitmain co-founder Wu Jihan assessed the situation in the digital money market and introduced the world's most powerful devices for mining the first cryptocurrency.
On October 9, the company released two Antminers S17 and T17. The standard hash rate of T17+ is 64TH/s, and the energy efficiency ratio is 50J/T+10%. With the advantages of high hash rate, low power consumption and strong stability, the introduction of S17+ and T17+ will further consolidate the position of the leader in the Bitmain mining machine market.
According to the announcement sales will start on October 11, the delivery date is indicated from December 1 to 10. Wu added highlighted this equipment is the most powerful in the world at the moment.
It also became known that soon Antbox from Bitmain will appear on the market. This is a box that can accommodate 180 S17 miners. The price for the European version and the American will be different.
Earlier in September, Bitmain introduced two new products - Antminer S17e and Antminer T17e. In late September, Canaan Creative introduced the new ASIC for Ethereum mining. Representatives of the company claim that the efficiency of the new device is five times higher than the performance of GPU miners. In the same month, the Bitfury Group first published prices for mining equipment.