Bitmain, the Beijing-headquartered cryptocurrency mining giant, has officially released the Antminer Z11 machine on Tuesday March 19. The new device is designed to mine coins that are based on the Equihash proof-of-work algorithm such as the privacy-focused altcoin zcash (ZEC).
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Bitmain Releases the Antminer Z11
Crypto winter might be taking its toll on many cryptocurrency miners, and thus the companies that supply them with equipment, but the technological arms race to develop the fastest rigs never stops. This is exemplified by Bitmain’s release of an Equihash miner that is three times more powerful than its predecessor. The new mining machine is currently on pre-sale on the company’s website and Bitmain promises that it will start shipping shortly.
According to the company’s specifications, the Antminer Z11 offers a hashing power of 135 KSol/s, which is three times greater than the Z9,…