In mid-December, Intel revealed that the company expects to design 2nm and 1.4 nm semiconductors by 2029. During the same timeframe, regional sources reported Canaan and Bitmain will reveal new mining rigs this year equipped with TSMC-based 5nm chips. Now, competition is growing stronger as Samsung has disclosed that the chipmaker succeeded in creating the first 3nm (GAAFET) prototype. Samsung has shown it is ahead of the 5nm process and the company hopes to be the most dominant chipmaker by 2030.
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While TSMC Is Heavily Invested in the 5nm Process, Samsung’s 3nm Semiconductor Prototype Emerges
During the latter half of 2019, bitcoin mining rig manufacturers produced a series of new high-powered mining rigs. News.Bitcoin.com reported on how 2019’s mining devices are 5x faster than the predecessors. At the time of publication, the most profitable miner on the market is Bitmain’s Antminer S17+, which produces 73 terahash per second (TH/s). Canaan also has the Avalonminer…