ASUS to Announce New Mining Motherboard

Device is called ASUS H370 Mining Master and is designed to support up to 20 GPUs
31 May 2018   1942

The company Asus has introduced a new motherboard, designed specifically for cryptocurrency miners. This is reported on the company's website.

The H370 Mining Master motherboard is an updated version of the B250 Mining Expert, presented last year, containing 19 PCI-Express slots. The main feature of the newer device is support for up to 20 video cards.

ASUS H370 Mining Master Motherboard
ASUS H370 Mining Master Motherboard

According to representatives of the company Asus, a new hardware will be available in the third quarter of this year. The price of the device is still unknown.

The H370 Mining Master is equipped with a built-in monitoring system for the status of the connected video cards. For memory, there are two slots in which you can install up to 32 GB of DDR4 2666 memory. The board's hardware includes two SATA 6 Gbps ports, six USB 3.1 ports and four USB 2.0, and one Gigabit Ethernet.

The new product will be presented to the public next week in Taiwan during the Computex 2018 event.

$10M Worth Mining Farm to Burn

A video of a fire was published at Twitter, but the company that appear to struggle with a fire hadn't confirmed the news
01 October 2019   133

Equipment at $ 10 million burned out at a large mining farm in China. The total processing power of the bitcoin network fell by 5% - to 82.45 EH / s.

According to preliminary information, the property is owned by Innosilicon.

Some users doubted the veracity of the information, suggesting that the 2014 fire was captured on the video. Their doubts were dispelled by one of the first bitcoin miners Marshal Long.

Innosilicon has not yet confirmed the news.