Octominer Presents New Mining Motherboard

The motherboard is powered by the 6 PIN power connectors and it has 8 full size 16X PCIe slots and an integrated Intel Celeron 3855U processor
30 January 2018   3819

Octominer, Chinese mining hardware and accessories company, presented Octominer B8Plus 8 PCIe Slot Mining Motherboard — Intel 3855u CPU, which is available on backorder. The motherboard is powered by the 6 PIN power connectors and it has 8 full size 16X PCIe slots and an integrated Intel Celeron 3855U processor. An owner can plug 8 graphics cards directly onto the board without any need for risers.

OctominerOctominer B8Plus

No more need to mess around with risers and cables just directly plug the GPUs onto the board and start mining. This board is very reliable and energy efficient.

 

Octominer statement

Specifications:

  • Motherboard : support 8*Pcie 16x
  • Embedded 6th gen Intel® Celeron® Processor 3855U
  • CPU cooler integrated on the board
  • Support 8pcs AMD470/480/570/580 or Nvidia P106/P104/1060/1070/1070TI/1080/1080TI
  • Support SO-DIMM DDR4 up to 8GB RAM (Laptop memory)
  • Ports: 2x USB, 1x VGA, 1x RJ45 Network
  • Support server style power supply and ATX PSU
  • Board dimensions: 46 X 18 cm
  • Weight: 1 kg

Octominer B8Plus is suitable for any Nvidia or AMD GPU that is 4.5 cm or thinner, the company said.

The motherboard works on Windows 10 and all Linux based operating systems like ETHOS, SMOS, HIVE OS, PIMP OS and any other Linux based OS.

The price of the motherboard is $199.00. Octominer uses DHL express shipping for most of its products. The boards with the new mining motherboards will be shipped out between February 5 and 8 February.

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Bitmain to File IPO Application

The application was sent to Hong Kong Stock Exchange (HKEX)
27 September 2018   438

The largest mining company Bitmain has submitted to the Hong Kong Stock Exchange (HKEX) listing application for an initial public offering (IPO), according to CoinDesk.

The application is a draft option, and some of its details, in particular the number of shares offered for sale and the immediate date of the IPO, are still in the process of editing.

Nevertheless, the document indicates that last year Bitmain's revenue was $ 2,517,719,000. This figure is higher than in 2016 ($ 277,612,000). As of June 30, 2018, the company's revenue was $ 2,845,467,000.

The application said that in 2017 the gross profit of the company was $ 1 212.7 million, which is also higher than in 2016 ($ 151,351,000).

Earlier, the head of Bitmain, Jihan Wu, expressed his indignation over the actions of the company's chief financial officer, who disclosed the figures for the first quarter 60 days after his end, and not after 90, as he had expected.

The media suggested that in the run-up to the IPO the publication of such information could have a negative effect on the company's investment attractiveness.

In addition, the document confirmed the media's information that Bitmain owns a 3% stake in Opera's Internet browser thanks to an investment of $ 50 million.

The application also indicates that the underwriters of the IPO are China International Capital Corporation Hong Kong Securities Limited, Commerce and Finance Law Offices, Maples and Calder LLP, KPMG and Frost & Sulliva