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[THW] Biostar's BTC-24GH ASIC Board is Equal to 30 Radeon 7970s

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"The new board that Biostar has announced is the BTC-24GH which, as its name indicates, is a board built for mining bitcoins and features a performance level of 24 GH/s – equivalent to about 30 Radeon HD 7970 graphics cards."



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you know the price is high when they don't list it biggrin.gif
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24GH/s is hardly exciting if it can only mine BTC.

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Originally Posted by Master__Shake View Post

you know the price is high when they don't list it biggrin.gif


lol yup. its a bad sign when they don't even want to list the price.

knowing how bitcoins have soared it'll probably cost the same as 30 7970's haha, but that honestly isn't bad considering the power usage for what your getting.

and maybe GPU prices will go back to normal and mining will have its own market instead of ransacking the GPU market! tongue.gif
     
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24GH/s is hardly exciting if it can only mine BTC.
^ This.
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lol wat

these things are kookoo.gif
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Originally Posted by http://www.cryptocoinsnews.com/2014/03/19/late-to-the-party-biostar-to-release-btc-24gh-bitcoin-asic-mining-board/' 
Editor‘s Note: Biostar is incredibly late to the party. Each one of Biostar’s ASIC chips provides around 375 MH/s for 2W. These units are on par with Avalon and ASICMiner Batch 1 ASICs from 2012. These ASIC chips will only be able to hash SHA-256, there are ASIC chips that can hash Scrypt faster and more power efficiently than these sad boards already. The power efficiency of these chips is ~5W/GH compare that with 1W/GH and better offered by CoinTerra, BFL, and all other competitors. Additionally, I highly doubt Biostar will accept Bitcoin for these boards, not that any Bitcoiner would pay for these anyways.
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I can't click on the link at work but...I wonder if it could be overclocked thumb.gif
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That's all?

MAT just announced a 6 TH ASIC. yessir.gif

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Originally Posted by frickfrock999 View Post

That's all?

MAT just announced a 6 TH ASIC. yessir.gif

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Look at the price tag on that suck! Only good thing about buying a miner is reselling it later for twice the money to a guy that wants it now and not 2 months from now if they order it. Pay 5k and charge the 9k for it to arrive next day! Now that's profitable.
    
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Quote:
Originally Posted by derickwm View Post

24GH/s is hardly exciting if it can only mine BTC.

Assuming that it will mine all SHA-256 coins (which i'm sure it will be able to) it's not that bad - we just need to know its price. However, with one of these boards you can make around $1.39 a day mining BTC.

Edit: My electricity rate was used for this calculation.
Edited by Faint - 3/19/14 at 10:11am
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