September 20, 2021
New firmware for Antminer E3 will extend the life of the ASIC until October

New firmware for Antminer E3 will extend the life of the ASIC until October

New firmware for Antminer E3 will extend the life of the ASIC until October

Bitmain announced the release of a new firmware for ASICs Antminer E3, which will allow them to efficiently extract ether for some time..

According to preliminary data, from April 2020, the ethereum acyclic graph files will become so large that the miner will no longer be able to handle their processing. In addition to the fact that the devices will become practically useless for the extraction of ETH, their disconnection will lead to a drop in the network hash rate and a decrease in the security level..

To solve this problem, the ASIC manufacturer prepared updated firmware version for expanding DDR memory and increasing file processing space up to 11,400 heights 000 blocks. After flashing, Antminer E3 will be able to continue to mine ether until around October 2020.

Bitmain also recently started selling Antminer S19, the first batch of which was sold out in 24 hours..

New firmware for Antminer E3 will extend the life of the ASIC until October

text: Ivan Malichenko, photo: bitexpert

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