Top 5 cryptocurrency mining hardware for 2021

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Date Published

04/05/2021

Despite record-high prices and a never-before-seen surge toward blockchain and cryptocurrency throughout the past several months, there are still a number of challenges for those aiming to mine profitably.

Difficulty sourcing mining hardware and an increase in ASIC miner prices have made getting hands on high-powered equipment easier said than done, fueled largely by a global chip shortage that is impacting a broad range of industries – not just crypto.

This has made identifying and securing the right mining hardware in 2021 especially critical. Here is a look at five of the most promising cryptocurrency miners for those looking to maximize profitability this year and beyond.

Note: The hashrates and power consumptions listed below are based on manufacturer specifications. While Compute North does not have mining hardware on hand to sell, we are available to help efficiently source hardware and can add you to our waitlist for upcoming pre-orders.

MinerVa MV7 Pro

Hashrate: 100 TH/s

Power consumption: 3400 W

Previously available exclusively to private industrial clients, the MinerVa MV7 Pro is now becoming available on a global scale as one of the latest and most popular high-performance bitcoin miners on the market today. The MV7 utilizes the latest SMIC 7nm chip, and while its outlook appears promising, there is still much to be revealed regarding the miner and its longer-term performance.

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MicroBT Whatsminer M30S

Hashrate: 88 TH/s

Power consumption: 3344W

China-based MicroBT Whatsminer’s M30S released in early 2020 and has since emerged as one of the leading ASIC miners on the market, characterized by its plug-and-play approach to mining and its built-in fan system to help maximize performance while reducing heat. The M30S is well-positioned for profitable bitcoin mining this year and going forward.

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Bitmain Antminer S19 Pro

bitmain antminer s19 pro

Hashrate: 110 TH/s

Power consumption: 3250 W

The Antminer S19 Pro arrived last summer and still delivers a higher hashrate and lower power consumption than most other bitcoin miners on the market today. It comes equipped with a new-generation, custom-built chip capable of achieving a power efficiency as low as 23 J/TH. Paired with enhanced stability, firmware to facilitate faster startup, an intelligent control mechanism, and more, the S19 Pro remains one of the best overall miners available.

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Bitmain Antminer S19j Pro

bitmain antminer s19 pro

Hashrate: 100 TH/s

Power consumption: 3050 W

The Antminer S19j Pro is scheduled to launch in June and offers a slightly lower hashrate and power consumption than the S19 Pro, but still remains a highly sought after miner – including among major operations. Shanghai-based online game operator The9 recently inked a deal with Bitmain to purchase 24,000 units of the S19j. Riot Blockchain has also been ramping up its operation with help from Bitmain, including the purchase of 1,500 S19j Pro miners announced in March of 2021.

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Canaan Avalonminer 1246

canaan avalonminer 1246

Hashrate: 90 TH/s

Power consumption: 3420 W

Another one of the latest high-efficiency bitcoin miners, Canaan’s Avalonminer 1246 launched in January of 2021 and offers plug-and-play deployment, built-in power supply, and excellent stability. Its innovative new design allows for maximum convenience and space-saving flexibility, capable of being placed horizontally or vertically when mining. The Avalonminer 1246 is a welcome and popular recent addition to the ASIC miner landscape.

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Secure greater profits in crypto with Compute North

The historic highs and mainstream adoption of bitcoin, ether, and digital assets represent a promising future for cryptocurrency and blockchain technology – and now is the time to get involved.

Compute North helps miners and investors achieve high-performance capability at an affordable cost through our TIER 0™ data centers – designed specifically to support non-mission critical applications in blockchain, machine learning, AI, IoT, and more. Our modular data centers allow for quick deployment and scaling to align with the needs of your application for launch and adjustment in weeks compared to the years-long timelines of traditional data centers.

We help you get online quickly and make sure you maintain flexibility to grow and expand as you need to in the future. And our team is there to support your efforts every step of the way. In addition to providing high-powered computing via cost-efficient energy, our managed services offering facilitates daily monitoring, troubleshooting, hardware upgrades, firmware management, and more, as we go the extra mile so you can mine better for longer.

Benefits of our ASIC and GPU miner hosting services include:

  • Cost-competitive infrastructure powered by renewable energy
  • Secure environment to keep your hardware and your data safe
  • Core infrastructure with power, space, ambient air cooling, internet access, physical racks, and security
  • And more

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Date Published

04/05/2021

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