Core Scientific, an American company specializing in blockchain and cryptocurrencies, has announced the purchase of 17 595 Antminer S19 from the Chinese manufacturer Bitmain.
According to a press release, this investment will allow Core Scientific to strengthen its position as the largest crypto-mining operator in North America.
Core Scientific has announced that it has once again teamed up with Bitmain Technologies to facilitate the purchase of 17,595 bitcoin mining units […] Core Scientific's agreement with Bitmain represents the largest number of S19 machines purchased by a single blockchain company, ”wrote Core Scientific.
Released last February, Bitmain S19 miners are equipped with a new "latest generation" chip, achieving energy efficiency of 23J / TH for a hash rate of 95 TH / s.
The brand new ASICs will be rolled out to Core Scientific data centers in the United States over the next four months.
We are confident that our latest generation miners in the Antminer 19 series will perform at optimal performance in the various Core Scientific data centers in the United States. The Antminer S19 will serve to improve the stability and security of the cryptocurrency network and advance Core Scientific’s efforts to grow its business in the digital mining industry, ”commented Irene Gao, Antminer sales manager at Bitmain for America.
Founded in 2017 in Seattle, Core Scientific Today it has five mining farms that can supply 381 MW of power and, following this order, the company aims to quickly increase to 450 MW.