An overview of techniques for boosting Bitcoin miner hashing power

January 19, 2022, 11:46AM EST

• 10 min read

Quick Take

  • Bitcoin mining has entered a stage where the margin can reach 80% while the lead-time for new machines takes more than a year.
  • That makes it more appealing to maximize the hashrate of existing ASIC miners when the energy cost is relatively less of a concern.
  • But maximizing profits comes with potential problems. In this piece, we take a look at various techniques for hashrate boost and what pros and cons should be taken into account.

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