Crypto

The ASIC Debate

The fresh release of an ASIC machine can either be good, or bad for a blockchain’s economy and overall health. Due to the release of the Bitmain Z9, I’ve been seeing this topic appear once again, and I figured it was a good time to do a write-up. What Is Read more…

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The End Of Equihash For GPU’s

Equihash is amongst the biggest and best algorithm’s created, but there’s only one problem. It’s mathematics fueling it’s way’s of encryption have been “cracked”, as ASIC machines are in production, and in will soon be in transit to it’s wealthy investors. What Is Equihash? Equihash is the all-mighty ASIC(Application Specific Read more…

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Are SATA Power Adapters Safe?

Just like any standard cable that carry’s power, SATA to MOLEX power adapters can and will catch fire if left in an inappropriate situation. However, cheaply made(often from china) versions have been known to ignite, due to an internal ark(improper connection between 2 wires). Here’s what you can do to Read more…

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How I Made A Mining Rig Under $300

The void was a quiet place… Then boom, a bright light called “Ethereum” exploded, creating the galaxy, and many others, we all know and love(Ubiq, Stratum, etc). Ever since I noticed light had finally re-shined down onto cryptocurrency(very late), I knew I had to build myself a rig. With a Read more…