Bitmain teases monstrous new crypto mining rig, especially for Ethereum

Chinese mining firm Bitmain has released a teaser of the company’s upcoming Antminer E9 Ethereum mining rig, built around a new application-specific integrated circuit (ASIC) chip.

The Antminer E9 reportedly delivers a hash rate of up to 3 GH/s when mining Ether cryptocurrency. In its teaser, Bitmain claims this is equivalent to the hash rate of 32 GeForce RTX 3080 graphics cards.