coindesk.com / August 21, 2015 at 12:15 BST
Mining hardware maker Bitmain has claimed its new bitcoin ASIC will be the most power-efficient chip available to the public.
The forthcoming BM1385, the Beijing company’s fourth generation ASIC, will be capable of 32.5 GH/s. A custom design, it has a 45% greater hashrate and uses 50% less electricity than Bitmain’s previous 28nm chip, the BM1384.
The company said in a statement: