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Hello Miners, is excited to welcome a shiny new entrant into the FPGA mining space. Monad Technologies, based in Taiwan, has just released its Imperium Miners to the community.

Currently, the Imperium V2 has an ROI of 4.1 months, mining KDA.

Key Points

TheImperium V2is an FPGA hash-board miner very similar to the Blackminer and a typical ASIC Miner. The manufacturer MONAD is considered a latecomer to the mining hardware space, over 1 year after TUL, Bittware, SQRL, and HashAltcoin.

The Imperium V2 may look similar to existing Blackminers on the surface, but under the hood, it aims to address some of the shortcomings in the Gen-1 FPGA miners we’ve seen thus far. …

Привет, майнеры, эта статья является полным обзором шахтерской платы Blackminer F1 FPGA. Мы расскажем об их производительности майнинга, плюсах и минусах, обзоре аппаратного обеспечения и компании, стоящей за этой платой. Давайте начнем!


Blackminer F1 — это плата FPGA, изготовленная компанией BlackBlock под брендом HashAltcoin. Эта плата выглядит и работает аналогично ASIC. У Blackminer F1 есть две доски с шестью фишками K7 на каждой.

*В чем разница между чипом VU9P и чипом K7? **

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K7 325T Лист данных

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Hi Miners! It’s been a long time since our last hardware spotlight article. The hardware we are reviewing this time is an FPGA mining board that has been around for a long time in FPGA crypto mining community. It’s the CVP-13 by Bittware! Without further ado, let’s get started!

Introduction CVP-13

CVP-13 is an FPGA mining board produced by Bittware. CVP-13 is one of the most powerful FPGA board available. It's using VU13P chip which is a huge FPGA chip with 1,728,000 LUTs. …

Here are some key takeaways of what we learned after switching our focus from GPU mining to FPGA mining in 2018.

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The Transition from GPU to FPGA

In our previous article, we mentioned the reason why we switched to FPGAs and our first experience trying to mine with them. We spent a lot of time learning how to use the FPGAs as they are not as simple as GPUs.

Mining with GPU was effortless. You only need to hook your GPU to the motherboard, install a driver, and then run the mining software. The best part is that you can easily find these software/miners almost anywhere.

Needless to say, we ran into several problems and unforeseen errors when trying to mine with FPGA. …

How to maximize your mining profit with your FPGAs? How to find the best coin to mine?

Cryptocurrency Bull Run🐮

Good news! Bitcoin ended its bear run in Q1 2019 and staggered the market with its significant comeback with a bull run in the closing of Q2. The price soars above $13,000 — rising 300% since January 2019!

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Bitcoin chart. Source:

What is the Best Coin to Mine using FPGAs?🥇

Fortunately, the bull market gives fresh air not only for big coins like Bitcoin but also for other minor cryptocurrencies aka altcoins. The bull market brings good news for FPGA miners since FPGAs target altcoins.

In our previous article, we mentioned FPGA’s position alongside GPU and ASIC. FPGAs shouldn’t mine any coins that are already saturated by ASICs, for example, Bitcoin.

However, FPGAs have two significant advantages; they are flexible and more power efficient compared to GPUs. …

It’s been more than a year since we switched from GPU mining to FPGA (Field Programmable Gate Array) mining. Why did we choose FPGA over other hardware? Why use FPGAs for cryptocurrency mining?

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Why should I care about FPGAs?

Let’s start from the beginning; our crypto mining journey began with a bunch of GPUs mining coins such as Ethereum and Monero. Things were going well until the infamous early 2018 market crash. Everything went downhill and the whole GPU mining operation became unprofitable. At that moment, we had to opt for another solution.

On June 2018, we stumbled across the renowned whitefire990’s bitcointalk article. The claimed numbers were too good to be true and it would be a loss not to try them ourselves. …

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Hey fam! Excited to finally publish this in depth analysis article of the BTU9P FPGA mining board made by our friends at TUL in Taiwan.


Shortly after the shocking success of the BCU1525, we saw an influx of new FPGA boards into our industry. Among the first is the BTU9P by TUL.

This board is an upgraded version of the original VCU1525 used by whitefire990, but unlike the VCU1525 it has an upgraded power inductor and one of TUL's famous water blocks built-in.

This means the BTU9P can handle the power and current of some of the most power hungry bitstreams, while staying cool and stable in terms of chip and component temperature. …


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