What is an Antminer S9 used for?
Antminer S9 for Mining Bitcoin The S9 operates without the need for a separate host computer. To operate the S9, you need a power supply specifically the APW5/APW3, that is sold separately. S9s has an efficacy, power consumption and hashrate of 098 J/GH±7%, 1323W±7%, and 13.5TH/s±7% respectively.
How long does Antminer S9 last?
If you look at the Mean Time to Failure(MTTF), which is the average life of the chip, it is listed at 155 years. This is the expected life, if you use the chip at the suggested operating parameters.
How fast can I mine 1 bitcoin?
With today's difficulty rate, it may take a solo miner nearly five years to mine just one bitcoin. That's the average rate for miners, even for those who use the most efficient mining hardware.
Can I mine eth with Antminer S9?
A: The AntMiner S9 can only mine coins based on the SHA256 alagorithm such as bitcoin and bitcoin cash. Ethereum is based on a Keccak algorithm and is therefor unable to be mined with an AntMiner S9. … A: S9 performs sha256 hashing only, so it cannot mine Etherium.