Core Scientific has announced a deal to purchase 27,000 Bitmain Antminer S19J Pro miners. The deal is worth $76.9 million, including cash and stock. The new servers are expected to enhance Core Scientific’s mining fleet’s efficiency, especially in anticipation of the upcoming Bitcoin halving event. Additionally, Bitmain and Core Scientific have agreed to upgrade previous generation miners with the S19J XP servers to boost the company’s total hash rate. Core Scientific currently operates over 600,000 Bitmain miners, and the acquisition will add 4.1 exahashes to its self-mining hash rate. Overall, this deal solidifies Core Scientific’s position as a major player in the Bitcoin mining industry.
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