Analysys of Largescale Bitcoin Mines

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White Paper

Analysis of Large-Scale
Bitcoin Mining Operations
(or how Bitcoin miners make $845 Million a Year)

Introduction of the Modular
1.2MW Bitcoin Mining Container
For inexpensive, efficient and rapid cluster deployment.

Table of Contents
What is Bitcoin Mining? ..................................................................................................................... 3
Industrial-Scale Bitcoin Mining of Today ............................................................................................ 3
Example #1: Cointerra TerraMiner IV Mining Cluster ...................................................................... 4
Example #2: ASICMiner Gen3 - Most Efficient Next-Gen Cluster..................................................... 4
Challenges of Industrial Mining .......................................................................................................... 5
Data Center Mining ........................................................................................................................ 5
Purpose Built Large-Scale Mining Facilities ................................................................................... 6
KnC Miner 10MW Facility 14,500m² (156,000 sq ft) .................................................................. 6
MegaBigPower 1.4MW Mine 1900m² (20,000 sq ft) .................................................................. 6
ASICMiner 500kW Immersion Cooling 30m² (300 sq ft).............................................................. 7
250kW IceDrill Mine .................................................................................................................. 8
Larger Facilities, Larger Investments, Higher Risks ........................................................................ 8
Shorter Lifespan, More Resources, More Points of…...

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