Microchip giant Intel could be about to enter the crypto & Bitcoin mining hardware market

The multinational technology giant is set to unveil its “Bonanza Mine” processor at the International Solid-State Circuits Conference (ISSCC) commencing on Feb. 20.

Intel’s presentation has been scheduled in the “Highlighted Chip Releases” category where it will detail the new chip which has been described as an “ultra-low-voltage energy-efficient Bitcoin mining ASIC.”

ASIC refers to application-specific integrated circuits, which is particularly suited to the number-crunching involved in crypto mining.

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