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November 05, 2013, 05:38:10 PM
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Is there any informations about ASIC Hardware for Scrypt Coins like Litecoin?
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November 05, 2013, 06:17:36 PM
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there have been rumors, but unfounded, a fpgi isnt even out yet

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November 05, 2013, 06:53:24 PM
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ASIC Scrpyt thread #104...


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November 05, 2013, 08:05:58 PM
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We are at least $5 per LTC & a year away from any possibility of a viable Scrypt ASIC.

What I mean by that is that the price of LTC would need to be at the very least $5, and the cost to build a Scrypt ASIC in a manner in which ROI would be achievable for both the developer and the miner is at least a year away.

FPGA's for Scrypt are around, they just don't do anything more per price paid than a GPU does, in fact even factoring in energy savings, unless you pay over .25 kw/h, the FPGAs aren't going to do a thing.

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