Japan's GMO Internet announced that it will unveil its flagship bitcoin mining machine, called GMO miner B2, equipped with the 7nm chips on June 6. Interested customers can register now for the upcoming information session.
Launching on June 6
The wait for 7nm bitcoin mining products from Japanese internet giant GMO may be nearing to a close, as the company announced Thursday:
GMO Internet Group will launch GMO miner B2, which is our own high-performance computer for mining (mining machine), on Wednesday, June 6, 2018. We will mass-produce the world's first mining machine equipped with a cutting-edge 7 nm process based semiconductor chip (7nm mining chip; 'GMO 72b'), which will be shipped at the end of October 2018.
Illustration of GMO miner B2 provided by GMO.
The company has been working on research and development of the 7nm mining chip since September last year.
GMO has been using "store-bought mining computers" for its mining operation launched in December, as news.Bitcoin.com previously reported. Now it is ready to start producing its own mining equipment made with this 7nm chip, which GMO will use for its in-house mining operation as well as offer "the others to potential customers who are planning to mine," the company confirmed.
While GMO has not released images of the real mining hardware, the company has provided some illustrative images of the GMO miner B2 currently in development.
Illustration provided by GMO.