Blockchain - A Sustainable New Market for Chip Vendors?
This Viewpoint compares current and future mining hardware options (GPUs, FPGAs, ASICs, etc.) for cryptocurrency mining, identifies key risks for chip vendors in this market, and evaluates the potential of non-currency blockchain applications, which ultimately might become a much larger and more sustainable market opportunity for chip vendors.
Table of contents
- Crypto Mining Basics
- Mining Hardware
- GPU Mining Versus ASIC Mining
- The Cryptocurrency Market – Key Issues
- New Blockchain Applications
- Key Chip Vendors
- Market Prospects for Chip Vendors