Bitcoin’s Hashrate Taps an All-Time High, Next-Gen Machine Deployment Could Push it Much Higher

Bitcoin’s Hashrate Taps an All-Time High, Next-Gen Machine Deployment Could Push it Much Higher


Bitcoin’s hashrate has once again reached an all-time high (ATH) this year, as the network’s processing power reached 275.01 exahash per second (EH/s) on May 2, 2022. The recent ATH follows a significant difficulty jump on April 27, and bitcoin’s value lost 6.2% against the U.S. dollar over the last two weeks.

Bitcoin Hashrate Taps 275 Exahash

Just recently, Bitcoin’s mining difficulty tapped an ATH at 29.79 trillion and it’s currently the most difficult it has ever been to find a BTC block reward. On April 27, after coasting along at 28.2 trillion for two weeks prior, the network’s difficulty jumped 5.56% higher.

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Bitcoin miners have continued to keep the high-speed tempo going despite the difficulty rising. Moreover, over the last two weeks, BTC has

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