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[–]Lite_Coin_Guy 9 points10 points  (5 children)

Source

[–]bip37 1 point2 points  (4 children)

{"id": 0, "method": "mining.multi_version", "params": ["0x00000004", "0x04000004","0x08000004","0x0C000004"]}

[–]GandalfBitcoin[S] 0 points1 point  (3 children)

What's this?

[–]bip37 0 points1 point  (2 children)

That's the stratum command the S7 uses with pools that support it to enable AsicBoost.

[–]mamece2 0 points1 point  (1 child)

like what pools?

[–]bip37 1 point2 points  (0 children)

Only antpool.com.

[–]LovelyDay 1 point2 points  (8 children)

.... it's faster?

[–]Watada 0 points1 point  (1 child)

[–]LovelyDay 0 points1 point  (0 children)

Here is the AsicBoost website:

http://www.asicboost.com/

It actually says 'patent-pending'.

[–]GandalfBitcoin[S] 0 points1 point  (5 children)

.... it's patented!

[–]LovelyDay 2 points3 points  (1 child)

In China?

[–]roiderats -1 points0 points  (0 children)

Dark web drug moneys now patented, oh noez

[–]yogibreakdance 1 point2 points  (0 children)

is this the fastest rig ?

[–]DivineOmega 1 point2 points  (1 child)

Can anyone explain AsicBoost Be why having it is a problem?

[–]Yoghurt114 0 points1 point  (0 children)

It's patent-pending.

[–][deleted]  (2 children)

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    [–]chrisrico 2 points3 points  (0 children)

    How so? The number of ASIC manufacturers is tiny, the costs to enter the baker are already huge, and ASICBoost is available for anyone to license. What's the major problem here?

    [–]GandalfBitcoin[S] 0 points1 point  (0 children)

    yes

    [–]priuspilot 0 points1 point  (1 child)

    Wasn't there talk of censoring miners due to the fact that this technology is patented?

    [–]BeastmodeBisky 3 points4 points  (0 children)

    Disabling it in general to level the field for everyone maybe. Not censoring any specific miners afaik.

    [–]Bitdrunk 0 points1 point  (0 children)

    So what?

    [–]batshitcrazyBTC -4 points-3 points  (0 children)

    It is all part of the corexit, this is how they hardfork, ENDDDD TERMANAOTRRRR!!