Samsung upcycles old smartphones into Bitcoin mining rigs


Bitcoin mining rigs have until now been either dedicated computers or machines with another function, operating as mining rigs when not engaged in their main operations. But Samsung has pulled off an upcycling first by taking a number of used Galaxy S5 smartphones and building a Bitcoin mining rig out of them. The company displayed these in San Francisco recently. And they’re boasting that an array of eight Galaxy S5s are a more powerful mining tool than the average desktop PC.

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