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Litecoin Mining ASIC
Litecoin Mining ASIC

This custom chip implements the Scrypt algorithm used as proof-of-work required to mine the Litecoin digital currency.


The design features 128 cores each running the Scrypt algorithm for a total hash rate of 1.8 Mhash/second. The core implementation was designed using VHDL and tested on a Xilinx KC705 Evaluation board using the Kintex-7 FPGA.

HED worked with ASIC foundries to have the chip manufactured. Due to the collapse of value of Litecoin, the chip was never built. If it had been, it would have significantly out performed other Litecoin mining chips on the market at the time.

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