Asus Debuts Specialized Motherboard for Cryptocurrency Miners
Computer hardware maker Asus has revealed a new motherboard with features geared specifically toward cryptocurrency miners.
Dubbed the B250 Mining Expert, the board was debuted over the weekend by Asus’ Republic of Gamers, the Taiwan-based manufacturer’s high-end gaming brand.
And while the product’s release date and price aren’t known yet, it nonetheless represents the latest signal that the mainstream hardware industry is expanding its cryptocurrency footprint. Further, the announcement comes months after Asus began rolling out GPUs designed specifically with crypto-miners in mind – aimed to take full advantage of the digital “gold rush” now taking place.
The B250 Mining Expert motherboard itself boasts a total of 19 PCI-Express expansion slots, compared to the 12, eight or six slots featured on competitors’ products.
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