It could be widespread information that mining Bitcoin (BTC) requires an excessive amount of power and pc energy nevertheless it didn’t deter an individual on-line from attempting to do it on an 80’s period Nintendo Co, Ltd (OTC:NTDOY) GameBoy console operating on two AA batteries.
What Occurred: Stacksmashing, an Data Know-how researcher and content material creator on Alphabet Inc’s (NASDAQ:GOOGL) (NASDAQ:GOOG) YouTube, bundled his Sport Boy with a Raspberry Pi Pico and a Sport Boy Hyperlink cable to show it right into a nifty little Bitcoin miner.
The machine, first launched in April 1989, communicated with Stacksmashing’s pc operating the mining software program by the setup.
The researcher managed to get what he referred to as an “spectacular” 0.8 hashes per second utilizing the equipment.
“If you happen to examine that to a contemporary ASIC [application-specific integrated circuit] miner, which is available in at round 100 tera hashes per second,