Bitcoin Hash Rate New Record High
The Bitcoin network hash rate hit a new ath Saturday; 248.11 million terahashes per second to be exact:
Bitcoin Hash Rate Balloons To Record High — Will Price Go Up As Well?
The Bitcoin network hash rate notched a new all-time high of 248.11 million terahashes per second (TH/s) on Saturday.
It has risen from 188.40 EH/s to its new all-time high in just one day, according to Blockchain.com data. In the previous few hours, it has hovered around 209.6M TH/s.
Security is a critical component of every network. Increased security makes a network more resilient and makes it more difficult to attack.
This is when the hash rate is relevant. It refers to the total amount of processing power available to a network via crypto mining, such as the Bitcoin network.
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