Bitcoin, Cryptocurrency

Computer shops embrace lucrative business: outfitting cryptocurrency miners

(Source: Shanghai Daily) Some of the biggest electronics bazaars in Asia are being flooded with customers looking for the latest piece of technology: cryptocurrency mining rigs.

Scores of miners from around the world are traveling to places like Hong Kong’s Sham Shui Po to buy the rigs, which the shops’ hardware geeks expertly build behind counters in their cramped boutiques.

Some miners only buy components: a motherboard, graphic processing units, fans, power adapters, a display card and a memory card. But even if the vendors assemble them on the spot for a small fee, the finished product is usually still a relative bargain.

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