ASIC Bitmain Antminer X5


Bitmain has released the first professional ASIC for RandomX algorithm for XMR (Monero) coin — Antminer X5. Kryptex PPS+ Pool is the best pool that has tested and supports the new Antminer X5 ASIC.

Bitmain Antminer X5 — Specifications and Size

Manufacturer — Bitmain

Model — Antminer X5 / XMR Miner X5

Algorithm — RandomX

Coins — Monero (XMR)

Hashrate ~ 212 Kh/s

Power Consumption — 1350 Watt

Dimensions — 42,8 х 19,5 х 29 cm

Weight ~ 16,95 kg

Bitmain Antminer X5 Hashrate

Antminer X5 ASIC hashrate ~ 212 Kh/s on algorithm RandomX (XMR), which is equal to the hashrate of 30 Intel i9-10900K CPUs, consuming 3 times less — only 1350 watts versus 3750 watts.

Antminer X5, at the time of writing, the only ASIC for XMR coin that can be mined on Kryptex PPS Pool.

What to Mine on Bitmain Antminer X5?

Antminer X5 only mines using the RandomX algorithm, which means it can mine Monero (XMR).

Bitmain Antminer X5 Profitability

Currently, the profitability of Antminer X5 ASIC is about 6$/day, excluding electricity costs.

We recommend to check the actual profitability in our mining calculator, where you can also calculate the profitability including your electricity costs.

Check the profitability of ASIC Antminer X5 on the mining calculator.

Bitmain Antminer X5 Settings

Go to “Settings” tab to setup your ASIC.

Coin Mining Address Miner Name Password
XMR or stratum+tcp:// XMR_WALLET_ADDRESS.WORKER_NAME x or leave blank

Miner Name — The wallet address and worker name specified like this:

859jGT5HvBM2JnGq1VB3JmXqxtZGqVEyHiumzvrToF2idouNfMZeZ2XD1T1JYnWgnn6GoNqTdNDzCNRCPqvd5EUaSjipRcV.x5 where

  • 859jGT5HvBM2JnGq1VB3JmXqxtZGqVEyHiumzvrToF2idouNfMZeZ2XD1T1JYnWgnn6GoNqTdNDzCNRCPqvd5EUaSjipRcV — your wallet address;
  • x5 — Your ASIC name on a pool.

Please ensure that all three lines are configured with the same settings as shown in the screenshot from above, so that the ASIC will resume operation in case the connection is lost.

Click “Save” to save the settings, and then click “Restart Miner” to restart the ASIC.

Monitor your ASIC’s work on the “Dashboard” page. Here you will see your hashrate, statistics of accepted shares and all related information.

Bitmain Antminer X5 Firmware Update

You can update or change the firmware yourself, for this:

  1. Go to the manufacturer's website and download the required firmware:
  2. Open the page for updating “Firmware Update”, select the downloaded update.
  3. Update and reboot your ASIC according to the developer's instructions.

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