ASIC | Application-Specific Integrated Circuit
What is an ASIC?
An ASIC (Application-Specific Integrated Circuit) is a microchip designed for a special application, such as a kind of transmission protocol or a hand-held computer. You might contrast an ASIC with general integrated circuits, such as the microprocessor or random access memory chips in your PC. In terms of crypto-currency mining hardware, ASICs designed and produced after CPUs, GPUs and FPGAs. ASICs are capable of easily outperforming GPUs in terms of mining in both speed and efficiency.