Bitcoin is the original cryptocurrency and still the most valuable on the market today. It is the market leader due to its established reputation worldwide, its security and the huge community base powering it. Bitcoin holds significant value and has received media attention around the world. Retailers such as Amazon have started to accept Bitcoin by allowing consumers to purchase gift cards with the cryptocurrency.
Ether is seen as a sort of token, a fuel as described on their website that is used to pay for computation. It is not intended to be used as a form of currency. Ethereum differs from Bitcoin in the sense that it is completely programmable. The platform allows developers to build and activate applications within the blockchain technology. Miners work to earn Ether rather than mine for Bitcoin.
Ripple is a digital currency known as XRP and the network where transactions using XRP take place. They take a similar approach to Bitcoin and want to enable money to flow freely, removing fees and waiting times. They operate using a peer-to-peer network and have many similarities to Bitcoin. Ripple don’t see themselves as rivals to Bitcoin though; they see themselves complementing the Bitcoin service.
Litecoin is another popular cryptocurrency, often known as LTC, which operates on a peer-to-peer network. Many believe Litecoin to be a direct competitor to Bitcoin as the way it works is very similar. The currency operates on a blockchain and mining takes place to verify transactions and to provide security.
Redundancy is typically used in data centers. For the higher certification levels, the requirement of 0.9 or better power factor was extended to apply to 20% and 50% load levels, as well as at 100% load. The Platinum level requires 0.95 or better power factor for servers.
The Climate Savers Computing Initiative efficiency level targets for workstations for 2007 through 2011, correspond to the 80 Plus certification levels. From July 2007 through June 2008, basic 80 Plus level (Energy Star 4.0). For the next year target is 80 Plus Bronze level, the following year 80 Plus Silver, then 80 Plus Gold, and finally Platinum.
The Gold as a smart choice affording up to 92% efficiency without having to pay the premium price for platinum.
The Silent Pro Gold sets a new standard in PSU excellence. Silent Pro Gold Series is a brand new lineup of power supplies that meet the 80Plus Gold Standard with over 90% power efficiency.
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