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Bitcoin Gold (BTG)
A More ASIC-Resistant Version Of Bitcoin.
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Bitcoin Gold (BTG) is a fork of Bitcoin, which introduced a change of scripting function and a change in supply by a magnitude of 10 to curb ASIC mining.
Bitcoin Gold runs on a Proof-of-Work (PoW) consensus algorithm, Equihash (vs. SHA256), with high memory requirements, which supposedly makes it inefficient for Application Specific Integrated Circuit (ASIC) machines to participate in the mining process.
In addition, Bitcoin Gold's supply had pre-mined 8000 BTG to assess for its dedicated developer fund.
Like Bitcoin, Bitcoin Gold (BTG) aims to be used as a store of value and medium of exchange.