Bitmain a company that has big dominance in Bitcoin mining space and is largest seller for Bitcoin ASIC mining hardware has recently released new peace of equipment called Antminer D3.
This is an ASIC miner for Dash crypto currency boosting a whopping 15GH/s hash rate at 1200W electricity consumption (if you were to start right now you would return your investment in about 20 days). Following graph shows related spike in Dash difficulty change:https://bitinfocharts.com/comparison/dash-difficulty.html
Similar to Bitcoin, ones who get their hands on this hardware early on are likely to profit a lot and with time we will see old mining hardware become obsolete. Profitability of this miner will likely go down fast with more and more ASIC miners coming online.
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