This article overviews current market pricing data for bitcoin mining machines, its correlative relationship to bitcoin itself, and discusses how and when miners might consider engaging with the summer hardware selloff as buyers.

Since hash rate generally follows or lags behind bitcoin’s price movements, the prices of bitcoin mining hardware — the source of hash rate — also lagging behind should be expected.

Some of the leading mining hardware markets are run by Kaboomracks, MiningStore, Upstream Data and Compass Mining. Other marketplaces exist, but the hardware market is rife with scams.