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Questions tagged [mining-profitability]

discussion of the profitability or lack thereof of mining monero with different mining setups and related variable costs such as energy

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how to estimate profit from pools?

For what I've seen so far this topic hasn't been adressed before. In my case I have a crap computer with an intel i3 with a hash rata around 27h/s. Obviously there is no way to make profit with such ...
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My hash rate is low and volatile and my wattage is high?

I have 3 Vegas (1 Vega 56 flashed, 1 Vega 56 not flashed, 1 Vega 64) My 64 can run at 2035 h/s but requires +50 max power and thus takes around 300 watt but is stable. My other two cards are ...
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From how much hashpower one may consider starting a public mining pool?

I have a small mining farm, mining in a public pool. I plan to increase the hashpower of the farm in the coming months. I also consider starting a public mining pool and move my hashpower to the new ...
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MINING AT LOW HASH RATE

I'm very new to digital coin mining and I'm now just exploring this thing. I've got a rather outdated computer, and I'm now trying to mine monero with Wolf Miner. My current hash rate is around 35 h/s,...
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Which is more profitable if I have big hashrate?

Which is more profitable if I have big hashrate - solo or pool? My hashrate is around 39 kH/s in total from all the devices. And I'm able to run a full node 24/7 Thanks in advance
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Calculating the break-even time for new rig

I am trying to decide whether I should starting mining XMR by doing a breakeven analysis. According to this answer, a RX 470 Gigabyte G1 4GB can get 700 H/s. That card is currently $184. If I plug ...
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How to calculate mining profits in Excel?

I am aware that tools such as this one and this one exist to calculate estimated mining profits. I would like to essentially recreate these in Excel (with perhaps a few additional features). Fileds ...
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Help with RX 470 Miner Calculations

I am a few clicks away from purchasing everything to build a rig with the following specification. 3x Intel Celeron G1840 Processor 3x Asrock H81 Pro BTC motherboard 3x 6x AMD Radeon RX 470 8GB 3x ...
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Hardware and Monero Mining

I was wondering if anyone has built a monster super rig or heard of anyone doing so? I've just been doing research by browsing the Internet and was looking for a motherboard that would hold as many ...
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Monero origins - optimized / crippled miner

I understand that soon after monero was created, some users discovered that it's possible to optimize the miner for multiple orders of magnitude. This led to realization that it was probably the ...
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Full nodes suddenly appearing and dissapearing in a geographic region

Aside from changing mining profitability, what are some reasons why large numbers of full nodes would suddenly appear (and later disappear) within a certain geographic region. For example, what could ...