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Questions tagged [monero-network-hashrate]

Then amount of hashing power pointed at the Monero network at any given point in time

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Monero hashrate falls dramatically on Azure Windows 10 Pro

I am mining Monero offline using ./monerod --ofline on a Windows 10 Pro virtual machine with 2 VCUs in Microsoft Azure. Mining is performed in M2SYS using the start_mining command with 2 threads (...
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What's the scratchpad for?

Attempting to follow the pseudo-code here -- What exactly has been changed in PoW algorithms in the v7 fork?, I was curious about this part of the Monero hashing algorithm ... scratchpad = ...
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Why is the Monero hash rate so low after the v7 fork compared to other Monero forks?

After the v7 fork, the Monero hash rate went down, but some opportunistic Monero forks such as Monero Classic had hash rate shoot up. Why is that so ?
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How does the difficulty adjustment for monero work?

For context, the Monero hashrate has recently experienced a large, sudden drop in hashrate. The network will adjust the hash rate accordingly, however it will take a certain amount of time for this ...
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What happened at Monero difficulty from Nov 2017 to Jan 2018?

During latest days of November 2017 Monero difficulty, according to this chart, was around 30G and now is around 80G. What happened to it? And what should we expect for the near future?
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How many hashes are needed to solve a Monero block of difficulty 1?

For example, for ZCash, it takes, on average, 8192 hashes (aka "solutions") to solve a block of difficulty 1. That number is determined in the source code by a 256-bit target threshold (...
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How to get network hashrate from monero daemon via RPC?

When the Monero daemon is running, the monerod status command prints the network hashrate .., net hash 287.52 MH/s,... I couldn't find any mentions of network hashrate in the Monero daemon RPC ...
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Mining pools overseas and the impact on the hashrate

I am located in USA but I am mining using a pool in France. The question is, because the pool is overseas does it impact my hashrate ? I noticed a week ago I was about 1.8-2 KH/s and now I have a ...
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Energy consumed to protect the Monero network

Based on typical Monero mining equipment used today, approximately how many Kilowatt-hours (kWh) of electricity are consumed each day in by computers running the Monero cryptonight PoW mining ...
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Why did the total network hash rate drop by 50% after 0.10.1 release?

According to coinwarz.com chart, the total network hash rate dropped from more than 70MH/s to below 35MH/s on December, 13th 2016, right after 0.10.1 has been released. It smoothly recovered and is ...
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How far will Monero scale up (gradually or instantaneous)?

Say the economy of Iceland decides to use Monero as their official currency overnight. It would fail, right? I am pretty sure that the network could not handle a million daily transactions (how many ...
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What happens as monero network hash rate decreases

I've noticed the network hashrate has decreased, does that mean anything for overall monero future. What happens if the network hashrate gets too low? What level is dangerously low? Just wondering, ...
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Correlation of number of full nodes to network hash rate

Is there any historical data tracking the number of full nodes over time? If such data exists is there any where I can find it plotted against the network hash rate over time? I am interested in ...
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How is the Monero network hashrate calculated and how is it different than bitcoin?

I've read somewhere that the Monero network hashrate is only an estimation based on the current network difficulty. Is this different than the conventional (bitcoin-like) network hashrate measurements,...
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How does one compare Monero's hashrate with the hash generating power of the world's supercomputers?

Now I know that it is not a genuine 1:1 comparison but this was often a comparison used for fun to try and comprehend just how much computing power the Bitcoin network was comparatively generating. ...