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Monero origins - optimized / crippled miner

The following text addresses the the crippled miner story. It has been copied verbatim from the original source, https://da-data.blogspot.com/2014/08/minting-money-with-monero-and-cpu.html Minting ...
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Full nodes suddenly appearing and dissapearing in a geographic region

There is a suspected bug in the P2P connectivity code, which causes some nodes to not see the entire Monero network, so the monerohash.com only sees part of the network. It is unknown how much of the ...
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Hardware and Monero Mining

The "24-Core" supported by the motherboard you linked to is per-CPU, (e.g., E7-8890 v4 has 24 cores), so per quad-socket motherboard that would be 96 cores. However, these CPUs cost >$7K each yet you ...
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Is Monero mining profitable with 600 H/s?

Hash power: 600 H/s, Power consumption: 50w, Electricity cost: $0.1/KWh, Pool fees: 1% What is the actual reality of Monero mining at a hash rate of 600 H/s? Clearly you will make a loss unless the ...
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Calculating the break-even time for new rig

The current difficulty is about 6.604 billion, not 1.617. And the block reward is about 8.63, not 14. The other parameters seemed reasonable enough. Those changes will certainly paint a different ...
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Help with RX 470 Miner Calculations

Your math seems wrong. Each RX 470 will deliver up to 700 H/s. (700 H/s)(6 cards)(3 rigs) = 12600 H/s. Without any modification, these cards will probably get you between 500-550 H/s each. According ...
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From how much hashpower one may consider starting a public mining pool?

There is no definite number here... It mostly depends on how lucky you feel ;) If you think that you will be the only miner connected to your pool once you make it public, that will be the equivalent ...
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MINING AT LOW HASH RATE

Dont waste your time with this H\s.
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Which is more profitable if I have big hashrate?

You'll get a little more with solo mining as you won't have to pay the pool fee, but your income will be much less regular because of the higher variance.
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Calculating the break-even time for new rig

Any number that one can come up with will likely be (significantly) wrong, because of the very high fluctuations of the market. You simply can't make a projection on several months when the price can ...
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Calculating the break-even time for new rig

This calculator tends to be a lot more accurate than others. I recommend punching your numbers into this instead. Especially if you're not keeping up with block reward/difficulty :-)
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How to calculate mining profits in Excel?

I would do this in a couple parts: 1.) First of all review how you would integrate an API feed into Excel: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NX4Jb3Tj3J4 or https://www.import.io/post/how-to-get-...
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How long will Monero mining remain profitable?

Your mining profitability is determined by your capital outlay, cost of electricity, price of Monero, your hashrate compared to the network hashrate, network tx volume/fees and the block subsidy. ...
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How long will Monero mining remain profitable?

If the profitability of Monero goes down, less people will mine, meaning the profitability will go back up until it reaches an equilibrium. Ignoring hardware improvements, your profit after paying for ...
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