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Mining in General

General questions about cryptocurrency mining.

  • What mining hardware should I buy?

     We do not recommend any particular manufacturer. However there are few good advice's based on best sector practices and experiences which we can give you: Be wary of suspiciously good rate of hash-ra...

  • What is ASIC miner?

    An ASIC (application-specific integrated circuit) miner is a device specialised only for a specific type of work. In cryptocurrency space, the ASICs are capable to hash certain mining algorithms (i.e....

  • Why does it take so long to find a block?

    The longer periods between finding new blocks can be caused by a temporary bad pool luck. It does not affect your future mining in any way, but it shows nicely how smooth sail we had in finding new bl...

  • What is a cloud mining?

    There are companies which own mining hardware located in their own facility and provide its hash rate to users for a certain fee. As an user of this service, you don't need to own the mining hardware ...

  • Is it possible to drop a block if it is taking too long to find?

    This isn't actually how mining works. Think of mining more like playing the lottery than solving a mathematical puzzle. Following the analogy, the lottery odds are set by the number of tickets purchas...

  • Where can I learn more about mining?

    Mining is quite a broad topic, for this reason, we encourage you to read more about mining in general in this article, which covers everything important. Be sure to follow discussions on Reddit, there...