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Is switching to Proof of Stake (PoS) makes GPU mining worthless? [duplicate]

Is switching to Proof of Stake (PoS) makes GPU mining no longer available?
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what will happen to ethereum mining after next fork [duplicate]

I would like to ask what will be the future of GPU mining after the next fork and change to be Prove to Stake
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How would Proof of Stake affect rigs running GPUs (480,580) [duplicate]

I noticed through a few articles about how proof of stake is a likely progression for the ETH project. I agree with the principles and the security benefits it gives, but how would it in real terms ...
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If Ethereum switches to POS, does that mean I can never mine coin if I just have a few Ethereum? [duplicate]

If Ethereum switches to Proof-of-Stake, does that mean I can never mine it if I just have, let say, a few Ether? Does it mean the more Ethereum you have, the more chance you have to mine Ether?
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ETH Based GPU Pools After Casper [duplicate]

I've been reading a bit about Casper lately and I've seen that a lot of the miners are upset because they think their GPUs will become useless but there are tons of uses for GPUs besides ...
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What happens to miners when proof of stake is rolled out fully phasing proof of work out completely? [duplicate]

What happens to miners when proof of stake is rolled out phasing proof of work out completely?
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Why does Ethereum plan to move to Proof of Stake?

The initial version of Ethereum (Frontier) uses a Proof of Work based consensus algorithm, but I see that there are plans to implement a Proof of Stake based consensus algorithm called "Casper" in a ...
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Will miners still make Ether after POS?

So, I am new to the entire crypto currency idea although, I am a software developer and I have been planning for years to create a CRM that is fully autonomous and exceptionally secure. Ether's code ...
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Proof of Stake - Let's get down to brass tacks and understand it

I have read six different articles now trying to understand this fully and completely and have been unable to get to that point. I get that you are giving the validator/forger chosen with the ...
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What Would Be The Reward For Smart Contract Miners In Ethereum POS?

I have seen this: What’s the block reward for smart contract miners? Which addresses it for the POW period of Ethereum, but what about POS? They just earn a sort of "interest" for their stake as ...