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In order to determine if mining will be profitable for you or not, you should use a mining calculator. (You can just search for 'mining calculator' online.) The reason why is that profit will depend on how much you're spending on electricity and other factors. You will need to know the cost of electricity wherever you're running the ASIC. You'll need to know ...


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Ethereum's Proof-of-Work mining algorithm is designed to be ASIC-resistant. Basically this means that using an ASIC should not be beneficial enough to warrant the high cost of ASICs. Yes, an ASIC gives you a lot of hashing power, but it costs a lot. So the question you need to ask yourself (and possibly research) is whether the high cost of an ASIC can be ...


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The pool manager is in charge of validating transactions and building a candidate block for the pool miners : Most mining pools are "managed," meaning that there is a company or individual running a pool server. The owner of the pool server is called the pool operator, and he charges pool miners a percentage fee of the earnings. The pool server ...


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Finding a block is, more precisely, organizing a block and finding a nonce. The miner will work with pending transactions (known) and the miner gets the transaction fees, so the optimal approach is roughly to organize the highest gas consumption and highest gas price, but the miner is not obligated to organize it a certain way. The block hash includes the ...


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My understanding is that currently you could do that. It would require to be patient to be able to send your transaction because the moment when you are lucky enough to mine a block is not predictable. But with enough hashpower you could try and expect your transaction do be mined. I looked at some node code and I can't see anything preventing this. It did ...


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