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I'm looking to join a bitcoin mining pool. Which are the top five mining pools with good community support?

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According to the's chart, as of Feb 2013 the top mining pools apparently are:

  • BTC Guild
  • 50BTC
  • Deepbit
  • Slush
  • EclipseMC

I can't say for the "good community" since that's obviously quite subjective.

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What about What do you mean "the top mining pools apparently are"? Thanks for the link anyways. – Mzn Jan 31 '14 at 16:01
Hah!!! I just realized that having big mining pools like is bad for BitCoin's survival! Don't join GHash :) Sorry I are noobs. – Mzn Jan 31 '14 at 17:15

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