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My gethashespersec is 4806082, on the TestNet what is my real chance to find a block ?

  • To answer this question I think we need to find the total hash rate of the Testnet network. I'm not sure where this information could be found. – Jonas Oestman Nov 6 '13 at 13:41
  • Unlike the main network, it's not so easy to estimate the total Testnet hash rate from the difficulty and block times, because of the "difficulty drops to 1 after 20 minutes" rule. I've been thinking about this question and I'll try to post something in the next couple days if I have time. Of course, the hash rate of Testnet also can be expected to fluctuate much more than the main network, as people bring miners online and offline for testing. – Nate Eldredge Nov 6 '13 at 16:05
  • It would be interesting to see a chart of testnet hashrate in time... – Kozuch Nov 25 '13 at 20:29
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You have almost 5MH/s, so at the current difficulty = 1787.78664453 and given, that base diff for testnet is 0.5 diff for main btc network, you can put this into calculator, and you get

9 days, 6 hours

. Hope this solves your case.

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