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Is it possible to prioritize my own unconfirmed transaction through my mining machines without being in a pool? And if its possible how can I do that?

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  • How much hashrate do you have access to? Nov 28, 2017 at 1:43
  • "without being in a pool", do you mean you are solo mining? Nov 28, 2017 at 2:13
  • @PieterWuille Correction to my comment I sure mean solo mining. I have access to 160GH/s
    – Denja
    Dec 2, 2017 at 18:28
  • Interesting question, but 160ghs on the Bitcoin network right now is a drop in the ocean. Might be good for a new alt coin, but not for long if it becomes popular.
    – user4276
    Dec 2, 2017 at 19:29

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If you are the pool itself, or are solo mining you can use the prioritisetransaction command to add weight to your own transaction, if you are a client of a pool you do not have any control over what you are mining.

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  • If I understand Prioritisetransaction is a client side thing that is configured on bitcoin core software mining node, and it's only possible if i'm a pool myself (solo miner) with how much hashrate would that be possible?
    – Denja
    Dec 2, 2017 at 18:28
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With 150GH/s, at the time of writing, you would find one block every 1500 years.

That means if you were solo mining, you'd be able to control the contents of a block once every 1500 years.

Or in other words: not at all.

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  • He could get lucky and front load the first two or three blocks. Lol
    – user4276
    Dec 2, 2017 at 19:24

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