2

I have an Antminer S9 ASIC miner , and I have visited this , but I want to know how difficulty may impact my profitability in the future. I would also like to estimate break even costs.

2
  • The higher the difficulty, the more work it takes to find a block. As difficulty increases, your profit will decrease Commented Oct 19, 2018 at 17:44
  • related: bitcoin.stackexchange.com/q/118/5406
    – Murch
    Commented Oct 19, 2018 at 18:09

1 Answer 1

1

enter image description here

Source: http://bitcoin.sipa.be/speed-lin.png

The difficulty growth has been slowing down over the years, but in the last year it still has about quintupled.

enter image description here

Source: http://bitcoin.sipa.be/growth-10k.png

The general formula for calculating profitability is elaborated on How much Bitcoin will I mine right now with hardware X?.

Your Answer

By clicking “Post Your Answer”, you agree to our terms of service and acknowledge you have read our privacy policy.

Not the answer you're looking for? Browse other questions tagged or ask your own question.