Skip to main content
4 votes

What percentage of mined nonces fail to join the consensus blockchain?

The fact that a miner found such a nonce does not guarantee that it will become part of the consensus blockchain though. this is true because there might be multiple miners who find the correct nonce ...
Yilmaz's user avatar
  • 141
4 votes
Accepted

What percentage of mined nonces fail to join the consensus blockchain?

The term for this is "orphan rate" or "fork rate", as each created block which doesn't make it into the eventually accepted chain is effectively a tiny chain fork that doesn't get ...
Pieter Wuille's user avatar
3 votes

What percentage of mined nonces fail to join the consensus blockchain?

You should say Bitcoin, not just blockchain: Bitcoin is the basic reference model for all blockchains, but there may be protocol variations with other blockchains. The fact that a miner found such a ...
Julio Di Egidio - inactive's user avatar
1 vote

What percentage of mined nonces fail to join the consensus blockchain?

Imagine that all of the Bitcoin network's hashing is being done on a single giant imaginary computer, that doesn't stop if it finds a successful block. We can perform a calculation of the probability ...
Lee's user avatar
  • 877

Only top scored, non community-wiki answers of a minimum length are eligible