Over 10 bitcoin miners as the new year approaches The pool allocates a total of 238 exahash per second (EH/s) towards the Bitcoin blockchain to secure the network and earn mining rewards. Statistics show that mining pool Foundry USA has discovered the most block rewards this year. This operation found 11,779 Bitcoin blocks out of 53,240 rewards mined in the last 365 days.
Over 53,000 Bitcoin block rewards discovered in 2022, top 5 mining pools mined a total of 39,545 blocks
Thursday, December 22, 2022 , according to indicators, 53,240 blocks were mined this year, with a total of 23 known mining pools discovering block subsidies. Currently, Bitcoin’s price and mining difficulty make it very difficult for miners to turn a profit at the end of the year.
Data shows that, according to indicators frommacromicro.me, the average mining cost ofBTC is about $18,816, while the average spot market value ofBTCin USD is $16,800 per unit. The discrepancy between the production cost of BTC and the spot market value of BTChas been a stark reality for miners since mid-June 2022.
In June 2022, the spot market value ofBTCwas significantly higher than the average cost of production since mid-November. 2020. The 12-month index shows that Foundry USA acquired the most blocks in 2022 with a record of 11,779.
Three of these blocks were empty blocks, and Foundry’s block discovery showed that they accounted for 22.12% of the network’s hashrate this year. I’m here. 2022 has been a good year for Antpool in terms of finding BTC blocks in the last 12 months.
Antpool found that in the last 365 days he found 8,560 block rewards, 22 of which were empty blocks. Antpool’s 12-month metric shows that the pool’s hashrate this year accounted for 16.08% of his overall network.
F2pool maintained its position as the third largest mining pool in 2022 with 14.72% of total hashrate that year. F2pool retrieved a total of 7,837 out of 53,240 blocks found, 28 of which were empty blocks.
Binance Pool discovered 6,175 BTC blocks in 2022. This corresponds to 11.60% of the total hashrate for the year. Viabtc posted 9.76% of hashrate as the pool reached his 5,194 of blocks this year.
Calculations show that the top 5 mining pools mined a total of 39,545 of the 53,240 blocks discovered this year, or 74.28% of the total hashrate. Other notable Bitcoin mining pools in the top 10 for 2022 include Poolin, Brains Pool, Btc.com, Luxor and SBI Crypto respectively.
These five pools accounted for 22.62% of the total hashrate over the last 365 days. Unknown hashrates, also known as stealth miners, accounted for 1.45% of hashrate over the last 12 months and discovered around 771 Bitcoin block rewards.
On December 23, 2021, Bitcoin’s total hashrate was approximately 184 EH/s or 184,000 petahashes/second (PH/s). Around thenwithin a 3 day radius Foundry was about 30.93 EH/s and today the pool had about 75 EH/s
F2pool 27.88 In EH/s, currently around 29.20 EH/s, Antpool was 25.59 EH/s compared to 48.09 EH/s now. With an overall hashrate of 184 EH/s to 238 EH/s, in addition to an increase of about 29.35% from a year ago today, the Bitcoin network also utilized a lifetime high in terms of total hashrate. . According to
statistics, on November 12, 2022, with a block height of 762,845, the total hashrate hit a record high of approximately 347.16 EH/s. A lifetime record of 347.16 EH/s is equivalent to 0.347 Zettahashes per second (ZH/s).
Bitcoin blocks have become even harder to find this year as mining difficulty has jumped from 24.37 trillion to 35.36 trillion today. Mining difficulty also hit a record high this year with 760,032 block heights and 36.84 trillion over the next two weeks. The
network recorded these feats despite a lower price over the last 12 months compared to last year’s Bitcoin bull market. 2022 saw a number of newly introduced Bitcoin mining rigs with significantly higher hashpower per watt.
Bitmain released Antminer S19 XP Hyd. boasting about 255 terahashes per second (TH/s). The company also released his Antminer S19 XP with 140 TH/s. Canaan has released an Avalon A1366 bitcoin mining device that produces around 130 TH/s. There is also a Microbt Whatsminer M50S Bitcoin mining rig that produces around 126 TH/s.
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