Mining and Proof-of-Work

Ethereum currently uses Proof-of-Work:
-> paying miners to secure the Ethereum blockchain

Mining means:
-> you use your computing energy -> get rewarded in ETH

Mining requires from you:
-> purchase dedicated computer hardware -> use mining pool to be profitable

Learn more

Mining  – introduction to Ethereum mining
Cryptocurrency Mining  – a primer
Ethereum Miner Test  – results
Ethereum Proof of Work Mining Reportreview and analysis of the performance of Ethereum’s PoW consensus mechanism from 2015 to 2020

Utilities

CoinWarz  – mining profitability calculator
CryptoCompare  – mining profitability calculator
EtherScan  – mining profitability calculator
Coinmine  – provide all-in-one crypto device to mine Ethereum or other cryptocurrencies