Ethereum Tutorials - Herong's Tutorial Notes - Version 1.01, by Dr. Herong Yang
Calculate Rewards with ethereumfaucet.info
This section describes how to calculate rewards with ethereumfaucet.info.
While my browser is generating hashes to make Ether money, let's calculate my reward and see how much I can make per hour.
Based on the statistics, here is how many hashes a can generate with my Chrome browser on my home computer with 4 threads.
Hashrate: 18 hashes / second = 1,080 hashes / minute = 64,800 hashes / hour
Here is the payout rate given by ethereumfaucet.info:
Payout rate: 9,100 gwei / 1,000,000 hashes
So my hour payout will be:
Hourly payout: Hashrate * Payout rate = (64,800 hashes / hour) * (9,100 gwei / 1,000,000 hashes) = 589.68 gwei / hour = 0.000000589.68 Ether / hour
Finally, convert to US dollars:
Hourly payout in USD: Hourly payout * USD exchange rate = (0.000000589.68 Ether / hour) * 700.00 USD / Ether = 0.000412776 USD / hour
Too bad. My computer can only make 0.0004 USD per hour, or about 0.01 USD per day.
So I stopped the mining. It's not worth the effort!
Last update: 2018.
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