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Is there any ETA on in-browser crypto mining? (self.SaidIt)
submitted 4 months ago * by pitterpatterwater
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[–]renlok 3 insightful - 1 funny3 insightful - 0 funny4 insightful - 0 funny4 insightful - 1 funny - 4 months ago (4 children)
These browser based miners are terrible they are very inefficient at the moment so the pay outs are crazy low. I run a pretty active site and tried one out for a a few weeks in the end it brought about 1 cent worth of the cryptocoin.
[–]d3rr 2 insightful - 1 funny2 insightful - 0 funny3 insightful - 0 funny3 insightful - 1 funny - 4 months ago (3 children)
[–]pitterpatterwater[S] 3 insightful - 1 funny3 insightful - 0 funny4 insightful - 0 funny4 insightful - 1 funny - 4 months ago (0 children)
Yeah, remember that both services make money from a small commission; if that was the case wouldn't they be out of business? However both companies are doing fairly well.
[–]renlok 2 insightful - 1 funny2 insightful - 0 funny3 insightful - 0 funny3 insightful - 1 funny - 4 months ago (1 child)
I just checked my coinhive account and I lowed balled it quite a lot I actually ended up with about 0.005XMR which is worth about 1 USD but thats still a fair bit less from what I would expect to earn from ads. For the 65%, thats fair enough, but at the end of the day its still a CPU miner which are notoriously bad at the best of times.
I mean do what you want to pay for the site but I just feel that generally they're not worth using because of the low payout plus the negative stigma that they developed.
[–]d3rr 1 insightful - 1 funny1 insightful - 0 funny2 insightful - 0 funny2 insightful - 1 funny - 4 months ago (0 children)
Totally fair. Thanks for the feedback.