You can use the cloud to earn your coins.
What is Bitcoin Cloud Mining?
Put very simply, cloud mining means using generally shared processing power run from remote data centres. One only needs a home computer for communications, optional local bitcoin wallets and so on. However, there are certain risks associated with cloud mining that investors need to understand prior to purchase.
Pros Here’s why you might want to consider cloud mining: A quiet, cooler home — no constantly humming fans No added electricity costs No equipment to sell when mining ceases to be profitable No ventilation problems with hot equipment Reduced chance of being let down by mining equipment suppliers.
Cons Here’s why you might not want to consider cloud mining: Risk of fraud Less fun if you’re a geek who likes system building! Lower profits — the operators have to cover their costs after all Contractual warnings that mining operations may cease depending on the price of bitcoin Lack of control and flexibility.
Types of cloud mining In general, there are three forms of remote mining available at the moment: Hosted mining Lease a mining machine that is hosted by the provider. Bitcoin Cloud Mining Scams History The reason there are so many cloud mining scams is because it is very easy for anyone in the world to setup a website. Once the website is setup it can claim that the company has a large mining facility.
The company can act legit by sending initial payments to its customers. But after that it can just keep the already received payments for hash power and then make no further payments. In just the last few months, two cloud mining scams were uncovered: HashOcean and Bitcoin Cloud Services. Most cloud mining companies accept Bitcoin, PayPal, and credit cards. If a cloud mining company accepts bitcoins then there is a good chance it is a scam.
This is because Bitcoin payments cannot be reversed. Currently all Bitcoin Cloud Mining contracts are sold out. NiceHash is unique in that it uses an orderbook to match mining contract buyers and sellers. Check its website for up-to-date prices. Eobot claims customers can break even in 14 months.
Some miners available for rent include AntMiner S4s and S5s. Best Bitcoin Cloud Mining Contracts and Comparisons Bitcoin cloud mining contracts are usually sold for bitcoins on a per hash basis for a particular period of time and there are several factors that impact Bitcoin cloud mining contract profitability with the primary factor being the Bitcoin price.
Contracts vary from hourly to multiple years. The major factor that is unknown to both parties is the Bitcoin network difficulty and it drastically determines the profitability of the bitcoin cloud hashing contracts.