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To promote decentralization, please pick a pool with less hashrate. Mining pool distribution and hashrate can be found here.
Known available mining pools in alphabetic order (last updated: October 2018):
|Pool||Fees||Scheme||Payout threshold||Difficulty||Other features||Additional notes|
|Antpool||Pool operated by Bitmain|
|HyperPool||0.8%||Pay-Per-Share||200SC (Every 3 hours) 20SC (Sunday)||Variable|
|Luxor Mining||2%||Pay-Per-Share||500SC||Variable||10% of the fees are contributed to Sia Core developers. True Stratum support. Longpoll. Block finder gets 2% of block reward|
|MiningPoolHub||0.9%||Limited information is provided in the website|
|Nanopool||2%||PPLNS (3 hours)||1000SC||Static: 50 billion||Nanopool closed its Sia mining pool on 2018-10-29 Announcement|
|SiaMining||3%||Pay-Per-Share||500SC||Variable||True Stratum support|
|ToastPool||3%||Pay-Per-Share||100SC (Every 1 hour) 10SC (Sunday)||Variable|
Hashing power can also be traded using NiceHash
On June 2017, during the announcement of the Obelisk ASIC miner, developers announced their intention to introduce “decentralized mining pools” in the network