Just proved to myself that anybody using the unmodified Bitcoin code for mining is just spinning his wheels. Both the bitcoind daemon and the pyminer script have all 4 threads checking the same set of nonces starting from zero and incrementing by one. What a waste of multiple processors and a waste of megawatts of electricity worldwide as everybody is making the same calculations at the same time. If I can make an efficient random nonce checker, I might have a fighting chance with the GPUs and ASICs. It does absolutely zero good to continue attempting to mine using the default software.
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