If you mine cryptocurrency 24/7, this GPU will bring about 8.5 USD per day excluding electricity costs within the exchange rate of 1 ETH = 4,000 USD. The retail price of Alick is $2,060 USD. Thus, the payback period for this video card is 240 days (8 months).
Last week the price of token jumped about 70 times. While on October 27 at 12:10 a.m. one token was selling for $0.06, by midday on October 29 its value had risen to $4.2.
Most likely they will cost much more, because, on August 25, chipmaker TSMC hinted that they will have to raise selling prices for their products by 15-20%.
The record was set on May 13, when the total hash rate stopped at 198 EH/s. However, it soon began to decline and showed a downtrend for six weeks. Against the backdrop of bans in the PRC, it fell by almost 65%.
As you can see, the top five are Vietnam, India, Pakistan, Ukraine and Kenya. The U.S. was only eighth, although it used to be called the leader in cryptocurrency acceptance. China fell to 13th.
The decision of the officials created a storm of indignation in the crypto community. However, miners using the Proof-of-Work algorithm, for example, can avoid any liability, except for the violation of general electricity standards, environmental protection, etc.