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Burst (BURST)

The world's first HDD-mined cryptocurrency using the new algorithm, Proof-of-Capacity

A short Introduction to BURST's POC mining

Burst uses a new algorithm for proof of hdd capacity (POC) mining. Miners pre-generate chunks of data known as 'plots' which are then saved to disk. The number of plots you store is effectively your mining speed. Every block the miner will skim through the saved plots, and come up with an amount of time until it is able to mine a block if another block hasn't yet been found. After reading through the plots is complete, your hardware can idle until the newest block.

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Ticker: BURST
NXT based
Proof of Stake Removed
Proof of Capacity implemented
No Premine
Block Time: 4 minutes
Total Coins: 2,158,812,800 coins
Block Reward Starts: at 10,000/block
Block Reward Decreases: at 5% each month


fuse and dcct. Core developers / main developers
vbcs Automated Transactions development
daWallet Wallet development / GUI & Mobile / Android
luxe GPU miner dev / GPU implementations / core assistance
haitch and crowetic Infrastructure / VMWare / Development of foundations
luxe and Blago Miner development