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January 16, 2012, 09:05:28 PM
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What's the difference between the network total hashrate at http://bitcoinwatch.com/ which reads 9.45thash

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BitCoin Charts which has the total network hashrate @ 10.891 ?  http://bitcoincharts.com/

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January 16, 2012, 09:07:48 PM
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About 1.44 T/Hash
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January 16, 2012, 09:09:33 PM
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What's the difference between the network total hashrate at http://bitcoinwatch.com/ which reads 9.45thash

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BitCoin Charts which has the total network hashrate @ 10.891 ?  http://bitcoincharts.com/

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They are updated at different intervals.

http://bitcoin.sipa.be/ is excellent and updates with every block.

Hashrate is always estimated from the time between blocks.

https://www.bitcoin.org/bitcoin.pdf
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January 16, 2012, 09:10:07 PM
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Thank you for that calculation!

However, I'm more interested in why they are reporting different #'s

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January 16, 2012, 09:10:40 PM
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Thanks not me.
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January 16, 2012, 09:11:51 PM
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What's the difference between the network total hashrate at http://bitcoinwatch.com/ which reads 9.45thash

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BitCoin Charts which has the total network hashrate @ 10.891 ?  http://bitcoincharts.com/

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They are updated at different intervals.

http://bitcoin.sipa.be/ is excellent and updates with every block.

Hashrate is always estimated from the time between blocks.

This is the real answer

There is no hashrate variable to pull from the blockchain so it is calculated by the amount of time it solves blocks as a whole network...
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