bitcoin - sha 256 - question

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Hi guys, brief question. What possible solutions might there be to "mine" btc faster? I mean besides the quite dumb brute force mining, that is currently the only way.... Is there - even theoretically - a solution possible, whereby a miner can reverse calculate the nonce given the specific requirements (hash with x leading zeros)? I mean the equation would be - the miner knows almost all data from the "Input" for the sha 256 algorithm, and for the output he/she would only be interested in having x leading zeros (and dont mind what comes thereafter as a hash). Thanks for your thoughts