Using electric water boilers to mine bitcoin

porky11
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The energy produced by mining will be turned into heat in the end.

So wouldn't it be possible to use high end bitcoin miners to create devices, which are normally just meant to produce heat? Like an electric stove, a washing machine or electric water boilers?

Everytime you boil your water, you'd have a small chance of basically winning the lottery. So your mining activity is basically for free besides of the more expensive devices. In the end, this would make mining less profitable for miners. Maybe mining will only be profitable if the energy is used to heat up something else.

Maybe a water boiler is a bad example, since you probably only use it a few times per day. But for something you use regularly, maybe have it running the whole day, maybe some industrial devices in factories. Or at least in electric heaters, when homes don't have a traditional heater.