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Intel CPU i5-8500

Model Intel CPU i5-8500 from Intel mining algorithm RandomX with a maximum hashrate of 2.66Kh for a power consumption of 65w.

Period /Day /Month
Income $0.07 $2.10

Cost

$0.1/kWh
$0.10 $3.00
Profitability -$0.03 -$0.90

Algorithms

Algorithm Efficiency Profit
RandomX

2.66Kh - 65.0W

0.04J -$0.09
X16Rv2

340Kh - 65.0W

5.23J -$0.16
CryptoNightR

240H - 65.0W

3.69J -$0.16

Specification

Mining pools for Intel CPU i5-8500

Pool Start Mining
Nicehash nicehash.com
Mining Rig Rental miningrigrental.com
zpool zpool.ca
XmrPool xmrpool.net
Zergpool zergpool.com
XmrPool Hub xmrpoolhub.com
Mining Pool Hub miningpoolhub.com

Carbon Footprint

Estimating the carbon footprint from the cryptocurrency mining operations of the Intel CPU i5-8500 in a year, based on energy consumption and various energy sources

Energy Source Yearly Carbon Footprint (kgCO2e/year)
Wind 6
Nuclear 6
Hydroelectric 13
Geothermal 21
Solar 25
Biofuels 129
Gas 274
Coal 460
Data Source: lowcarbonpower.org

Warning: The numbers provided above are merely an estimate of the carbon footprint resulting from cryptocurrency mining. They are presented for informational purposes and should be seen as references only, not as an absolute exact figure. The actual carbon emissions can vary based on many different factors such as the approach, calculation methods, and specific parameters of each mining technology type. We recommend users to consider these figures as a small part of a larger environmental picture and the impact of cryptocurrency mining on it.