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Rewarding Volunteer Distributed Computing

Comparison of Ways to Join

Comparison of the ways for individuals to join. Click or hover on dotted text for a definition

Solo Crunching Pool Crunching Non-Cruncher (no research)
Solo Pool Non-Cruncher
Solo Pool PoS
BOINC rewards ✔️ ✔️
Constant Block Rewards ✔️ ✔️
Secures Network ✔️ ✔️
Decentralized ✔️ ✔️
Ability to vote ✔️ ✔️
Keep 100% of Rewards ✔️ ✔️
No Gridcoin Needed to Start ✔️
BOINC Leaderboards BOINCstats, Gridcoinstats & others Pool only Gridcoinstats
Guide available
Guide available
Guide available

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