Bitcoin difficulty climbs 1.74% in the first upward adjustment since June
Analyzing Bitcoin’s difficulty adjustment and mining profitability — The latest difficulty adjustment, effective at block height 747,936, increased mining difficulty by 1.74%. In this overview, we’ll analyze the effects on mining and profitability. Bitcoin’s difficulty adjustment in numbers The latest difficulty adjustment occurred at block height 747,936, mined on August 4. Total hashrate at the time of the adjustment averaged 201.43 EH/s.