Ethereum Proof of Work (Mining) vs Proof of Stake (Staking) Profitability Comparison

November 29, 2021

In the third quarter of 2022 Ethereum is expected to switch to Proof-of-Stake. This will put an end to ETH mining on GPUs, and the 2Miners pool where users are actively mining ETH now is no exception. After the upgrade the reward process will involve locking Ether in a special contract. How much will validators earn in Ethereum 2.0 and how much less will it be compared to mining? Let’s get into it.