Frequently Asked Questions

What is Merito?

Merito is a software that pays gamers for their computers’ idle time. You can see what our software looks like on our homepage.

Will Merito damage my computer?

No. Merito is designed to prevent damage to GPUs that standard mining can cause. Merito mines crypto-currencies that are classified as memory-hard, which means they use only 40-70 percent of the GPU at a given time compared to the 100 percent usage of standard crypto-currencies.

How much will I make from Merito?

Your earnings from Merito depend on your computer’s GPU and CPU. On average, Most users earn about 10-20 USD per month from Merito.

Is this legal?

Yes. We have specifically designed the Merito platform to be compliant with the laws of United States.

How long does it take to earn money?

The average user makes about $10 per month if he/she runs Merito an average of 12 hours per day.

How do I get paid?

Merito pays out via PayPal, Steam Games, or with a gift card of your choice.

Can I run Merito on my laptop?

It is possible to run Merito on a laptop but not recommended due to the potential for heat issues.

What are you doing with my processing power?

We use your computer to mine for crypto-currency. Crypto-currency is an alternative to centralized banking systems. When you use Merito you are contributing to the growth of decentralized payment networks.

Where do my charity earnings go?

Merito currently contributes one-hundred percent of its charity earnings to Child’s Play Charity. (

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