Mining , hash and Nonce


I lack something in my understanding of how the mining process works.

If a miner has to loop over a block and re-calculate it's SHA256 for only 2^32 (the amount of different nonce values possible) until it finds a SHA256 with a value lower than the target value , isn't that too fast (only 2^32 possiblities per block ?) ? I know I'm missing something here ... So what am I missing ?

Thank you.

Jordan Sheinfeld

Posted 2015-10-06T10:48:56.957

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Question was closed 2015-10-07T06:06:10.187

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