Given the rapidly rising difficulty level and electricity consumption/$30 cost per transaction, is the protocol sustainable as-is, and if not what is most likely to happen in the evolution of BTC.
A 5 GH/s Bitcoin Miner is running at around 270 Watt. I tested it with an Wattmeter. Is that a reasonable amount of Watt? In the comparison list on Bitcoin.it it says that those devices are running at ...
One of the common arguments against Bitcoin is the energy consumed by the network. The total hash-power of the network can be obtained fairly easily, but I'd like to estimate how much of that is due ...
I've checked with my electricity provider, and I have been told the following: Unit Rate (per kWh) = 0.1399USD Standard Charge (per day) = 0.1645USD While mining, if my computer is using 100w ...
At some point in the future miners will depend more on the Tx fee than per-block payout. Right now people turn on and off their equipment based on local trends such as price of electricity, etc. On ...
My mining rig consumes 1,250w. What additional information do I need, or how do I shop for a product that will protect me from Brownouts and Electrical surges. I'm not interested in UPS ...