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I'd like to order some Jalapeños (the 5 Gh/s models) from Butterfly Labs; I'm thinking about 4 of them.

I know I'd be looking to a delivery time of 3-6 months; and I know perfectly well that mining difficulty will increase dramatically in the next few months.

With current BitCoin exchange rates, it would take ~10 BTC to repay the cost of the Jalapeños; but will they be able to mine 10 BTC in a reasonable time, 3-6 months from now?

Would it make any sense at all to place the order now?

marked as duplicate by cdecker, Highly Irregular, jgm, o0'., Colin Dean Apr 24 '13 at 12:39

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