How do I GPU mine with only one GPU, which I'm currently using for graphics? Does that require going headless? How do I go headless?

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I would recommend first checking this list to see what your expected hash rate will be:


And then see how much you will make from that rate:


Please factor in power consumption. After you have made a decision to mine armed with those facts, I'd join a mining pool and download GuiMiner.



The pool operator will be happy to address your questions on how to setup the mining client as you are making them money.

  • I'm aware of GPUs' limitations for mining; I'm only doing this for testing purposes. thanks for the links, though
    – Geremia
    Apr 26, 2013 at 16:35
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    head over to bitcointalk.org and ask around. It sounds like you need a discussion to answer your question. The mining community there is second to none Apr 26, 2013 at 16:38

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