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Which ASIC Bitcoin Miner gets you best bang for you buck as of today? [closed]

I'm thinking of purchasing an ASIC miner, but I'm not sure which one to go with as there seem to be multiple options. When they mention 20-60Gh/s, I'm not sure how many bitcoins can that mine in a ...
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How much are accepted shares on GUIMiner worth? [closed]

I have just started Bitcoin mining and am using GUI Miner. I have an AMD 7870 OC edition that is mining for me. Currently i'm getting 380 mhash/s, is this good? Also how many of the accepted shares ...
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Good Bitcoin Mining Software? [closed]

Does anyone know of any of the best Bitcoin Mining Software? I have been looking for mining software for a while, but I can't seem to find any. I'm using Windows 8 if that helps.
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Is there a uniform measure of “difficulty”, that when multiplied by price, will give “profitability of one hour of mining”?

I recently open Bitcoin Pie, a site that compares crypto-currencies. Given the exchange rate in BTC, I would like to add another column that tells "relative mining profitability", regardless of the ...
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How many consumer computers would it take to launch a 51% attack [closed]

What is the hash rate of a standard laptop using the default client and what is it for the whole of Bitcoin? I am interested in this, because I want to understand what it would take to get to 51% of ...
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Does Bitcoin work better for one user if they always use the same IP?

I use a VPN and regularly change my IP. As it is, I've been running Bitcoin on and off (mostly "on") for over a year now and have yet to generate anything (well, except lots of heat). So I got to ...
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How long to earn fractions of bitcoin [duplicate]

I started mining today, and I'm using the bitcoin GUI miner, along with rpc2013-cuda. I'm running algorithms on the CPU(completely maxed out - It's a core i7 quad-core/Hyperthreaded at 2.3GHz) and the ...
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How to mine with 1k PC's? [duplicate]

I have a network of 1k+ PC's (not a botnet). Could you advice me how can I mine effectively for one pool, for only one pool account, maybe you have any solutions? I think it should be CPU miner ...
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Calculating the mining profitability of Novacoin

I've been researching altcoins and keep coming across some staggering figures. I think it's just too early to do math, but if I were to farm novacoins for example calculator here and I have pretty ...
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How do I mine for coins? [duplicate]

Finally synchronized the blockchain, yet not sure if I'm mining for coins. Where do I find out if I am or do I need something else?
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How do I get started, what hardware do I use? [closed]

So, I would like to get started in mining BTC and live in Britain south of Cambridge. I have a custom machine running an OC 7870, intel i5 etcetera. Would it be pointless mining with this hardware as ...
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Mining Pool hub support cpu miner?

I have a simple/old CPU (like dual-core/Quad-Core) with unlimited electricity and all the other stuff. I would like to run 10 PCs with CPU mining. It's better to mine solo or the join mining pool hub? ...
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setup bitcoin miner on older hardware

Hey my name is Philip and i would like to setup a bitcoin miner. I am working on a school with loads of older pc's that i thought to be fun to set up for mining bitcoins, and i'm asking if it would ...
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Bitcoin hardware

I want to start mining but I am not sure about my calculations. Is it worth to mine with 4 nvidia gtx titan X without paying for electricity? I calculated it with a bitcoin calculator and the money ...
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How does difficulty impact profitability? what is the formula?

I have an Antminer S9 ASIC miner , and I have visited this , but I want to know how difficulty may impact my profitability in the future. I would also like to estimate break even costs.

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