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What should I choose - GPU Mining or CPU Mining? [duplicate]

I have a HP Pavilion G6-2313AX Laptop with Processor : APU Quad Core A10 and Graphics : 512 MB AMD Radeon HD 7660G (Integrated) and 2 GB ATI Mobility Radeon 7670M HD Graphics (Dedicated) I know ...
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Equation for mining profit [duplicate]

I'm a newbie. What is the basic equation for computing profit from mining given gigahash per second of the miner, timeframe, miner costs, and current bitcoin economy stats like mining difficulty and ...
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How can I compute mining profitability? [duplicate]

It was asked elsewhere, but I'm re-asking the question in a less time sensitive way. Can you please list some of the techniques, charts, spreadsheets, calculators or other tools that help someone to ...
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how do I figure out the hash rate of my computer? [duplicate]

My computer has AMD A4-5300 APU W/ Radeon(tm)HD subscore 6.2 Graphics AMD Radeon HD 7480D 4.7 If any one can help , thank you!
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How long would it take for me to mine a bitcoin with a TItan XP nvidia [duplicate]

How long would it take me to mine 1 bitcoin with an nvidia titan xp graphics card? ty for helping if u do.
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Solo mining in Sep 2017 [duplicate]

Is solo mining still doable today? What is needed to tackle a whole block under a month alone, 100x Antminer S9, 100THash/s? Another question, does location play a role in this? Would it matter if ...
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How fast does a processor have to be to mine bitcoins [duplicate]

I have a MacBook Air running 10.7(Lion) with an Intel Core i5 processor I want to try to mine bitcoins for fun. I understand that I alone will probably not be able to get any bitcoins from mining so ...
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Can you make a profit mining with CPU/GPU? [duplicate]

A Radeon HD 7950 has the following hash rates: Around 600 MH/s for Bitcoin Around 600 KH/s for Litecoin I used the profitability calculator at bitcoinwisdom to estimate revenue: Bitcoin: 0.06148 ...
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How do I calculate expected earnings when mining a cryptocurrency? [duplicate]

If I have access to currency-specific variables/datasets for any cryptocurrency of choice (see below), how would I calculate which cryptocurrency (out of a fixed set of say 3-5 altcoins -- SHA-256 and ...
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Can i mine with a GTX 760? [duplicate]

Well, bit coin mining is looking more and more promising and to be honest, i don't know a lot. I heard you get a lot from AMD cards, but if i use my Nvidia card will it even be worth it? Thanks in ...
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How long does it take to earn back the investment of a miner? [duplicate]

I was strongly considering buying one of the 25 GHash/s miners and hooking it up to my laptop or desktop when not using them, as in, leave the miner running overnight or while I'm at work. The mining ...
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Can High CPU Droplets from Digital Ocean be used for Bitcoin Mining? [duplicate]

Can the High CPU Droplets from Digital Ocean be used for Bitcoin Mining? Can they compete with GPUs? Digital Ocean High CPU Droplets
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Estimated profit of a $400 21's RaspberryPi-ASIC computer? [duplicate]

So I'm thinking of buying one of the newly-announced $400 USD 21's RaspberryPi-ASIC computer. How can I know the hashrate of its ASIC? How could I calculate the BTC profits I would get from it, per ...
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FPGA ASIC vs Graphic Card [duplicate]

I think ASIC is the way to go. I am just making sure. By now you can no longer profitably mine bitcoins with GPU right?
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How much “Proof of work accepted by server” needed to generate 1 bitcoin (or a part of it) [duplicate]

I am using Bitminter client, and I am confusing about how much I earn in one week while my system working overnight. https://bitminter.com/ says "Mining one bitcoin with just a PC now takes millions ...
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Should we still mine nowadays with CPU/GPU? [duplicate]

For the little bit I understood so far about the mining process, it seems to me that "finding" a block is very very very difficult for a CPU/GPU. However, since it is done by brute force, it seems to ...
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i would like to know how long it will take me to mine 1 bitcoin with a 12 th/s mining rig [duplicate]

I am going to start mining bitcoin. I plan to use 6 antminer s4. that would give me 12 th/s. with this set up how long would it take me to mine one bitcoin?
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Is a 980 TI good for mining? [duplicate]

i have a Nvidia 980TI and i just wanted to know if it was worth bitcoin mining. the electricity company I'am with is utillia. Thanks.
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Can i start mining with ANT MINER? [duplicate]

from here at little time, i'll get a ANT MINER to start mining bitcoins, and i want to know if i have some chance to get some coins with him. Brand: ANT MINER Model: BTC_1.6Gh/s Overclock: 2.2 Gh/s ...
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bitcoin mining on a laptop gpu, nvidia GT 120m? [duplicate]

i have a laptop with a discreet GPU, no integrated ones. its a Nvidia GT 120m in an ASUS laptop. i never use the laptop, so i decided to turn it into a bitcoin miner using bitminter. at the moment it ...
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How much bitcoin can be mined with intel core i5 pc with external graphic card? [duplicate]

I know ant miner is required to earn some cash, but am curious to know that how much bitcoin can be mined per day with a pc if it has the configuration like : processor= Intel Core i5 6600K 3.50GHz ...
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Is there a way to squeeze more hashing rate from a weak hardware? [duplicate]

I have a computer has two graphic cards ATI Radeon HD 5450, which are almost not used at all. The computer is running permanently and is used only for office work and data storage. I tried to setup ...
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ASUS X1650 256 MiB - is it sufficient? [duplicate]

Just learned about BitCoin. As I learned now there is no sense using CPU, just GPU. I have ASUS X1650 256 MiB, is it sufficient to ear at list 1-2 BitCoin a week?
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What virtual currency is currently the most profitable with an Nvidia GPU? [duplicate]

By most profitable, I mean the coin that returns the most profit for lower-hashing GPU's.
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I have an ATI Radeon HD 4550; would starting to use BitCoin be worth it? [duplicate]

Below average PC, wondering if it'd be worth it. The possibility of damaging my PC also exists.
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Is mining still profitable in october 2017 [duplicate]

Hi guys this is isaaq from UAE. I HAVE A QUESTION ABOUT MINING. IS BITCOIN OR OTHER COIN STILL PROFITABLE TO MINE. I WANT TO INVEST 100KUSD IN MINING. I WANT TO PURCHASR ANTMINER S9. PLZ ...
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Only 70Mh/s with good PC! AMD CPU not supported? [duplicate]

I have a AMD 8-Core-CPU with a NVIDA GTX 560 for Bitcoin-Mining but I only get 70Mh/s... If I start CGMiner without GPU it detects nothing. Why cant I use my CPU to mine Bitcoins? Is that an error by ...
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New To Mining - How Much US$ Am I Making / Day? [duplicate]

I am using a GTX 1050 ti SSC with fans at 100%. I got really lucky and this card might be the best overclockable one ever, I boosed performance by about 20%, when other people are happy to get 10%. ...
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Is there a site (or formula) that easily calculates returns using difficulty / hash rate? [duplicate]

I'm just a novelty miner, looking to be cool and do my part to decentralize. Not looking for a return on my investment. However if I'm going to spend $100 or so I'd like to calculate how my options ...
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Is there any reason to invest on GPU based system these days? (March 2013) [duplicate]

I wonder whether I should spend around 1000$ - 1500$ for buying a GPU based system that will mine at 2GH/s. Is it still worth it? What will happen when all those ASIC machines will arrive? will i ...
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Noob question: will a slow rig get coins ever? [duplicate]

So i get that people buy bigger rigs for faster production, but say I put some old junker on as a miner. it ever get coins or do the "real" miners get all the coins?
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Making Bitcoins faster with friends? [duplicate]

I was wondering whether me and a friend (both with powerful graphic cards), would be able to choose to work on the same block, therefore solving it faster and theoretically earning bitcoins faster? ...
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How to calculate monthly income in bitcoin mining? What is bitcoin difficulty? [duplicate]

I'm pretty new to mining. I bought a Raspberry Pi. And I want to know how much bucks I will make when I do mining. The hash rate of Raspberry Pi is 0.4 Mhash/sec (I found on google). However, when ...
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Please help, stuck at static 24Mhash/s? [duplicate]

I'm fairly new to mining bitcoin, but I have read that using GPU can help improve performance. I currently am using GUIMiner (latest version) running on an OpenCL back-end but when I choose to use my ...
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If I use a MacBook Pro to mine Bitcoin (and keep records for the blockchain), how much can I earn in 1 month? [duplicate]

I know people say it is not practical to mine Bitcoins using a computer any more, but graphics cards are usually used to mine them. But suppose just for fun, I do use a MacBook Pro to mine it 8 hours ...
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retail hardware SHA256d hash rates [duplicate]

Obviously it hasn't been profitable to mine bitcoin on retail hardware for years at this point. Nevertheless, I'm curious. Does anybody have any benchmarks on what the hash rates for retail ...
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How much electricity and time would mining a bitcoin consume right now? [duplicate]

I live in an area where electricity is really cheap, I'm talking 0.003 USD per kilowatts/hour. I've searched myself around internet apparently it takes 15 000 kilowatts/hour of power to mine a bitcoin,...
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Antminer s9 for mining! [duplicate]

I am thinking of putting 20 antminer S9 and start mining Will it be profitable as I have calculated monthly electrical bill of 2500$(USD) in my country?? Also should i be mining alone or join a pool?...
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If i have 42 tera hashes of mining power, how long will it take me to mine a block solo, and if i join a mining pool, how much bitcoin will I get? [duplicate]

If i have 42 tera hashes of mining power, how long will it take me to mine a block solo, and if i join a mining pool, how much bitcoin will I get? I am intrested in buying 4 Bitmain Antminer T9+.
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How much currency, on average, to expect from Bitcoin mining? [duplicate]

As mining difficulty continues to rise, I don't know if it is even worth trying. My question to the users actively mining is, how many Bitcoins, on average, are most miners making? And any recent ...
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What is the minimum hash rate power should I have to get rewarded in btc.com? [duplicate]

I just want to know how much minimum hash rate power should someone have to receive reward in btc.com or other pools?
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Hash rate of the average PC/Top end PC [duplicate]

Hi I was wondering if anybody had any idea about what the hash rates are like with PCs released fairly recently. I'm sort of looking for figures to use for an average user if they wanted to use their ...
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I am new to Bitcoin, how can I get started?

I am new to both StackExchange and to the new online currency called Bitcoin. I understand what Bitcoin is and how it works, but I was wondering: how do you actually get started with Bitcoin? I have ...
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Is CPU mining even worth it? [duplicate]

I would like to start mining, but my GPU isn't the greatest and I don't really want to spend the money on a dedicated rig. Is mining from my CPU (in a Linux environment) still worth it? Or will I not ...
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In the ASIC-age, is it worth starting mining Bitcoin at home?

I have recently learned about Bitcoin and would like to get rich quickly into mining. I have control of a laptop library full of ancient computers powerful gaming PC cluster of GPUs an old ASIC, I ...
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How can I start mining Bitcoin?

Ok. I don't care if I make only a small amount of bitcoins mining. I want to mine. How do I setup my machine (amd x64 4.6Ghz 6GB/RAM with GeForce Nvidia 7300, LinuxMint 10) to start mining? Is it ...
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Is there any point to casual mining?

Is there any point to casual mining anymore? I recently discovered bitcoin and was wondering if there was any point to running mining software on my laptop while I work on essays or other non-...
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How long does it usually take to mine a bitcoin block?

I am quite new and wondering how long it would take with a single GTX 680? EDIT: I am using a pool.
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Is Gpu mining still an option?

My friend asked me to do a research for him on bitcoin mining, I don't know a lot so I'm asking. He's consider buying either NVIDIA gtx titan or NVIDIA gtc 980. Decent motherboard and internet speed. ...
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Can I do mining with a normal PC? [duplicate]

Can I do mining with a normal PC in my house? I will setup Linux (Ubuntu) for mining. It will be open 24/7. I don't have too many expectations. Maybe 0.1 in one week?

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