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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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Does the program I downloaded (bitcoin-qt) mine bitcoins? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I start mining Bitcoin? Nothing ever says how to actually mine bitcoins, except to join a pool. I don't want to do that. All I really know is that each block has an ...
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How do I get started mining bitcoin with a GPU? [duplicate]

I'm totally new to this, but love this idea! I want to help, (and generate coin), and have only installed Bitcoin-Qt version 0.8.1 It ran, synchronized; I encrypted my wallet. But now what? Will ...
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What is required to generate a block? [duplicate]

I've read a little about BitCoins and think the idea is very interesting. I was wondering what is required to generate a block? I assume there is some software you need. Do I also need an account ...
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How to start mining Bitcoin [duplicate]

I have a strong GPU, CPU, and enough RAM to choke a goat. I have installed BitCoin Core 64, and my wallet is (finally) synced. What do I do to start mining. Do I just leave the program running or do I ...
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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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Is it important to buy Bitcion hardware to start mining? [duplicate]

I have just learnt about Bitcoin and Bitcoin mining. Is it really important to buy Bitcoin mining hardware like BFGMiner to earn Bitcoins ? Can't we just download the software and join a pool?
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How can I start to mine? [duplicate]

I want to begin to mine on a computer, I know that it is not efficient but I want to do some experiments and tests for a project. I tried all programs in the list
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BITCOIN tutorials [duplicate]

I am new to bitcoin. I know a little about bitcoin mining. Is there any tutorial or anything that i can read so that i can start bitcoin mining ? Maybe a step by step guide or anything ? Thanks in ...
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How much Bitcoin will I mine right now with hardware X?

Say I have a given piece of hardware (CPU/GPU). Where can I find out how much Bitcoin will I mine per day?
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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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What is a good mining pool/payout model for infrequent mining?

I usually mine only, when I do stuff using my PC so it is on anyway. So far I used Slushs Pool but they have a score based reward system, which seem to punish casual mining. If a long round ends >15 ...
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What is a Mining Pool, what is it good for?

What advantages / disadvantages does it offer over solo mining?
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