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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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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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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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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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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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16 votes
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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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10 votes
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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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Is it still possible to do cpu mining for experimenting?

Commercially speaking I know it worse than pointless! But please, be gentle and don't remind me. Neither bother about being insulting or patronizing because I ask such a 'stupid' question. Thank you ...
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How do you setup your own Bitcoin / Litecoin / Primecoin / Altcoin pool? Whats a good tutorial?

I was wondering how would one setup their own pool for one of the alt coins. Is there a good tutorial link on how to setup your own pool? I'm mainly looking to setup a datacoin pool but was wondering ...
Patoshi パトシ's user avatar
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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 mine solo Vertcoin?

Now, I assume that probably all cryptocurrencies that have any value at all are impossible to mine alone for any realistic mining cluster setup, for a normal individual. However, I have been curious ...
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What bitcoin mining software is easy to use and start mining immediately with a pool & new ASIC boards?

I'm looking to just start mining with my cheap laptop, but wanted to just ask whats the easiest mining software to setup and let it run in the background when my machine is idle. And the software has ...
Patoshi パトシ's user avatar
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External GPU for mining [closed]

Of course, there are lots of ASICs out there with exponentially more hashing power. But I'm not yet ready to invest and dedicate to one coin. Is there a mining solution in which one can set up an ...
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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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What hardware do I need to get started with Bitcoin?

I am new to crypto currencies and just got into bitcoin, I want to know how to start off, which equipment would I need?
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