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Why does mining profitability tend towards zero?

Why does mining profitability tend towards zero? Is it different for short term miners than it is for long term miners? Example: if I mine now and sell them next year, they may be worth more as ...
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3answers
10k views

What does “ASIC” mean?

I stumbled on the terms "ASIC" and " ASIC Miner", what do they mean? Is this something related to special hardware?
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5answers
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I've tried everything from mining bitcoin to litecoin to other altcoins…why do I have no luck?

I am a beginner in the blossoming culture of crypto-currency, and unfortunately, it's beginning to feel as if 2015 is too late of a year for a laptop-user such as I to be able to start mining. I'm ...
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1answer
77k views

How to quickly check your mining speed?

Is there some website that provides some webminer or other way for a person to check their mining speed without actually joining any pool or doing solo mining? Alternatively, are there some miners ...
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3answers
19k views

Why is Slush Pool recognizing my worker as offline?

Just wanted to try out some mining but when I press start on GUIMiner Slush Pool dosn't recognize it. Right now I can mine at around 60Mhash/s, is that too slow or is it any other problem?
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1answer
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How can I solo mine using Bitcoin Core?

I want to mine Bitcoin using the Bitcoin Core client. I have followed the steps on https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Xd4Opw0Upok, but when I type "setgenerate true" in the console, it replies with "...
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2answers
14k views

Is 2016 a good time to buy an ASIC miner? [closed]

At first, I should add I am not looking at mining for income. I just want to do it for fun but I don't want to waste money either. In spite of difficulty increases there are a lot of people and ...
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3answers
16k views

I am new to bitcoin, and GUI miner won't work on slush's server

I am new to using bitcoin, and I don't have any mining hardware, just my computer. I got GUIminer, and set the server to other, and the host name to http://api.bitcoin.cz, port 8332. I entered my ...
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2answers
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Mining with only 1 GPU

I have a GTX Ttan and plan on getting a GTX 1060. I want to only mine with the 1060. How would I do that. Im using sgminer v5.3.1
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2answers
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After mining litecoins for about two hours, how long will it take for anything to go into my account?

I've been mining now for about two hours. How long would it take for anything to appear in my account?
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1answer
2k views

How long to get an accepted share?

I am very new to bitcoin mining and am unsure if I set up GUIMiner correctly. I have a new MacBook Pro with a discrete graphics card (ATI Radeon R9 M370X) and am getting about 129 Mhash/s according to ...
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1answer
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Mining: is there also “luck” factor ?

I'm almost new in Bitcoin / crypto currency world. I know that "old" coin like Bitcoin and others (for old i mean 2-3-4 years), when you want to mine there is a difficulty variable to considerer. ...
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1answer
608 views

Bitcoin mining - is it a race and how to not waste resources?

My question term race is not about race attack term. I've read https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bitcoin and want to get practice using Bitcoin, no need to recover electricity bills and get profit now. ...
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1answer
1k views

Trying To Get More MH/s Litecoin Mining

I am relatively new to this but do have technical abilities like overclocking, etc. Here's what I'm working with: AMD A6 3620 APU w/Rade Radeon HD 6530D Driver: AMD Catalyst 15.7.1 Win 7 64 ...
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2answers
348 views

Confirm own incoming transactions

Is it possible to only mine your own incoming transactions? So you can confirm a Bitcoin transaction (only locally).

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