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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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Do bitcoin miners actually make money [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I compute mining profitability? Do bitcoin miners like the one depicted in the video below with 24 server clusters actually profit from bitcoins at the current prices? ...
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How much does it cost in computing time/hardware to mine bitcoins? [duplicate]

I'd like to know how much the number changes depending on whether it's done using hardware or just in software. I'm curious how long you'd have to leave a computer mining bitcoins for it to pay for ...
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How profitable is mining with a ~1GH/s miner? [duplicate]

I'm very new to bitcoin mining, so I just tried it out on my mac using MinerGate. I made about 0.000028 XMR in 7 minutes running at 200H/s, equating to $0.0008. I figured that at that rate of money ...
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Is mining with my computer worth it? [duplicate]

I have a computer with a Phenom II X6 1090T 3.2 GHz, and a GT430 gfx card. Obviously I know I won't be able to mine lots of bitcoins, but I want to start getting some money for a car and such. Is the ...
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When did the ASIC mining era begin?

I am trying to figure out when the ASIC mining era began. A Bitcoin magazine article from January 23rd 2013 announces the imminent arrival of the first batch of Avalon miners in early February. Is ...
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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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How to get the general population to pay more in transaction fees?

When mining becomes less profitable* what options are there for miners and mining pools to persuade or insist that end users pay more in transaction fees? I'm interested in Specific code changes ...
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1answer
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Is there a reliable and accurate profitability calculator?

I've looked at the various profitably calculator sites and honestly I'm not sure how up to date they are. They don't seem very accurate. Is there one that's better than the others?
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Is this a good time to enter mining? [closed]

This is a question that has been on my mind for a while. I was going to buy a server farm to mine Bitcoins and I was wondering if it would be practical to jump on the mining bandwagon at the current ...
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1answer
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What are cash outlays & expected inflows for an individual miner?

I'm a student and a beginner interested in learning about Bitcoin. I am not interested in attempting to mine at this time, but I would like to know more about how it works. Per my understanding, ...