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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 to use my own web hosting server to mine a bitcoin? [duplicate]

I have a web hosting with unlimited bandwidth and unlimited disk space, Cpanel and much more. Can anyone guide me. How to mine a bitcoin by using my own web hosting?. Then there is any mining software ...
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Can we use google cloud service as a virtual server to mine bitcoins and is there any profitability of using their service? [duplicate]

Our computers has very less power when we compare it to the difficulty level of mining and it's very hard to get one bit coin. But to overcome the second issue there are "pools". But still the first ...
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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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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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Fastest CPU Miner

I have a Windows Server with 20 cores at 2.10 Ghz (AMD Opteron 4171 HE). I am currently using Ufasoft CPU miner and getting about 35 Mhash/s. I want to know what is the fastest CPU miner that I can ...
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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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Hashrates for Opteron and Xeon CPUs

I'm looking for the benchmarked hashrates of both a 1.0GHz Opteron 2007 CPU, as well as a 1.2GHz Xeon 2007 CPU. I looked here but didn't see them mentioned. Also, on that references page, I don't see ...
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Does Bitcoin work better for one user if they always use the same IP?

I use a VPN and regularly change my IP. As it is, I've been running Bitcoin on and off (mostly "on") for over a year now and have yet to generate anything (well, except lots of heat). So I got to ...
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Does mining without a realistic chance of solving a block provide any benefit to the network?

Okay, before anyone votes to close this as a duplicate, I would like you to hear me out. Since I began using Bitcoin, I always thought about miners as the people that effectively "host" the bitcoin ...
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How much memory and bandwidth does bitcoind take up on a CentOS Linux system?

I'm thinking about installing bitcoind on my web server that runs on CentOS. How much memory and bandwidth might it take up and would it affect my other sites on my server?
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Getting started [duplicate]

I read some reviews and would like to try my hand at this Bitcoin thing. I see that costly, dedicated hardware is the way to go. I have a dual XEON E5420 (http://goo.gl/Frco5X), 8Gb DDRII RAM sitting ...