Cryptocoin Mining?

Discussion in 'Video Cards and Graphics' started by Chiropteran, May 24, 2011.

  1. Jen

    Jen Elite Member

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    no not worth it , just burn up your laptop doing it


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  2. kowalabearhugs

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    Sure - if you have free electricity.
     
  3. Zargon

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    I have a few questions.
    1) What is GH/s? on the pools list everyone lists that stat and i dont know if a higher one is better or not (usually is) so i picked slush's pool.

    2) in the Mining program what is accepted and stale mean (in noob terms) or how many accepted turns to 1 bitcoin?
     
    #1979 tvdang7, Aug 25, 2011
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  5. Mir96TA

    Mir96TA Golden Member

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    LapTop Cooling is no where to handle that kind of a Load
     
  6. nanaki333

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  8. OS

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    MS security essentials reported that guiminer on my computer was a risk of some kind
     
  9. Zargon

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    win 7 warns me its not common software and asks if I want it to be deleted
     
  10. hdfxst

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    I have a DFI nForce4 SLI Infinity motherboard - am I able to chuck a couple of HD5830s in it and give mining a go?
     
  12. Mir96TA

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    Sure You might able to rackup a Coin in a week or so
     
  13. marlinman

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    So there's no problem running 2 AMD cards in this SLI board? I gather the idea is _not_ to run multiple cards in SLI/CF when mining, so hopefully all will be good...
     
  14. Mir96TA

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    You should able to run them in Non/CF Configuration
     
  15. nanaki333

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    mmmm... newegg looting....
     
  16. ghost recon88

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    New difficulty just came out and it's a 1.5% decrease :awe:
     
  17. Chiropteran

    Chiropteran Diamond Member

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    Is this the first time it's decreased in recent history? When I first started mining, I thought the first difficulty decrease would be a sign that BTC was about to collapse completely. We'll see!

    I am going to be a homeowner today, closing on a condo this afternoon. So I've been kinda out of the whole bitcoin scene last few weeks dealing with the purchase, although I do keep my main miners running. Going to do some cost-benefit analysis after I find out what my electricity rate is at the condo.
     
  18. airdata

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    was it just the 'bitminer.exe' file? I think that's it anyhow...

    I think it gets false positived because of it's inclusion in botnet/stealth mining packages. I'm pretty sure it's a legit file.
     
  19. Zargon

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  21. Zargon

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    :D

    how they got from a to b I have no idea, wekll I mean, I can see it, but its reaching
     
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  23. Zargon

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    yeah, the libertarian site just picked the one quote and says its about bitcoins

    which in theory as a general statement it could be

    but its a real far stretch
     
  24. ghost recon88

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    So, who wants to take bets as to when bitcoins will go back up over $10 :awe:
     
  25. trollolo

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    bittcoin mining has only ever been profitable for people living in their parents' basements who have free electricity, and can stack 6950s till the air burns.
     
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