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Well guess you can say things are getting serious ran another 100A to my garage for cards...
 

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Anyone else seeing odd spikes like this? This is with Nicehash running the Lyra2REv2 algorithm.

Just cleaned up my rig. It was petty nasty... probably the worst I've ever seen my own computer get. I attribute this to the fan I had blowing at the side... it's free from dust aside from that perma-dust coting that happens and whatever little clumps of dust that might exist in the little nooks and crannies I didn't bother with. However, when I hooked it back up I noticed Nicehash is running Cryptonight on the GPUs right now, which we all know isn't really that hard on cards... they're both hitting almost 2GHz core and not even hitting the power target.

I did replace the dead box fan too, though. It doesn't seem to do much for temps directly that can be read by the sensors, but I'm hoping that massive influx of air is at least good for cooling some vregs or something a little more than without it...
 
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Looks like my 24 pin ATX connector burned up again. It wasn't melted or anything, but the connectors on the end of the same 2 +12v wires were, erm, loose... not making good contact, and the wires were really stiff/brittle. I actually snapped one in half...

It would be really nice if this board had an extra power connector for this, even a floppy power connector...
 
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People still invested in Crypto?

My favourites - Syscoin (Decentralized eBay),
XRP (Ripple) xRapid, xCurrent, xVia etc., Bank / financial and Commerce Crypto,
TRON TRX Decentralization of the Internet ,
EOS Decentralized Smart Contracts Platform ( Unlimited Scalability) created by the Legendary Programmer and Genius Dan Larimer, also inventor of DPoS.
IOTA Decentralized IoT.
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Currently using WinMiner with a E5-1680V2 and GTX 1050 Ti when I'm away from my computer. It tends to settle on XMR & ETC.
 

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Still mining with Nicehash here...
 
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Still mining with Nicehash here...
What kind of % return are you getting? Mine's too low to bother with right now, to me. Once I get my rigs moved to an outbuilding where heat won't be an issue, then I'll reconsider.
 
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i am not getting much over the cost of leccy but being an out and out hodler what i am getting now dosnt matter that much its what the price does in the future thats important to me..

i now view mining as buying eth on the cheap.. i still think/hope its all gonna go up.. he he..

trog
 

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What kind of % return are you getting? Mine's too low to bother with right now, to me. Once I get my rigs moved to an outbuilding where heat won't be an issue, then I'll reconsider.
As I understand it, the work I do today will be worth more later when/if BTC increases. All the days I mined at $2/day retroactively become $4/day if BTC were to hit somewhere around 13,000, because I still have the BTC I got paid, it's just worth more now. For mining to be worth more while the BTC price is the same, you are waiting for a sharp decrease in difficulty and/or a sharp increase in reward on a particular coin...

Much like Trog I just keep on truckin' and hope for a a future where my basket of eggs is worth more.
 

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It's not so much of a gamble. It's just my little stash that I keep adding to (albeit slowly). Sure the price of BTC is volatile, but I can be patient when it comes to that.
 
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Mining at what (in my situation at the moment) amounts to a loss in hopes that the price will rise is the definition of a gamble lol.
 
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Mining at what (in my situation at the moment) amounts to a loss in hopes that the price will rise is the definition of a gamble lol.
it all comes down to whether you think the price its gonna go up or down.. to me it has to go up for the cash out style of mining to ever become profitable again if it dosnt your mining days are over and mine and hats are somewhat pointless.. he he..

some say that in the end the cost of mining will have to reflect in the price.. which does kind of imply the price has to go up but only time will tell..

trog
 
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As I understand it, the work I do today will be worth more later when/if BTC increases. All the days I mined at $2/day retroactively become $4/day if BTC were to hit somewhere around 13,000, because I still have the BTC I got paid, it's just worth more now. For mining to be worth more while the BTC price is the same, you are waiting for a sharp decrease in difficulty and/or a sharp increase in reward on a particular coin...

Much like Trog I just keep on truckin' and hope for a a future where my basket of eggs is worth more.
Back in 2011-2012 I mined btc on gpus when it was worth $2 USD. I barely made electric, might of made like a dollar a day. And that's where most of my stack today came from.

Bottom line, if you make more than your electric, keep mining.

Now if you're mining at a loss, just buy coins.
 
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