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To Break Even My GPU Mining Rig, Ethereum Should Reach $5,153

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It has been a while since my latest updates with my Ethereum GPU mining rig. In fact, Q1 2018 has been pretty dull for crypto investors, including miners. Long story short - at the end of 2017 I decided to build a small Ethereum GPU mining rig, now in the middle of April 2018, in total, I have invested in this mining rig $1,661, though the total…


Ethereum (and other altcoin) mining review after 2 months in 2018

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February 16 marks a small 2-month anniversary since I've started to mine Ethereum and others altcoins. In today's article let's take a quick review and try to understand is GPU mining still profitable in 2018? It all started with a FOMO back in December 2017, after successful second part of the year of investments in crypto, I decided to build a…


How To Mine EXP (Expanse) with SMOS

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A couple of days ago I shared a quick tutorial on how to mine ETC (Ethereum Classic) with SMOS (Simple Mining OS), as there is an upcoming ETC Callisto airdrop happening, the idea to pre-mine couple of ETC's sounded tempting to me.  Now, as I've been using a mixed AMD + NVIDIA mining rig, to get most of it, I'm left using Claymore's dual miner,…


How To Mine ETC (Ethereum Classic) with SimpleMining OS

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For the past couple of weeks I've been experimenting with crypto mining and started with Claymore's dual miner to learn that I can dual mine both Ethereum and Siacoin out of the box, I put my mining rig as it is and let the machine to mine coins for me. See: I'm Making $0.98 Per Day By Mining Ethereum and Siacoin, and I want MORE! Meanwhile, in…


Mining Ethereum @ ~53 MH/s and Siacoin @ ~310 MH/s Earns me $5.53 Daily - And It's Time to take a Pause

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Each time I add some new graphics card to my existing gpu mining rig or some other major happenings happens I make a quick update into the blog.  There are two major updates since my latest post from cryptocurrency mining experiments - I have installed another gpu card (in total there are  already 4, giving a hash power of about 53 MH/s) and…


Should You Invest in Hashflare Ethereum Cloud Mining Contract or Build Your Own GPU Mining Rig

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The idea and inspiration for this article come out since after about a month ago I started to invest both in cloud mining and building my very own GPU mining rig. I decided to compare - what's more profitable - doing all by yourself or just throwing money into cloud mining contracts. Make sure to read out my previous article on similar topic: To…


Simple GPU Overclocking Boosts Ethereum Mining Profitability by 20.65% - Now Making $2.66 Daily

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Welcome to the last post of 2017, and no surprise but today I will speak about increased Ethereum (and Siacoin) mining profitability by overclocking GPU cards. Those of you following my blog lately already know - in December I decided to build 12 GPU mining rig and ordered goodies from Amazon. In total spending about $1,147.  The total investment…


Learning Crypto Currency Mining The Hard Way

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It has been a couple of days since my first GPU mining rig is set up and running, making me a couple of extra dollars every day. In these past couple of days, I have learned a lot, mostly tech stuff how to install different components on a motherboard and to connect to the mining pool. In today's article, I will share a few photos and notes what…


I'm Making $2.44 Per Day By Dual Mining Ethereum and Siacoin, and I'm NOT HAPPY YET!

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This is a quick follow up post after previous and initial I'm Making $0.98 Per Day By Mining Ethereum and Siacoin, and I want MORE!. It has been first 24 hours since my core mining rig have been set up and running. Well, more precisely, yesterday I finally received details ordered from Amazon at the start of December - motherboard, processor,…


I'm Making $0.98 Per Day By Mining Ethereum and Siacoin, and I want MORE!

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The fans are spinning and graphics cards are heating, it has been 24 hours since I started mining Ethereum and Siacoin. And in these 24 hours, I've made $0.96. Ok, in fact, there is just one fan spinning and just one RadeonRX 560 card, which I bought a couple of days ago in Tbilisi, and decided to test the mining process at one of our spare…