explodingmind at gmail.com
Sat Jun 18 18:02:09 CEST 2011
They're not considerably faster, but they're considerably more power
efficient. They're also considerably more expensive.
Are you using ATI or NVIDA GPGPUs? Mining runs considerably better with ATI
hardware, something related to the larger number of shader cells.
On Sat, Jun 18, 2011 at 11:54, Jamie Schwettmann <
jamie.schwettmann at gmail.com> wrote:
> I'm involved in a project that builds open-source mini supercomputers that
> fit in a suitcase. With GPGPUs. For under $5000, and intended for
> educational use, but actually perfect for bitcoin mining... especially if we
> pool a bunch of them on our favorite darknet...
> And by the way, aren't FPGAs *much* faster at cranking random numbers than
> GPGPUs? ;)
> - Jamie
> On Fri, Jun 17, 2011 at 1:30 PM, Niall Kearney <mantel at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Sorry to drag this back up but I thought this would be important to people
>> mining bitcoins.
>> Currently there is a Trojan doing the rounds that nicks your wallet.dat
>> and as a result, gets access to all of the bitcoins contained within. Stick
>> your wallet.dat in a slightly safer place, like a truecrypt volume, if you
>> think you might be at risk.
>> Symantec post -
>> On 31 May 2011 16:30, Walter van Holst <walter at revspace.nl> wrote:
>>> On Tue, 31 May 2011 11:27:05 -0400, Agent 5 wrote:
>>>> Saw a blurb about China using their prison population to mine WoW
>>>> Gold. I wonder if they're doing this with BitCoin too. Anyone heard
>>> Mining WoW gold is not quite comparable to mining Bitcoins. The first is
>>> labour intensive, the second capital intensive.
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