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Title: How much do you have invested in bitcoins?
Post by: Virtron on September 23, 2011, 04:47:32 PM
I am sure a lot of us are serious investors with a diversified profile. How much of your investment capital is locked into bitcoins? I am just getting back into the market after a few months but I plan to invest 10-20% of my available funds in bitcoins. Very volatile market but I find it a safer investment than most that I dip into.


Title: Re: How much do you have invested in bitcoins?
Post by: buttcoin1 on September 23, 2011, 07:08:49 PM
Are you joking? The only thing that carries higher risk than Bitcoins is buying Italian government bonds.


Title: Re: How much do you have invested in bitcoins?
Post by: idontknow on September 24, 2011, 01:41:38 AM
None so far but would like to put some in. I will just try to earn some first though.


Title: Re: How much do you have invested in bitcoins?
Post by: annelions on September 24, 2011, 01:48:08 AM
Granted, I haven't been watching prices long, but it SEEMS that Bitcoins aren't any riskier than normal stock. Maybe they'll go back up to $20 each, maybe they'll drop down to $0.01 per BTC, but regular stock carries the same sort of risk.

Be nice if it was more stable, true, but I don't think it's much riskier than any other sort of investment. Just keep your computer safe from being hacked.



Title: Re: How much do you have invested in bitcoins?
Post by: idontknow on September 24, 2011, 01:53:04 AM
Normal stock can go down because dumb CEO decided to do something dumb.

I'm feeling like i'd rather trust just supply & dmand in btc marke.t


Title: Re: How much do you have invested in bitcoins?
Post by: worldinacoin on September 24, 2011, 03:23:36 AM
My investments are all in bitcoin rigs, never in any of the so call stock markets or forex exchanges of Bitcoins.


Title: Re: How much do you have invested in bitcoins?
Post by: buttcoin1 on September 24, 2011, 04:13:35 AM
Normal stock can go down because dumb CEO decided to do something dumb.

I'm feeling like i'd rather trust just supply & dmand in btc marke.t


ya, like Netflix. Except with an investment in Netflix you get to write off your losses.


Title: Re: How much do you have invested in bitcoins?
Post by: nmat on September 24, 2011, 04:24:29 AM
Granted, I haven't been watching prices long, but it SEEMS that Bitcoins aren't any riskier than normal stock. Maybe they'll go back up to $20 each, maybe they'll drop down to $0.01 per BTC, but regular stock carries the same sort of risk.

Be nice if it was more stable, true, but I don't think it's much riskier than any other sort of investment. Just keep your computer safe from being hacked.

Aren't stocks less volatile? I mean, last week Bitcoin price dropped 20% in one day.


Title: Re: How much do you have invested in bitcoins?
Post by: annelions on September 24, 2011, 04:55:09 AM
Granted, I haven't been watching prices long, but it SEEMS that Bitcoins aren't any riskier than normal stock. Maybe they'll go back up to $20 each, maybe they'll drop down to $0.01 per BTC, but regular stock carries the same sort of risk.

Be nice if it was more stable, true, but I don't think it's much riskier than any other sort of investment. Just keep your computer safe from being hacked.

Aren't stocks less volatile? I mean, last week Bitcoin price dropped 20% in one day.

Not really. It happens. A lot of stocks are relatively stable (Walmart, IBM, Apple; I think), but the majority can trade pretty wildly, depending on number of shares and whether the brokers had salmon or chicken for lunch. That's how day traders make tons of money.


Title: Re: How much do you have invested in bitcoins?
Post by: idontknow on September 24, 2011, 05:03:46 AM
That's how day traders make tons of money.

Its more of a swap. Make money / lose hair.


Title: Re: How much do you have invested in bitcoins?
Post by: Chaseshaw on September 24, 2011, 08:44:40 PM
My investments are all in bitcoin rigs, never in any of the so call stock markets or forex exchanges of Bitcoins.

same here. about $800 in parts from ebay along with linux got me to two dedicated rigs for a combined 1.5 Ghash rate. cranks out about 1 btc a day on slush's pool.



Title: Re: How much do you have invested in bitcoins?
Post by: cbeast on September 24, 2011, 09:10:57 PM
Are you joking? The only thing that carries higher risk than Bitcoins is buying Italian government bonds.

Risk is what makes people rich. Well, that and lobbyists.


Title: Re: How much do you have invested in bitcoins?
Post by: GimmeDemBitz on September 24, 2011, 10:38:44 PM
Are you joking? The only thing that carries higher risk than Bitcoins is buying Italian government bonds.

That's not fair.  Bitcoin is probably as risky as Greek government bonds, or maybe a Zimbabwean FOREX.

Granted, I haven't been watching prices long, but it SEEMS that Bitcoins aren't any riskier than normal stock. Maybe they'll go back up to $20 each, maybe they'll drop down to $0.01 per BTC, but regular stock carries the same sort of risk.

Be nice if it was more stable, true, but I don't think it's much riskier than any other sort of investment. Just keep your computer safe from being hacked.



Normal stocks don't fluctuate between $20 and one cent (bitcoin does).  Everything in this post is wrong.

Aren't stocks less volatile? I mean, last week Bitcoin price dropped 20% in one day.

With the possible exception of penny stocks, which are the stock market equivalent of roulette, Stocks generally tend to be stable.  Why?  Because they have things like the SEC, which makes sure that companies are reporting their earnings properly, aren't running off with shareholder's money *ahem*mybitcoin*ahem* or things of that nature.

Bitcoin dropped 20% in one day because pictures of Bill Cosby showed up on this forum, while 'normally' the price fluctuates by %30 every day.  Magic: The Gathering Online Exchange was hacked and bitcoin crashed to one cent, all they did was call a do-over and reset everything the next day.


Title: Re: How much do you have invested in bitcoins?
Post by: Morphing123 on September 25, 2011, 06:09:04 AM
I'm not convinced, I'm only putting a small % of my money in bit coins.

In my view their a very high risk investment, no stocks bounce up and down (on a daily basis) like bitcoins.

Morphing


Title: Re: How much do you have invested in bitcoins?
Post by: dark_silverstar on September 25, 2011, 07:55:52 AM
starting to invest with 25% from total of hard earned money  ;D


Title: Re: How much do you have invested in bitcoins?
Post by: fivebells on September 25, 2011, 11:57:55 AM
Financially, zero.  Timewise, I've done quite a bit of research.


Title: Re: How much do you have invested in bitcoins?
Post by: DeaDTerra on September 25, 2011, 12:49:54 PM
Have in total invested around 50$ in buying bitcoins and about 150$ in a mining rig, so not that much yet but planing to upgrade my mining rig a bit :)


Title: Re: How much do you have invested in bitcoins?
Post by: Valalvax on September 25, 2011, 01:44:27 PM
250 in coins (don't ask about that, down to 90 or so :()

140 in a mining rig, still significantly in the hole for that too..


Title: Re: How much do you have invested in bitcoins?
Post by: ercolinux on September 25, 2011, 09:15:56 PM
Normal stocks don't fluctuate between $20 and one cent (bitcoin does).  Everything in this post is wrong.

Aren't stocks less volatile? I mean, last week Bitcoin price dropped 20% in one day.

With the possible exception of penny stocks, which are the stock market equivalent of roulette, Stocks generally tend to be stable.  Why?  Because they have things like the SEC, which makes sure that companies are reporting their earnings properly, aren't running off with shareholder's money *ahem*mybitcoin*ahem* or things of that nature.

Bitcoin dropped 20% in one day because pictures of Bill Cosby showed up on this forum, while 'normally' the price fluctuates by %30 every day.  Magic: The Gathering Online Exchange was hacked and bitcoin crashed to one cent, all they did was call a do-over and reset everything the next day.

Here in Italy stocks can't fluctuate that much because there is a protection system that avoid any fluctaution over the 10% (both in high or in low) in a day halting the trade on that stock if that's occours. A lot of times there are stocks that can loose over 7-10% in a day, and are not penny stock but stocks in the mib20 (the top 20 stocks of the italian market).

But you're true that bitcoin is a lot more weak system: is really easy for speculator move the price up or down.


Title: Re: How much do you have invested in bitcoins?
Post by: fireball500 on September 26, 2011, 04:29:29 PM
so far my only investment in btc has been $170 for a video card upgrade


Title: Re: How much do you have invested in bitcoins?
Post by: Albert Schweitzer on September 26, 2011, 05:25:32 PM
About 300 €


Title: Re: How much do you have invested in bitcoins?
Post by: worldinacoin on September 29, 2011, 01:36:13 PM
The bulk of my costs are in graphic cards, when things really get so bad they I have to exit, at least the graphic cards are high ended cards that will give some value.


Title: Re: How much do you have invested in bitcoins?
Post by: nefanon on September 29, 2011, 01:54:20 PM
Not enough.


Title: Re: How much do you have invested in bitcoins?
Post by: TyGrr on September 30, 2011, 08:52:02 AM
I have invested more than 12k USD in them. However my builds are also set up as gaming rigs should bitcoin fail and I need to recover my money.


Title: Re: How much do you have invested in bitcoins?
Post by: nefanon on September 30, 2011, 02:07:56 PM
I have invested more than 12k USD in them. However my builds are also set up as gaming rigs should bitcoin fail and I need to recover my money.

Because God knows there's always money in Gaming.

...and the Banana stand.


Title: Re: How much do you have invested in bitcoins?
Post by: Schätzle on September 30, 2011, 02:22:59 PM
I invested ~5.000 euro for bitcoins Price per bitcoin 3.50 USD at the huge crash:) So it was a great deal.!


Title: Re: How much do you have invested in bitcoins?
Post by: TyGrr on October 01, 2011, 02:29:13 AM
I have invested more than 12k USD in them. However my builds are also set up as gaming rigs should bitcoin fail and I need to recover my money.

Because God knows there's always money in Gaming.

...and the Banana stand.



I meant I can sell off the gaming rigs. I built them with 955's and some i3s. Everything is semi rice or good looking. I will have no problem getting 70% of what I put into them back if I need to sell them fast. I might even get more not sure.


Title: Re: How much do you have invested in bitcoins?
Post by: nmat on October 01, 2011, 02:31:13 AM
Because God knows there's always money in Gaming.

...and the Banana stand.

Kudos to you sir for mentioning the banana stand  8)


Title: Re: How much do you have invested in bitcoins?
Post by: bigewok on October 01, 2011, 06:11:04 AM
I'm currently trying to figure out how much I feel comfortable investing. I know the difficulty will continue to climb and the value of a block will drop from 50 to 25 coins eventually... hopefully the bubble won't burst soon!


Title: Re: How much do you have invested in bitcoins?
Post by: qxzn on October 02, 2011, 06:45:42 PM
Why invest in bitcoins when you can get in early on one of the alternate chains? Really, what makes bitcoin so special anyway? From what I can see, it has a network effect monopoly and the strongest core dev team and that's about it.

One of these days one of the alternate chains is going to take over. However, I suspect you won't be able to get rich off of it. That's because I think the one that's going to take over will have value stability built into it's design, and that's the whole reason it will take over.

See http://www.phauna.org/papers/freecoin/freecoin.pdf for more.


Title: Re: How much do you have invested in bitcoins?
Post by: vapourminer on October 02, 2011, 09:03:46 PM
about $230.

$130 for a 5830, and about $100 extra on the 2 cards that I was replacing anyway but I would of bought lesser versions of. IE got 6770 instead of a 6670 for the HTPC (replacing a 3850), and a 6870 instead of a 6850 (replacing a 4850) for the daily use rig.

helps that I was already set up pretty good for just dropping in cards: PC Power and Cooling and Antec PSUs, decent cases with good cooling etc. just add cards, software and go.


Title: Re: How much do you have invested in bitcoins?
Post by: bronan on October 02, 2011, 11:13:55 PM
Well i am new at bitcoins but to be honest i will not count my hardware since i already had these
But i would like to replace them for new so you might need to make a list of the money spend on the system
Now even if i would not count the hardware i have running now as a test on bitcoin, i currently wonder if it even is possible to not loose money on it.
Considering i live in the netherlands which has the biggest price on electricity, with a cost of 0.44 cent a Kwh its probably even not worth trying if i see what the current pool is showing me after some hours of running.
Now before someone starts babbling but on that or this site they say it is 0.23 cents a Kwh .... those are except the energy tax which has to be payed yearly and transport costs which is about another 0.09 cents extra and last and not least they count again another monthly fee for using the meter in the house ... these costs are separate from the normal bill
To make it even worse is that over these amounts they again make you pay 19% extra tax.
Guess who is gaining the most out of all this .... indeed the governements which are also the major share holders of those companies... profit in every way possible.

 


Title: Re: How much do you have invested in bitcoins?
Post by: OnyxCorp on October 03, 2011, 06:25:13 AM
I just started today lets see what happens


Title: Re: How much do you have invested in bitcoins?
Post by: BurntSnow on October 03, 2011, 01:55:14 PM
I invested in 50...dollars.


Title: Re: How much do you have invested in bitcoins?
Post by: panerai on October 03, 2011, 05:41:50 PM
a few hundred dollars, which have made me profits so far


Title: Re: How much do you have invested in bitcoins?
Post by: evoorhees on October 04, 2011, 02:47:35 AM
Roughly $2,500 in coins themselves. Am buying more every month.

Don't invest any money you can't afford to lose. Bitcoins are wildly speculative. You should assume they will go to zero.


Title: Re: How much do you have invested in bitcoins?
Post by: TyGrr on October 04, 2011, 03:07:19 AM
Roughly $2,500 in coins themselves. Am buying more every month.

Don't invest any money you can't afford to lose. Bitcoins are wildly speculative. You should assume they will go to zero.

Sooner or later they will go to 0. Only question is will it go to 100$ first and for how many years will this work out:)


Title: Re: How much do you have invested in bitcoins?
Post by: StormElf on October 05, 2011, 09:15:09 AM
So far, I've invested in downloading a mining GPU program :p


Title: Re: How much do you have invested in bitcoins?
Post by: Nyaaan on October 05, 2011, 11:12:08 AM
I've bought $5k worth of Bitcoins so far, hope to start mining a few too :)


Title: Re: How much do you have invested in bitcoins?
Post by: saltg3n on October 05, 2011, 02:49:28 PM
Just gotten into the Bitcoin mining game about 2 weeks back and have obviously missed the high times of the coin (they'll be back, I can feel it!) but I find the whole concept very intriguing.

Spent about 800€ for my rig (no open frame case or build into a shopping basket, not that there's anything wrong with that ;) just wasn't an option here). 2x 5830 + 2x 5850, still waiting for the 5850's to arrive so right now I've been mining with ~640 mh/s for a couple of days and I already am at a total of ~3.5 BCs. :D

Did a lot of research until I considered building a rig of my own and for me it's not about the money (or breaking even anytime soon), well of course it is too but mainly the journey is its own reward building a rig generating currency. I wouldn't complain though if rates were going back up there to the $30 mark.


Title: Re: How much do you have invested in bitcoins?
Post by: jaybones on October 05, 2011, 03:47:21 PM
I just started about 4 days ago..
Learn Geforce cards are basicly junk for mining..
But for past 4 days while im working i had my GTX 560 ti mining away.
Just to start making some BTC..
I plan on buying few cards and my plan are to build rig next much or 2.

jay


Title: Re: How much do you have invested in bitcoins?
Post by: cm68jd on October 05, 2011, 07:14:23 PM
$7k for me.


Title: Re: How much do you have invested in bitcoins?
Post by: dbrownson on October 06, 2011, 03:43:07 PM
$7k for me.

Are you sure you're a newbie?


Title: Re: How much do you have invested in bitcoins?
Post by: tablekart on October 07, 2011, 08:15:37 AM
time


Title: Re: How much do you have invested in bitcoins?
Post by: HorseRider on October 07, 2011, 08:28:54 AM
I'm living in China, and only heard about bitcoin recently. Now I'm really obcessive with this idea, and invested 600 dollars.


Title: Re: How much do you have invested in bitcoins?
Post by: astana on October 07, 2011, 09:50:59 AM
I  wank 2K to spend on goods and 2K to sit on...


Title: Re: How much do you have invested in bitcoins?
Post by: EvryIntl on October 07, 2011, 03:43:10 PM
For me, the jury's out.  I think there's potential there, and I believe the bottom's either in or close to in.  I don't have a target amount yet, and my present holding are minuscule (though I've been watching bitcoin since the end of 2010).

Once I get out of noob-jail, I have some interesting products that some folks may be interested in to sell and start building a BTC base.  In time and after building up a reputation, I'm interested in operating a small-scale exchange and escrow service for the community, as well as offering some unique products that will help grow the BTC community.  My expertise is in the privacy area (a PT, for those that know what that is) with a focus on privacy technology, private banking, offshore corporate structures, 2nd citizenships, etc.



Title: Re: How much do you have invested in bitcoins?
Post by: hoo on October 07, 2011, 10:08:03 PM
about 30$ a few weeks ago and now less than 20$.
rats jumping ship, wait for them to drown.


Title: Re: How much do you have invested in bitcoins?
Post by: RyNinDaCleM on October 08, 2011, 12:57:43 AM
$-0-

Started with hardware I already had laying around, and electricity that was a flat rate, included in rent. (So, basically free, since rent had to be paid whether I ran my rig or not!)

Then reinvested the "Free" earnings for hardware.
Then reinvested again (and again, and again...) to triple my BTC
Now I finally pay for power so, that's the extent of MY monetary investment. I make plenty of BitCoins/month mining, to pay that bill!


Title: Re: How much do you have invested in bitcoins?
Post by: blue.mitzi on October 09, 2011, 12:31:59 PM
nothing so far, but looking to invest


Title: Re: How much do you have invested in bitcoins?
Post by: Yeastmeister on October 09, 2011, 03:33:54 PM
2k so far, and I've made about 1/2 of that back before the price dropped below 8.  I'm holding onto them now, but still mining 24/7.


Title: Re: How much do you have invested in bitcoins?
Post by: Ibdabloke on October 09, 2011, 05:58:45 PM
Just started working on mining my first bitcoin. But I am only in a couple hundred dollars. If the bills don't kill me, I may dedicate a box and a couple GPUs for 24/7 service now that Winter is almost here.


Title: Re: How much do you have invested in bitcoins?
Post by: Nexor on October 10, 2011, 10:42:10 PM
About $360 which is what I spent on my 2x 6870s for mining.  They paid for themselves then prices tanked and it was no longer profitable for me to keep mining.  Think I'm going to start again so I can have some fun in the poker rooms.


Title: Re: How much do you have invested in bitcoins?
Post by: patrixiorey on October 11, 2011, 12:37:09 AM
U$S 5500 for 7 Ghs


Title: Re: How much do you have invested in bitcoins?
Post by: gewure on October 11, 2011, 01:12:58 AM
Are you joking? The only thing that carries higher risk than Bitcoins is buying Italian government bonds.

that is in fact considered VERY secure..
learn some economics, son!


Title: Re: How much do you have invested in bitcoins?
Post by: bitleaker on October 11, 2011, 02:48:01 AM
About £1500 in hardware. I've also purchased a fair few (£1k-£2k) BTCs while they were in the $1-$2 range which I offloaded at $20-$30 per BTC during the boom. I reinvested a lot of those USD back into bitcoins when the price dropped below $5.


Title: Re: How much do you have invested in bitcoins?
Post by: ulatec on October 12, 2011, 02:03:01 AM
In coins themselves, probably only $150. Mining rigs, probably about $1000, considering I used a considerable amount of old hardware.


Title: Re: How much do you have invested in bitcoins?
Post by: usafinders on May 08, 2013, 11:30:20 AM
150$


Title: Re: How much do you have invested in bitcoins?
Post by: theskillzdatklls on May 11, 2013, 11:44:35 AM
im well diversified and all things considered am looking at an overall portfolio of bout tree fiddy in bitcoin right now


Title: Re: How much do you have invested in bitcoins?
Post by: btc4free on May 11, 2013, 11:48:22 AM
$1125 to btc (bought by 12)


Title: Re: How much do you have invested in bitcoins?
Post by: Fosca on May 11, 2013, 11:51:21 AM
About 350$ just starting though


Title: Re: How much do you have invested in bitcoins?
Post by: mishka on May 11, 2013, 12:43:18 PM
~130$ at 01 apr 13.
now ~860$  ;D


Title: Re: How much do you have invested in bitcoins?
Post by: Welsh on May 11, 2013, 12:45:00 PM
As of yet, not anything.

I seem to get  most of my bitcoin via selling goods on bitmit.net and selling my programming knowlegde.


Title: Re: How much do you have invested in bitcoins?
Post by: phm on May 11, 2013, 01:00:55 PM
I invested 420 USD for Lancelot FPGA miner from this thread: https://bitcointalk.org/index.php?topic=187549.0 (https://bitcointalk.org/index.php?topic=187549.0). Still waiting for it to arrive.


Title: Re: How much do you have invested in bitcoins?
Post by: HeroC on May 11, 2013, 01:04:07 PM
Granted, I haven't been watching prices long, but it SEEMS that Bitcoins aren't any riskier than normal stock. Maybe they'll go back up to $20 each, maybe they'll drop down to $0.01 per BTC, but regular stock carries the same sort of risk.

Be nice if it was more stable, true, but I don't think it's much riskier than any other sort of investment. Just keep your computer safe from being hacked.



 :)  Look @ what the price is now.  I WISH that it was $20


Title: Re: How much do you have invested in bitcoins?
Post by: 1badbullitt on May 11, 2013, 01:34:47 PM
Are you joking? The only thing that carries higher risk than Bitcoins is buying Italian government bonds.

Or trading USD Forex      XD


Title: Re: How much do you have invested in bitcoins?
Post by: bananenplukker on May 11, 2013, 02:25:19 PM
Nothing, I just mined for a bit and used that to trade :) Now I'm at around 2 btc, so things are working out.


Title: Re: How much do you have invested in bitcoins?
Post by: Bitcycle on May 11, 2013, 02:54:33 PM
Not enough.


Title: Re: How much do you have invested in bitcoins?
Post by: Nik1ab on May 11, 2013, 03:41:44 PM
Nothing at all atm


Title: Re: How much do you have invested in bitcoins?
Post by: cryptomaniac on May 11, 2013, 04:08:03 PM
only one 7950 that already paid for itself...

doing this just for fun..oh and I will be able to play Battlefield 4 when it comes out :)


Title: Re: How much do you have invested in bitcoins?
Post by: CryptoPath on May 11, 2013, 04:16:40 PM
I've actually invested 6000$ but got scammed for 4000$... :(


Title: Re: How much do you have invested in bitcoins?
Post by: TrollByFire on May 11, 2013, 04:27:24 PM
I haven't invested anything other than time and electricity.  My gaming rig (AMD 6990) was repurposed for mining, however.


Title: Re: How much do you have invested in bitcoins?
Post by: AlienMonkeyDXB on May 11, 2013, 04:33:34 PM
Hi guys!

Is anyone here able to generate enough coins to not have to work? Is that feasible if you have the right equipment and how much might that cost?

Thanks!


Title: Re: How much do you have invested in bitcoins?
Post by: TrollByFire on May 11, 2013, 04:35:37 PM
I don't see why it wouldn't be feasible, given a large enough investment, but at current difficulty rates and widespread ASIC availability looming, I wouldn't take the risk.


Title: Re: How much do you have invested in bitcoins?
Post by: recurve89 on May 11, 2013, 04:45:33 PM
Currently about 2k$ back when they were 20 each and I heard about Cyprus's taxation of its citizens


Title: Re: How much do you have invested in bitcoins?
Post by: ChekaZ on May 11, 2013, 04:49:41 PM
few hundred $$ but I reinvested them into LTC, and now FTC :)


Title: Re: How much do you have invested in bitcoins?
Post by: elysium on May 11, 2013, 05:27:32 PM
$0 currently, but i plan to soon


Title: Re: How much do you have invested in bitcoins?
Post by: Bitvvare on May 11, 2013, 05:32:48 PM
About 850$


Title: Re: How much do you have invested in bitcoins?
Post by: JohnnyCache on May 11, 2013, 05:38:25 PM
I'm betting more on litecoin. I figure once it hits Mt.Gox it will go up a little.


Title: Re: How much do you have invested in bitcoins?
Post by: psystyle on May 11, 2013, 05:39:36 PM
Nothing at all atm


Title: Re: How much do you have invested in bitcoins?
Post by: duul on May 11, 2013, 05:42:16 PM
Well about 1k in mining hardware, and $200 in litecoin. Can't wait until Mt. Gox picks it up


Title: Re: How much do you have invested in bitcoins?
Post by: Kaizer on May 11, 2013, 06:10:10 PM
Nothing.


Title: Re: How much do you have invested in bitcoins?
Post by: theflyway on May 11, 2013, 06:13:42 PM
So much my wife refuses to have sex with me anymore. But one day there will be an abundance of models  ;D


Title: Re: How much do you have invested in bitcoins?
Post by: Bulpower on May 11, 2013, 06:19:49 PM
About 450$ in May 2011 (2xATI 5830 + FSP Epsilon 700W + P5K Premium +2GB DDR2 + E2140 + 80GB HDD). The conmponents were used!


Title: Re: How much do you have invested in bitcoins?
Post by: bitzip on May 11, 2013, 07:34:04 PM
I've tried CPU mining and earned 0.00000522 BTC. ;D. I'm going to be rich.  I cannot GPU mine with the graphic I own  I just wanted to see how bitcoin mining and pools works.


Title: Re: How much do you have invested in bitcoins?
Post by: worldinacoin on May 31, 2013, 05:53:29 AM
I invested about $10k into Bitcoin rigs, that was a few years ago. 


Title: Re: How much do you have invested in bitcoins?
Post by: BE Phoenix on June 01, 2013, 09:51:03 PM
$2500 when I first got in and I'll add about $200/month from here on out...   I have a healthy aversion to banks and USD  :)


Title: Re: How much do you have invested in bitcoins?
Post by: Geode on June 02, 2013, 12:03:37 AM
Several grand at least. It's an expensive hobby.


Title: Re: How much do you have invested in bitcoins?
Post by: juandiegon on June 02, 2013, 12:08:29 AM
Not that much, but planning on getting more soon.


Title: Re: How much do you have invested in bitcoins?
Post by: Welsh on June 02, 2013, 12:15:05 AM
It's strange, I have not invested little to any FIAT money into Bitcoin, however I have invested a lot of time and skills into Bitcoin. In fact most of the actual fiat money I have invested is for computer and software.
I have spent countless hours working on projects which I have been assigned to earn Bitcoin.
So I guess, it depends on what you mean invested? If you mean Fiat money, then not a lot.


Title: Re: How much do you have invested in bitcoins?
Post by: MicroGuy on June 02, 2013, 01:10:21 AM
My investment is in bitcoin systems/infrastructure but I actually hold little bitcoin.


Title: Re: How much do you have invested in bitcoins?
Post by: dwdoc on June 02, 2013, 01:18:45 AM
3% of my net worth.


Title: Re: How much do you have invested in bitcoins?
Post by: reggie55 on June 02, 2013, 01:44:16 AM
I invested around 7K in BTC and another $1300 on a BFL single.  Does anybody know how many posts I have to make to be able to bid on ASICMINER shares in the auction section?  I would love to be able get some of these before the price gets too high.


Title: Re: How much do you have invested in bitcoins?
Post by: pstopman on June 02, 2013, 01:52:51 AM
I have invested about $5, not much room to profit, but it was just a test and i made like $0.50


Title: Re: How much do you have invested in bitcoins?
Post by: saveawedge on June 02, 2013, 01:53:32 AM
Not enough!


Title: Re: How much do you have invested in bitcoins?
Post by: twentyseventy on June 03, 2013, 12:14:16 AM
about $500 split between BTC and TAT.ASICMINER


Title: Re: How much do you have invested in bitcoins?
Post by: Piotrsama on June 03, 2013, 12:33:14 AM
$230 on hardware.


Title: Enough
Post by: General_Hughes on June 03, 2013, 12:46:23 AM
Enough to worry. I am looking into buying some shares. Hopefully more risk = more rewards.


Title: Re: How much do you have invested in bitcoins?
Post by: cpok on June 03, 2013, 07:32:35 AM
9000$ on asic bitfury(the order was made by using intermediary sevice (https://bitcointalk.org/index.php?topic=223556) )


Title: Re: How much do you have invested in bitcoins?
Post by: ArcticWolf on June 03, 2013, 10:17:16 AM
$500 on BFL
$1300 on Cloudhashing.com
$200 on ASICMINER on Haverlockinvestments.com
$500 on new video cards.

about $2500 in total


Title: Re: How much do you have invested in bitcoins?
Post by: HorusFTW on June 03, 2013, 10:17:57 AM
I started with gpus and have expanded to FPGAs, have a butterfly labs pre order like everyone else lol. about 1500 total.


Title: Re: How much do you have invested in bitcoins?
Post by: redmetal on June 03, 2013, 10:36:31 AM
I have put in a little bit but bought ASIC miner shares with it, hopefully the will continue to pay dividends


Title: Re: How much do you have invested in bitcoins?
Post by: aaksut on June 03, 2013, 11:15:03 AM
nothing atm :(


Title: Re: How much do you have invested in bitcoins?
Post by: dannotinjapan on June 03, 2013, 11:27:09 AM
I don't use BTC as an investment tool. I use it as a currency. I buy and sell BTC when I need them. Right now I've got about $150 dollars tied up, but over a normal week it fluctuates between $0 and $5,000.


Title: Re: How much do you have invested in bitcoins?
Post by: HyperX on June 03, 2013, 11:30:36 AM
Our investors have spend a lot of money into developing technology of developing ultra fast and efficient miners for today. Simple 14nm technology design starts from 5 Million dollars.


Title: Re: How much do you have invested in bitcoins?
Post by: Smidge on June 03, 2013, 11:44:03 AM
I am sure a lot of us are serious investors with a diversified profile. How much of your investment capital is locked into bitcoins? I am just getting back into the market after a few months but I plan to invest 10-20% of my available funds in bitcoins. Very volatile market but I find it a safer investment than most that I dip into.

Of all my investment capital, I currently have 5.8% invested in Bitcoin.
Of those 5.8%, two thirds are in ASICMINER shares for dividend growth, the rest is "cash" Bitcoins.
I am also mining Phenixcoins with hardware that I already own (no additional investment).


Title: Re: How much do you have invested in bitcoins?
Post by: netMonet on June 03, 2013, 12:16:28 PM
Bitcoin is an excuse to spend money on computer parts. I built two computers generating 4Gh/s and when I added up the cost, it came to $5000 (including small A/C unit cooling both) It was a lot of fun designing and building the stystem. Will it earn the money back? Maybe. But it was worth the fun I have.


Title: Re: How much do you have invested in bitcoins?
Post by: gmoneycoin on June 03, 2013, 12:30:19 PM
Bought 3 x 7970 Radeon GPUs ($400 each) a few months back and plan to use them for gaming and opencl programming even if they never make the money back mining bitcoins.


Title: Re: How much do you have invested in bitcoins?
Post by: canova72 on June 03, 2013, 02:04:20 PM
I'm not planning to invest money in bitcoin, i will only use it as currency. Anyway i'm trying to understand the bitcoin world, maybe one day i will change my mind!


Title: Re: How much do you have invested in bitcoins?
Post by: lidingd on June 09, 2013, 03:07:32 AM
200usd


Title: Re: How much do you have invested in bitcoins?
Post by: LordMeowMeow on June 09, 2013, 04:50:55 AM
$2.2k atm in coins.


Title: Re: How much do you have invested in bitcoins?
Post by: WillThePill on June 09, 2013, 05:01:34 AM
Only about $200 so far to familiarize myself with how bitcoin works.


Title: Re: How much do you have invested in bitcoins?
Post by: zulover on June 09, 2013, 07:11:28 AM
ive started with 2


Title: Re: How much do you have invested in bitcoins?
Post by: goose20 on June 09, 2013, 07:24:28 AM
$1,500 atm. Too risky for any more than that.


Title: Re: How much do you have invested in bitcoins?
Post by: w00dy on June 09, 2013, 08:01:06 AM
5000 Eur.  :)


Title: Re: How much do you have invested in bitcoins?
Post by: freedomno1 on June 09, 2013, 08:04:02 AM
Enough to say 50% equity 50% profit but profit is affected by price


Title: Re: How much do you have invested in bitcoins?
Post by: ASanerWorld on June 10, 2013, 01:59:24 AM
I don't remember what I paid for the 15 BTC I bought early in 2011, but it was very little, probably about $1USD per coin, and was purchased to do some testing for a web client. He scratched the project and I left the coins in a wallet on my hard drive. Didn't give 'em much thought at all until this last week and just for grins, decided to see if I could restore that wallet. Copied the wallet to my laptop, where I installed the updated program and the coins were intact. Nice chunk of change now!


Title: Re: How much do you have invested in bitcoins?
Post by: AquaMan on June 10, 2013, 02:01:47 AM
I would suggest 5 to 7% into Bitcoins, 10 - 20% in Gold and Silver.