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August 27, 2016, 09:51:02 PM
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Hi, guys.

Can I mine some altcoin using my MacBook or my iMac?

Thanks!

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August 27, 2016, 10:03:42 PM
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Anything that have GPU and/or CPU (plus the essential Motherboard, PSU, RAM, etc.) can be used to mine if you have the miner software, whether it'll be profitable or not is another story.  Mining with laptops or computer without proper equipment will make them break faster.  It's not uncommon for beginners to find their GPU/CPU fried the day after they started mining.
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August 27, 2016, 10:04:27 PM
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you need buy some hash power from cloud mining service provider.but be careful,there are so many scam sites who provide cloud minning

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August 27, 2016, 10:23:04 PM
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you need buy some hash power from cloud mining service provider.but be careful,there are so many scam sites who provide cloud minning

Cloud Mining is 99% ponzi.
I won't invest in Ponzi schemas hahah

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August 27, 2016, 10:26:22 PM
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forget about it, you will burn your mac in a few hours

you'll hear the fan starting in 10 minutes, and then will never stop until it burns


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August 27, 2016, 10:27:23 PM
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Anything that have GPU and/or CPU (plus the essential Motherboard, PSU, RAM, etc.) can be used to mine if you have the miner software, whether it'll be profitable or not is another story.  Mining with laptops or computer without proper equipment will make them break faster.  It's not uncommon for beginners to find their GPU/CPU fried the day after they started mining.

Ok!
Thanks!

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August 28, 2016, 12:03:14 AM
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Anything that have GPU and/or CPU (plus the essential Motherboard, PSU, RAM, etc.) can be used to mine if you have the miner software, whether it'll be profitable or not is another story.  Mining with laptops or computer without proper equipment will make them break faster.  It's not uncommon for beginners to find their GPU/CPU fried the day after they started mining.

Ok!
Thanks!

Depends what you're looking for. If you want to experiment with mining and learn the basics of it, you can with a Mac.
I suppose the support for it will be harder to find.

If you want to mine with profits in mind, it's not a good idea and it's actually impossible nowadays.

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August 28, 2016, 01:55:38 PM
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Ive tried, the amount of power you provide isnt even registered, and you will make close to no profit. You eill need to purchase either hardware, or hash power.
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