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October 28, 2013, 04:04:25 AM
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Oh hey d00dz. I'm new to this site and basically the whole bitcoin thing. Just wanted to say hello, but also that I have been doing a lot of research, and was thinking of trying something similar to this article:

http://learn.adafruit.com/piminer-raspberry-pi-bitcoin-miner/

It's basically a raspberry pi with some extra USB ports, but instead of using the older style block erupter asic miners, I would attempt to setup the programming to use these newer ones:
http://www.asic-technologies.com/blue-fury-usb-miners/

if it works how I think it will work, it would be extremely efficient on electricity, and a hell of a lot of fun.

I'm not into the mining for money, I just want to mine! lol. Wish I had a few BTC to get started however - with my Nvidia GTX 560, I've made a whopping 0.00022763btc. For fun, I was grabbing some LTC on a spare PC with a gtx 260 for a nice high of 0.00167066ltc.

I wish I could make btc to get equipment to get more btc to get more btc mining equipment to mine more and more btc to get more btc mining equipment. lol.


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October 28, 2013, 05:20:43 AM
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Welcome to the forum! I figure there is so much money pouring into pushing mining to the next level that it would be impossible to keep up. Good luck, though.

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October 28, 2013, 06:58:32 AM
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Hi.

Welcome to the forum.

Good luck with the mining. Smiley

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October 28, 2013, 07:03:59 AM
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Hi. It's nice to meet you!
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October 28, 2013, 05:09:19 PM
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Hello,

Welcome here.
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October 28, 2013, 08:11:35 PM
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