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November 05, 2013, 08:42:31 PM
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They aren't even worth a steamy pile of shit.  Angry

They are almost half a year late. Angry

They didn't come with a fucking BFL mug. Angry

Time to test the greater fool theory with eBay.


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November 05, 2013, 08:55:17 PM
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I actually really like my mug.  Even though I'm not crazy about BFL.  They are kind of sexy pieces of hardware.

Sorry you didn't get the mug....
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November 06, 2013, 12:23:48 AM
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I didn't get a mug either.  Which is a bit of a disappointment since the mug would have infinitely more utility than the Jalapeno at this point.
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November 06, 2013, 12:24:56 AM
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They give you a mug cos you're a mug for ordering...


just kidding ;p

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November 06, 2013, 12:30:55 AM
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They aren't even worth a steamy pile of shit.  Angry

They are almost half a year late. Angry

They didn't come with a fucking BFL mug. Angry

Time to test the greater fool theory with eBay.



I guess you got lucky.

Mine still are not here, and I'm way beyond the 45 day Paypal deadline.
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November 06, 2013, 12:39:15 AM
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They aren't even worth a steamy pile of shit.  Angry

They are almost half a year late. Angry

They didn't come with a fucking BFL mug. Angry

Time to test the greater fool theory with eBay.



I guess you got lucky.

Mine still are not here, and I'm way beyond the 45 day Paypal deadline.


look at the paypal refund threads. you can email the head of paypal and the accounts manager for butterflay labs. give them all the relevant info, explain they have not fulfilled promises and you have absolutely nothing inhand months after payment, and they will refund you.

BFL is dead in the watewr, delivering outdated hardware and begging for more preorders that wont deliver until february

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November 06, 2013, 01:46:16 AM
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http://www.ebay.com/itm/Butterfly-Labs-BFL-Jalapeno-6-8GH-s-6-8GH-Bitcoin-ASIC-Miner-IN-HAND-/291008990458?pt=LH_DefaultDomain_0&hash=item43c17cccfa

49 minutes to go, 2 bids $329 on Ebay.
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November 06, 2013, 04:22:02 AM
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Whoah, so many Jalapenos now on eBay.  I remember when I received mine (since ROI+200%) there were only a couple with some jokers trying to sell them for US$4k minimum bid   Cheesy

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November 07, 2013, 01:26:21 AM
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So, to anyone who has gotten theirs recently and is actually going to just run it for the hell of it, definitely change out the fan.

I replaced what has to be the worst quality fan I have ever seen today with the Noctua NF-A9x14 and not only is it MUCH quieter (I can barely hear it now - it is really quiet), but it is running 10º C cooler, and I am now getting indicated average speeds of a little over 8Gh, doing nothing more than the fan change.  Previously I was getting max speeds of about 7.4Gh.
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November 07, 2013, 03:47:28 PM
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So, to anyone who has gotten theirs recently and is actually going to just run it for the hell of it, definitely change out the fan.

I replaced what has to be the worst quality fan I have ever seen today with the Noctua NF-A9x14 and not only is it MUCH quieter (I can barely hear it now - it is really quiet), but it is running 10º C cooler, and I am now getting indicated average speeds of a little over 8Gh, doing nothing more than the fan change.  Previously I was getting max speeds of about 7.4Gh.


I got mine and the same day ordered the Noctua fan. It is running without the case and temps are between 36-38C. I haven't noticed any real speed gains but I see it spike to the occasional 9GH/s. It just sits there blinking away Smiley

If I could get some more cheap ones I wouldn't mind stacking them up but people still seem to feel they're worth way too much on Ebay so thats not going to happen
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November 07, 2013, 03:51:19 PM
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Man, half a year late, have you expected this difficulty would happen upon it's arrival from the time you ordered?

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November 07, 2013, 04:24:20 PM
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Man, half a year late, have you expected this difficulty would happen upon it's arrival from the time you ordered?

If current BTC FIAT values hold up there is still some life left to these little puppies.
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November 07, 2013, 04:37:39 PM
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Who care, once there was guy claiming he pre order 30 jala and wanted pre order 30 more, maybe soft of bfl tactics  Cheesy
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November 07, 2013, 07:01:22 PM
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I definitely didn't think that I'd be getting this thing this late.  If the eBay market was still good I'd sell it.  As it stands, I'm just going to run it for the hell of it.
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