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August 03, 2011, 10:55:33 PM
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Why is a FPGA better for mining than a GPU?
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August 03, 2011, 10:58:42 PM
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Why is a FPGA better for mining than a GPU?

Primary reason, it's more geeky and hence more fun and nutritious for the mind and soul.

Long story short, FPGA's aint cost effective compared to GPUs for the average punter.

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August 04, 2011, 01:04:41 AM
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When the difficulty reaches high enough and electricity costs make it a complete loss to mine on video cards (operating cost), FPGA/ASICs will come into the picture.

It's going to be all about Mh/J by 2013.

Of course, we've yet to see what happens to Mh/J with 28nm (and lower, as they come out) GPUs.

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