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Update on my Mining Rig

I’m dabbling in all things bitcoin these days. Investing, exchanging, technology, and mining… To name a few. It’s an incredible time to be alive and paying attention; and not just because the price of a bitcoin went over $260 recently. There is a whole world to bitcoin with tens of thousands of people interacting; & mostly all of us are working towards making bitcoin take off and become the next major world currency.

So two weeks after building my first dedicated mining rig, I’m ready to spill some details & pictures. First of all, here is the output, from the windows-based Bitminter client:

My mining Rig's hash rate through Bitminter

My mining Rig’s hash rate through Bitminter

What you’re looking at on the dial there is the total hashing rate (in Mega-hashes per second) that my rig is adding to the Bitminter mining pool. I do not use the CPU on this machine, only the 3 Graphical Processors. (GPUs) Continue reading