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has anybody here actually received lucrative assets from this? Money? Purchased items?
I actually was able to get a platform upgrade from a Q8200 LGA775 to a i7-920 LGA1366 that I'm running now, all through Bitcoins but that was before the big crash after it reached $33 a Coin the first time around.
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I'd suggest you guys downvolt the gpus and underclock and downvolt both ram and cpu.
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I'd suggest you guys downvolt the gpus and underclock and downvolt both ram and cpu.
Why is this? Fill us with your knowledge!
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I currently have a 5830 and a 5750 sitting around from upgrades and was thinking about making a cheap dual gpu miner with them since they dont need to be crossfired and not really sure what else to do with them.
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Why is this? Fill us with your knowledge!

To save power, no need to have a beast cpu sucking watts, same with ram...
7950s can be oced more than enough with 1.09v-1.1v core for litecoin mining.
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I currently have a 5830 and a 5750 sitting around from upgrades and was thinking about making a cheap dual gpu miner with them since they dont need to be crossfired and not really sure what else to do with them.

You can definitely mine litecoins now, go to www.give-me-ltc.com and start now. tongue.gif
That's the safest bet these days, at least till you get to know more about the market.
Use guiminer-scrypt, it'll come with some presets for different cards...Downvolt the core a bit and try to oc as much as possible without getting crashes when mining, and try to up the memory clocks as much as possible.
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When I was mining bit coins on dedicated systems, I would use a nice P67 board and either one of the dual core pentiums or a single core celeron. Those were more than enough to run W7 and the mining client.
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Has anybody done or heard about Bitcoin leasing?

http://www.minerlease.com/contracts/indefinite/
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Has anybody done or heard about Bitcoin leasing?

http://www.minerlease.com/contracts/indefinite/

That screams scam so hard...

Anyways, for anyone that is interested in mining Litecoins, I have posted a very thorough guide on how to get started mining Litecoins. Here is the link: http://www.overclock.net/t/1398250/how-to-start-mining-litecoins

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Has anybody done or heard about Bitcoin leasing?

http://www.minerlease.com/contracts/indefinite/

You could try asicminer shares, that's legit same as buyahash contracts...Thing is it's expensive for what you get, but well.
Saves you the hassle of power usage, setting up a mining farm and getting a lot of gpus to mine or waiting for an asic to show up eventually.
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You could try asicminer shares, that's legit same as buyahash contracts...Thing is it's expensive for what you get, but well.
Saves you the hassle of power usage, setting up a mining farm and getting a lot of gpus to mine or waiting for an asic to show up eventually.
When I was thinking of buying ASICMINER shares, one was worth only 0.70BTC, the next time I looked at the price they were trading at 2, probably more now.
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