Back in May 2017 when I started looking into cryptocurrencies and investing in Bitcoin, once I had finally decided to pull the trigger and invest, I went on a mad rush to find an exchange. Prices were going up and since I had decided I wanted in, every day I waited was a potential loss of profit. My requirements for a crypto exchange was one that would a) approve my application and b) allow me to deposit some funds quickly and cheaply. Living in Canada, another important factor was the ability to fund the account in CDN dollars to avoid … Continue reading EzBTC.ca – ezBTC Review of Canadian Crypto Exchange
This is a tough question with lots of variables, so I’ll do my best to explain the different angles. Mining Cryptocurrencies and Mining Altcoins When people start to look at investing in Bitcoin or Ethereum or any of the other altcoins, it isn’t long before you come across some information about mining cryptocurrencies. The internet is full of stories of people that have made, or are making, fortunes mining cryptocurrencies. While that was true, and likely still is true to some extent, mining can take a fairly large investment before it sees much profit. In order to mine coins, specialized … Continue reading Should I Buy or Mine Altcoins?
It’s been about 21 days since I first ‘deployed’ my Ethereum Altcoin GPU miner, it’s time for a followup to check in on my ROI (return on investment), and determine if I should buy more GPUs to add to my … Continue reading EVGA GeForce GTX 1060 Mining Rig Follow Up 3 weeks later
As Ethereum mining has increased in popularity, certain graphic cards/GPUs are becoming harder and harder to find. All of the RX460 and RX470 cards have been sold out for months, and if you do happen to get one, it will … Continue reading GTX 1060 Mining Speed Hash Rate Tweaks and Adjustments
I assembled my multi-GPU mining rig last week and set about getting my Windows 10 install where I wanted it. Lots of people tend to steer clear of Windows for a mining computer build because you don’t want anything extra going on, just the bare bones. A Linux install would be great for bare bones, but requires more know-how, and specifically, know-how that I don’t have. Another option would be to purchase an install of EthOS, but I wanted to keep costs down because as the ethereum mining difficulty increases, it will take longer and longer to make back my … Continue reading Tweaking Windows for an Ethereum Mining Rig Build