Why mining cryptocurrency is unprofitable — an anecdote
Long story short:
- had a particular machine mining XMR for less than a year
- the CPU fans have worn out their bearings after spinning non-stop during that time
- fans are now making loud high-pitched noises, filling my living quarters with unbearable noise, while simultaneous threatening a fried CPU
The cost of replacing the fans? About twice as much as the eq… Read more
Easy step-by-step guide to mine Monero on Windows 10 for beginners
Estimate of total time required for average computer user: 10 minutes.
If you are looking to get into cryptocurrency without risking a dime, you can use your existing work and home computers to mine cryptos while you are away from the computer.
Despite my criticisms of cryptocurrency, there’s no reason not to partake in the bubble if it comes at no cost… Read more