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PSA to new Crypto miners: Mining calculators are the tools of the devil

It’s great to see all these new miners, it feels like 2017 all over again. Mining at a small scale is a fun hobby. But I’m seeing lots of the typical “X days till ROI” posts and I want to make sure the new guys understand what they’re actually getting into here, coming from someone …

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PSA: No, you will not be able to profitably mine an alternate altcoin with your 4GB GPUs once the 4GB Ethereum DAG limit hits.

A common response I keep seeing to “what should I do with my 4GB cards once the DAG limit hits?” is “just mine something else” – and while this is technically possible, in practice it’s not going to work out for nearly anyone. Right now there’s a few GPU mineable coins worth mining. Often it’s even more …

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