[ExI] Bitcoins Again

Gordon gts_2000 at yahoo.com
Tue May 14 13:39:20 UTC 2013

Kelly Anderson wrote:

> I've been trying to do an estimate of what I might expect to make if I
> bought a bitcoin miner from Butterfly Labs, and I thought I'd share my
> calculations in case any of you found it interesting (and to double
> check my math... LOL)

Here is a live stream of an inexpensive Butterfly ASIC in operation:


Pooled, it is mining about 2 BTC per 10 days. That is a fantastic ROI at current prices, but I suspect you cannot buy one anytime soon at the list price. As I understand it, it is backlogged into the thousands. There is no telling what the economics will look like by the time your order is filled, if it is ever filled.

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