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If you have a computer with some graphics cards and a lot of memory, mining within the Ethereum network is one of the easiest and quickest ways to obtain the cryptocurrency Ether. To mine Ether using GPUs, two programs are needed. Firstly, Ethminer is required to do the hashing work and utilize your GPUs. Secondly, you will also need Geth,...
Three ways cryptocurrencies can be mined are through standard computers, with their CPU, more advanced GPU mining and finally ASIC mining, which involves machines devoted to the purpose of mining cryptocurrency. Back in the very early days of bitcoin, it was profitable to mine on a standard computer but now the ‘arms race’ between groups of miners has squeezed out...