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News Razer gets into the cryptocurrency mining game

Discussion in 'Article Discussion' started by bit-tech, 13 Dec 2018.

  1. bit-tech

    bit-tech Supreme Overlord Staff Administrator

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  2. Mr_Mistoffelees

    Mr_Mistoffelees The Lunatic on the Grass.

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    Right, so spend a fortune on extra leccy, shorten the life of your GPU and have to wait a year or more to pay for what you want to buy...

    Just buy it now, or save-up, either way you'll get it quicker with real money and not knacker your GPU.
     
  3. Mister_Tad

    Mister_Tad Super Moderator Super Moderator

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    Not if your parents are paying for the electricity, and perhaps the PC as well.

    Kinda clever if you ask me - get 12 year-olds to cane it at their parents' expense so that they can go buy some l33t RGB mouse next year. They're unlikely to be able to open an account on a real crypto exchange after all.
     
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    Mr_Mistoffelees The Lunatic on the Grass.

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    More fool the parents then.
     
  5. Panomama

    Panomama I once signed up on uniform dating

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    Not entirely proud of it looking back but I used to mine bitcoin with my PC 24/7, using free leccy, back in 2012-2013 and used the coin to buy steam games. I even remember buying borderlands 2 for nearly a whole bitcoin :duh:
     
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    Anfield Well-Known Member

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    And the points expire after a year, so if you don't get enough within a year for whatever reward you want then well, tough luck.
     
  7. RedFlames

    RedFlames ...is not a Belgian football team

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    Get in the ****ing sea Razer... just... **** right off...
     
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