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On Friday, 16 February 2018 08:09:31 UTC-5, android  wrote:
> On 2018-02-16 08:53:57 +0000, RichA said:
> 
> > On Friday, 16 February 2018 01:29:40 UTC-5, android  wrote:
> >>
<https://nikonrumors.com/2018/02/15/lexar-xqd-memory-cards-discontinu... 
> >> 
> >> 
> >> --
> >> teleportation kills
> > 
> > Well, at least it's not like bitcoiners buying up all the video cards.  
> > A mid-line Zotac 1070 which you could buy for $250 U.S. six months ago 
> > runs $500+ these days.
> 
> Yeah! BitCoins is fraud chain-letter currency alright based on non 
> verifiably meaningless services... All it does for humankind is 
> accelerating the "climate change"!  :-ppp
> 
> For the thinking reader:
> 
> <https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bitcoin#Energy_consumption>
> 
> <https://www.bitcoinmining.com/>
> 
> <https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/help/13942/microsoft-account-add... 
> 
> -- 
> teleportation kills

A bank of GPU cards (6-10) consumes a lot of power when running full-tilt and that's the minimum
needed to even begin to mine them.

http://www.abc.net.au/news/2018-02-14/energy-spent-mining-bitcoins-...