Nov 17, 2012 A high end gaming machine could cost around $2000. Can it be used as a Bitcoin miner when it's not in use to recoup the cost of purchasing the gaming rig? Has anyone done this with any success? I know cost is directly related to the cost of energy to run the gaming rig and the performance of the rig.
Dec 23, 2016 This completely removed the equipment cost from the ROI equation, as the ability to effectively mine bitcoins was just a benefit of having a decent gaming computer. Of course, mining at a high intensity had the potential to burn GPUs out, but smart part-time miners would only mine when the difficulty / price