All posts for the month January, 2015

The general recommendation is to not do this.  However, if you just want to try it out, here are some sources for general information. has some nice introductory information.

You will need to download a wallet from  This download will potentially take a long time.

ASIC miners (Application Specific Integrated Circuit) have taken the place of GPU miners.  ASIC miners are generally expensive and can become dated very quickly. has some ASIC miners for sale at prices starting at $50 (not recommended).