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bitcoin mining hardware vs server hardware

Hello,

We were wondering if someone can explain why server hardware is not suitable for mining bitcoins. We have racks and racks of dell servers with xeon cpus. Just wondering why these enterprise machines are not effiecient for mining bitcoins when they are capable of running sophisticated databases etc

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8/22/2022 - Mon
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Just wondering if I answered your question satisfactorily?

It's also worth mentioning that there are alternative cryptocurrencies such as Litecoin that haven't yet had ASIC hardware built for them, so they may still be profitable with GPU or CPU mining, depending on their design. I don't know what the current profitability of mining these is though.
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