Tesla Model S owner builds Bitcoin mining rig in trunk of car. 5 min 212 per day. TO start individual mining practice in the age of government- supported mining operations is kinda hard. This seems like a lot of effort to save a few bucks on electricity.
About 8 million TH/ sec - total! Hash rate is 8 794, 118 170 GH/ s ( Bitcoin currency statistics) - thanks Mark. All that computer hardware is likely putting lots of heat inside the car.
Tesla m2018 litecoin mining. As his mining rig slurps the power from the battery, he could just hit the Supercharger for a free re- up.
Litecoin mining requires solving for algorithms being the first to reach a solution is rewarded with.
Bitcoin is one of the latter problems: SHA256 ( SHA256 ( x) ) does not require a particularly brilliant processor core to accomplish, so the difference between one of ATI/ AMD' s cores and nVidia' s much smarter cores is meaningless, the efficiency comes down to the sheer number of cores, which is a contest that ATI/ AMD easily wins. Finally, you can buy a new Tesla using Bitcoin ( self.