In this December 6, 2013 photo, a staff member checks a bitcoin mining computer at Landminers in Chongqing. China is home to the world’s largest cryptocurrency mines, eager to make use of the country’s abundantly cheap electricity charges. Photo: Chinatopix

It takes 556 days of computing and a hefty electricity bill to mine a single bitcoin. Is it worth it?

The prices of crypto mining computers have risen with soaring bitcoin prices, prompting some enthusiasts to mine for Ethereum and other alternatives

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In this December 6, 2013 photo, a staff member checks a bitcoin mining computer at Landminers in Chongqing. China is home to the world’s largest cryptocurrency mines, eager to make use of the country’s abundantly cheap electricity charges. Photo: Chinatopix
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