Comment: Not sure

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Not sure

what you're asking.

If you're talking about buying specialized Bitcoin mining hardware from Butterfly labs you don't hook that up to your own computer. It IS a computer, one very powerful for mining Bitcoins. You just plug it into an Internet connection and power source. Your personal computer doesn't come into the picture.

EDIT: you can see a pic of the machine at PaulFest here: