Bitcoin mining vs. Bitcoin buying: what is better?

Interest towards Bitcoins increases every day, which consequently rises Bitcoin's price. Thereafter the most popular question in the e-currency sphere nowadays is “If it's better to mine Bitcoins or to buy them?” Home mining has already become a type of “hobby”, by means of which you can generate a nice amount of Bitcoins. Yet it has turned to be much more difficult, what makes it impossible without a significant amount of money. Still, if you had $10K to invest in Bitcoins today, would you better just buy Bitcoins or use money to get mining equipment and mine them? Let's find out which option is the best and most profitable one.