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June 01, 2011, 04:27:34 AM
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hello, im new to mining. And at the moment im running a machine with a nvidia 465 mining 90Mh/s im wondering what is the best cost efficient card to buy.


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June 01, 2011, 04:35:13 AM
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i THINK it's the 5830, it's one of the 58xx's though.
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June 01, 2011, 04:40:20 AM
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I've gotten a few new 5830's around here for $100 on sale.. good for ~300Mh/s
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June 01, 2011, 04:41:19 AM
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I've gotten a few new 5830's around here for $100 on sale.. good for ~300Mh/s

Give me one and i'll spend 102034072309 hours coding for you Wink
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June 01, 2011, 04:51:17 AM
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5830 have a higher power consumption than 5850,

I don't like them much except for scavenging their cooler to put on 5850 Wink
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June 01, 2011, 07:45:31 AM
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I've gotten a few new 5830's around here for $100 on sale.. good for ~300Mh/s

Do you mean you got them at local brick and mortar stores?

Time is money. This means that if you have spare time, you can use it to make money.

Modular, open, and stack-able miner case.
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June 01, 2011, 04:33:37 PM
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Yes, that's correct, local hardware store... Currently 5830's are $130, 5850's are $210. (CAD)
Usually for one weekend a month they have them on sale for $100 and $190 respectivly.
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June 01, 2011, 04:41:11 PM
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A great price per performance are the 6950's that can be unlocked to 6970's.

The following card can be unlocked:

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814127555&cm_re=6950-_-14-127-555-_-Product

You can unlock it by following these directions:

http://www.techpowerup.com/articles/overclocking/vidcard/159


These can do over 400Mhash/s per card for under $250 after the mail in rebate.

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June 01, 2011, 05:03:35 PM
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It's worth watching Craigslist for these. I've built a small cluster from second-hand (one owner) XFX 5870s. At least for the XFX brand the second owner also assumes the lifetime warranty. Considerable savings.
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June 01, 2011, 05:22:52 PM
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A great price per performance are the 6950's that can be unlocked to 6970's.

The following card can be unlocked:

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814127555&cm_re=6950-_-14-127-555-_-Product

You can unlock it by following these directions:

http://www.techpowerup.com/articles/overclocking/vidcard/159


These can do over 400Mhash/s per card for under $250 after the mail in rebate.

I like what your proposing. I've been looking into it now for a couple hours. It really does seem to make sense. Put my shopping list together....
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