Bitcoin Forum
October 24, 2017, 06:04:42 AM *
News: Latest stable version of Bitcoin Core: 0.15.0.1  [Torrent]. (New!)
 
   Home   Help Search Donate Login Register  
Pages: [1]
  Print  
Author Topic: New to mining where to start?  (Read 630 times)
captainteemo
Full Member
***
Offline Offline

Activity: 145


View Profile
August 16, 2011, 11:08:11 PM
 #1

I'm new to mining (haven't done it before) - I have access to a cluster of ~30 Tesla M2090 Fermis, and 8x Tesla M2050.
Is there a miner that works on this / will it give any amount of coins worth a damn? This is in a datacenter with proper cooling, so shouldn't be running too hot (averaging ~60-70).
The money raised from these ads will be used to pay for improved forum software and other useful stuff.
Advertised sites are not endorsed by the Bitcoin Forum. They may be unsafe, untrustworthy, or illegal in your jurisdiction. Advertise here.
1508825082
Hero Member
*
Offline Offline

Posts: 1508825082

View Profile Personal Message (Offline)

Ignore
1508825082
Reply with quote  #2

1508825082
Report to moderator
1508825082
Hero Member
*
Offline Offline

Posts: 1508825082

View Profile Personal Message (Offline)

Ignore
1508825082
Reply with quote  #2

1508825082
Report to moderator
1508825082
Hero Member
*
Offline Offline

Posts: 1508825082

View Profile Personal Message (Offline)

Ignore
1508825082
Reply with quote  #2

1508825082
Report to moderator
1up
Newbie
*
Offline Offline

Activity: 24


View Profile
August 17, 2011, 12:27:57 AM
 #2

If you're renting gpu solely for mining, you're probably going to lose money. Anyway, this thread may help (see OP) http://bitcointalk.org/?topic=7403.0

Not exactly your config but the Op does have 2 x NVIDIA Tesla “Fermi” M2050 GPUs. As for miner, you want a miner that uses CUDA.

1BKkkDQLos8GGiLezpFoYm6nCfRY2kSP1M
mute20
Sr. Member
****
Offline Offline

Activity: 265


21


View Profile
August 17, 2011, 03:26:27 AM
 #3

Nvidia sucks just fyi amd is the only way to mine if your serious.
captainteemo
Full Member
***
Offline Offline

Activity: 145


View Profile
August 17, 2011, 03:35:20 AM
 #4

If you're renting gpu solely for mining, you're probably going to lose money. Anyway, this thread may help (see OP) http://bitcointalk.org/?topic=7403.0

Not exactly your config but the Op does have 2 x NVIDIA Tesla “Fermi” M2050 GPUs. As for miner, you want a miner that uses CUDA.
I'm not renting GPU - it's free usage 24/7 for 6 months.

Any other suggestions ? :s
SomeoneWeird
Hero Member
*****
Offline Offline

Activity: 700


View Profile
August 17, 2011, 03:48:12 AM
 #5

If you're renting gpu solely for mining, you're probably going to lose money. Anyway, this thread may help (see OP) http://bitcointalk.org/?topic=7403.0

Not exactly your config but the Op does have 2 x NVIDIA Tesla “Fermi” M2050 GPUs. As for miner, you want a miner that uses CUDA.
I'm not renting GPU - it's free usage 24/7 for 6 months.

Any other suggestions ? :s

F@H
satechheads
Newbie
*
Offline Offline

Activity: 13


1A6a9ySHXJ5ftMfdHwwqxS924KEH6Hu6kq


View Profile WWW
August 17, 2011, 09:32:01 AM
 #6

In my experience the 5830's have been the best investment ROI that I have seen. I have 8 of them and everyone of them is generating over 300 Mhash using the phoenix miner and a little overclocking. I got them from newegg for $109 apiece. You probably won't be able to find them that cheap now but I saw a few on ebay for around $130.


I've 9 5830's and a 5850 that I mine with at times. I also have a VPS and I am very seriously thinking about hosting a mining pool.

If you think that my posts are the best ones that you have read send me coins!

1A6a9ySHXJ5ftMfdHwwqxS924KEH6Hu6kq

lol
Gabi
Legendary
*
Offline Offline

Activity: 1050


View Profile
August 17, 2011, 10:48:52 AM
 #7

Nvidia is very bad for mining. 2 or 3 ATI 6990 would probably mine more than your whole Nvidia cluster...
Pages: [1]
  Print  
 
Jump to:  

Sponsored by , a Bitcoin-accepting VPN.
Powered by MySQL Powered by PHP Powered by SMF 1.1.19 | SMF © 2006-2009, Simple Machines Valid XHTML 1.0! Valid CSS!