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September 12, 2011, 01:21:42 PM
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Please advice in buying mining system up to 5000 $.
 Would like to make one very high performance system.

Please advice which gpu's, motherboard,cpu, power block to buy.

Thank You in advance !
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September 12, 2011, 02:03:24 PM
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PLEASE HELP ME ASAP, I'm looking to buy a system right now ..
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September 12, 2011, 02:04:40 PM
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I want to put everything in 1 motherboard. something like 6 or 8 dual core video cards. or 4 quad core if possible..
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September 12, 2011, 02:23:17 PM
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ATI HD 5870 graphics cards

The GPU is where it's at, as far as mining is concerned, and the 5870 is the best, as far as I am concerned, although others do disagree.

Build cheap machines, each with 2 5870 cards.

Besides the graphics card the only other thing that is important is cooling.... maybe consider putting your machines together without a case.

All my machine have cases..  I haven't got the balls to do as some have and have caseless rigs Smiley

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5870 gfx cards
the rest of the rig = cheap

An example: http://www.amazon.co.uk/Asus-Radeon-5870-Stalker-PCI-E2-1/dp/B003P2V3MY/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1315837428&sr=8-1
You will probably be able to find cheaper than that, that's just an example of a 5870 Smiley

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September 12, 2011, 02:26:53 PM
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So it's better to build 10 cheap machines than 1 super high performance ?
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September 12, 2011, 02:29:15 PM
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Nvidea HD 5870 graphics cards
Huh

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September 12, 2011, 02:31:43 PM
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Yeah yeah yeah, got a hangover... I corrected it Smiley
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well spotted, though... with my current state of mind I would have left that !!! Normally I read and re-read things.... I think I had better lie down Smiley
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September 12, 2011, 02:32:54 PM
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So it's better to build 10 cheap machines than 1 super high performance ?

yeah, as it's the processing power of the graphics card that counts, not the CPU, memory, M/B... etc

Search this site, and see what has been written about GPU mining and CPU mining.... knowledge is king Smiley
Which, as pointed out by Seraphim, I am currently lacking.... due to excessive drinking yesterday, <hic> .... Smiley
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September 12, 2011, 02:36:26 PM
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what you think about:

" MSI Big Bang-Marshal (B3) LGA 1155 Intel P67 (B3) & Lucid LT22102 SATA 6Gb/s USB 3.0 XL ATX Intel Motherboard with UEFI BIOS "
6x or 8x HD 6990 video cards

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September 12, 2011, 04:39:38 PM
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mmmbbd,

Why are you in such a rush to build a rig? Better to take a little time, do the research, and build a good, cost effective rig. Or don't build one at all. Do you realize that it will take a really long time to make back that $5K and get any profit? You may not see any profit at all. Do you really want to spend $5K just for the fun of it? Maybe I'm wrong, but it seems you haven't thought this through on your own, and you should do this first.
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September 12, 2011, 09:38:32 PM
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I'd say stick with 6990's.

They dont crash or overheat very often and they are uber fast!
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September 13, 2011, 02:46:21 AM
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At the current price, it could take years to even break even. Depending on the price of electricity in your area, you may very well lose money. If I were you, I'd do a lot more research. You'd likely be better off just buying some coins.
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