Bitcoin Forum
December 07, 2016, 08:47:01 AM *
News: Latest stable version of Bitcoin Core: 0.13.1  [Torrent].
 
   Home   Help Search Donate Login Register  
Pages: « 1 [2]  All
  Print  
Author Topic: Super Mining Rig W/ 6 GPUs. *Just theorizing a build*  (Read 3982 times)
JWU42
Legendary
*
Offline Offline

Activity: 1484


View Profile
May 09, 2011, 06:11:41 PM
 #21

You can get used 5850s for $120-130...

Wish I could find more 5970's!!!

GPG PubKey | THREEMA | OTC | HeatWare | 1JWU42QLGFESoQCC4iPzUDTRiC9nx5bi95
1481100421
Hero Member
*
Offline Offline

Posts: 1481100421

View Profile Personal Message (Offline)

Ignore
1481100421
Reply with quote  #2

1481100421
Report to moderator
"Governments are good at cutting off the heads of a centrally controlled networks like Napster, but pure P2P networks like Gnutella and Tor seem to be holding their own." -- Satoshi
Advertised sites are not endorsed by the Bitcoin Forum. They may be unsafe, untrustworthy, or illegal in your jurisdiction. Advertise here.
1481100421
Hero Member
*
Offline Offline

Posts: 1481100421

View Profile Personal Message (Offline)

Ignore
1481100421
Reply with quote  #2

1481100421
Report to moderator
1481100421
Hero Member
*
Offline Offline

Posts: 1481100421

View Profile Personal Message (Offline)

Ignore
1481100421
Reply with quote  #2

1481100421
Report to moderator
1481100421
Hero Member
*
Offline Offline

Posts: 1481100421

View Profile Personal Message (Offline)

Ignore
1481100421
Reply with quote  #2

1481100421
Report to moderator
brocktice
Sr. Member
****
Offline Offline

Activity: 292


Apparently I inspired this image.


View Profile WWW
May 10, 2011, 06:51:51 PM
 #22

Think in terms of scaling and supporting hardware price per hash. You want a standard box with no screwy extenders or anything like that. I can tell you from experience that if you put 3 or more 5970s on a single motherboard and overvolt them you're going to burn some pins off your ATX connector, but that's only something you'd probably do with water cooling. I'm not sure about motherboards with more slots, but in my experience the problem is with the ATX connector on the PSU side. I've burnt the plastic off 3 12v pins already.

Basically if you go desktop the most you can fit in a standard configuration is 4 dual-gpu cards, and in a rackmount server the limit is 3. Again, you may have PSU issues.

And yeah, the rest of the parts don't matter. In Linux if you use the right OpenCL stack you should have little to no CPU usage from the mining anyhow.

http://media.witcoin.com/p/1608/8----This-is-nuts

My #bitcoin-otc ratings: http://bitcoin-otc.com/viewratingdetail.php?nick=brocktice&sign=ANY&type=RECV

Like my post? Leave me a tip: 15Cgixqno9YzoKNEA2DRFyEAfMH5htssRg
Pages: « 1 [2]  All
  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!