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May 09, 2011, 03:42:18 PM


I like to get mining and got 2 questions I cannot seem to find answers to, hope anyone of you can help me out.
I got 2 identical PC's I can use for mining, I need to get VGA cards and from my research ATI 5870 GPU's seem to be the best value for money.


1. Is there a prefereable brand of card to use or will any 5870 be ok? Linux miner)
2. Will 1 PC with 2 5870's mine more than 2 PCs with 1 card each? (assuming there is no difference in power consumption)

Thanks in advance for any help.


Got an answer to question 2 from here:
better 2 cards in 1 machine because performance is the same but no extra PC overhead (electricity).

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