Introduction the basic constructs of a 6 GTX 1070 GPU ethereum mining rig, after overclocked, hashing at 180 Mh/s. The key feature is the components are tuned to run fast, power efficient, cool and quiet, at each GPU draw 110W, 60C, 50% fan and 30 Mh/s. In addition to the GPU’s RGB colors, the rig’s fan add to the light show enjoyment of the rig when the lights are out.
Corsair RM1000x, 1000 Watt power supply
MSI Z170A SLI Plus Pro motherboard
4x Gigabyte GTX 1070 G1 Gaming 8GB gpu
2x Zotac GTX 1070 AMP! Edition 8GB gpu
Intel Celeron G3930 Kaby Lake Dual-Core, socket LGA 1151, 2.9 GHz cpu
G.SKILL Ripjaws Series 4GB DDR4 2133MHz ram
6x PCIe riser with SATA power supply
32 GB USB3 stick – image using Ubuntu 16.04 LTS, Nvidia driver and claymore miner
Walmart shoe rack ($12) as open air rig 🙂
I am using this pre-built Ubuntu image for the UBS stick
Using Linux save the cost for OS and directly boot from USB3 stick will save the cost of HDD.
No matter what, the main cost is coming from the GPUs, depending on your appetite for the hash rate!
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