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Build a mining rig

Mining cryptos increased around 400x in the last couple years alone. The "cryptocurrency boom" happened in mid-April 2017. Since then BTC increased 1000%, ETH  5500%, LTC 4700%. This fueled the "crypto-mining boom" and rise in price of mining gear (GPU' and ASICS).

The cost of a mining rig  is between $3000 to $8000. It would take you a long time to get that money back, and it might not make sense to invest in mining at this moment, but if the price continue to rise, like last year, Then investing in a mining rig might not sound that crazy. Also, there is a different way to make your money back quicker with a method that I’ve been using to make profits fast. You can find this method in this article “Mining new coins to make a quick profit”.

The hardware


GPU'S MH/s Wattage
Radeon RX Vega 56 34 MH/s 190 watts
GeForce GTX 1080 TI 34 MH/s 200 watts
Radeon Rx 580 25 MH/s 175 watts
Radeon Rx 480 24 MH/s 170 watts
Geforce GTX 1070 27 MH/s 200 watts
Radeon Rx 570 22 MH/s 125 watts
Radeon Rx 470 21 MH/s 120 watts
Geforce GTX 1060 20 MH/s 110 watts
Radeon R9 290x 28 MH/s 280 watts

Motherboard and other components.


Components Links
Memory Ram Kingston Value RAM 4GB 1600MHz
Motherboard ASRock H81 PRO BTC R2.0 LGA 1150
PSU Silverstone Tek 1500W 80 PLUS Gold
Risers HuDieM PCIe Riser Mining Card PCI-E 16x
Processor Intel Pentium Processor G3220 3.0 GHz
SSD Kingston Digital 120GB SSD

Add the Motherboard to the case.
Mining rig case


Connect the Memory RamCPU (processor), PSUand SSD to the Motherboard.
Mining rig  plastic case
Install windows, Update windows, then install  Visual Studio Community 2015, and  Cuda toolkit (Be patient, this might take a while!). Turn off system.
Add the GPU's to the case, and connect them to the Risers and PSU.
Turn on PC, and wait for the GPU's drivers to be added by the system. 
Restart system.
Plastic drawer case
Go Nicehash.com open an account, and get a bitcoin address from there.
Turn off antivirus and modify the Firewall to be able to download miner from NiceHash.
Start NiceHash mining app, paste your Bitcoin address, and save.
Start miner.
All done!

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