mining

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    storage gold rush?

    Someone bought my slightly used 2TB DC P4510 drives for 450 USD recently. This was above average price for NEW drives a few months ago. I didn't care, they're just lying around unused because I thought, well, 2TB doesn't cut it anymore but these things get darn hot. Why run them? I'd rather use...
  2. T

    asic or gpu miner?

    Which is the best to start mining with ASIC or GPU miners? Can any one suggest which miner to go for?
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    Help with building JBOD for R815

    Hi all, I picked up 4 x Poweredge R815 servers at auction. They came fully loaded - 4 x Opteron 6276, 256gb ddr3, PERC H700, QLogic QLE8242, 2 x 1100w PSUs, etc. I am very new to working with servers and have some basic questions for a build I'm considering. Firstly, this is mostly just a...
  4. Patrick

    Intel Xeon D-2100 aka Skylake-D Mining

    Doing a few quick tests since I have insomnia in London. 4AM and still awake. Mining using Monero / Cryptonight versus Aeon (AV1) for cryptonight-lite with the new Intel Xeon D-2123IT and Xeon D-2183IT for 4 and 16 core Skylake-D chips. Using the servethehome/universal_cryptonight Intel Xeon...
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    Having a hard time booting with >4 cards on S2600IP

    Hello! I've been mining with an S2600IP with both CPU sockets populated, and no matter what configuration of riser positions in the PCIe slots, I cannot boot with more than 4 GPUs. I'm using GTX 1070s for this setup. I can boot with 4GPUs using most PCIe arrangements, but the moment I try to...
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    Recommendations on Building a Monero Miner

    Hello, I would like to build a Monero mining computer with a great hash rate between $5-$15K as the budget or effectively produce a hash rate of above 3500 h/s I've been looking into using a build with a EPYC cpu. Likewise, I have also been considering buying 10-20 GPU's and combining them...
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    CPU mining requesting guidance

    Hello, Fairly new to the mining aspect of cryptocurrency so please bear with me. I currently have excess servers (3) in my data center which i'm looking to utilize for Monero/Aeon mining but i'm not sure where to start. I currently have ESXi 5.5 installed on each server with multiple...
  8. X

    Picking up mining again

    Hi all, I just registered on STH because I want to pck up mining again. In the past I have done some LTC and BTC mining with GPU's but that has been some years now, and all stuff has been reused or sold. Now I have 3 nodes running with a load of spare CPU cycles and was wondering what I can...
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    Feedback needed on ML-CryptoMining-Dev box

    I've been coding and trying to run VMs on my ancient machine and it's not going well. I've been cleared by the wife for a budget up to $5000 but prefer less than 3K. Here's the rub, I'm hoping to cryptomine to offset some of the cost when I'm not dev-ML-gaming. Those of you who mine and do ML...
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    Mining with Opteron Servers

    Hi all, i've posted this initially on bitcointalk and got redirected here so i guess you guys are the experts for monero... I have received 2 of these machines, CPU: 2x AMD Opteron 6174 12-Core 2.2 GHz (2x 6 MB Cache, 6.4 GT/s, AMD-V) RAM: 16 GB RAM HDD: 2x 146 GB SAS Hot Swap 2.5"...