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Cryptocurrency Mining Rig Build – Feb 2018

I was recently tasked with putting together a GPU mining setup for a client with a $1500 budget and certain requirements. I am sharing the component list used for the build here so that anyone else with a similar budget and similar requirements can have an idea of what to select for their system.

This build allows for expansion of up to 6 total graphics cards. If your budget is lower, you can opt for a cheaper motherboard with less PCIe slots, a cheaper power supply with less wattage capacity, and maybe a different case.

Also keep in mind that there are better and higher quality components available, but for a higher price.

This setup can be used to mine Ethereum (ETH), Monero (XMR), Ethereum Classic (ETC), Zcash (ZEC), and any other cryptocurrency that uses a GPU mining algorithm.

Here is the parts list for this build: Continue reading