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This page is a high level summary of all the resources I recommend along this blog to start mining your own cryptocurrency at home.

In order to evaluate properly your investment, the electricity consumption and the amount of Cryptocoin you will produce, check on

Material kit (one by one) :

motherboard_asrock_h81_pro_btcASRock ATX Motherboard H81 PRO BTC (6x PCI-E)

cpu_intel_celeron_g1820_lga1150 CPU Intel Celeron G1820 LGA1150

kingston_4gb_ram Kingston 4GB DDR3 1600Hz

kingston_ssd_64gb Kingston SSD 64 GB SATA

logo_gpushack gpuShack proposes complete packages of MoBo + CPU + RAM + SSD with preinstalled EthOS . By using my coupon « miningcryptocurrencyblog« , You’ll get a $5 discount son your order.


psu_corsair_rm1000x1000W Corsair PSU

rx_480as much GPU as you want. They should use the same driver. Here is a list of the best models per driver family.

AMD GPU – FGLRX driver:
Ether mining
R9 270x 2Go = 150W – 10/12 MH/s
HD 7970 3Go = 200W – 15/16 MH/s
R9 280x 3Go = 185W – 15/16 MH/s
R9 290 4Go = 285W – 23/24 MH/s
R9 Nano 4Go = 175W – 26/27 MH/s
R9 Fury X 4Go = 275W – 29/30 MH/s
R9 390x 8Go = 305W – 28/29 MH/s

AMD GPU – AMDGPU driver:
Ether mining
RX 480 8Go: 160W – 21/23 MH/s
RX VEGA 64 – 8Go: 367W – 33/35 MH/s
RX VEGA 56 – 8Go: 306W – 31/32 MH/s
RX 580 8Go: 140W – 25/26 MH/s
RX 570 4Go: 130W – 23/24 MH/s
RX 470 4Go: 150W – 18/20 MH/s

Nvidia GPU:
Ether mining
GeForce GTX 1080 Ti – 11Go: 250W – 31/32 MH/s
GeForce GTX 1070 – 8Go: 210W – 26/27 MH/s
GeForce GTX 1060 – 3Go: 120W – 19/20 MH/s

pci-e_16x_to_1x_powered_riserPCI-E Riser 16x to 1x (as much as GPU)

… optional

wattmeter_otioWattmeter to control the electricity consumption, and be sure you do not consume close to the limit of your PSU.

Operating System

logo_ubuntuUbuntu is certainly the most popular, because most simple Linux distribution. It is free and very easy to setup.

logo_gpushack gpuShack proposes also the amazing EthOS Operating System. This OS has been developed specifically to mine cryptocurrencies like Ether or zcash. It is not expensive compared to the efficiency you’ll get. You can use the coupon “miningcryptocurrencyblog” and you’ll get $5 discount on your Cart.


Using your “mined” money

logo_kraken Kraken is my favorite trading platform to trade ether or zcash into Euros. It is also where i have created all my wallets (BitCoin, Ether, Zcash).


logo_bondora If you use my link, Bondora will offer you 5€ you can already start to invest in peer to peer lending.

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