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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 whattomine.com.
Material kit (one by one) :
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.
as 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:
– 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:
– 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
PCI-E Riser 16x to 1x (as much as GPU)
Wattmeter to control the electricity consumption, and be sure you do not consume close to the limit of your PSU.
Ubuntu is certainly the most popular, because most simple Linux distribution. It is free and very easy to setup.
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
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).
If you use my link, Bondora will offer you 5€ you can already start to invest in peer to peer lending.