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  • BliGunBliGun Posts: 11Member
    Hi guys, I have some doubts regarding these two GPUS:

    1. Asus Radeon Rx 470 4gb Strix Gaming
    1.1 Model: STRIX-RX470-O4G-GAMING

    2. Xfx Amd Radeon Rx 470 4gb
    2.1 Model: RX-470P4LFB6

    1) Which of these plates is best for ethereum mining?
    2) Which BiosMod should I use for these boards?

    From now on I thank you for your help: D, Sorry for English
  • Raven25Raven25 Posts: 2Member

    Mining Rigs

    Calculations

    Items Needed for 1 Rig :

    1 Motherboard
    6 Graphic Cards
    1 Power Supply Unit
    1 4 GB Ram
    1 120 GB SSD
    1 Processor
    6 PCIe Risers
    1 CPU Fan
    1 Custom Built Case By Carpenter

    Exact Specs of Parts

    Intel Celeron G1840 Processor - BX80646G1840 - $50
    ASRock Z97 Anniversary LGA 1150 Intel Z97 HDMI SATA 6Gb/s USB 3.0 ATX Intel Motherboard - $130
    EVGA SuperNOVA 1200 P2 80+ PLATINUM, 1200W ECO Mode Fully Modular NVIDIA SLI and Crossfire Ready - $300
    SanDisk SSD PLUS 120GB Solid State Drive (SDSSDA-120G-G26) - $55
    Cooler Master Hyper 212 EVO RR-212E-20PK-R2 CPU Cooler with 120mm PWM Fan - $25
    6-Pack PCIe VER 006 PCI-E 16x to 1x Powered Riser Adapter Card w/ 60cm USB 3.0 Extension Cable - $50
    Kingston HyperX FURY 4GB 1600MHz DDR3 CL10 DIMM - Blue (HX316C10F/4) - $40
    6x Gigabyte GeForce GTX 1070 8 GB GDDR5 256 bit PCI-E 3.0 x 16 Windforce OC (GV-N1070WF2OC-8GD) - 6 x$400 - $2400

    Per Rig Cost - $3050 - For 168 MH/ s
    Power Used Per Rig - Around 900 W
    Total Power for 36 Rigs - 25,000 W

    Total Rigs Needed - 36 Rigs - For a total of 6048 MH/ s

    Total cost for 36 Rigs 1,09,800 USD
    equivalent to 73,50,000 INR

    Return on Investment

    Keeping in mind
    Hash Rate - 6048 MH/ s
    Power Consumption - 25000W
    USD/ETH Exchange Rate ( Fluctuates, Currently Going upwards Positive ROI ) - 70 USD / 1 ETH
    Power Cost - 0.12 USD Per kWh

    Hardware Costs - 109800 USD

    Earnings Per Month Generated By Mining Rigs - 267.74 ETH

    USD - 18872 USD per Month
    INR - 1212484 INR Per Month

    Power Cost Per Month - 2160 USD/ 1,40,000 INR

    Initial Investment will be made back in an approximate time of 6-7 Months from Starting date of Mining Rigs

    Maintenance Costs for first 12 Months - 0 USD

    After First 12 Months - 300 USD Per Machine - 10,800 USD/ 7,20,000 INR ( Note : This is in case of Part Failure which has a very low percentage of Happening )

    Earnings for 24 Months - 4,52,928 USD/ 30,748,176 INR

    Deducting Hardware Costs and Maintenance Costs and Power Costs : —

    Power 2160 USD x 24 Months - 50,000 USD

    Profit : 2,82,328 USD / 1,89,15,976 INR


    Are these correct numbers? I will be investing 100k usd into this venture soon





  • uzzyuzzy Posts: 32Member
    Raven25 said:


    Mining Rigs

    Calculations

    Items Needed for 1 Rig :

    1 Motherboard
    6 Graphic Cards
    1 Power Supply Unit
    1 4 GB Ram
    1 120 GB SSD
    1 Processor
    6 PCIe Risers
    1 CPU Fan
    1 Custom Built Case By Carpenter

    Exact Specs of Parts

    Intel Celeron G1840 Processor - BX80646G1840 - $50
    ASRock Z97 Anniversary LGA 1150 Intel Z97 HDMI SATA 6Gb/s USB 3.0 ATX Intel Motherboard - $130
    EVGA SuperNOVA 1200 P2 80+ PLATINUM, 1200W ECO Mode Fully Modular NVIDIA SLI and Crossfire Ready - $300
    SanDisk SSD PLUS 120GB Solid State Drive (SDSSDA-120G-G26) - $55
    Cooler Master Hyper 212 EVO RR-212E-20PK-R2 CPU Cooler with 120mm PWM Fan - $25
    6-Pack PCIe VER 006 PCI-E 16x to 1x Powered Riser Adapter Card w/ 60cm USB 3.0 Extension Cable - $50
    Kingston HyperX FURY 4GB 1600MHz DDR3 CL10 DIMM - Blue (HX316C10F/4) - $40
    6x Gigabyte GeForce GTX 1070 8 GB GDDR5 256 bit PCI-E 3.0 x 16 Windforce OC (GV-N1070WF2OC-8GD) - 6 x$400 - $2400

    Per Rig Cost - $3050 - For 168 MH/ s
    Power Used Per Rig - Around 900 W
    Total Power for 36 Rigs - 25,000 W

    Total Rigs Needed - 36 Rigs - For a total of 6048 MH/ s

    Total cost for 36 Rigs 1,09,800 USD
    equivalent to 73,50,000 INR

    Return on Investment

    Keeping in mind
    Hash Rate - 6048 MH/ s
    Power Consumption - 25000W
    USD/ETH Exchange Rate ( Fluctuates, Currently Going upwards Positive ROI ) - 70 USD / 1 ETH
    Power Cost - 0.12 USD Per kWh

    Hardware Costs - 109800 USD

    Earnings Per Month Generated By Mining Rigs - 267.74 ETH

    USD - 18872 USD per Month
    INR - 1212484 INR Per Month

    Power Cost Per Month - 2160 USD/ 1,40,000 INR

    Initial Investment will be made back in an approximate time of 6-7 Months from Starting date of Mining Rigs

    Maintenance Costs for first 12 Months - 0 USD

    After First 12 Months - 300 USD Per Machine - 10,800 USD/ 7,20,000 INR ( Note : This is in case of Part Failure which has a very low percentage of Happening )

    Earnings for 24 Months - 4,52,928 USD/ 30,748,176 INR

    Deducting Hardware Costs and Maintenance Costs and Power Costs : —

    Power 2160 USD x 24 Months - 50,000 USD

    Profit : 2,82,328 USD / 1,89,15,976 INR


    Are these correct numbers? I will be investing 100k usd into this venture soon





    Why 1070? Try use 480 with biosmod
  • CoinzCoinz Posts: 7Member
    Thank you Jox, i'm just looking for invest in some GPU, could be nice to know how many watts each GPU need at full power :smile:
  • JoxNiceHashJoxNiceHash Posts: 17Member
    Here you go:

    Nvidia GTX 1080 Ti - 250W
    AMD R9 390 - 300W
    AMD RX 480 - 160W
    Nvidia GTX 1070 - 150W
    Nvidia GTX 1080 - 180W
    AMD R9 Fury Nano - 220W
    AMD R9 290X - 350W
    AMD RX 470 - 120W
    Nvidia GTX 970 - 150W
    Nvidia GTX 980 Ti - 250W
    AMD R9 380X - 250W
    Nvidia GTX 980 - 220W
    Nvidia GTX 1060 - 100W
  • dragonmikedragonmike Posts: 15Member
    No data on the new RX5** GPUs?
  • JoxNiceHashJoxNiceHash Posts: 17Member
    Not yet.
    We are waiting for the delivery (~3 more days) and then we will test them out.
  • 881488881488 Posts: 3Member
    Raven25 said:


    Mining Rigs

    Calculations

    Items Needed for 1 Rig :

    1 Motherboard
    6 Graphic Cards
    1 Power Supply Unit
    1 4 GB Ram
    1 120 GB SSD
    1 Processor
    6 PCIe Risers
    1 CPU Fan
    1 Custom Built Case By Carpenter

    Exact Specs of Parts

    Intel Celeron G1840 Processor - BX80646G1840 - $50
    ASRock Z97 Anniversary LGA 1150 Intel Z97 HDMI SATA 6Gb/s USB 3.0 ATX Intel Motherboard - $130
    EVGA SuperNOVA 1200 P2 80+ PLATINUM, 1200W ECO Mode Fully Modular NVIDIA SLI and Crossfire Ready - $300
    SanDisk SSD PLUS 120GB Solid State Drive (SDSSDA-120G-G26) - $55
    Cooler Master Hyper 212 EVO RR-212E-20PK-R2 CPU Cooler with 120mm PWM Fan - $25
    6-Pack PCIe VER 006 PCI-E 16x to 1x Powered Riser Adapter Card w/ 60cm USB 3.0 Extension Cable - $50
    Kingston HyperX FURY 4GB 1600MHz DDR3 CL10 DIMM - Blue (HX316C10F/4) - $40
    6x Gigabyte GeForce GTX 1070 8 GB GDDR5 256 bit PCI-E 3.0 x 16 Windforce OC (GV-N1070WF2OC-8GD) - 6 x$400 - $2400

    Per Rig Cost - $3050 - For 168 MH/ s
    Power Used Per Rig - Around 900 W
    Total Power for 36 Rigs - 25,000 W

    Total Rigs Needed - 36 Rigs - For a total of 6048 MH/ s

    Total cost for 36 Rigs 1,09,800 USD
    equivalent to 73,50,000 INR

    Return on Investment

    Keeping in mind
    Hash Rate - 6048 MH/ s
    Power Consumption - 25000W
    USD/ETH Exchange Rate ( Fluctuates, Currently Going upwards Positive ROI ) - 70 USD / 1 ETH
    Power Cost - 0.12 USD Per kWh

    Hardware Costs - 109800 USD

    Earnings Per Month Generated By Mining Rigs - 267.74 ETH

    USD - 18872 USD per Month
    INR - 1212484 INR Per Month

    Power Cost Per Month - 2160 USD/ 1,40,000 INR

    Initial Investment will be made back in an approximate time of 6-7 Months from Starting date of Mining Rigs

    Maintenance Costs for first 12 Months - 0 USD

    After First 12 Months - 300 USD Per Machine - 10,800 USD/ 7,20,000 INR ( Note : This is in case of Part Failure which has a very low percentage of Happening )

    Earnings for 24 Months - 4,52,928 USD/ 30,748,176 INR

    Deducting Hardware Costs and Maintenance Costs and Power Costs : —

    Power 2160 USD x 24 Months - 50,000 USD

    Profit : 2,82,328 USD / 1,89,15,976 INR


    Are these correct numbers? I will be investing 100k usd into this venture soon





    Aren't you afraid of transition to PoS ? from what I've heard this will happen in November.
  • fabarfabar Posts: 3Member
    It's a good idea investing into a big set of rigs but I would do mining on different coins simultaneously in order to minimize the risk. Aiming only to eth is a risk in this moment and the total difficulty is increasing day by day according to the volume exchanged. Another hint: use AMD cards.
  • EthernautEthernaut Posts: 2Member
    edited May 6
    Hello everyone,
    I´ve been playing with some of the profitability calculators available online, trying to get an accurate ROI for a rig. I´d like to know, however, actual figures from people actually mining. Any input will be greatly appreciated (ETH earned per hashrate unit per day, for example).

    Thanks a bunch,
    Ariel
  • Zek247Zek247 Las vegas NVPosts: 28Member
    Ethernaut said:

    Hello everyone,
    I´ve been playing with some of the profitability calculators available online, trying to get an accurate ROI for a rig. I´d like to know, however, actual figures from people actually mining. Any input will be greatly appreciated (ETH earned per hashrate unit per day, for example).

    In my case every rx470 generates 1 etherum a month so depending on number of cards per rig, cost of kw etc you can do your numbers. Cheers

  • EthernautEthernaut Posts: 2Member
    Zek247 said:



    In my case every rx470 generates 1 etherum a month so depending on number of cards per rig, cost of kw etc you can do your numbers. Cheers


    Thanks a lot Zek!
  • dragonmikedragonmike Posts: 15Member
    Cheapo ASUS RADEON RX 570 4GB EXPEDITION OC with mem straps of 1:1500 copied up to 1:2000, hashing 28.5MH/s currently (1300/1980), latest AMD driver. Need to tweak. Any hints appreciated!
  • BigPinkFlamingoBigPinkFlamingo Posts: 22Member
    cveks said:


    Currently running an MSI 470 8GB, Micron memory unfortunatley. Is this power consumption a bit too high for 28.5MH/s? What should I be aiming for?

    I am sitting at about 210W at the socket with 1 GPU. But GPU-Z says the GPU alone is 130W.

    can you post your BIOS moded?
    I can send you, but I can't seem to attach .rom file?




  • ecs87ecs87 Dekalb, ILPosts: 232Member ✭✭


    GPU0 is a ASUS STRIX 480 8GB that I use for mining+gaming (I toggle it off in Claymore when gaming; mem speeds couldn't really be pushed and neither could the undervolt because of the dual-usage hence the significantly lower hashrate...I'm too lazy to flash a BIOS to it and reboot for gaming)

    GPU1 is a reference ASUS 480 8GB. Best performer out of the bunch. No longer available by ASUS as far as I know (never saw them make another one after I was lucky enough to get this one).

    GPU2 is a MSI 470 Armor 4GB. Probably the worst of the bunch. I wasn't paying attention when I ordered it and got the 1650mhz mem clock version. These mem chips are probably sub-par hence the lower-than average advertised speeds (and hence lowest hashrate out of all the cards I have).

    GPU3 is a reference MSI 480 4GB.

    All 4 cards have Samsung memory and all 4 cards are using completely custom timing straps. Over a 12 hour period each card generates around 100 memory errors (0 rejected and 0 invalid shares according to Claymore's miner).
  • midoprincemidoprince Posts: 172Member ✭✭
    ecs87 said:



    GPU0 is a ASUS STRIX 480 8GB that I use for mining+gaming (I toggle it off in Claymore when gaming; mem speeds couldn't really be pushed and neither could the undervolt because of the dual-usage hence the significantly lower hashrate...I'm too lazy to flash a BIOS to it and reboot for gaming)

    GPU1 is a reference ASUS 480 8GB. Best performer out of the bunch. No longer available by ASUS as far as I know (never saw them make another one after I was lucky enough to get this one).

    GPU2 is a MSI 470 Armor 4GB. Probably the worst of the bunch. I wasn't paying attention when I ordered it and got the 1650mhz mem clock version. These mem chips are probably sub-par hence the lower-than average advertised speeds (and hence lowest hashrate out of all the cards I have).

    GPU3 is a reference MSI 480 4GB.

    All 4 cards have Samsung memory and all 4 cards are using completely custom timing straps. Over a 12 hour period each card generates around 100 memory errors (0 rejected and 0 invalid shares according to Claymore's miner).

    do u have any tutorial sources to custom timing straps ?
  • ema1993ema1993 Posts: 4Member
    edited May 11
    hello guys, i have a serious problem that i can't solve. I have a rig with 5 sapphire nitro rx 470 4gb. The power consumption for this rig is 1220 watt approximately (200 - 240 watt per gpu), it's insane!
    I determinated this with two different instruments and both shows me this power consumption. I am using ethosditro, here the settings in config file. Thanks in advance

    # SAPPHIRE NITRO 470 4G
    loc 7c6776 nitros
    fan 7c6776 80 80 80 80 80
    pwr 7c6776 7 7 7 7 7
    mxt 7c6776 80
    cor 7c6776 1126 1126 1126 1126 1126
    mem 7c6776 1900 1900 1900 1900 1900
    reb 7c6776 0

  • JoxNiceHashJoxNiceHash Posts: 17Member
    Good news! Here are results of Testing the AMD 5xx Series GPUs

    Profitability and speed can be found on profitability calculator page.

    Let me know what you think :smile:
  • manotrollmanotroll Posts: 21Member
    Is it possible to share the data for 30 mh / s eth rx 480 msi / xfx?
  • va23boamva23boam Posts: 13Member
    those asus rx470 strix oc 4gb arent a bad card, getting 28mhs+285mhs sia on each after bios mod + under vault
  • miqaayilmiqaayil Posts: 1Member
    i'm running a poor man's rig, mining on my 7970 PCS card and getting 11mh/s on claymore and w10 no issues but 0.02443385 ETH over 2 days of mining. can't get it to work on ethminer...keep getting jhason parson error but test shows 22mh/s no errors. thinking on getting 280x X 4 or 380x .....await advice guys.

    AMD 8350 CPU, ASUS CROSSHAIR V
  • rickjsrrickjsr Posts: 2Member
    Arjunking said:

    Just setup my first rig
    Used some parts from old PC
    Athlon processor
    4*Sapphire RS480 4gb nitro (without the plus) - All Samsung memory
    Currently getting a stable 29mh/s . Running over a day
    Getting a lot stale shares. Seems to a problem with the Wifi. I didn't use the extender cable so all those graphic cards must have been cutting the signal. Hopefully it should be much better with the extender cable.
    I can push it above 30mh/s but then power usage increases a lot
    Any suggestions?


    Hey man, i have the same card, but is elpida memory, whats bios you have utilized?
    I mining at @29 MH/S with 110w utilization showing in afterburner.
    its is to much?

    (I MINING ETH AND DECRED IN DUAL MINING USING CLAYMORE)

    How i can decrease the watts and do the same 29mh\s ?
  • hirschhornsalzhirschhornsalz Posts: 3Member
    ecs87 said:



    All 4 cards have Samsung memory and all 4 cards are using completely custom timing straps. Over a 12 hour period each card generates around 100 memory errors (0 rejected and 0 invalid shares according to Claymore's miner).

    How do you check the amount of memory errors?
  • hirschhornsalzhirschhornsalz Posts: 3Member
    ema1993 said:

    hello guys, i have a serious problem that i can't solve. I have a rig with 5 sapphire nitro rx 470 4gb. The power consumption for this rig is 1220 watt approximately (200 - 240 watt per gpu), it's insane!

    I was able to get the power consumption down to 100 W per card on the wall with heavy undervolting/underclocking. I used a voltage of only 0.87 V and a clock of 1150 MHz, which is sufficient for 29-30 MHash.
    Tight (1500) memory straps, memory clocked to 1980-2050. Unfortunately it is only Hynix and Elipda.

    Cheapo Gigabyte RX 580 4 GB.

    Those 580 may not be faster, but they seem to undervolt very well.
  • ecs87ecs87 Dekalb, ILPosts: 232Member ✭✭

    ecs87 said:



    All 4 cards have Samsung memory and all 4 cards are using completely custom timing straps. Over a 12 hour period each card generates around 100 memory errors (0 rejected and 0 invalid shares according to Claymore's miner).

    How do you check the amount of memory errors?
    You sir deserve a gold star for asking. Memory errors decrease your EFFECTIVE hashrate hence decreasing your mining income. You can check this through the free program HWINFO. My golden rule is that if I see more than 1 mem error every 3 min then either loosen the GDDR5 straps or lower the mem timing. You should get as close to 0 as possible. If you crash or see invalid shares then you need to do some tweaking.
  • MEng95MEng95 Posts: 19Member
    edited May 29
    After a rig check, i've been looking in to 6GPU rigs but with everything being sold out and superinflated it seems better to make a 4GPU rig with the potential of just making another 4. PSU/Mobo/CPU costs seem close to 1/2 for 4GPU boards compared to 6 GPU's.

    Processor: Intel G1840
    Mobo: ASUS H81M-Plus
    Ram: Crucial 4gb DDR3 1600MHz
    PSU: EVGA 750W
    GPU: 4x Sapphire AMD Radeon RX 580 4gb PULSE
    Hard Drive: Windows 10 on 120gb Sandisk SSD.
    Frame: Custom made aluminium angle and some wood with some standoff screws.
    Risers: 4 Powered USB3.0 PCI-E Risers

    This would be my first rig. I am a bit sceptical about the psu. I'm not sure how much power other components require so i'm a little worried that this will barely cover the rig. would 850W be sufficient or do I need 1000W?

    I am not sure on the depreciation in the graphics cards, would it be better to spend 25% more on the Sapphire Radeon RX 580 8GB Nitro cards due to better resale value? The 8gb cards are in stock a week earlier too.

    Would it be possible to mix the cards, get 2x 4GB and 2x 8gb cards?

    Cheeers for any opinions/corrections.

  • jetpackjetpack Posts: 35Member
    2 rx580 hynix 35-36 mhs per. 74c 120-126watt . Interested in actual shares grabbed, is it directly related to mhs or hash speed or potentially other factors. 2hr 109 shares two cards = .49 share per min. Wondering
  • jetpackjetpack Posts: 35Member
    Blue1984 said:

    System:
    6xSAPPHIRE NITRO+ RADEON RX 470 8G
    ASRock H81Pro BTC 2.0 Mainboard LGA 1155
    Intel Celeron G1610, 2x 2,6GHz
    4 GB RAM
    Super Flower - Leadex Titanium 1600W Netzteil
    Windows 10
    Claymore's Dual Ethereum AMD+NVIDIA GPU Miner v9.1

    I measure the power consumption with a calibrated electricity Watt meter

    691 Watt / 168,5 MHS

    -> 4,1 Watt / MHS

    someone get better efficiency?

    Seems like a low watt, nice. You get higher Efficiency with more cards per motherboard. Also better power supplies or running 220v is better then running 120v. I use a clamp multimeter and see 7.67amp@122v so 936w for 6 cards @ 35mhs 210mhs 4.45w / mhs . you win. need to target 840watt to beat you.. I have a HP power supply i need to put in and keep tuning, just get it running over the last 10 days.
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