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Old March 30, 2014, 09:36 PM
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Nice rig!

As for external fans, Canadian Tire sells the Turbo Aire. They are fairly good for 1 rig cooling as they have som very direct flow. Don't expect any static pressure though, they do fail there and are also fairly expensive.
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Anyone still using AMD video cards to mine coins? Anyone Mining any coins anymore?
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Anyone still using AMD video cards to mine coins? Anyone Mining any coins anymore?
Nah, i think most people shut their rigs off as profitability is gone.
Lucky i made some money in the beginning because selling R9 280xs@ $150-200 hurts.
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Nah, i think most people shut their rigs off as profitability is gone.
Lucky i made some money in the beginning because selling R9 280xs@ $150-200 hurts.
I only made $150 from my two 280X's. then sold them for less 6 months later, so basically made nothing. I guess I can look on the bright side, I made most of my money back.
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Old July 30, 2014, 09:09 AM
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I only made $150 from my two 280X's. then sold them for less 6 months later, so basically made nothing. I guess I can look on the bright side, I made most of my money back.
Yea, mining gear is super cheap right now. I ended up keeping 2 r9 290x's for my personal rig and 2 R9 280x Toxics for the backup machine. Ive sold well over 30 GPUs now and still stuck with some, nevermind the PSUs and Motherboards. LOL

Yea, I think the only way to make money now is to buy and sell btc. You could try renting on something like betarigs but no money there either. Alt coins are a joke, BTC is all that matters.
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Yea, mining gear is super cheap right now. I ended up keeping 2 r9 290x's for my personal rig and 2 R9 280x Toxics for the backup machine. Ive sold well over 30 GPUs now and still stuck with some, nevermind the PSUs and Motherboards. LOL

Yea, I think the only way to make money now is to buy and sell btc. You could try renting on something like betarigs but no money there either. Alt coins are a joke, BTC is all that matters.
Why didn't you tell me to get in when you did. Left me high & dry jk
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I think I should pull the plug on this Mining Rig... I'm losing too much money in power. it is 2016 & lost $2000+ to power...That Damn Cryptocurrency calculator said I'd have $50,000 in 2016.... :(
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I think I should pull the plug on this Mining Rig... I'm losing too much money in power. it is 2016 & lost $2000+ to power...That Damn Cryptocurrency calculator said I'd have $50,000 in 2016.... :(
Mining had its time in the sun, now there are lots of people with ton's of HW that has no home.
Unless you are really crazy or get free power, its not worth it.

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I got this Fusion 12" High Velocity Fan from Wal-Mart, Good fan that blows hard. cost only $29.99 free shipping. Stays cooler at 58c & 67c at 1.100v < 0.7% rejects.
Did you add that into your power consumption? Things that spin eat power.

Never mind I just realized how old this is.
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