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Bitcoin-mining motherboards released by ASRock, holds six graphics cards
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Looking to break into the Bitcoin market? Well it looks like motherboard
manufacturer ASRock has your back, with a new BTC-series of motherboards
that are designed to specialise in mining Bitcoins.

How do they do this? By having room for six graphics cards of course.
As more and more Bitcoins are created the algorithms necessary to
mine them grow increasingly complex, which means that GPUs have
fast become the weapon of choice for serious Bitcoin creators.

The series also come with extra power connectors to ensure that
everything stays stable while you’re furiously crunching those numbers.

H81%20Pro%20BTC(m).jpg

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I thought GPU mining had become inefficient.
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I thought GPU mining had become inefficient.

Yeah, my thoughts too. The input out weighs the output.
    
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I thought GPU mining had become inefficient.

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Yeah, my thoughts too. The input out weighs the output.

I'd say Hokies83 would beg to differ haha, but yeah I think GPU mining is on it's way out too.
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I thought GPU mining had become inefficient.

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Yeah, my thoughts too. The input out weighs the output.

That's what this is for.

http://www.butterflylabs.com/monarch/
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GPU mining is not worth it if you have to pay for power. The difficulty is just way to high. Litecoins on the other hand still have good efficiency for gpu mining.
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mobo for GPU mining with 5 PCIE 1x?? Granted I'm ignorant when it comes to bitcoin mining but I would think you would want high end GPU's.....not GPU's that are PCIE 1x
    
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mobo for GPU mining with 5 PCIE 1x?? Granted I'm ignorant when it comes to bitcoin mining but I would think you would want high end GPU's.....not GPU's that are PCIE 1x

Doesn't matter if they're 16x 8x 4x or 1x. When it comes to mining it's all the same as far as I know.
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