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what motherboard would you suggest I get if I were to build a separate rig to run 6 of them

Would need to know your range. You could get something like this, but its out of stock atm.
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ooo very nice....

I hope CUDA mining sustains value as I know a guy who sells used 780s for $430-450.
6 of those will produce like $50 per day

That would be a great investment, running three of them myself.

Yea about to add a 4th 780. Gonna be building a strict mining rig dont know if i wanna do script or pts, might do script to have both pts and script. 6 280xs sounds fun.

Any of you guys heard of butterfly labs for bit coin mining?

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Would need to know your range. You could get something like this, but its out of stock atm.

Why on earth wouldn't they have used open-back x1 slots!? mad.gif

I know you can get risers, but still.
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Can any 680 user tell me how much PTC they're pulling a day? Been mining Doge for 4 days straight and figured I give this a try. Like someone else mentioned earlier cudaminer draws more power but with this miner everything is laggy and sluggish, it's strange but no biggie at least my card will run cooler.
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Can any 680 user tell me how much PTC they're pulling a day? Been mining Doge for 4 days straight and figured I give this a try. Like someone else mentioned earlier cudaminer draws more power but with this miner everything is laggy and sluggish, it's strange but no biggie at least my card will run cooler.

Yeah. Both my 670's are running 10c cooler. They were at 55c on script. Now they're 45c on PT. I have noticed that the rounds per second is affected by the core clock though. Wil lower rounds per second mean making less money?

I also noticed that when I was mining script that my CPU use was much higher. 35% compared to 5% now. So that's using less energy too. I have no idea why that is happening on script mining. Seems the cpu use should not be going up, but it does. On both machines. so I'm using considerably less power now.
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Would need to know your range. You could get something like this, but its out of stock atm.
That not bad at all.
What kind of PSU should I be looking at?
6x 780s I don't think 1500 would be enough ?
Or perhaps 750 plus 850? That actually cheaper than the 1500 PSUs.
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That not bad at all.
What kind of PSU should I be looking at?
6x 780s I don't think 1500 would be enough ?
Or perhaps 750 plus 850? That actually cheaper than the 1500 PSUs.

I like the two psu idea better as it lets you build two different PC's later instead of one. smile.gif
     
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I like the two psu idea better as it lets you build two different PC's later instead of one. smile.gif

Agreed. If you're gonna do this, I'd do two PCs. It gives you more flexibility to move them around if you need to and will make cable management less of a PITA.

Potential disadvantage is that you're going to need two licenses of Windows for the machines if you split them.

The extra cost of a second motherboard and Windows license can be mined back in a week or two and will save you tons of headache.
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Agreed. If you're gonna do this, I'd do two PCs. It gives you more flexibility to move them around if you need to and will make cable management less of a PITA.

Potential disadvantage is that you're going to need two licenses of Windows for the machines if you split them.

The extra cost of a second motherboard and Windows license can be mined back in a week or two and will save you tons of headache.

Well. That's not quite what I meant. I just meant that if you use two PSU's then you have an extra one for a later build. That's all. Two computers built complete for mining will obviously use more power than one with two PSU's. But you knew that. Just saying.
     
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Well. That's not quite what I meant. I just meant that if you use two PSU's then you have an extra one for a later build. That's all. Two computers built complete for mining will obviously use more power than one with two PSU's. But you knew that. Just saying.

Not necessarily. Creating a second computer and putting 3 GPUs into each chassis versus one machine with 6 GPUs won't measurably affect total power draw. The only things you have to power with two computers would be the chipset/mobo (20w or so) and CPU which won't be doing much (Celeron at 15w).
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