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I might consider the 8GB if it's $30 more, but I'll be mining with it so doesn't really matter.

Waiting for Vega for my main rig biggrin.gif

Don't you lose money mining with GPU's nowadays?....
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post #792 of 1250
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Don't you lose money mining with GPU's nowadays?....

People have been saying that for years. It just depends how efficient the card is at mining.
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Don't you lose money mining with GPU's nowadays?....
Probably depends a lot on which cryptocurrency.
 
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People have been saying that for years. It just depends how efficient the card is at mining.

I thought GPU mining went out when all these specific mining machines started popping up.
post #795 of 1250
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I thought GPU mining went out when all these specific mining machines started popping up.

For bitcoin, yeah no doubt you probably will never mine BTC with a GPU ever again. But dare I say, Litecoin is pretty profitable nowadays.
post #796 of 1250
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For bitcoin, yeah no doubt you probably will never mine BTC with a GPU ever again. But dare I say, Litecoin is pretty profitable nowadays.

I was going to try out those USB miners, to see what its all about. But I got to them too late they got expensive.
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With 8GB of GDDR5 you have to wonder how they are making a profit here.
Could be they're already getting great yields on the silicon, and it could be that they're willing to sell it at a break-even point in order to gain marketshare. Could be both.
     
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I was going to try out those USB miners, to see what its all about. But I got to them too late they got expensive.

Don't worry you didn't miss much lol. A top of the line usb miner a couple years ago would give you like a dollar a month. They were basically a scam in my opinion.
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That's quite high. I paid $100 less for a used r9 390 a few weeks ago. Guess you have nothing to lose here.

The way I see it is the 480 wont be a upgrade from the 390 but we will see. I'm hoping that it will be +20% over the 390 or the 'X' variant (if it exists) will be +30% - otherwise the 1070 will be the next card for me

480 is already projected to be above 390, and somewhere under 390x

According to Elric from Tech of Tomorrow.
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People have been saying that for years. It just depends how efficient the card is at mining.
It just depends how much you pay for electricity, if you steal it you mine on it and steal money that way.
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