Computers

Posts about modern computers and peripherals

Using Dual Power Supplies for Mining

Mining. You're probably sick of hearing about it!  But its in the news. Its on TV shows. Its all over blogs. Well, not mining specifically, but cryptocurrency. Specifically a certain type of cryptocurrency call...

Windows vs. Linux for Mining

I recently published several videos and articles on building and optimizing mining rigs. In both builds I used Windows. Mostly because I had never done some of these things and I knew it would be much simpler t...

Overclocking the AMD RX 580 for Mining

Mining is literally going insane! People are snapping up both GPUs for mining as well as ASIC miners faster than manufacturers can make them. This has led to explosive growth in those markets. It's also let to ...

Building a Mining Rig

After the tour of my mining rig I had a lot of comments asking to do a build a video of a mining rig. So today we're building a mining rig! I'll walk us through some of the changes from the original mining rig ...

Antminer Alternatives

If you didn't already know, mining has become a booming business. Everyone and their brother it seems are getting into mining cryptocurrency. This has led to a huge demand for GPUs when mining alternative curre...

Best Power Supply for Mining Cryptocurrency

When building a GPU based mining rig, research shows there is a lot of misinformation going around that makes it difficult to decide what to purchase. This has a lot to do with the nature of mining. Its somethi...

Best Cases for Mining

If its not just crazy obvious, mining has become a big deal. There is some serious money being put into mining! Today, even some of the big clearing houses and brokerage firms are dipping their toes into crypto...

Quietest CPU Cooler

If you follow me closely, you're probably aware that I recently did a pretty sweet mining PC build. This mining PC sits in my office about 3 feet from desk where I write posts for this blog, work on my day job ...

Mining Bitcoin with a GPU in 2018

Well it's a new year!  Happy 2018 to all of our readers! 2018 brings a lot of unknowns and a lot of uncertainty. And right in the middle of all of that uncertainty is Bitcoin in all of its weird and crazy glory...