4 in 1 PCIe Risers Tested and Explained

When building a GPU based mining rig you're obviously going to need a bunch of GPUs. These GPUs will be connected to a single motherboard. That immediately becomes a problem. Most motherboards only have one or ...

Mining with a CPU (without a GPU)

When most miners think of mining, they tend to have visions of stacks of graphics cards (GPU) all lined up mining their favorite crypto-coins. It's true, a GPUs are great at mining and you can mine lots of diff...

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...

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 ...

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...

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...

Why are Risers Used in Mining?

Mining has become incredibly popular in the last year or so. With the rise of Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies the market for mining hardware has also become very popular! Cryptocurrency mining is a really fu...