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ASUS Z270-A 12 GPU Rig with AMD RX570 4G Nitro+ and SimpleminingOS

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Special Thanks to Robert for sharing this with us all! Robert was able to get 12 AMD RX570's working on his ASUS Z270-A Motherboard by using 2 m.2 PCI-E Extenders and one 1 to 4 PCI-E extender! Amazing! Will he be able to get 15 to work? ASUS Z270-A Motherboard: USA http://amzn.to/2udMuM9 UK http://amzn.to/2wfckkC G3930 CELERON USA http://amzn.to/2weYFda UK http://amzn.to/2weMo8s FURY HyperX 16G (2x8G) 2666 USA http://amzn.to/2vc9dgk UK http://amzn.to/2weWUNf EVGA 1000G2 USA http://amzn.to/2uOyR9T UK http://amzn.to/2tXE801 EVGA 1000P2 USA http://amzn.to/2vZ9i4F UK http://amzn.to/2weRilZ EVGA 1000T2 USA http://amzn.to/2uOGDAF UK http://amzn.to/2vZzsUW Sapphire Nitro+ rx570 4g UK http://amzn.to/2tXRQA9 Sapphire Nitro+ rx580 8g UK http://amzn.to/2tXZbQ8 Sapphire Nitro+ LE rx580 8g UK http://amzn.to/2tXWMVq Powercolor Red Devil rx570 4g (currently no sapphire nitro in stock in the USA) USA http://amzn.to/2f2ODIG UK http://amzn.to/2vgptwy Powercolor Red Devil rx580 4g (currently no sapphire nitro in stock in the USA) USA http://amzn.to/2f2Notc (6 left at the time of uploading this video) 1to4 PCI-E Extender: https://cryptomined.com/index.php?main_page=product_info&cPath=1_277&products_id=271 M.2 PCI-E Adapter (Molex version) https://cryptomined.com/index.php?main_page=product_info&cPath=1_13&products_id=9 M.2 PCI-E Adapter (Sata version) https://cryptomined.com/index.php?main_page=product_info&cPath=1_318&products_id=319 Follow me and Thumb me up on Steemit! https://steemit.com/@cryptomined Follow/Friend me on Twitter and Facebook: https://twitter.com/CryptominedCom https://www.facebook.com/cryptomined Get your Ledger Wallet Nano S or Blue here: https://www.ledgerwallet.com/r/c73c Get your Trezor here: https://shop.trezor.io?a=cryptomined.com The best way to support the channel is to use the store: https://cryptomined.com I hope you liked this video and found it helpful, if you would like to leave me a tip please send any amount of coins to any of the following addresses: Bitcoin 12hKQ99t9eiLV2D2C6K9bdYntdEVk46o3h Litecoin LTkDdmm9qXHNXpnc1FbnyhWFjqdNR4t4Xt Dogecoin DHGaiFJU442oKVnjnexkvRDwuX7pysXPF2 Dash XtnRsdAHdAAGD4EshCDFpvwJqTWZvE2A2u ZCash t1goK66cPpVbiUsoi3httTTtmKz4d1kie4k Ethereum 0x317732FA9E934018D2D0Dd7b5C8f8f320D6059D2
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Cryptomined (1 year ago)
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Milos Krizan (7 months ago)
hi guys, are you able to share also modiffied bios from this cards, because i have a same, thanks
Ehsan A (7 months ago)
Hi can i use 12 GTX 1060 for this motherboard?
Escape3000 (1 month ago)
Well done!! What is your Bios setting?
dlare9 (4 months ago)
Curious to know how does the 1to4pcie adapter stand the test of time. Are there any drawback on running those adapter?
Cryptomined (4 months ago)
I only use the 4in1 USB PCIE adapter now, and its working great. as for the rig in this video, im not sure how this one is going, i suppose its still running strong, but this video was given to me to post by Robert. (see description)
Erick Knaider (4 months ago)
Hi @Cryptomined, awesome channel! Just a quick one, would this only work on SimpleMining OS? Has this been tested on windows?
Erick Knaider (4 months ago)
Thanks. I'm running 8x RX580 on the same motherboard. Would I be able to add another 4 with your extender or is that strictly for RX570s?
Cryptomined (4 months ago)
now it works on windows
NorthernMonkey (5 months ago)
Hi Cryptomined, I have been succesfully mining with 9 cards on this motherboard using both the m.2 ports. Now I added a 1-4 card to allow more cards. I have 10 cards plugged in but after a couple of hours one of the cards stop and it only mines with 9. Do you know why it keeps dropping the 10th card? BTW I'm using HiveOS and I have plugged 3 cards into the 1-4 port.
Cryptomined (5 months ago)
Im not sure, what 1-4 are you using? I like the 4in1 usb extender here: https://cryptomined.com/index.php?main_page=product_info&cPath=1_373_379&products_id=369 I use it on one of my rigs to add an extra card, works great, but thats just using it for 2 of the possible 4, i haven't tried with more yet.
Ricky Poon (5 months ago)
how did he manage to get the second m.2 to work? can't seem to figure it out
Rad (6 months ago)
Can I build with this MB mixed AMD Nvidia 12 GPU rig? I will have to buy used graphic cards- every month I want to add one or two cards according offerings. So sometimes it can be AMD card, sometimes nvidia. So is it possible to use for example 4x 1060 6Gb, 1x 1070, and 7x some AMD stuff? If no, what is maximum. I bought this MB yesterday and maybe it is not the best solution for the price and for my problem I could pay a liitle more and buy special MB like Biostar or asus with a lot of pcie's. I don't know. So I need to know if I have return z270a or not. Not to mention extra money for pcie extender. On the other hand some users reports problems with biostars BTC mobos too. Every minig rig is original but I very appreciate your opinions.
Edwin Rios (6 months ago)
would a 64 gb ssd hd be enough?
Chao Li (6 months ago)
Where u get that rack? Home depot?
Bras iPhone (6 months ago)
wowwww... Very nice... Contratulations my friend... i have 270a but a working and 7 gpus..... GTX 1070. i Need buy PCI-E Adapter !!!! THANKS THANKS THANKS>>>> . HUGS for BRAZIL !! bye bye
david aguirre (6 months ago)
I have the same motherboard and 12 MSI Radeon RX 570 4GB I have been traying to make it work but I have every problem, could you please give me a hand with this, I would appreciate it.
Shane lawrence (6 months ago)
this is probably a dumb question but when you use simple mining do you need linux or windows alsoon the rig
VillageCity (7 months ago)
Sorry if I missed it or missed a comment about it. Are using a 15amp or 20amp circuit, or 2 15amps? I wonder how many people out there are continuously drawing 1600+watts from a 15 amp circuit, which exceeds the safe continuous load of 1440w. Both the wires and breakers are only rated for more than 1440w for no more than 3 hours. Just wondering how many old homes are going to burn down with wires and panels catching fire. Just an electrical minded person. Max I load any circuit is the rated 80% for my miners.
Nick's Stuff (7 months ago)
What's the theoretical maximum?
Cryptomined (7 months ago)
they have a pcie lane max but im not sure how much that effects how many GPUs can be put on the board... for example, i have used a 1-3 extender on a 1x slot to add an extra GPU, you can see that worked for me in a previous video on the asorck pro btc h81... so yeah, although the boards have a PCIE lane count, again im not exactly sure how that works in accordance to how many GPUs can actually run on one lane... I had believed that PCIE lanes were a major limitation, such as with Z170 boards which had fewer PCIE lanes... but I guess it has more to do with how the motherboard is programmed to use those PCIE lanes... I'm not a motherboard expert per say, i can just speak from my own experience, so a better answer could be given by a motherboard producer such as asrock for example,. but even then... im not sure if they know the real max unless they have tried everything. In regards to Z270A, we can see that on the ASus B250 that atleast 19 can be run, and you can even run more on it... so again im not sure... I forget if hte PCIE lane count on those boards + CPU is 24 or 28, id have to double check,.. ive seen an older video of a rig running something like 30 GPUs or atleast showing that it is possible to attach that many to an older motherboard... i dont think they actually showed it mining... and Asrock did tell me that they have seen people get about that many to work on a board... so again... those details and how that all works is beyond my current understanding of PCIE lanes
Nick's Stuff (7 months ago)
I thought the motherboard had a maximum. (Sorry if it wasn't clear I was asking for the Z270-A specifically)
Cryptomined (7 months ago)
in windows i think its 12 for amd and 8 for nviida.. in linux there may be no theoretical max... but again, havent tested myself
Qasim Zaffar (7 months ago)
Could it also work on windows? Will windows recognize all the 12 gpu's?
Qasim Zaffar (7 months ago)
€285 to be exact
Qasim Zaffar (7 months ago)
Thank you! And then combine it with some AMD's? I am planning to use nicehash (because it automatically mines the best coin to mine everyday, instead of using different scripts if another coin is more profitable).. I can get rx580 4GB's for about €300 here
Cryptomined (7 months ago)
if i were you i would just go with 8 of the 1070tis.. ive been buying 1070ti, 1080ti, and vega 64/56.. you should check whattomine.com for hashrates on different cards, they have selectors for all those cards with default values on the top minable coins.
Qasim Zaffar (7 months ago)
Thank you for your quick reply!! I was about to order 1070 ti's.. what amd rx's are comparable if I want to mine anything but ethereum?
Cryptomined (7 months ago)
now windows should with the more recent drivers for AMD cards - nvidia still seems limited to 8
Milos Krizan (7 months ago)
hi guys, are you able to share also modiffied bios from this cards, because i have a same, thanks
pradeep kumar (7 months ago)
plz tell me or send me the link of driver for 12 + gpu
shakester2010 (7 months ago)
That's a great setup!!
jincuteguy (7 months ago)
Where is Cryptomind located ? like what state?
Ricky Poon (5 months ago)
I believe they’re located in China
dan hagar (7 months ago)
any idea if this is possible on the 270-P motherboard aswell?
Hugo Moreira (7 months ago)
I have 30 - 32 mh with one 1080ti lol
TurboGamingUK (7 months ago)
I didn't even think that would work!
MyUsanaAmbition (7 months ago)
THANK YOU FOR SHARING GREAT KNOWLEDGE, just made a purchase at cryptomined. GOOD LUCK , happy mining all!!!
F C (7 months ago)
Someone tried 15 or 19 gpu ? (apart of Hamid)
Lazar Sekulic (8 months ago)
i have 6x gpus on this board and i use win 10. I wanna buy more gpus. How many i can put if i use win 10?
Akın Başaran (8 months ago)
Hello , i have asus prime z270-a mobo. ıts have 7 pcie + 2 pcs. m.2 port. m.2_1 no problem 8.gpu. but ı want 9. gpu add to m2_2 slots with pcie adaptor. I dont seeing device manager. Can you help me?
Ricky Poon (5 months ago)
Any luck with the second m.2? I’m also having the same exact issue, my next step is exactly what mr si is saying
Mr Si (8 months ago)
Hi Akin, just passing through. 1, I'd check your Mbod is running the latest firmware. Update if necessary. 2, Have you tried switching GPU around - you may have a faulty GPY. 3, Have you tried switching the "faulty " M.2-2 adapter & GPU over to the M.2-1 plug. If it works the AZ70 M.2-2 plug would seem to be faulty. If it doesn't work then either M2.2 adapter or one of its cables or GPU is likely to be faulty. Switch those around with knowing working ones to isolate the fault. Have fun.
Mituhori (8 months ago)
What were the memory straps? He sorta mumbled and I couldn't get the right straps, thanks
Shane lawrence (6 months ago)
1 8 im pretty sure
Alan Bell (8 months ago)
Still only able to get 13 GPU (Rx 500 Series). Once i put the 14th card in i get a white light on mobo......... Can anyone tell me how to get 14 or 15 cards working on this Mobo?
TOITN (8 months ago)
Alan Bell how is that getting on? Are you mining ethereum or monero?
Brian Elizondo (8 months ago)
Hey brot, very good video!...I wanted to ask you if you already have experience or opinions about the rig with 12 gpu or more using Windows 10 and the driver of AMD 17.10.2, although everything works since the 12 cards are detected ... You have been able to use bios modified in the gpu and being able to change the clock by MSI Afterburner? I await your comments...Thanks
SuperUsefulMan (8 months ago)
are these in a storage unit somewhere lol
Craig Ginsberg (8 months ago)
i have the z 270E and am having issues. Can not get the expansion card to work nor can i get the m.2 to work
Richard Vaan (9 months ago)
Any advice what AMD driver and Claymore version to use for mixed cards RX580 and RX 480,total 8 cards on Z270-A?
Mehmet Akpek (9 months ago)
Can it be done with ASUS z270-p ?
Cryptomined (9 months ago)
yup
Guru _ (9 months ago)
Which one do you like better the ASUS or the ASROCK, and why? Also lets say you had 13 1080 Tis, would you be able to hook all the PSUs power cords into a power surge brick (CyberPower CP1500AVRLCD) , which would plug into a Kill A Watt Usage Monitor which is all plugged into one home wall socket. Would that work?
Cryptomined (9 months ago)
for mining i would imagine its not worth it as you probably want to reduce power draw to keep temps down anyways. for resale after mining, maybe they will be worth slightly more, but then again, there will be 1180ti and 1280ti around when you probably try to sell them if you do so.. probably not really worth it. id stick with the cheaper 1080tis for mining, as long as cooling is good... at least thats my opinion... though my 1080tis cost me an arm and a leg....
Guru _ (9 months ago)
Guess I'll find out (lol). Another question for you, do you think the ZOTAC GeForce® GTX 1080 Ti AMP Extreme is worth the price since it has one of the fasts OC clock core speeds?
Cryptomined (9 months ago)
well it worked off of a single socket for me, but if your in north america maybe its a different story. personally i prefer smaller rigs than the 12,13,19 gpu monsters, just easier to trouble shoot.
Guru _ (9 months ago)
No idea if it will blow a fuse, how do you feed power to all those PSUs that you have for your 13 GPU rig? In your experience is having 13 cards a pain?
Cryptomined (9 months ago)
i dont use the asus, to me its just too many gpus to troubleshoot, so i wouldnt bother personally. if you put 13 tis into a single outlet, you will probably blow your fuse??
papa heki (9 months ago)
Hello, i am new to all this and have a rig of 6 sapphire rx 470 (samsung) mining editon cards running on win10. I have asus z270-p mainboard. I change the bios of the cards, but i was unable to change the clock speed of cpu and memory and the power consumption of the cards with AB or Trixx. With this OS it seems very simple to change those values. But how do you change the BIOS? Do you put a card in a computer with windows and change value of stripes there (or whatever they are called TIMING VALUES; copying 1500 to 1625, 1750 and 2000)? And than put it back into this rig? Or does anyone else know why i cant change the values in AB or Trixx for these cards? Best regards!
Cryptomined (9 months ago)
yes
papa heki (9 months ago)
Oh you mean i can change that wiht polarisbios editor? not just copying the 1500 values to 1625, etc, but i can also change the cpu, memory speed and power? That is cool but getting the sweetspoot will be a pain in the ass doing it like this ...
Cryptomined (9 months ago)
you can change the clock speeds of the core and memory in the bios also, i should do another video on it as the new polaris bios editor is a bit different
Oliver Pamittan (10 months ago)
Hi. Can i ask why my psu melt my 6 pin connector to sata. That sata is only powering 2 riser cables. I have 1200 corsair platinum modular psu. My gpus are 2 rx 570 pulse 1 rx 570 pulse mini 1 rx 580 sapp nitro + 8gb 1 rx 460 2gb gigabyte Thanks for help.
정기영 (10 months ago)
hi im really enjoy to watching your video ... and i have a question for you that i have 6 of rx580 4gb, but it only can get 5 on my mainboad , how does it possible tp get 6 gpu on h270 ? i have changed above 4g into enable
HARISH TAYADE (10 months ago)
hi sir i am big fan of you'rs and i have speak with you so i request to please give me you are contct detai so we could speak thanks for this video
Cryptomined (10 months ago)
best thing is to email me your google/youtube email and i can add you to google hangouts... you can email me at [email protected]
Josh Nance (11 months ago)
Amazing work. I would definitely just buy a H110 Pro BTC+ 13 slot board and be done with it but this is really cool if you don't want to spend 125 bucks on a new mobo and don't mind spending 20 for 2 m.2 and 50 or 60 for the expansion hub.
Geet Arora (11 months ago)
everything working fine till now?
Alan Bell (11 months ago)
still looking to get 13+ GPU has anyone had any luck with 14 or 15 cards?
William Johnson (11 months ago)
how much etherium can this mine in 24 hours?
Brick E. (11 months ago)
Can you please leave some link for PCE extension card, where can I buy the same that you have? And can I do that setup with 12 1080ti? Thanks in advance
Brick E. (11 months ago)
Cryptomined thanks a lot
Cryptomined (11 months ago)
https://www.cryptomined.com/index.php?main_page=index&cPath=1
Alan Bell (11 months ago)
Were ya able to reach 14 cards ? Or do you think 14 cards would work ?
احمد عبدالله (11 months ago)
how could you overcome the limitation and connect the 12 cards??
Vibhu Chaudhary (11 months ago)
Hey, is there any issues with GPU because you have only plugged one 8 pin power connector.
Alan Cheung (1 year ago)
You have a nice rig. I am going to copy your rig to build one for myself. There is a question I want to ask. There is so many GPUs and how you can tell which one is #1 and which one is #2 and so on. I am afraid something goes wrong and I do not know which one caused the problem.
samljer (11 months ago)
play with the fans in afterburner see which spins up, then write on them a number, or put them in order, i dont know.
Ventas Microsip (1 year ago)
Hi bro, i just wanna what mobos BIOS did u use?, Gen 1 or 2 for the ports, also the speed gen 1 or 2, i know 4 gdecoding its mandatory, And what elses cos i have the same mobo, but cant detect more than 3, also i use simplemining. I Hope u can help.
Mohammed Elzohery (1 year ago)
is there something to do in the the mother baord setting?> coz i got some errors after adding vga # 10 & 11 & 12 without pci extender every thing is ok useing 9 gpu ????
John William Maillot (1 year ago)
Bonjour j'ai exactement la même carte mère mais j'ai commander ce produit PCI-E 1X TO 3-1X USB 3.0 EXTENDER RISER mais ne détecte pas les GPU
Robert Matta (1 year ago)
utilise-tu Windows? Essaye simple mining OS. If faut metre le 1x to 3x usb dans les port pci-e x16_1 ou pci-e x16_2. Faut aussi faire des modifications dans le BIOS de la carte mere.
Hi my friend, can you tell us what did you change on the bios of the board, to work with 12 gpus? I will really appreciate your answer
Cryptomined (1 year ago)
only mining mode 6+ vga
FAPman (1 year ago)
Why u using simplemining if u have more mh on windows ? Answer pls
Cryptomined (1 year ago)
cant use more than 8 amd cards in windows
I am using this MB. Thanks again for keeping us in touch with latest hardware.
Judy Husin (1 year ago)
i use the same exact setup, all detected 12 gpu, but when it start hashing, gpu that's plugged to pciE extender 1 to 4, showing just once hashing, after that it shows 0 Mh/s not hashing, can you help me, do you know where the problem is?
Robert Matta (1 year ago)
Judy Husin, try plugging the 1-4 in m.2 ports. Also, try removing a few cards from other ports until you get all 4 cards on the 1-4 hashing. Or plug only the 1-4 in the first or second x16 pcie and see if all 4 cards hash, if not it may be a defective 1-4
Judy Husin (1 year ago)
for m.2 card, yes, i canceled the power connection too, stable for m.2, but not hashing for cards plugged at pcie extender 1to4
Robert Matta (1 year ago)
note: I cancelled the power connection to the M.2 cards due to instability.
lduro76 (1 year ago)
HI. The 1 to 4 PCI-E extender will work with Nvida GTX 1080 8Gb cards? Thank you.
Cryptomined (1 year ago)
yes it will depend more on your motherboard than gpu
Eslam Gomaa (1 year ago)
hello,,Order Number: 1820 it is from 10 days and i sent to you 3 Emails for the tracking number that you did not sent it without any reply it domestic shipping inside china
Miki Riki (1 year ago)
I stayed without work and have some savings, was thinking to make 4 rigs with 8 x 1080ti and start mining zcash to help myself and support family until i get another job, but i am not sure i will do. Its just somethjing i don't know, and i am bit scared to gamble money i have.
Erwin Polanco (1 year ago)
Es compatible con Windows?
Cryptomined (1 year ago)
you would have to mix cards in windows, like 6 nvidia and 6 amd or 8 amd and 4 nvidia
STROB.NET (1 year ago)
Hi I'm hesitating between 2x 6gpu rig or a single 12 gpu rig. One advantage of 2x 6gpu is I can use a2 cheap rackmount server and put them in a rackmount I already have. for sure qith a single 12 one you save a mobo, cpu and ram and your case seems pretty cheap, but maybe the mobo will last a shorter amount of time? Can you tell me what could be some pro and cons of each alternative?
Raoul (1 year ago)
Hello Cryptomined thanks for all the great vids! i got a small issue! got me the sapphire nitro+ 570 8 gb (hynix) and i cant seem to bios mod them + that the timingstrap goes to 0: 2250 help me please!
Chill Boost (11 months ago)
Can I get the same hashrate (29 MH/s) with sapphire nitro+ 570 4Gb? Does VRAM makes any difference?
Raoul (1 year ago)
i only have one set 0: i found a bios from a guy on Anorak.tech, it seems to work. stock 1340/1750 OC 1299/2200 corevolt -96mV getting 29+ Mh/s what i did not understand was why i was getting higher hashrate when i went higher on the coreclock. i starten on 1050 best was 1299
Cryptomined (1 year ago)
it depends on your memory, you could have different sets of timing straps 1,0, or 2... one of the sets will produce results if changed
Nikhil Kalra (1 year ago)
Use this version of Polaris bios editor: https://github.com/jaschaknack/PolarisBiosEditor
Victor Reyes (1 year ago)
Could you please post the links to buy de pci to pci-e ande 1 to 4 pci-e adapters? Thanks mate
Victor Reyes (1 year ago)
It is not for the pci to pci-e adapter
Robert Matta (1 year ago)
the links are in the video description
Czapokx (1 year ago)
I would be using simpleminingOS if it was supporting wifi :/
jaimieberkhout (1 year ago)
Wil this work on Nvidia cards?
Hatem Japo (1 year ago)
Will this also work on a Z270-P?
Dawid Botes (1 year ago)
Is there a fix yet on the hashrate drop on polaris with the dag size increase?
mohamad kojok (1 year ago)
hi I want ur help, I bought ASRock 110 pro (13vga) i am waiting for my 10 gtx 1060 will they work fine on this board with windows 10 or I need to use simple mining os plz help
mohamad kojok (1 year ago)
thx
Cryptomined (1 year ago)
simpleminingos
Ivan Keldenich (1 year ago)
I'm having some problems with de hdmi, can't see anything, i have the same motherboard, can you give me a hand? thanks!
make-BTC-daily (1 year ago)
the M2 adapters... does it need to be powered? Some miners have claimed that if cards use powered risers you dont need the M2 adapter powered
Jayson Bayani (1 year ago)
will this work on win10
Cryptomined (1 year ago)
no, maybe if you mix gpus
Jaris Villanueva (1 year ago)
Theoretically, is 15 GPUs the max this mobo can handle? Thanks
Ben Babo (1 year ago)
Cryptomined can you do this with 13 x 1080 ti on ewbf zcash?
Cryptomined (1 year ago)
not sure
Martin Saur (1 year ago)
Does it matter what kind of brand i use for the gpu? like PowerColor, Sapphire, XFX ? All 8GB though
Nikhil Kalra (1 year ago)
In short no- what matters the most is the memory inside the cards... Samsung's are the best IMO followed by Hynix...
Cryptomined (1 year ago)
it should not matter
Armyman (1 year ago)
+Cryptomined a question unrelated to the video, is BCH (bitcoin cash) gpu minable? Can you make a video on how to mine it?
Cryptomined (1 year ago)
no its not, it was basically created by bitmain, the makers of the bitcoin asics.
Ik ben underkoffer ! (1 year ago)
A overclockable mobo with a locked cpu???
mauroczf (7 months ago)
Processor in a mining rig its only have to say that have a CPU
samljer (11 months ago)
in mining, its not about the CPU overclock. or the cpu at all. that board has a lot of other good shit that will help (2 x M.2 ports for starters)
Lim Khai Shen (1 year ago)
Does using more pcie requires more ram as well? Will 4gb sufficient for most cases? Like 13slot mobo?
Cryptomined (1 year ago)
asrock minimum requirement is 4 gigs with recommended 8gigs.
Jason Murphy (1 year ago)
Can someone explain why the GPU cards can function at 100% with only the 8pin power?
Brandon Warman (1 year ago)
Typically reference cards only have one power connection and then the custom ones add extra. My understanding of this is that the card only needs the single 8pin to get its power requirements, and the second is added to increase stability and allow the card to not be bottlenecked if 1 connector doesn't reach the requirement.
Fuad Aliyev (1 year ago)
Hi. Which OS on computer?
Rodolfo Mattei (1 year ago)
Hello. Nice vídeo. How do u do OC and BiosMod with linux? Thx.
Petruha (1 year ago)
i don't power my M.2 PCI-E Adapter, they work fine, because i power my PCI-E riser
Josip Jurišić (1 year ago)
Man,thank you for this video i was really confused about pcie multipliers.Now i will get myself a pair
samches3 (1 year ago)
You don't need power for m.2 adapters ;)
Robert Matta (1 year ago)
Thanks. Will try without.
Adam Anderson (1 year ago)
Thank you so much this helped a ton.
Gold Brick (1 year ago)
I bought most of it via your links
Gold Brick (1 year ago)
Awesomeness, I would love to try to build this. Any links where to get the extension card.
Robert Matta (1 year ago)
I got all adapters, pcie extension cards, and risers from Cryptomined's web site. I used the latest version of risers for this build (ver.009).
lollino clash (1 year ago)
Nice
Atif Mehmood (1 year ago)
can mixup gtx 1060 6gb with 1080ti on same rig? Thanks!
David Ng (1 year ago)
is simple minig os free?
Czapokx (1 year ago)
David Ng for couple of days yes
vivek gupta (1 year ago)
Hi Is this compatible with Asus B250F motherboard and I am using gtx 1060 cards?
Makubekz (1 year ago)
Or just buy a BTC-PRO mobo for $120.
Flanker888 (1 year ago)
what is the effect for not connecting the 6 pins power connector to the rx 570? will it have enough power? wont it fry the gpu?
Robert Matta (1 year ago)
Check the booklet that came with your cards. I almost certain you can use 8-pin only.
Flanker888 (1 year ago)
i have some rx 580 8GB saphire. is it safe to plug 8 pins power connector only? in the video cryptomined was using rx 570 which consumes smaller power compared to 580.
Robert Matta (1 year ago)
The manufacturer's booklet that comes with the GPU gives you the following options for power connection: 1x4-pin, 1x6-pin, 1x8-pin, 2x4-pin, 2x6-pin, 2x8-pin, 1x8-pin+1x6-pin. I am using 1x8-pin.
Crypto Bin (1 year ago)
A masterpiece! Lovely and clean. How do you call the rig bar frame?
Robert Matta (1 year ago)
Currently working on that :)
Crypto Bin (1 year ago)
Any idea how many 1to4 PCI-E Extender we can use for each board?
Robert Matta (1 year ago)
Thanks. I named her Big Bertha. Those are 1.5x1.5 slotted steel channels.
Mason Fowlkes (1 year ago)
So now that RX Vega has been announced, you think RX56 is a good investment? Or is it worth another $100 for RX64? $400 is already kinda steep for mining, but Im sure the difficultly is gonna jump once people get these cards.
Brock Huffaker (1 year ago)
How is this possible? My RX580 rig can't run more than 6 GPUs or it shuts down. I am using z270-p instead but dang! I'm at 1250 Watts on 2 750w PSU. I have a few rx580s just sitting in my desk. I'd love to know how to get the power consumption down. 130-140 is the best I can get.
Race Monstah (1 year ago)
Can you use more than one spliter on one motherboard ? Did you test that. Nice upload btw
Race Monstah (1 year ago)
Robert Matta ok thanks m8 i am wating for your replay
Robert Matta (1 year ago)
Race Monstah , more splitters arriving this week. Will test and update.
Nelly Nelson (1 year ago)
Love it when you guys all say, plugged it in, no hassles. Oh to be apart of that word. After spending 6 hours troubleshooting I finaly get the damn thing to work and NiceHash refuses to recognise my bastard address. And BitGo doesnt have any of my other miners eth transferred. 1 issue follows another 5
Nelly Nelson (1 year ago)
Jonny Hardwick thanks for headsup. So far it's been software bugs and faulty cards
Jonny Hardwick (1 year ago)
Brock Huffaker Check your risers bro. I struggled for 2 weeks too. I was seeing all kinds of random behaviour. Some times 4 cards, sometimes 5, sometimes 6. Very inconsistent and random behaviour on every boot. I could have sworn it was the motherboard. Turns out one of the risers was faulty. I think it was causing a short circuit due to poor quality soldering. Now it's runs as sweet as a nut and has been stable for a couple of weeks. I'm using power risers (version 7's and 8's).
Nelly Nelson (1 year ago)
Brock Huffaker think we're toyed with. What I'm finding most worrying is lack of wallet and miner support.
Brock Huffaker (1 year ago)
Nelly Nelson I know right! I've been screwing with my rig for 2 weeks. Still can't get 8 GPUs running on it...
James Freeman (1 year ago)
Nice setup! I just received my biostar 12 GPU mobo. do you think if i tried using a 1to4 PCI-E Extender to add more GPU's, i would run into any issues? I'm interested in seeing just how far we can push these things :D
Robert Matta (1 year ago)
Thanks! I have that board too, but haven't setup yet. If you do succeed in adding more to it, let me know.
Håkon T. (1 year ago)
Cool! What kind of cooling equipment do you have installed in your room? Fan at 27 % is something I have rarely (never) see :P
Håkon T. (1 year ago)
Sweet, thanks!
Robert Matta (1 year ago)
Håkon T. Dedicated air conditioner for that room and completely separate from main HVAC system.
greentea (1 year ago)
roi ?
Mohsin Hussain (1 year ago)
Nice share @cryptomined and Robert , Robert if your card are OC version change your CC to 1180 & MC to 2150 it can give you stable 28.6 to 28.8 Mhz on Eth as your already Modd your bios with Straps If you feel its taking more power with CC 1180 lower it to 1150 will reduce some hashrate also around .5 Mhz
Mohsin Hussain (1 year ago)
Its a custom strap get from bitcointalk i think . paste strip to 2:1750, 2:2000, 2:2250 timings
Robert Matta (1 year ago)
Is that a custom-made strap or is it from one of the other timings? Did you mod the first set of straps too?
Mohsin Hussain (1 year ago)
Regarding Strap for 580 : with default bios rate was 20 Mhz after Strap increase to 26 Mhz and by Modd CC and MC its now 28.6 to 28.8 Mhz. I flashed 2:1750, 2:2000, 2:2250 timings with this strap: 777000000000000022AA1C00B56A6D46C0551017BE8E060C006AE6000C081420EA8900AB030000001B162C31C0313F17
Mohsin Hussain (1 year ago)
Dear my cards are big different , its Sapphire Nitro+ 580 8GB OC and they support upto 2250 MC so I increase upto 2150 which is stable with no crash. For me I tested 2200 which was also stable but I reduce to 2150 to avoid heavy load on MC. Better test by one of the card in windows with Afterburner incremental of 10,10 in MC and if you found stable timing let it run for few hours and then you set the same setting in SMOS.
Robert Matta (1 year ago)
Mohsin Hussain, I think 2150 crashes the card but will try again. Which straps did you mod?
Ben Babo (1 year ago)
wow very well done. I like this mb Thanks for the video!
Rozemberg Azevedo (1 year ago)
I have a msi z270 but I can not install more than 04 cards ... when I put 6 they do not install ... something in the setup that would need to be configured? ? Pode me ajudar? ??
Rozemberg Azevedo (1 year ago)
I've already tried activating the 4g decoding but it will not initialize will it have something else to change in the bios ???? help me
Jonny Hardwick (1 year ago)
Rozemberg Azevedo Enable 4G Decoding in BIOS
KippieTheKipster (1 year ago)
Rozemberg Azevedo there's a setting on your motherboard's bios you need to change. I can't remember off the top of my head, but it will allow you to use more than 4 gpus. I had the same problem, found the answer with some Googleing.

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