Building my first rig

Hello all,

I spend the last weeks mining Z with a two desktops, one with asus poseidon 1080ti and another with a msi armor 1080.
I’m making 0.01558 in Zcash per day.
Now I want to build a dedicated rig. After spend some days looking harware advice in net I’m planing to build these one:


CPU Intel Core i5-7400 Quad-Core 3.0GHz c/ Turbo 3.5GHz 6MB Skt1151

RAM G.SKILL Aegis 8GB (2x4GB) DDR4-2400MHz CL15 black

SSD M.2 2280 Samsung 860 Evo 250GB MLC V-NAND SATA

Seasonic PRIME Ultra 850W Titanium Full Modular

Gigabyte GeForce GTX 1080 G1 Gaming 8GB - 2 of them

I know that I can choose some less expensive hardware like, cpu, ssd, without loosing performance in mining. What do you suggest? What about the two GPU? Should I invest in Ti version?

Many thanks.

no need for i5 , get celeron
no need for 8gb , get 4gb
no need for 250gb ssd , you can get much less or even run from usb .
that will save you some bucks

1200watt PSU can run 4 gtx 1080ti with powerlimit , which you will do anyways.

and finally 1070 ti have almost same performance as 1080.

good luck

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And what about the option between 1080 e 1080ti?

Put all the money into the most efficient GPU’s you can get. It’s not worth it to spend a lot on the other stuff.

you might consider getting AMD board like the ones from Asrock or Biostar, B350 or B320, these offer you most bang for your buck