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Forum: IT, AV and other Tech Today, 12:44 PM
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Posted By ainarssems
Stock firmware lets you change frequency, cutom...

Stock firmware lets you change frequency, cutom firmware allows to change voltage as well and if you want you can set it individually for each hashing board so you have more control. What you choose...
Forum: IT, AV and other Tech 10th December 2017, 01:24 PM
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Posted By ainarssems
It has been eventful week with NiceHash going...

It has been eventful week with NiceHash going down. I had somewhere near 0.05 BTC earned when it went down. I guess it's all gone now, there are not much details but it seems like all their wallet...
Forum: IT, AV and other Tech 8th December 2017, 12:24 PM
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Posted By ainarssems
Lot's of stuff going on, several developments...

Lot's of stuff going on, several developments going on I hope to give a bit more updates on my experiences later today or maybe tomorrow.

For now here is how I payed import duties on UPS as at...
Forum: IT, AV and other Tech 7th December 2017, 11:15 AM
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Posted By ainarssems
WinMiner was working fine for me at the start...

WinMiner was working fine for me at the start yesterday, I was expecting 25-30 per day but as more people jumped over from NiceHash at first live dashboard stopped working. Then my balance was up to...
Forum: IT, AV and other Tech 6th December 2017, 12:24 PM
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Posted By ainarssems
NiceHash has been down since morning. Previously...

NiceHash has been down since morning. Previously when it went down it was for a short period of time only but today it's been down for long time. At least my L3+s were rented out on miningrigrentals...
Forum: IT, AV and other Tech 3rd December 2017, 02:39 PM
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Posted By ainarssems
Another weekly update After the changes I...

Another weekly update


After the changes I made last week RX Vega 56 has been working faultlessly @1.9kH/s, profitability has gone up a bit for CryptoNight again so it's earning about 145 per...
Forum: IT, AV and other Tech 30th November 2017, 01:12 PM
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Posted By ainarssems
You can now pay import duties online for UPS as...

You can now pay import duties online for UPS as well and also before it lands in UK. I paid mine while it was still in China, at the moment it is in Dubai presumably swapping rides.

I have only...
Forum: IT, AV and other Tech 29th November 2017, 06:16 AM
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Posted By ainarssems
I am not sure about Baikal, after a large bump in...

I am not sure about Baikal, after a large bump in earnings about a month ago it has been declining steadily, as more of them go online the earnings will drop more.
...
Forum: IT, AV and other Tech 27th November 2017, 06:30 AM
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Posted By ainarssems
Which one? H110 Pro BTC+ is probably a bit...

Which one?

H110 Pro BTC+ is probably a bit of overkill with 13 PCI-e slots as it gets more complicated with more cards and more issues especially with AMD cards and Windows, nVidia and Linux...
Forum: IT, AV and other Tech 26th November 2017, 09:20 AM
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Posted By ainarssems
The main AMD rig has this one...

The main AMD rig has this one https://www.asrock.com/MB/Intel/H110%20Pro%20BTC+/index.asp
Vega with 2x RX480 cards are on this one https://www.asrock.com/MB/Intel/Z270%20Pro4/index.asp

I could...
Forum: IT, AV and other Tech 25th November 2017, 09:31 PM
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Posted By ainarssems
What made you go with poolmining.org? I was going...

What made you go with poolmining.org? I was going to use suprnova because of their 0% fees but I am open to alternatives.
Forum: IT, AV and other Tech 25th November 2017, 08:51 PM
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Posted By ainarssems
Vega still running fine since the changes...

Vega still running fine since the changes yesterday, the cheap RX 580 from Amazon added to my AMD rig so that's another 42/month with less than 10 extra in electricity costs, - not bad for a card...
Forum: IT, AV and other Tech 25th November 2017, 11:55 AM
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Posted By ainarssems
Has not even shipped yet, I bought mine day or...

Has not even shipped yet, I bought mine day or couple later from another batch that accepted BTC instead of USD. It was advertised as shipping 21st-30th November so there is still time.
Forum: IT, AV and other Tech 25th November 2017, 11:43 AM
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Posted By ainarssems
I have not even tried NiceHash miner. I am also...

I have not even tried NiceHash miner. I am also on Windows 10 with blockchain driver and XMR miner. It has had some lockups but nothing like 60 sec, I think longest it's been running without issues...
Forum: IT, AV and other Tech 25th November 2017, 12:50 AM
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Posted By ainarssems
I think i might have cracked running Vega. ...

I think i might have cracked running Vega.

1. At the start I connected it to the main PCI-e slot where you would put your GPU if you only had one and once I was satisfied that it was running I...
Forum: Other marques 25th November 2017, 12:39 AM
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Posted By ainarssems
I did watch Spaceballs for the first time today,...

I did watch Spaceballs for the first time today, clip from Blazing Saddles did not tempt me.

Anyway Tesla Model S was on How it's Made tonight, I only cought it half way on Quest +1 and it's not...
Forum: IT, AV and other Tech 23rd November 2017, 11:27 AM
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Posted By ainarssems
I saw them yesterday on OCUK and on Amazon for...

I saw them yesterday on OCUK and on Amazon for 390 but there are none on OCUK at all today and all on Amazon are a lot more expensive today. Maybe on Black Friday prices will be down again.

Also...
Forum: IT, AV and other Tech 23rd November 2017, 11:12 AM
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Posted By ainarssems
Yes I have emulator, my other AMD does not run...

Yes I have emulator, my other AMD does not run correctly either without anything connected but runs fine with emulator but I cannot get max out of Vega without display. The thing is that I still...
Forum: IT, AV and other Tech 23rd November 2017, 06:17 AM
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Posted By ainarssems
It's not as stable as I would like it to be but...

It's not as stable as I would like it to be but it's running together with 2x RX480 cards which were not stable when running together on another rig with the rest of RX cards so it might be them...
Forum: IT, AV and other Tech 19th November 2017, 01:36 PM
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Posted By ainarssems
They were $1399 + $135 shipping and I was going...

They were $1399 + $135 shipping and I was going to try 1 but they sold out while I was waiting response from Baikal about their bank fees so that I know how much to send that I do not end up paying...
Forum: IT, AV and other Tech 17th November 2017, 09:50 PM
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Posted By ainarssems
Nothing yet, it's shipping date 21st-30th...

Nothing yet, it's shipping date 21st-30th November so I am not expecting anything anytime soon. Like people say - hope for the best, prepare for the worst so if it gets shipped by end of November I...
Forum: IT, AV and other Tech 17th November 2017, 09:15 PM
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Posted By ainarssems
Some interesting development for D3. Might be...

Some interesting development for D3. Might be able to run it 15GH/s at 750W and maybe even possibility to run other algorithms.

https://bitcointalk.org/index.php?topic=2346161.0;all
Forum: IT, AV and other Tech 15th November 2017, 11:01 AM
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Posted By ainarssems
Did not know that Bitmain made GPU rigs as well ...

Did not know that Bitmain made GPU rigs as well

https://www.bitsonline.com/antminer-g2-gpu-mining-rig-review/
https://bitcointalk.org/index.php?topic=2171488.0...
Forum: IT, AV and other Tech 13th November 2017, 06:17 AM
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Posted By ainarssems
Just for interest contacted Baikal about Giant...

Just for interest contacted Baikal about Giant X10 as I am not looking to spend more money at this point. Here is their response:

Thanks for your support on baikal.
Price: 1399usd/pc (shipping...
Forum: IT, AV and other Tech 12th November 2017, 04:32 PM
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Posted By ainarssems
Baikal Giant X10 is earning a lot at the moment...

Baikal Giant X10 is earning a lot at the moment on quark algorithm, but I guess it's in the same boat like D3 and x11 with relatively small network if many new miners jump in it will go down very...
Forum: IT, AV and other Tech 12th November 2017, 03:52 PM
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Posted By ainarssems
After some juggling around I finally got all my...

After some juggling around I finally got all my cards plugged in and working. Vega is together with 2x RX 480 cards on the motherboard that used to run Ti's and Ti's have been moved to my old PC...
Forum: IT, AV and other Tech 11th November 2017, 08:04 PM
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Posted By ainarssems
On another news looks like x2 cancellation first...

On another news looks like x2 cancellation first raised BTC price, then it went down with BCH gaining almost 40%
Forum: IT, AV and other Tech 11th November 2017, 08:02 PM
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Posted By ainarssems
I have been spending most of the day today trying...

I have been spending most of the day today trying to get Vega to work with one of existing rigs as for the testing I used motherboard that usually runs 2x Ti's so my Ti's was not earning any money....
Forum: IT, AV and other Tech 11th November 2017, 11:51 AM
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Posted By ainarssems
Running cost about the same as Ti, the...

Running cost about the same as Ti, the performance depends how you look at it, RX is nothing special at stock but with the right driver, settings and miner it excels in one algorithm - CryptoNight...
Forum: IT, AV and other Tech 11th November 2017, 11:34 AM
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Posted By ainarssems
After running for a while RX Vega drops from...

After running for a while RX Vega drops from slightly above 2000H/s to 1700-1800, not sure if it's heat soaking or power management but temperature does not look high and I would expect power...
Forum: IT, AV and other Tech 10th November 2017, 09:26 PM
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Posted By ainarssems
I think TDP is 250W

I think TDP is 250W
Forum: IT, AV and other Tech 10th November 2017, 07:13 PM
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Posted By ainarssems
This week has not been as profitable as last but...

This week has not been as profitable as last but still OK. Antminer L3+ and S9 had 2 batches each in stock from Bitmain this week, I secured another L3+ from the first batch but missed out on S9...
Forum: IT, AV and other Tech 4th November 2017, 12:09 PM
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Posted By ainarssems
At the moment there are a lot of cheap rentals...

At the moment there are a lot of cheap rentals available on miningrigrentals so mine does not get rented as well but they did really well at the start of week and BTC prise rise made it even better.
Forum: IT, AV and other Tech 3rd November 2017, 11:13 PM
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Posted By ainarssems
Mark are you renting out your S9 on...

Mark are you renting out your S9 on miningrigrentals as well or just L3+?
Forum: IT, AV and other Tech 3rd November 2017, 11:13 PM
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Posted By ainarssems
You might want to consider putting it in cooler...

You might want to consider putting it in cooler box as silencer with some vent ducting. I am considering it but it's not too much of the problem for me at the moment as one is on the loft and the...
Forum: IT, AV and other Tech 3rd November 2017, 09:42 PM
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Posted By ainarssems
It's been a good mining week Friday to Friday...

It's been a good mining week Friday to Friday for me. I just keep it Friday to Friday because it happens that NiceHash pays out on Friday mornings for me. With the week starting at lower BTC value...
Forum: IT, AV and other Tech 2nd November 2017, 02:53 PM
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Posted By ainarssems
CryptoNight mining payouts have gone up a lot...

CryptoNight mining payouts have gone up a lot today, RX 480 cards are doing more than 3/day now. RX Vega 64 more than 6/day +++Even turned on CPU mining, as its actually making more money than...
Forum: IT, AV and other Tech 31st October 2017, 05:31 PM
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Posted By ainarssems
I am following prices on both miningrigrentals...

I am following prices on both miningrigrentals and nicehash and price it near the low end end of whats available on miningrigrentals and at least 5 higher than nicehash. It has been anywhere from 70...
Forum: IT, AV and other Tech 31st October 2017, 01:50 PM
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Posted By ainarssems
There is already something more efficient than D3...

There is already something more efficient than D3 but it's also $10k with minimum order qty of 5 and out of stock.

http://forum.a8parts.co.uk/attachment.php?attachmentid=17425&stc=1&d=1509457737
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Forum: IT, AV and other Tech 31st October 2017, 01:17 PM
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Posted By ainarssems
Oh Dear, looks like D3 is almost a bust. I was...

Oh Dear, looks like D3 is almost a bust. I was hoping it would still do about 15 profit per day by the time i receive it at the end of November/start of December. Now do I buy some more L3+ or...
Forum: IT, AV and other Tech 23rd October 2017, 05:20 PM
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Posted By ainarssems
GTX1080Tis moved back to separate motherboard as...

GTX1080Tis moved back to separate motherboard as I could not get them to work properly with splitter, maybe will have another go nest weekend wehn i have more time.

I use second pool settings both...
Forum: IT, AV and other Tech 22nd October 2017, 10:20 PM
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Posted By ainarssems
also I got it a bit wrong about payout fees on...

also I got it a bit wrong about payout fees on miningrigrentals. Their rental fee is 3% and payout is fixed at 0.0009BTC so it's only better than Nicehash with 0.09-0.1BTC
Forum: IT, AV and other Tech 22nd October 2017, 10:14 PM
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Posted By ainarssems
.Renting L3+ on miningrig rentals seems to have...

.Renting L3+ on miningrig rentals seems to have gone well consistently getting paid more that on Nicehash but it does need some input to get best out of it. I have not used their auto pricing...
Forum: IT, AV and other Tech 22nd October 2017, 10:02 PM
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Posted By ainarssems
Couple of posts to follow for weekly update. ...

Couple of posts to follow for weekly update.

First of all, I finally managed to move 2 of Ti's to Microserver, not without problems. first it would not detect any of them and while it detects...
Forum: IT, AV and other Tech 21st October 2017, 05:28 PM
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Posted By ainarssems
Nicehash gone very optimistic with Bitcoin...

Nicehash gone very optimistic with Bitcoin valuation

http://forum.a8parts.co.uk/attachment.php?attachmentid=17320&stc=1&d=1508603716
Forum: IT, AV and other Tech 21st October 2017, 12:59 PM
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Posted By ainarssems
Mine is running great so far, no issues. 481MHz,...

Mine is running great so far, no issues. 481MHz, rig reports 627-629 MH/s, Nice hash was showing 639 average so I have advertised as 640 on miningrigrentals and for the most of cases it exceeds it...
Forum: IT, AV and other Tech 21st October 2017, 12:25 PM
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Posted By ainarssems
I have another L3+ arriving Monday or Tuesday :)....

I have another L3+ arriving Monday or Tuesday :). I bought it on e-bay and stuck to the budget I have set but I made a mistake where most of the ones I was looking at had PSU included but not this...
Forum: IT, AV and other Tech 21st October 2017, 12:22 PM
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Posted By ainarssems
The internet usage is very little, I have not...

The internet usage is very little, I have not done any tests but I understand you need less than 5kB/s with less than 2GB/month usage but low latency plays part which could be a problem with...
Forum: IT, AV and other Tech 21st October 2017, 12:15 PM
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Posted By ainarssems
Pretty much any PC will do if it has 1 or even...

Pretty much any PC will do if it has 1 or even better more PCI-e slots, space and enough power supply. Newer motherboard/CPU/RAM will mean less power consumption but the old still work fine and does...
Forum: IT, AV and other Tech 19th October 2017, 04:19 PM
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Posted By ainarssems
And 1/5th of power consumption. It will...

And 1/5th of power consumption.

It will generate about 6/month and cost 10/month in electricity to run. Or in other words if you wanted to achieve the same rate as L3+ using several Gridseeds...
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