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Old 9th June 2018, 07:25 AM
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1 of the hashing boards on D3 has failed. It had issues disappearing before but was always fine after restart, now restarts does not help and it's just out of warranty now. Should have logged issue with Bitmain earlier. I did contact them and explained that it has been ongoing issue just have not logged it before but they refused to repair under warranty as it's 10 days out now. On the plus side they did offer to repair it with estimated costs $35 + shipping which is very reasonable I think but postage both ways will probably add quite a bit on top of that. I was considering buying another one instead as there are couple of cheap ones on ebay and just use one and keep other for spares, maybe sell control board on it's own, control board is the same for D3 and L3+ as well just different firmware. There was one yesterday in auction that I was looking at and it went for 204 with PSU which is very cheap considering PSU sells for about 115-130 on it's own, I did not bid on it as I have seen another one on BuyItNow with PSU for 200 so was going to buy that instead but that had disappeared by the time auction ended.

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Old 9th June 2018, 09:42 AM
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I haven't been running my D3 for the last few months. Profitability on those things is so low that it's the first one that gets turned off as the weather warms up. I'll probably turn it back on again in autumn/winter -- a heater that makes a little money is better than a heater that makes no money at all I suppose.

I'm actually only running my B3, a few GPUs and a single S9 at the moment (the latter of which is in my customer's HVAC-equipped server room). It's too damn warm to run much else. If the weather cools a little, I'll probably turn one or more of my L3s back on, and then maybe an S9 but my D3 probably won't be back on until the outside temperatures are back into single figures. I have considered selling the D3 in fact.
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