The Build - Physical Constuction

Putting together this miner was realatively easy the hardest part was trying to keep all the cabling neat.

Booting it up I found I had to do the following things:

  • Flash the motherboard to the latest BIOS
  • In the BOIS I had to make the following changes
    • Settings>Advanced>PCI subsystem Setting
      PEG 0 and PEG 1 set to Gen1
      Above 4G Decoding set to Enabled
  • Update Windows to the latest Windows 10 version (Windows 10 Creators Update)
  • Install the lastest NVIDIA drivers

After that was completed, all 6 GPUs were showing up and everything seemed stable.

 

Motherboard,CPU, Harddrive:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Risers and Power Supply:

 

For the case/airframe I went with something I found at Bed, Bath & Beyond for $35:

 

Here is the final product:

 

Its not as pretty as I hoped, but not bad for $35 vs $135 for the ones I have seen on eBay.

 

NEXT:  I start mining ETH

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