Prices of Radeon RX Vega 56/64 are about to go back up!

Discussion in 'AMD Flavor' started by _mockingbird, Nov 5, 2017.

  1. Hakaba

    Hakaba Limp Gawd

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    Think of it this way, if people hate crypto and say it has no value, then don’t call it money. So there is nothing wrong letting your asset the Vega 64, generate more assets (crypto).
     
  2. cybereality

    cybereality 2[H]4U

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    Yeah, I had been looking to build a new mining rig but GPU prices are too crazy now. But I realized I have a ton of computers in my place I'm not using all the time and I can put them to work.

    Got my Vega 64 CF rig running NiceHash today, bringing in about $14/day. I have another machine I have to fix Windows on, but it can probably get similar profit with 1080 SLI. And I have a Titan X Pascal I was going to sell, but I could hook it up and mine too.

    No need to hate, get on the train!
     
  3. travm

    travm n00bie

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    some of us cant afford the ticket.
     
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    The 580, 570 are not available for individual purchase on Newegg. There is only one model of 1060 and 1050Ti available for individual purchase on Newegg at this time. Oh, and obviously the price is jacked high.
     
  5. dexvx

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    I must be the only one in the world not mining on my Vega 64.
     
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  6. NuclearLemons

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    i was as well until yesterday when i realized i could pay for college food and dorm heating all in one package.
     
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    That might be telling you something ;). Then again you maybe have better things to do and plenty of money not to worry about more.
     
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    having an 80*C leaf blower is the best choice i ever made =)
     
  9. dexvx

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    I certainly am not a high roller that doesn't care about money.

    Okay guys, you've convinced me to try this mining thing.

    Edit: What do you guys mine on Vega? Ethereum?
     
  10. NuclearLemons

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    just get started with nicehash, that way you are a part of a pool
     
  11. razor1

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    Any pascal or AMD cards are fine, different algos for different cards.
     
  12. dexvx

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    Whelp, got a bit of tuning down on the Vega, chugging along at around 43.5-44 Mh/s on 850mV core using Ethermine.

    Edit: Key was to manually adjust fan settings. Default was 400 rpm/2400 rpm Min/Target. What happened was GPU temperature was always sitting @ target (75C) and throttling, getting me around 40 Mh/s. I changed the min to 1600 rpm (about ~25% speed), and now I'm getting around 65C GPU.

    It really makes me wonder who the f*k designed the software to be like this. Target temperature should NOT be throttling so severely. I'm probably going to change the min for my gaming profile and see if I get better FPS. Because in Overwatch 1440p/Epic, I'm barely getting 100+ fps in matches.
     
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  13. cybereality

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    Yeah, this is the case for gaming too. Stock fan profile is designed to be quiet but not effective. You can gain a good 10% fps (or more in some cases) without overclocking by just setting fan to something high and making target temp a bit more so it doesn't throttle.
     
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