We’re creating a tutorial for building a digital currency mining machine. Our goal is to maximize hashing power, quality and aesthete while minimizing cost.

  1. One Motherboard (with 7 PCI-E Slots and Intel LGA 1151 CPU socket): $149.99 ASUS PRIME Z270-A
  2. Two M.2 to PCI-E Adapters: $5.00 to $10.00 each PCI Express PCI-E 4X Female to NGFF M.2
  3. One stick of Ram: $29.99 Crucial 4GB Single DDR4 Desktop Memory
  4. One HUGE PC Case: $152.99 Thermaltake Core X9 Black. The Core X9 includes 2 case fans and measures 15×25.2×19.8 inches giving it a volume of 7,484 in3
  5. One Intel CPU (LGA 1151 socket): $40.91 Intel G3900 or G3930 (purchase whichever is cheapest)
  6. Two Power Supply Units (PSUs): $119.99 each EVGA SuperNOVA 850 G3, 80 Plus Gold
  7. One SSD $47.99: Kingston 120GB A400 SATA 3 (Model: SA400S37)
  8. Optional – One USB Flash Drive: $6.99 Kingston Digital 16GB Data Traveler
  9. Four Extra Case Fans: