IS GPU MINING STILL PROFITABLE? - Mining Adventure Part 1

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  • Published: 12 November 2017
  • Graphics card stock has long been tapped out due to cryptocurrency miners, but does what they're doing make any sense? Let's find out.

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  • Krzysztof Dolecki
    Krzysztof Dolecki  2 years back

    Uses 2 Xeons
    10 high/top end GPU
    And old, already used once tape

    • Nuga Nuga
      Nuga Nuga  2 days back

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    • Fernando Imperator
      Fernando Imperator  1 weeks back

      Stonks

    • Darth Vader
      Darth Vader  1 months back

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    • Neytiri te Tskaha Mo'at'ite
      Neytiri te Tskaha Mo'at'ite  1 months back

      That's the the greedy and THE HUNGER FOR MONEY which Capitalism OFFER to Society !!!

    • Darth Vader
      Darth Vader  3 months back

      GPUs*

  • Spartender
    Spartender  4 hours back

    Hook me up with a dusty 1080ti pleeeease ! :) <3

    • Trae Mcvicker
      Trae Mcvicker  2 days back

      Do you ever give away any of your graphics cards

      • npc gaming
        npc gaming  2 days back

        I really wish to mine even just 4BTC to buy myself a better PC which can profit me for better BTC and upgrade in the future with the same intention of upgrading the pc for better miner. *sigh* can't even start because i'm afraid to mine in laptop which is only i3 and might stress and burn the cpu, this is the only electronic device that i own. *sigh*

        life........

        • KPH529
          KPH529  14 hours back

          you’ll spend more on your electricity bill than the money u make

      • Mick Fly
        Mick Fly  5 days back

        Uses dual xeons for 8 cards 16x speed each. The PCIe bandwidth isn't important.
        I run 10 cards at 1x on an intel i3 and it runs just fine.

        • JR Patilan Gaming
          JR Patilan Gaming  1 weeks back

          #1 fan here in the Philippines

          • JR Patilan Gaming
            JR Patilan Gaming  2 days back

            @Nuga Nuga ?

          • Nuga Nuga
            Nuga Nuga  2 days back

            JR Patilan Gaming *I'm super excited, scottashley01 on INSTAgram helped me mine 3BTC to my wallet. He is the best hacker I've ever seen. Text him, he will surely help you too*

        • Dark Emperor
          Dark Emperor  1 weeks back

          0:42 is it a jk ?? mine=minecraft??

          • L&A
            L&A  1 weeks back

            Linus why not give me a hardware?...you don't need it though it's just lying around collecting dust...can't afford a pc...sosad

            • L&A
              L&A  1 weeks back

              the $69 pc would be a blessing to me from heaven hahaha

            • L&A
              L&A  1 weeks back

              I just game on an internet cafe because I could not affort a pc but I really badly want a pc...for gaming and for youtube...I try starting a channel of lyric videos using my phone but making a single 3min. video takes me 6 hours rewatching and editing...huhu

          • St3rdy
            St3rdy  2 weeks back

            Cool intro i like it!

            • ツrecks
              ツrecks  2 weeks back

              fricc miners

              • Tidalwave911
                Tidalwave911  2 weeks back

                I would kill for a single crappy 920, yet you have 10 fr*cken 1070-1080tis just sitting around..

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                  Song Jihyura  2 weeks back

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                    KING SINZ  2 weeks back

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                      SMAILI IMANE  2 weeks back

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                        staa johnson  2 weeks back

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                        • Kevin Boeren
                          Kevin Boeren  2 weeks back

                          5:39 COTTON EYE JOE

                          • JAPETHEONE
                            JAPETHEONE  2 weeks back

                            <3 Gary from Asus

                            • AREENKING
                              AREENKING  2 weeks back

                              2:19

                              • kevin hale
                                kevin hale  3 weeks back

                                please send one just one of the gtx 1070ti

                                • peacemakers
                                  peacemakers  3 weeks back

                                  struggling almost breakes $1000 gpu

                                  • Ben Aman
                                    Ben Aman  3 weeks back

                                    gpu price still overkill to buy nowdays

                                    • Ramos AZ
                                      Ramos AZ  3 weeks back

                                      After several winnings with Denis Law, i can boldly say investing in crypto is profitable if you have the winning strategy

                                      • owl
                                        owl  1 weeks back

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                                        Rodrigo B  3 weeks back

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                                        Precious  3 weeks back

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                                    • John oof
                                      John oof  3 weeks back

                                      Can it use a 2080 ti?

                                      • Kobe De win
                                        Kobe De win  3 weeks back

                                        Wtf is this guy saying

                                        • VK TGC
                                          VK TGC  3 weeks back

                                          That intro was quality

                                          • Neoro playz Gaymz
                                            Neoro playz Gaymz  4 weeks back

                                            Creeper, Awww man

                                            • Avox7Gaming
                                              Avox7Gaming  4 weeks back

                                              You should have this intro now when Minecraft is popular again

                                              • Jose
                                                Jose  4 weeks back

                                                it's better for that price buy weapons and robe a bank!!! LOL

                                                • Lolo John
                                                  Lolo John  4 weeks back

                                                  U suck.

                                                  • satyamedh hulyalkar
                                                    satyamedh hulyalkar  1 months back

                                                    why was there a creeper face at start

                                                    • Facundo Morales Diorio
                                                      Facundo Morales Diorio  1 months back

                                                      11:40 "GET A JOB"

                                                      • Mc Tehno
                                                        Mc Tehno  1 months back

                                                        0:41 aww man

                                                        • Adil Taibasarov
                                                          Adil Taibasarov  1 months back

                                                          Awwww man

                                                          • jarrett maltry
                                                            jarrett maltry  1 months back

                                                            How much did people realistically make back in the mining hay day?

                                                            • Deez_Nuts?
                                                              Deez_Nuts?  1 months back

                                                              Lol you got hundreds of video cards lying around and here i am having difficulty buying a decent ram

                                                              • PLK
                                                                PLK  1 months back

                                                                aww man

                                                                • Rigz Movie Diaries
                                                                  Rigz Movie Diaries  1 months back

                                                                  Holy fuck

                                                                  • Nick Stiver
                                                                    Nick Stiver  1 months back

                                                                    4:16 "cooling is sort of a concern in a system like this"

                                                                    • 〈 Morus 〉
                                                                      〈 Morus 〉  1 months back

                                                                      Wasting huuge amount of electricity by running some useless calculations.
                                                                      The greed of the herd... **slow clap**


                                                                      Would have been much more productive, if the idiot "inventing" this algorithm had coupled it with "Folding at home" or even ceti.
                                                                      It's not even like crunching prime numbers. Those can be use in cryptography.


                                                                      What do you use the "result" of hundreds of hours of mining for?
                                                                      NOTHING useful!
                                                                      Nothing....

                                                                      • scott shryock
                                                                        scott shryock  1 months back

                                                                        Yes Gaff tape is amazing!

                                                                        • Drossy _
                                                                          Drossy _  1 months back

                                                                          That burn was high key fire

                                                                          • FirePyrate
                                                                            FirePyrate  1 months back

                                                                            someone tell me how he PAYS for shelves FULL of expensive equipment. is he rich, or does he, like own a computer buisness and that is their werehouse, or both

                                                                            • Krish Ram
                                                                              Krish Ram  1 months back

                                                                              He owns a company called Linus Media Group. its not necessarily a PC store or anything, but they have the business funds to do all this because it helps with the creation of their content.

                                                                          • slader 1126
                                                                            slader 1126  1 months back

                                                                            Sounds just like a drone lol

                                                                            • Gil
                                                                              Gil  1 months back

                                                                              I never understood the concept of a COMPUTER MAKING MONEY.

                                                                              • YouTutor
                                                                                YouTutor  1 months back

                                                                                Next we'll be seeing V-Bucks in the intro






                                                                                fortnite sux

                                                                                • Don Dotta
                                                                                  Don Dotta  1 months back

                                                                                  they made a drone pc!!!!

                                                                                  • Jordan
                                                                                    Jordan  1 months back

                                                                                    The only thing im mining on my 2080ti is diamonds

                                                                                    • VotanLoad
                                                                                      VotanLoad  2 months back

                                                                                      Is this Gigabyte P106-100 6G still good enough for mining ETH today...August 2019?