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    Posted: 04 Jan 2022 at 4:36pm
Hello Everyone,

I'm trying to find the best mining motherboard for my mining operation. As a result, I did lots of research on Google. Then I discovered a blog that was relevant to the best mining motherboard, and there were several motherboards available just for mining. But I simply choose two and am perplexed about which one I should pick or not. The first is the ASRock H110 PRO BTC mining motherboard, while the second is the Biostar TB360-BTC PRO mining motherboard.

Is it possible for you to suggest which one is ideal for mining? I'm not a seasoned miner in the industry...

Hi Everyone,

I'm trying to find the best motherboard for my mining setup. I also did a lot of research related to it and found a few blogs with the few best options. From there, I found a few good options and wanted to go with the " ASRock H110 PRO BTC" motherboard after reviewing it on this website.

Could you please check and let me know is it suitable for my mining setup with approximately 10 "RTX 3060 Ti" GPUs? Any help is appreciated.

Thanks in advance.
Have a great day, stay safe.

Regards,
Anthony Miller
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Which motherboard is best, is difficult to answer.
Not every board can be used for mining with multiple graphics card, simply because the baord does not support it.
The H110 pro BTC, and H510 Pro BTC, are made just for that.
Important is that you use the following settings in BIOS
1. CSM= disabled, when you install your OS, it will be forced into UEFI mode
Installing in UEFI mode is a MUST.
Windows and Hiveos work perfectly fine on these boards.
2. Above 4G decoding= Enabled, this must be set, to give the system access to multiple graphics cards, without this UEFI cannot always address all the hardware, when using multiple graphics cards.
3. Clever Access memory, this is set enabled by default, but not every graphics card can support this functionality, I suggest to put it to Disabled, then install the OS, if that works, you can try to set it to enabled.
Keep in mind that when you use an M.2 card, it only support the SATA M.2, NOT the PCIE (NVME) M.2, and always test the board outside any chassis, with PSU, CPU, 1 memory module, keyboard, mouse (both wired), and a monitor
When you have an F CPU, onboard graphics will not function, and please check the CPU support lists
http://www.asrock.com/mb/Intel/H510%20Pro%20BTC+/index.asp#CPU
http://www.asrock.com/mb/Intel/H110%20Pro%20BTC+/index.asp#CPU
Use the support form, on the website, if you need support, the information you give, helps to speed up the process.
When you use a GMAIL qaccount, please check your spam folder for the reply, gmail tends to put the support reply in the spam folder
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Dont get a mining motherboard. Why? When you get tired of mining and want to actually play a game, mining motherboards will gather dust. Meanwhile if you get a good ATX mobo with three or 4 PCI-E 4 slots you can still enjoy it for extreme gaming or video production or whatever.
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Yepp, but not every board can handle multiple graphics cards, since they are not designed for it.
That doesn't mean it cannot work, but it's simply better to use a BTC board.
For multiple graphics card and Video editting the Threadripper baords, have more resources, keep in mind that a good part of the PCIE lanes come from the CPU itself.
I know that X399 and TRX40 are popular for video purposes.
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Originally posted by 4nth0ny 4nth0ny wrote:

Hello Everyone,

I'm trying to find the best mining motherboard for my mining operation. As a result, I did lots of research on Google. Then I discovered a blog that was relevant to the best mining motherboard, and there were several motherboards available just for mining. But I simply choose two and am perplexed about which one I should pick or not. The first is the ASRock H110 PRO BTC mining motherboard, while the second is the Biostar TB360-BTC PRO mining motherboard.

Is it possible for you to suggest which one is ideal for mining? I'm not a seasoned miner in the industry...

Hi Everyone,

I'm trying to find the best motherboard for my mining setup. I also did a lot of research related to it and found a few blogs with the few best options. From there, I found a few good options and wanted to go with the " ASRock H110 PRO BTC" motherboard after reviewing it on this website.

Could you please check and let me know is it suitable for my mining setup with approximately 10 "RTX 3060 Ti" GPUs? Any help is appreciated.

Thanks in advance.
Have a great day, stay safe.

Regards,
Anthony Miller

Hello ,
I know that a mining rig is expensive and it needs a lot of wattage while it is working , but don't take everything about cash and wattage in mind . So I want to build a server/mining rig in order to mine some cryptocurrency . Actually I don't really care about how much cryptocurrency will I get... even if I get nothing . I just want to make this server work (Just for the experience) . This is going to be a GPU mining rig . I have seen that a good option for GPU mining rigs are RX 480/580 . Can you guys please suggest me what motherboard,cpu,ram,psu combo would it be good for mining ? What mining program for Bitcoin etc. should I use ? Can I install 2 GPUs first (just to see that the server is working) and after some weeks another 4-5 GPUs ? Will I need a liquid cooling for all the cards and cpu ? Is Asrock H110 Pro BTC+ a good option ? Should I change some settings from the BIOS in order to make all GPUs work ? One last question , after I set up the mining system and install windows , I just launch any mining software and that's it ?
Sorry for the long post ,
and really thank you for your time guys !
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