If you have cheap electricity and a big wallet, mining cryptocurrency can be very profitable. The amount of money you will make or if mining is profitable at all, will entirely depend on your mining rig and the electricity fee.
To maximize the chances of earning the highest possible reward, you must select the best graphics card. The most expensive graphics cards have some of the highest hash rates. Depending on your budget, these graphics cards may or may not be affordable to you. In that case, you must choose the most profitable graphics card that also fits in your budget. To learn how to find the most profitable graphics cards, check here.
If you want to build a mining rig, you can have few of these graphics cards attached in the same mining rig. Here are some of the most popular graphics cards to mine cryptocurrency:
- RTX 2080 Ti
- RTX 2080
- RTX 2070
- RTX 2060
- GTX 1660 Ti
- GTX 1660
- GTX 1080 Ti
- GTX 1080
- GTX 1070 Ti
- GTX 1070
Note: If you are interested in buying graphics cards for cheap, check out our store here; we can offer good discounts on used graphics cards.
After selecting the best graphics card/s, the next step is to decide which coin you are going to mine. We assume you want to mine the most profitable cryptocurrency. You can check out this article where we show you how to find the most profitable coin to mine.
Best ASIC to Mine Cryptocurrency
Cryptocurrency like Bitcoin, Zcash is no longer profitable to mine with graphics cards. To mine these coins, you need an ASIC (application-specific integrated circuit). Here are some of the most profitable ASICs available today:
|ASIC||Hash Rate||Power Consumption||Algorithm|
|Bitmain Antminer Z15||420.00 kh/s||1510W||Equihash|
|Innosilicon A10 ETHMaster 500 Mh||500.00 Mh/s||750W||Ethash|
|Innosilicon A10 Pro||500.00 Mh/s||860W||Ethash|
|Innosilicon A10 ETHMaster 485 Mh||485.00 Mh/s||850W||Ethash|
|Innosilicon A9++ ZMaster||140.00 kh/s||1550W||Equihash|
Note: If you want to get one of these ASICs for cheap, check out our store here. We can offer a good discount.
Can’t afford a Mining Rig?
If you have a tight budget, you can still mine cryptocurrency without owning a single graphics card. That is to buy hash power. You can learn about it here.