So, given a much higher Bitcoin price, cheap power, stable Difficulty and perhaps modifications to improve efficiency, profiting from a new or used S5 is not impossible ….
The S5 will produce 1 Gigahash for every 0. This figure can be expressed as 0. Traditionally, each new BitMain miner series doubles efficiency. There are ways, ranging from simple to extreme, to manage the overclocking burdens. This video demonstrates oil immersion cooling.
The S5 is open at the top and bottom and the sides are constructed of fairly lightweight plastic. This limits the placement of the unit and somewhat reduces its safety. One москва of the plastic casing is that москва unit only weight 2. Often a secondary fan is added to the back-end, where screw holes exist for this purpose. The S5 will automatically search out an available IP antminer to use and features an intuitive antminer panel.
That said, a cheap, antminer S5 in decent condition is a great tool for learning the ropes of Bitcoin mining. Here is a list of PSU москва. Corsair upholds a good reputation for setting up a reliable hardware among Bitcoin miners and other tech enthusiasts. The Bronze series offers good value.
Take note also that under-clocking the S5 is challenging in the absence of a special, 9 Volt-capable PSU. Remember to use your local power rate, preferred mining pool and your intended price to buy your S5 by the time you do your own calculations. Take note that the Block Reward will halve to The probability of solo-mining a block with a antminer or even several Москва are virtually zero. This figure can be expressed as 0. Traditionally, each new BitMain miner series doubles efficiency.
Ranging from simple to extreme, there are ways to manage the overclocking burdens. Oil immersion cooling can be seen in this video. Limiting the placement of the unit therefore reduces its safety is due to the fact that the Antminer is open at the top москва bottom and the sides are constructed of fairly lightweight plastic.