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12 GPU hashcat rig - devilsadvocate - 02-09-2018

Has anyone seen this?  It has been created for the mining community.  It seems to be that it could also serve the hashcat community.

https://www.pcgamer.com/you-can-cram-a-dozen-graphics-cards-into-this-motherboard/
12 GPU motherboard

What is the current conventional wisdom regarding the use of risers these days with hashcat?  I seem to remember reading in these forums a couple years ago that using risers with GPUs for use with hashcat wasn't optimal or recommended.

(Nevermind that the GPU market is in a shambles right now.)


RE: 12 GPU hashcat rig - Flomac - 02-09-2018

The best GPU for hashcracking is the 1080Ti. You can build a machine with 8 of these GPUs with a server chassis and PSUs for ~12K. It does not make much sense to save a few bucks with an amateur mobo that brings you into trouble in cause of multiple PSUs and a complicated setup housing 12 GPUs.


RE: 12 GPU hashcat rig - jhcameron - 02-22-2018

Here is my setup.....8 X 1080ti with 4 PSU and dual Xeons in a rack mounted server case.

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RE: 12 GPU hashcat rig - MackWage - 03-03-2018

(02-22-2018, 01:50 AM)jhcameron Wrote: Here is my setup.....8 X 1080ti with 4 PSU and dual Xeons in a rack mounted server case.

Nice! What case is that?


RE: 12 GPU hashcat rig - GrepItAll - 03-05-2018

(03-03-2018, 09:39 PM)MackWage Wrote:
(02-22-2018, 01:50 AM)jhcameron Wrote: Here is my setup.....8 X 1080ti with 4 PSU and dual Xeons in a rack mounted server case.

Nice! What case is that?

Looks like a Supermicro 4028GR-TR or similar to me.


RE: 12 GPU hashcat rig - jhcameron - 03-13-2018

It is a Supermicro 4028GR-TRT2 case.


RE: 12 GPU hashcat rig - mustangsal - 04-21-2018

I ended up burning up our last cracking rig built in a 4U case.  This time we went with and expandable mining rack.

Rack: https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B078NS1PGD/
Risers: https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B076MP72RY/

I like how the cards are spaced out in this configuration...tons of airflow.