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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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