Courses are dropping and growing. The complexity changes, new video cards on the counters appear, are they suitable for mining? In this article we will learn the best video cards for mining in 2020, the test will be cards both in 2020 and 2017 – 2019, and even older, if they are relevant.
The article with the top video cards was updated on 14.01.2020.
Video cards for mining
Which video cards to choose for mining, many people ask me. The counting process is very laborious and time-consuming. In order to determine which graphics cards to choose for mining this year, we took information from our personal cards, which are most in the test. For those cards that we didn’t have, we looked for information from other sources, and for each card we compared information from several sources, so that everything would be correct and without fiction. Also, some information was taken from popular sites such as nicehash and whattomine.
We will show you the top graphics cards for mining 2020 in several tables, and below we will describe in more detail why, there will be information about the yield, profitability, consumption and speed (hash rate) of graphics cards in mining.
Maps for mining
The first tables of video cards for mining, it will contain maps of the participants which are relevant for mining cryptovalyut 2020, a total of 21 of them. And so 2 tables, one for NVIDIA and another for AMD.
We decided to separate them, because it would be unfair to test them on the same algorithms. Since NVIDIA works well with some algorithms, AMD works well with other algorithms. We’ve been thinking for a long time, we’ve compared everything, and we’ve done the best algorithms for each card, we see a bit more algorithms, so the mapping of the nvidia geforce graphics card might be more attractive.
Characteristics and parameters of video cards for mining, we decided to make, only by hash rate and consumption, the parameters of the video card in the form of frequencies and where the cores, for example, in the bandwidth we are not interested in, because the article in order to find out the profitable video cards for mining. If you are interested in technical specifications, you can view them separately by clicking on the links, for many maps we have them on our website. Below will be more interesting tables, with the calculation of income and profit.
|Video card performance for mining||Video card mining speed||Price|
|VII (Radeon 7)||85 mh/s||2800 h/s||4.7 g/s||90 mh/s||5200 h/s||2200 h/s||225w||59к|
|Vega 64||40 mh/s||1800 h/s||–||60 mh/s||3700 h/s||1500 h/s||240w||33к|
|Vega 56||36.5mh/s||1720 h/s||–||52 mh/s||3600 h/s||1380 h/s||230w||27к|
|RX 570 8g||28 mh/s||750 h/s||2.0 g/s||33.5 mh/s||1300 h/s||700 h/s||110w||11.3к|
|RX 580 8g||31 mh/s||830 h/s||2.2 g/s||39 mh/s||1650 h/s||960 h/s||125w||13.5к|
|RX 590||33 mh/s||960 h/s||–||41 mh/s||1700 h/s||1100 h/s||140w||17к|
As we see, nvidia video cards have more algorithms for mining. We did not take RX 470, 480 because they are not on sale, and they are identical to 570, 580. Also there is no 5700, 5700xt, they give out weak results as there is no software for new architecture.For 580, 570 cards, they were flashed with changed memory timings (to increase the hash rate of the air) – more details on how to do this here. Also they were 8 gigabytes, as the difference from 4 gb is about 700 rubles.
1060 were used for 6gb, as 3gb airtime and many other currencies are no longer miniaturized. And the difference with three gigs is 200 – 500 rubles.
1080 and 1080 ti – to increase the shaping of the air, we used a tablet – Tablet for GDDRX5.
Attention! In the performance table graphics cards for mining these data, which may not always coincide with your data. There may be an error, as updated miners, drivers, selected the best overclocking. Table data with an error of + – 10%. They give you an idea of what maps to take, what is better for, that you have a good landmark. With 100% similarity of tables does not happen.
Why not? Reasons, and explanation of the table:
Hashrets can be different, because the different miners are updated as well. It’s the same with drivers, individual map acceleration. The same with different manufacturers, different performance (Asus, palit, etc.).
Consumption graph – this graph shows the average consumption of video cards during mining, as the yield of the algorithms changes, and many of them change. And what would be more correct to calculate the total oriented consumption, and in the future to calculate the correct profit, we have taken the average consumption. The formula is simple, for each algorithm, we took the average consumption, added them, and divided them by the number of algorithms, and received the average consumption of the video card.
The price – here, too, prices change frequently, in different stores are different. We took the prices from three stores, 2 large chain stores, which are in each city. And the last store, also a chain store, but there are only in big cities. And we calculated the average price of a video card. Clarification about the impact of the course on prices, and the correct deduction will be under the table of profitable video cards.
The following tables will help you in the question of how to choose a video card for mining, the main thing is to read all the comments and all the text next to them, which would be clearer, because the choice is serious. Almost all tables will be able to answer the most popular question about how much a video card earns in mining at the moment, everything is visible, everything is clear, there are all the formulas.
Then there will be 4 main tables:
Video cards with top yield, that is, what bring the most money, not counting consumption, and we do not take into account the payback. Simply put, powerful video cards for mining.
Video cards with the best return on investment, provided free socket. Simply put, which cards will pay off faster with a free socket.
Which cards for mining are the most profitable with a paid socket, but without payback.
Video cards with the best profit margins for a paid socket. Simply put, which cards will pay off more quickly with a paid socket.
There will also be two additional tables, with cheap video cards for mining (top), a table with the best hash rate on the air.
Attention! To make a table, we used a mining calculator on video cards from whattomine, nicehash, crypto-coinz. At the time of subtraction, the difficulty we have frozen, the difficulty of the mapping on about 30.07.2019. Example courses of cryptovalut on the picture below.
Let’s start with video cards with top yield, without taking into account payback and socket.
The most powerful graphics cards for mining.
|Place||Video card||Average income*|
|1||RTX 2080 ti||1.22$|
|4||GTX 1080 ti||0.91$|
|12||GTX 1070 ti||0.64$|
|14||GTX 1660 ti||0.52$|
|17||RX 580 8g||0.42$|
|18||GTX 1060 6g||0.38$|
|19||RX 570 8g||0.37$|
|21||GTX 1050 ti||0.19$|
*” Attention! In the table of profitability of video card mining, the average value per day is used. That is, in fact, the card brings more money with the top algorithm defined for it. We used average values from several algorithms. The formula is simple, we took the top algorithms (which are in the first tables), calculated the total income, and divided by the number of algorithms.
As we can see, the video card from nvidia rtx 2080 ti is in the top, which was to be expected. For one card – the yield of video cards in the mining at the moment is normal, of course, still far from the hippe time.
Next, the table of cards for mining with the fastest payback without electricity.
The most payback video cards in mining without electricity (sockets).
|Place||Video card||Average income||Price rub.||Payback days*|
|1||RX 570 8g||24.05₽||11.300||469.8|
|2||RX 580 8g||27.3₽||13.500||494.5|
|5||GTX 1660 ti||33.8₽||19.300||571|
|8||GTX 1060 6g||24.7₽||15.200||615|
|13||GTX 1070 ti||41.6₽||29.000||697.7|
|19||GTX 1050 ti||12.35₽||10.200||825|
|20||RTX 2080 ti||79.35₽||80.000||1008|
|21||GTX 1080 ti||59.15₽||64.500||1090|
*” Attention! In the “Payback of the day” column, I wrote above on the average income per day as it is calculated. That is, in fact, the payback will be faster if you minimize the top algorithms. We translated the average income to rubles, at a rate of 1 $ = 65₽. The formula is simple, we have divided the price of video card into income per day, there is payback in days.
Which graphics card to choose for 2019 with free light? Here in the top was a video card from AMD, RX 570 8g, which should have been expected, because the price of them has fallen dramatically.
The best cards for mining
Of the main ones, 2 map tables for mining remained. Both of them are subject to a paid socket, here we calculated the average income in a different way, so as not to scare more payback. We have taken the five most profitable algorithms, and the average income for a paid socket was calculated as follows: 5 algorithms, we have added up the income and divided it by the number, that is five.
Unfortunately, we excluded the GTX 1650 card, because we do not have correct data on the consumption of each of the algorithms.
Mining on nvidia video card – MTP, Beam, Cuckaroo29, X16r, Eth.
Mining on the graphics card amd – ETH, XMR, CryptoNightFastV2, Lyra2Rev3, CryptoNightHaven.
Attention! In calculation of tables, the price for kilowatt 0.06$.
Let’s begin with the table of video cards of mining, which are the most profitable at a paid socket, but without taking into account the payback.
The most profitable cards with paid electricity, without taking into account payback.
|Place||Video card||Average profit|
|1||RTX 2080 ti||0.95$|
|5||GTX 1080 ti||0.63$|
|9||GTX 1660 ti||0.49$|
|11||GTX 1070 ti||0.46$|
|16||GTX 1060 6g||0.258$|
|17||RX 580 8g||0.252$|
|18||RX 570 8g||0.19$|
|20||GTX 1550 ti||0.13$|
*” Attention! Average profit – here the average profit per day is calculated from 5 top algorithms, I wrote above the table in detail. In fact, the profit can be higher if you choose the top algorithm. Also the formula and algorithms information is above.
And the second time in the top was a video card for mining nvidia rtx 2080 ti, and not for nothing, with such a higher cost.
Well, the last main table is probably the most interesting. The conditions are the same as on the table above, but the payback is still added. For a long time we have tormented the profitability calculator of mining on video cards, and the result is lower.
The most profitable payback video cards, with paid electricity.
|Place||Video card||Average profit||Price RUB||Payback days|
|1||GTX 1660 ti||31.85₽||19.300||605.9|
|4||RX 580 8g||16.38₽||13.500||824.1|
|7||GTX 1060 6g||16.77₽||15.200||906.3|
|8||RX 570 8g||12.35₽||11.300||914.9|
|11||GTX 1070 ti||29.9₽||29.000||969.8|
|17||GTX 1050 ti||8.45₽||10.200||1207.1|
|18||RTX 2080 ti||61.95₽||80.000||1291.3|
|19||GTX 1080 ti||40.95₽||64.500||1575|
*” Attention! About the average profit I wrote above in detail how it was calculated, the only thing I translated to rubles at a rate of 1 $ = 65₽. Electricity was counted at $0.06 per kilowatt.Payback days* – here the formula is simple, the price of the video card is divided by the average profit. On the fact payback can be faster, in the table the average profit from 5 profitable algorithms. If you minimize the top one algorithm, the payback will be faster.
Which cards are better for mining in this segment? I was a bit surprised by the results of the last table myself. In the top were GTX 1660 ti and 1660, though weak, but quickly pay off. That’s why we have built all the graphics cards with the profitability of mining.
The main tables we made, here’s an example, these tables are the best cards for mining 2019. As we see, and as many have said, the RX 590 is not very attractive for mining, you should not look at it.
Before the result, and our personal opinion, as many have asked, a couple more tables.
Mining on weak graphics cards or cheap graphics cards for mining.
A table for those with a small budget.
|Place||Video card||Price RUB|
|2||GTX 1660 ti||19.300|
I did not describe in detail in the table why this is so, all data is in the tables above.And the last table…
Mining of the air on a video card top
|1||Radeon VII||85 mh/s|
|2||RTX 2080 ti||53 mh/s|
|3||1080 ti||50 mh/s|
|4||RTX 2080||41 mh/s|
|5||Vega 64||40 mh/s|
|6||2070 super||40 mh/s|
|7||RTX 2070||38 mh/s|
I also took the data from the tables and put it here for your convenience.
Bottom line and a comment from us.
First of all, I want to clarify once again that there are no exact deductions. These tables are for an approximate overview. Everything depends on many factors, all details should be read at the beginning of the article and at the tables to make everything clear. It is up to you to decide which video card is best for mining.
As you have noticed, the shaping of the air on nvidia graphics card is a bit behind AMD graphics cards. For that NVIDIA has much more variety of profitable top algorithms, which is good for the future, AMD has less choice here. But don’t forget, for some top algorithms, such as MTP and GRIN, more RAM is required, which is an additional cost. Although top AMDs have bigger requirements for blocks.
How much a graphics card earns in the mining can be seen in the tables, but do not forget, there are averages, which I think is correct, for the calculation in the long term. And also do not confuse, the income of video cards for mining is not taking into account the light and so on, but the profit is already the net money that you get. Many people confuse this. Everywhere the overclocking of video cards for mining was used, and it was optimal.
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Selecting a video card for mining
Mining calculation on video cards is done, the choice is yours. Many people ask what I choose. I tend to RTX 2070, 2080 is the golden mean for me, though not the top. I’m used to taking cards with a future perspective, and I don’t see the point in taking cards that are too weak. But everyone thinks differently. I also want to note that if there is a pampa altokoinov, the payback will be reduced by several times, because the income will increase, and we are all waiting for it. But when it happens, the prices for video cards will increase, and in the meantime they are at normal prices. Even though the payback is not attractive. So it’s up to you to decide whether to take it or wait, but who doesn’t risk… But that’s another story, any questions? Write in comments, all the way to new articles.
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