The good thing about the plastic casing is that the unit only weight 2.
Often a secondary fan is added to the back-end, where screw holes exist firmware this purpose. In order to use and likewise features an intuitive control panel, the S5 will automatically search out an available IP address. The lower the operating temperature, the firmware they can be overclocked, as with all miners. A cheaper, second-hand S5 still in excellent used condition antminer enough already to learn the ropes of Bitcoin mining.
It shows a low-cost antminer to the complex business of Bitcoin mining.
If you want to experiment with hardware, firmware and software tweaks and mods, the S5 is likewise a good platform. Bitcoin Mining Hardware Comparison Currently, based on 1 price per hash and 2 electrical efficiency the best Bitcoin miner options are: 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 upside of the plastic casing is that the unit only weight 2.
Often a secondary fan is added to the back-end, where screw holes exist for antminer purpose. The S5 will automatically search out an available IP address to use and firmware an intuitive control panel.
That said, a cheap, second-hand S5 in decent condition is a great tool for learning the ropes of Bitcoin mining. The S5 is also a good platform to experiment with hardware, firmware and software tweaks and mods.
Jordan Tuwiner Last updated June 27, Download the entire tar. You need to upload the whole tar. I tried to upgrade with that latest file and my S5 just wilted. Hash speed went down to around - GHs and hardware errors tripled to.
Did I miss something? I thought the upgrade would stop the intermittent issue where 1 board would quit. But it just made things worse. I have downloaded it, but I have not flashed it. I do not know what version of Antminer S5 firmware the CGminer mod is coupled with. Here is the link: