CyberPowerPC Introduces its Mega Miner Coin Mining Machines

CyberPowerPC has announced a new series of pre-assembled PCs – the MEGA MINER series. This series of PCs is built with the purpose of scrypt-coin mining in mind.

The PCs will come in three models: the Mega Miner 100, 200, and 300. The cheapest model, the Mega Miner 100, is built using one of CyberPowerPC's own enclosures, and comes packed with an AMD FX-4300 CPU along with two AMD Radeon R9 270X graphics cards. Included is 4 GB of memory as well as a 500 GB hard drive.

The mid-tier model, the Mega Miner 200, is built using the same AMD FX-4300 processor, along with the same 4 GB of memory and a 500 GB hard drive. The difference comes in the graphics, as it carries a grand total of three AMD Radeon R9 280X graphics cards.

CyberPowerPC's top gun, the Mega Miner 300, is built using an Intel Core i3-4130 CPU, which comes wired to 4 GB of DDR3 memory along with a 1 TB hard drive. This machine comes packed with three AMD Radeon R9 290 graphics cards.

Both the Mega Miner 200 and Mega Miner 300 appear to be built using XFX's Type 1 Bravo PC enclosure. All three systems are built using one of Thermaltake's new PSUs, specifically of the DPS series, allowing users to interface with their power supply through software to monitor exactly how much power is being consumed, and more.

The Mega Miner 100, 200, and 300 are set to cost $989, $1929, and $2569, respectively. That said, we do feel that CyberPowerPC is a bit late to the bitcoin mining party…

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  • Anonymous1one
    Great price, but like you said they're a little late to the game.
  • Traciatim
    As is stated on almost every one of these articles by someone. No one mines bitcoin with video cards anymore, it doesn't make any sense at all. They mine Scrypt based alt coins instead... Even then it's pretty much to the point that sinking money in to something that the pay off rate is in to many many months, if ever.
  • ihog
    It's a great idea for them no matter what because they don't have to have them built until they're ordered. It's not like they needed to get extra hardware like ASIC miners.