Top 11 Places To Buy Mining Rigs Online

Bitmain

Bitmain, a China-based mining giant, not only concerns itself with the manufacturing of ASICs, but also sells them as well as other related hardware. Generally, their hardware is renowned as efficient and less power consuming. In addition to Bitcoin ASICs, they also specialize in ASICS for Monero, Ethereum, Litecoin, and Dash, a section dedicated to events and like many other companies of its kind, it also has a private telegram group which provides tips and advise for traders and has a joining fee. 

In addition to this, they also sell power supplies and other hardware for miners.

Bitmain also owns BTC.com and Antpool mining pools where people can rent hash power and mine via cloud. Their FPGA Miners, ASIC Miners, Mining Rig, Graphic Cards. Bitmain, Innosilicon, Obelisk, Baika and other mining hardware/rigs. THhe hardware can be employed in the mining of different cryptocurrency including Bitcoin, Litecoin, Monero, NEM, and others.

Their hardware can be employed to mine Bitcoin, Litecoin, Monero, NEM, and others.

BlockForge

At BlockForge, interested customers are able to buy mining rigs and pay with Bitcoin, Litecoin, Bitcoin SV, Bitcoin Cash, as well as by wire transfer (with fiat). The store claims to consistently ship in 24-hours, although customers can choose to collect their items in person as well.

BlockForge sells new as well as used miners, bulk ordering miners, power supplies, accessories for mining, hardware wallets, video cards and power cords, among other items. 

Coinminer

Coinminer was founded in 2013. In addition to mining rigs, Coinminer also sells GPUs and ASICs that can be combined together to make an individual mining rig.

Additionally, they also sell GPU enclosures. Customers can pay for all items by BTC, LTC, US Dollars, and many other options, for localized global payments, with the company expecting to be adding new cryptocurrencies to the list over time. For both built rigs and separate hardware, Coinminer ships internationally via DHL, Fedex, UPS, or USPS, and according to their website, shipments typically arrive within 7 working days.

eBay & Alibaba

eBay & Alibaba are two places where you can easily get both new and second hand mining rigs from individuals. Therefore, the risk of getting scammed is higher than when you're buying from a company with an established brand like the ones just described.

As always with these particular sites, individual buyers and sellers can review every product they buy and sell. In addition to the possibility of buying an already assembled mining rig, buyers who are interested in this sort of product can also buy and ship separate components to then assemble them on their own.

Miners Direct

Miners Direct is a U.K. company that specializes in the selling of GPU mining hardware for different cryptocurrencies.

Some of their posted products include Bitcoin Gold 180H/s which sells for 1200 Pounds, 240H/s which sells for 2200 pounds, Ethereum Rig 170 Mg/s which sells for 1200 pounds, as well as others that can be used to mine Zcash and Monero.

The company has been involved in cryptocurrency since Bitcoin's early days, so the team has experience in cryptocurrency markets, mining and industry hardware.

They also sell ASICs, GPUs, facilitate pool linking, and provide financial advice on crypto investments. 

MiningCave

MiningCave also has mining pools through which miners can pool their resources together and mine with more processing power and more of a potential profit than if they were doing so alone. The company also provides maintenance services although this comes at an extra cost. MiningCave offers worldwide delivery of mining rigs through DHL and UPS. They also have track for latest events in cryptocurrencies and mining.

MiningCave, which is based in Montreal, Canada, sells both new and used ASICs in addition to GPU mining rigs with variable numbers of GPUs and possible mining power. The price of their products depends on the machine/rig type and condition.

For instance, for a 8GB RX590 6 GPU rig, the cost is 2,251.61 $USD, while for an 11GB GTX1080 TI with 2 power supplies, the cost is $18,662 USD. Overall, they sell a wide range of products, from normal fan cooled devices and immersion cooled devices, to water cooled devices. They also sell refurbished mining rigs that can go for as low as $100. For instance for a refurbished 3GB ASUS Geforce GTX 1060, you only have to pay $135. 

Like many other sellers on the list, they allow for payment by VISA, MasterCard, and PayPal,  as well as with cryptocurrencies such as Ethereum and Bitcoin. In addition to mining rigs, Mining Cave also sells rig kits such as new rig casings or rig frames, motherboards, OS-software for mining machines, GPU cards, power cables, refurbished rig frames or casings, and refurbished miner power supplies. On top of all of this, they offer technical support and repairs for cryptocurrency mining hardware.

Mining Rigs Online

Mining Rigs Online is based in Delhi, India, and is a side arm of Alphatrix Hi-tech Pvt Ltd which is a company dealing in Artificial Intelligence, as well as the implementation of DevOps Models and Blockchain Solutions.

Mining Online also sells rigs online and is another place where you can buy mining rigs of all kinds for mining Ethereum, Zcash, and several other cryptocurrencies. The company's graphic cards, processors, motherboards, SSDs, RAMs, and power supplies come with 1-3 year warranties.

Mining Rigs Online does ship internationally through DHL and Fedex, but they also allow for in-store pickup and shipping to doorstep for deliveries within India. In-store pickup is free while Ship at doorstep cost will depend on distance or location of delivery.

The company currently accepts payments via RTGS (Bank Transfer), cash payments and Bitcoin payments and is in the process of adding Debit/Credit Card Payments.

Mineshop

Mineshop is based in Dundalk, Ireland. On their website, you can buy items such as ALTminers for altcoin mining, ASIC miners, Ethereum miners, and Bitcoin Gold miners, the prices of which go up to several thousand euros.

Some examples include the 2400 h/s Bitcoin Gold miner, the 230 mh/s Ethereum mining rig, the Antminer S9, the Antminer D3 and more. In general, their machines mine most existing PoW cryptocurrencies and for the products that have no price tag, you are able to contact them to find out the prices.

In addition to mining rigs, the company also sells cables, GPUs, CPUs, cases, RAM, motherboards, hard drives, power supply units, as well as cryptocurrency mining software including Linux software, the other is Simplemining OS mining software.

In addition to shipping items in 1-3 days with a clear returns policy and meaningful discounts, the company allows customers to pay with several payment methods including bank transfers, PayPal, credit and debit cards, Bitcoin, Ether, Western Union, and even in person with cash. 

Sesterce.com

Sesterce.com is based in Marseille, France and provides hosting and cloud mining services, and cloud mining rigs, among other options. In terms of mining hardware, Sesterce has a hardware marketplace where new and used mining hardware including mining rigs and other components are available. 

For instance, an s9J Bitcoin 14 TH/s second-hand miner sells for around $560.00. A T9+ Bitcoin 10.5 TH/s goes for $350.00, a Canaan Avalon 741-Bitcoin Miner with 7,3 TH/S  goes for around $190.00 second-hand. Finally, a Bitmain Antminer S17 Pro with 56TH/S second hand goes for $4,690.00, and a second-hand Bitmain Antminer T9+ with 10.5TH/S goes for around $350.00. 

Sesterce also offers cloud mining service, which allows customers to start mining in only a few clicks. Simply by choosing the coin they want to mine, choosing the desired contract plan (basic, starter, advanced or custom varying from 40 USD to 2000 USD for one year contracts.

Besides this, Sesterce runs Amazing Shop, a place where people shop products and can pay for them instantly in crypto. The cloud contracts start operation 48 hours after payment while others tart 5 days after payment.

Thomas Krenn.AG

Thomas Krenn.AG sells rigs for mining Ethereum, Bitcoin, Zencash, ZCash and other cryptocurrencies. On their website, they have several different rigs for sale. For instance, you can purchase up to an 8-GPU rig in which the GPUs are packed in a 19-inch chassis. Such a rig comes with pre-installed software and is therefore, fully ready for operation.

Mining rig RI1400-G8, which goes for 1,775.00 €, works in a Windows environment, has GPU that can be overclocked and can mine Ethereum, Bitcoin Gold, Zencash, Zcash and other cryptocurrencies. It also features efficient cooling and therefore can be used in continuous operation; and comes with pre-installed Claymore Miner and hence ready to play.

This equipment is said to deliver a hash rate of up to 256 megahashes per second and an optimal performance of about 200 MH/s at 900W (when mining Ethereum). The RI1400-G8 has up to 32 GB of RAM and a current generation (Kaby Lake) processor. According to their website, it has been tested extensively and can be optionally equipped with the GeForce 1050, the GeForce 1060, the GeForce 1070, the Radeon RX 570 or the Radeon RX 580 graphics cards.

Viking Mining

Rigs Viking Mining Rigs are made in Denmark and according to the company's website, they sell up to 6GPU rigs that can produce up to 200M/s, manage power consumption of 0.875 KW/h, and support the dual mining of cryptocurrencies.

These machines are also fully configured in advance and therefore, plug and play meaning they are ready to kick off mining once they are shipped.

Prices for these rigs vary but generally, you can expect to pay around 6000 Euros for a 6 GPU mining rig minus shipping costs. These rigs produce an average hashrate of 175-200MH/s, according to the company's website. They are open air mining rigs and not mounted on racks and hence, they require a well ventilated room to operate in.

Viking also offers a one year warranty on all of its machines that are made-to-order. They follow the entire production process from parts assembly to rig configuration closely, and customers are provided with consistent updates along the way. That means you can order customizable machines from them.

At the same time, a customer can also choose to invest in a crypto mining rig that they don't have to take care of at all. In this case, the rig would stay at the company's data center, mining the cryptocurrency of the customer's choice and being monitored by the company, though it should be noted that the customer will receive consistent updates on its performance.

Any mining rig that's ordered this way is built when a customer makes investment and the customer can monitor their rig after it starts to operate, in order to see how much it is earning at any given time say per hour, per day etc. This is done by login in remotely and monitoring the earnings or other data. While at the data center, the company operates and maintains it and can replace it if it breaks during the warranty period.

The customer can still collect their rig by notifying the company within 3 months of picking. According to the company website, the customer should expect to earn back the amount invested, anywhere from 9 months to one year.

Afterwards, they can start to expecting profit. Furthermore, users can maintain the rig for as long as it is making profit, which should ideally be more than 200 Euros per month. Their expectation is that the rig will continue running with no problems for 3-5 years. Additionally, they will continue operating the rig for the customer even if his or her ROI is not met after 12 months. 

Additionally, as an extended service from Viking, the customer can grant the company the right to monitor their mining rigs remotely on their behalf. The customer can grant the company to monitor their mining rigs remotely such that they can manage everything for the customer to give the customer a peace of mind and time to focus on what they are good at. This is alongside the ability to buy and keep rig at the Viking's data centers, is very good for those without knowledge on running a mining rig or its maintenance and what a few. The company can also come and replace the hardware at home in any case when this needs to be done. 

 

David Kariuki

David Kariuki likes to regard himself as a freelance tech journalist who has written and writes widely about a variety of tech issues that affect our society daily, including cryptocurrencies (see cryptomorrow.com and coinpedia.org); climate change (cleanleap.com), OpenSim and virtual reality (see hypergridbusiness.com). He is currently pursuing a MSc in Environmental Management at Open University. He does write here not to offer any investment advise but with the intention of informing audience, and articles in here are of his own opinion. Anyone willing to use any opinion here as advise to invest in crypto should obviously take own responsibility and accountability of their losses (or benefits) thereof. You can reach me at eqariu@gmail.com or david@cryptomorrow.com

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