HARD DRIVE Mining? This is getting ridiculous...

  • Published on Mar 27, 2018
  • Hard drive mining... could this be the solution to the GPU crisis?...
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Comments • 6 585

  • Aaron Ennis
    Aaron Ennis Day ago

    It's beautiful. Me and my 100 TBs approve.

  • Werberjerbins
    Werberjerbins 11 days ago

    no dumb segwat? shame on you

  • Smerbo The Fleeb
    Smerbo The Fleeb 11 days ago +1

    Power supply mining

  • Alex F
    Alex F 12 days ago +1

    Do NOT drop

  • navanski
    navanski 13 days ago

    Might be OK if you could run all the hardware via a solar panel or a wind turbine but I suspect if you're paying for electricity in the conventional way then your losing money hand over fist.

  • Roderick
    Roderick 13 days ago

    Can it run minecraft? 😅

  • 7 Я
    7 Я 14 days ago +1

    i Russia делай видео с русскими субтитрами пожалуйста :-D :'( :'( :'( :'( :'(

  • Clorox Bleach on Fire
    Clorox Bleach on Fire 16 days ago

    I miss 16:9

  • Adam Savard
    Adam Savard 20 days ago

    In the thanks for watching, Maxine's name is one extra space compared to all the other names, and that bugs me more than it should.

  • Pickle Rick
    Pickle Rick 25 days ago

    my 3 1tb hdds from samsung from 2008 are still in everyday use.
    i bought them, when they were cheap. 50€ each.
    then for a long while, hdd prices were super high. like 6 years or so after i bought mine.
    then i got a gtx1060, sold it short after. and boom mining craze happened.
    i bought it for 268€, sold it for 230€ and a week later it was traded for like 300+€

  • Noah Little
    Noah Little 25 days ago

    Sounds like a vacuum

  • Eric Hamby
    Eric Hamby 26 days ago

    I need to know someone at 45drives... fuck they love giving shit away.

  • Arthur Hearns
    Arthur Hearns Month ago

    Hi is it just me or does anyone else feel like the Samsung s10 is a crap phone

  • t jones
    t jones Month ago

    i have a spare Dell Power Edge 2970... could i use it for anything interesting?

  • nick brønnum
    nick brønnum Month ago

    Need a coin to kick start, please help, thanks. BURST-8Y6R-2M58-F3RF-8QN8H
    i have already earned 0.05 from many faucet

  • vincent Bertucci
    vincent Bertucci Month ago +1

    so now hard drives are going to be 500 percent more expensive. wow, miners really are cancer for pc builders aren't they.

  • Joseph Gamble
    Joseph Gamble Month ago

    you should teach your guys to bend att the knees when lifting and lowering a heavy load you did well but your guys trying to break there backs they must want workmans comp.

  • Melody Chest
    Melody Chest Month ago

    A bit late here but this was so funny .. Linus in the near future, your back's gonna need some SSD TLC at the rate of ridiculous things you are doing! LOL

  • The random carson
    The random carson Month ago

    Would you sell me 2 1tb hard drives

  • Haggis Tanaka
    Haggis Tanaka Month ago

    100 bucks a month at 150 for power 😂

  • Watcher3223
    Watcher3223 Month ago

    _"I've got literally boxes of old hard drives ... I don't want to throw them away ... that would be a waste."_
    And then you say...
    _"But I wouldn't trust them with any important data because they're old hard drives."_
    Then it's not a waste to dispose of them.
    I'll bet you got your money's worth out of them through their use over several years and you're right not to trust them when you know they're near the end of their expected service life.
    Time for them to be recycled.

  • AnsweredMedel225
    AnsweredMedel225 Month ago


  • Yash Makwana
    Yash Makwana Month ago

    now soon hard drives will become expensive and eventually become garbage

  • Paul Apuhin
    Paul Apuhin Month ago

    Give me hdd bro

  • Ham549
    Ham549 Month ago

    Get an elevator

  • Bernhard Blietz
    Bernhard Blietz Month ago

    A Power input to the Setup would have been nice

  • catboi
    catboi Month ago

    Mining with a Power supply or ca case

  • S.M.K Movies
    S.M.K Movies 2 months ago

    Can my PS4 mine BTC?

  • Light Yagami
    Light Yagami 2 months ago

    Wait this was a thing? Lmao

  • I'm Your Huckleberry
    I'm Your Huckleberry 2 months ago

    I hate you, please die

  • Susan Huyser
    Susan Huyser 2 months ago

    06:12 LOL

  • Shakaama
    Shakaama 2 months ago

    Minus electricity, what are we talking net profit?

  • Francis Chabot
    Francis Chabot 2 months ago +1

    Can't wait for ram mining, keyboard mining, sound card mining and 4k 144Hz monitor mining. In 10 years a brand new computer should cost 5k USD.

  • Pedro D
    Pedro D 2 months ago

    but it runs gta five bro? LOL

  • somerandom nameorsomething

    sadly burst is mostly dead.

  • lorenzo
    lorenzo 2 months ago

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      lorenzo 2 months ago

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    • KAT
      KAT 2 months ago

      i was skeptical about this few weeks ago. Thank God i tried it out

    • Ricky Gutierrez
      Ricky Gutierrez 2 months ago

      I started trading with $15,000 with a positive mindset and today I have made up to $33,000 this is really mind blowing.

    • Paul Kilconye
      Paul Kilconye 2 months ago

      true,i hesitated but only took a leap of faith and it paid off

    • Lisa Mcatackney
      Lisa Mcatackney 2 months ago

      +Radster 21556 ..she is a very principled and organised woman…..rewrite your mail, make it sound more official, reasonable and be patient she will definitely get back to you

  • Russell Schiwal
    Russell Schiwal 2 months ago

    Ifixit! Have a set. It's awesome.

  • Seattle Solar Supply
    Seattle Solar Supply 2 months ago

    OMG! That's the most powerful system that I've ever seen.

  • LightNing FX
    LightNing FX 2 months ago

    Ssd mining

  • Gray Wolfe
    Gray Wolfe 2 months ago

    Change your mic so you can stop half digging it out of your pocket every 5 seconds, Linus.

  • Jelly Squiddles
    Jelly Squiddles 2 months ago

    Video starts here: 8:58
    Everything before that is pointless nerdgasm about the size of his drives.

  • Qeasxy
    Qeasxy 2 months ago

    After disks: Mining with a 2 cm circuit board

  • David Franks
    David Franks 3 months ago

    Who else hates miners? Like if you already have the stuff and it’s throw it away or mine with it, cool do that it’s not bothering me, but the second you buy 20 GPUs or 100 HDDs, or whatever else you can mine with, I hope you rot in the nether, while I play Minecraft.

  • Jon Torres
    Jon Torres 3 months ago

    You wont mine with a SD card!

  • Aki Sasaki
    Aki Sasaki 3 months ago

    His voice is annoying AF to me.

  • Nacho Rov 027
    Nacho Rov 027 3 months ago

    I have 2000 GPUs what can I do with them?

  • Informedia Tech
    Informedia Tech 3 months ago


  • Informedia Tech
    Informedia Tech 3 months ago


  • RedCrystalSword RedCrystalSword

    Can I run this on my own hard drive that stores my data?

  • MrRebus777
    MrRebus777 3 months ago

    Man is this over my head...!

  • Piece Of Garbish
    Piece Of Garbish 3 months ago

    Burst coin mining . Ok. I like pound coin mining .

  • GameBroz
    GameBroz 3 months ago

    Send my one of hard Drives.My are almost Dead

  • Plane Star
    Plane Star 3 months ago +1

    linus has more RAM than I do storage ;-(

  • Caleb Stockton
    Caleb Stockton 3 months ago

    No rgb?

  • Nexodus ZeroX
    Nexodus ZeroX 3 months ago

    "If your **** was correlated with your server, mine would be a lot bigger then it currently is."
    Linus, i have an EXABYTE of storage.

  • Mikhail Zaruykin
    Mikhail Zaruykin 3 months ago

    So when can I start mining using chinese kids?

  • fenrar36
    fenrar36 3 months ago

    cheaper and easier to go panning for gold, lol. Probably make more, too.

  • russellnc
    russellnc 3 months ago

    I rather go fishin....

  • ETL 6000
    ETL 6000 3 months ago

    Can i trust this one ?

  • pentolp
    pentolp 3 months ago

    Next: Mining with RAM sticks

  • Vincent Laurensius
    Vincent Laurensius 3 months ago

    00:16 "aS LoW As SEvEn gRanDS"

  • Sgt Doss
    Sgt Doss 3 months ago

    Miners don,t even know what htey are doing. Sure it's gonna tell you in the agreement you mine for for power to give to x super computer calculating stuff for hard stuff(in my own words). But in fact, they are feeding a quantum AI. The blockchain is the AI brain. Don't believe me? Go look at what a blockchain look like(explained with at least 1 graphic) then go look at quantum D-wave computing explanation videos. You should end up seeing an almost perfect copy of the blockchain mechanic.

  • Cleeon Virlief
    Cleeon Virlief 3 months ago

    No way, they want to overprice hard drives

  • ItsJustMe
    ItsJustMe 3 months ago


  • mohammad fallah.rasoulnejad

    I feel like I'm an idiot that watched the whole vid. :))

  • Edd Z3r0x
    Edd Z3r0x 3 months ago

    Linus tech tips is the place I go to look the next most outrageously crazy but cool tech trends, boy that storinator is a beast. Thanks for always been at the edge of stuff.

  • Dillan Pickle
    Dillan Pickle 3 months ago

    keyboard and mouse mining

  • Joanne Cooper
    Joanne Cooper 3 months ago +1

    What's with all the major overkill with everything you do. Are you lacking in some area of your life. Not everyone has the sort of money you seem to waste at doing a project, we mere mortals usually run a bog standard PC for normal everyday jobs and would like to do a little extra like this HDD mining. The question is. Can we do it and can we make any money doing so without having to take out a bank loan?

  • Cearon
    Cearon 3 months ago

    NO ONE is commenting about Linus's storinator d!ck joke? Am I the only one that burst out laughing at that left fielder?
    "LOOK AT THIS THING! I mean if the size of your d*ck would be correlated with the size of your storage server mine would be a lot bigger than it really is." *someone bursts out laughing in the background*
    Wait, no I'm not 😁. At least the person in the background there had the same reaction. I wonder what shenanigans led to this....!

  • Chris Hawley
    Chris Hawley 3 months ago

    you should sell your old hard drives. I would buy them. A project i'm working on wants hard drives that are failing or close to failing

  • HmonsterGame
    HmonsterGame 3 months ago

    Time to fill my 20tb worth of *Seagate* Hard drives..

  • Fury Senseyy
    Fury Senseyy 3 months ago

    Oh no, i already can see hard drives prices rise

  • savecityofheroes savecityofheroes

    bit mining what ever it is you call that is stupid. you will jack up your power bill you do want to pay $5000.00 on your power bill only to one that sounds stupid. play it smart. Do what smart people do buy gild bricks . keep buying gold bricks buy silver bricks you buy it you save it 20 years down the road you need to sell it. fine sell it. it goes up in value in time.

  • Dan K
    Dan K 3 months ago

    Get those drives to power the SafeNetwork

  • Damon Salvatore
    Damon Salvatore 3 months ago

    Next usb mining keep in mind thunderbolt mines faster

  • lord storm
    lord storm 3 months ago

    I'm same way about hdd's and ssd's I rather keep them all instead of letting them go.

  • James Ryan
    James Ryan 3 months ago

    I will ONLY watch your free content. It isnt like you are poor and needy!

  • Clement Raymond
    Clement Raymond 3 months ago

    Next : Mining with a thumb drive

  • Kaiser Music
    Kaiser Music 3 months ago

    Don't throw away your extra gear. Just send em to me. I'll pay for shipping

  • Matheus Rodrigues
    Matheus Rodrigues 3 months ago

    I wonder what will happen with crypto stuff when some lunatic bomb us with EMP bombs and all our electronics dies.

  • Nemesis
    Nemesis 3 months ago

    The power companies just love the idiots mining fake money while they rake in the real money lol.

  • Youtube User
    Youtube User 3 months ago +4

    i mine with my thermal paste!!

  • B
    B 3 months ago

    You're going bald buddy

  • gmonkman
    gmonkman 3 months ago

    thank you

  • Dealing With Ceilings DWC

    If you have stuff on a hardrive and take it out of the PC will it still have all its data???
    Then if you put the hardrive into another PC will it have all the data and show it on the screen??????????

  • Supreme General
    Supreme General 4 months ago

    Hey baby, send drives 😘

  • Brad
    Brad 4 months ago

    can we get another update brother

  • SoggyCow
    SoggyCow 4 months ago

    ha! little dick linus

  • weckar
    weckar 4 months ago

    Does it even offset the power cost?

  • musikSkool
    musikSkool 4 months ago

    I want a game with so many textures that all those in SSD are needed. Possibly something to do with Euclidean sparse-voxel octrees, or a different type of videocard that just combines objects from the harddrive into frames onscreen. You might need RAID striping with 60 SSDs for the kind of throughput I want. Now that I think about it, you don't even need that to fill 16k displays at 240hz. But it's fun to think about anyway.

  • musikSkool
    musikSkool 4 months ago

    Ok, I thought you were dumpster-diving for hard drives that might have bitcoins on them. This makes sense too.

  • Alyssa Faden
    Alyssa Faden 4 months ago

    I mine coins with my USB ports! Everytime I get a USB stick the wrong way round: KA-CHING

  • Kurt Sorenzone
    Kurt Sorenzone 4 months ago

    I've found many a discarded HDD's at the college e-waste dropoff. 65% of them contained homemade Pr0n. On a consistent basis.

  • Derek H
    Derek H 4 months ago

    Burstcoin? More like Bustcoin, right?


  • Chaotic-Step
    Chaotic-Step 4 months ago

    Looks expensive, but the bigger question is - will it flush?

  • Vladimir Loser
    Vladimir Loser 4 months ago

    Welcome to my hard drive

  • Romantic Physics
    Romantic Physics 4 months ago

    So the result is brust coin mining is not profitable at all compared to the other mining machine cost keeping in mind the electricity cost !

  • Krystal Myth
    Krystal Myth 4 months ago

    The whole concept behind this currency really emphasizes the value we place in absolutely nothing.

  • Emerald lx
    Emerald lx 4 months ago +1

    This profit sounds like solar power return in profit🥴zero . But you can say your great 👍 like Democrat’s do !

  • Emerald lx
    Emerald lx 4 months ago

    This video is brought to u by a small skinny over confident smart ass 🥴 that never worked a day in his life .what a waste of time . And it’s 45 not 48 💩head