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 • 6 570

  • Ham549
    Ham549 Day ago

    Get an elevator

  • Bernhard Blietz
    Bernhard Blietz 4 days ago

    A Power input to the Setup would have been nice

  • Basskitty
    Basskitty 4 days ago

    Mining with a Power supply or ca case

  • S.M.K Movies
    S.M.K Movies 5 days ago

    Can my PS4 mine BTC?

  • Light Yagami
    Light Yagami 10 days ago

    Wait this was a thing? Lmao

  • I'm Your Huckleberry
    I'm Your Huckleberry 17 days ago

    I hate you, please die

  • Susan Huyser
    Susan Huyser 17 days ago

    06:12 LOL

  • Shakaama
    Shakaama 19 days ago

    Minus electricity, what are we talking net profit?

  • Francis Chabot
    Francis Chabot 19 days 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 20 days ago

    but it runs gta five bro? LOL

  • somerandom nameorsomething

    sadly burst is mostly dead.

  • lorenzo
    lorenzo 25 days ago

    Invested massively into btc trading and its going so well for me with the help of Mrs Jennifer Rachel a very good and caring woman.

    • lorenzo
      lorenzo 11 days ago

      +Mary Thibodeau you can reach her on jennirachel15 @ g ma i l . c o m kindly be polite and she works with referrals ,so tell her Leo Lorenzo referred you

    • KAT
      KAT 25 days ago

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

    • Ricky Gutierrez
      Ricky Gutierrez 25 days 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 25 days ago

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

    • Lisa Mcatackney
      Lisa Mcatackney 25 days 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 25 days ago

    Ifixit! Have a set. It's awesome.

  • Seattle Solar Supply
    Seattle Solar Supply 26 days ago

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

  • LightNing FX
    LightNing FX Month ago

    Ssd mining

  • Gray Wolfe
    Gray Wolfe Month ago

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

  • Jelly Squiddles
    Jelly Squiddles Month ago

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

  • Qeasxy
    Qeasxy Month ago

    After disks: Mining with a 2 cm circuit board

  • David Franks
    David Franks Month 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 Month ago

    You wont mine with a SD card!

  • Live Well
    Live Well Month ago

    His voice is annoying AF to me.

  • Nacho Rov 027
    Nacho Rov 027 Month ago

    I have 2000 GPUs what can I do with them?

  • Informedia Tech
    Informedia Tech Month ago


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    Informedia Tech Month ago


  • RedCrystalSword RedCrystalSword

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

  • MrRebus777
    MrRebus777 Month ago

    Man is this over my head...!

  • Piece Of Garbish
    Piece Of Garbish Month ago

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

  • GameBroz
    GameBroz Month ago

    Send my one of hard Drives.My are almost Dead

  • Plane Star
    Plane Star Month ago +1

    linus has more RAM than I do storage ;-(

  • Caleb Stockton
    Caleb Stockton Month ago

    No rgb?

  • Nexodus ZeroX
    Nexodus ZeroX Month 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 Month ago

    So when can I start mining using chinese kids?

  • fenrar36
    fenrar36 Month ago

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

  • russellnc
    russellnc Month ago

    I rather go fishin....

  • ETL 6000
    ETL 6000 Month ago

    Can i trust this one ?

  • pentolp
    pentolp Month ago

    Next: Mining with RAM sticks

  • Vincent Laurensius
    Vincent Laurensius Month ago

    00:16 "aS LoW As SEvEn gRanDS"

  • Sgt Doss
    Sgt Doss Month 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 Month ago

    No way, they want to overprice hard drives

  • ItsJustMe
    ItsJustMe Month ago


  • mohammad fallah.rasoulnejad

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

  • Edd Z3r0x
    Edd Z3r0x Month 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 Month ago

    keyboard and mouse mining

  • Joanne Cooper
    Joanne Cooper Month 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 Month 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 Month 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 Month ago

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

  • Fury Senseyy
    Fury Senseyy 2 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 2 months ago

    Get those drives to power the SafeNetwork

  • Damon Salvatore
    Damon Salvatore 2 months ago

    Next usb mining keep in mind thunderbolt mines faster

  • lord storm
    lord storm 2 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 2 months ago

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

  • Clement Raymond
    Clement Raymond 2 months ago

    Next : Mining with a thumb drive

  • Kaiser Music
    Kaiser Music 2 months ago

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

  • Matheus Rodrigues
    Matheus Rodrigues 2 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 2 months ago

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

  • Youtube User
    Youtube User 2 months ago +4

    i mine with my thermal paste!!

  • B
    B 2 months ago

    You're going bald buddy

  • gmonkman
    gmonkman 2 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 2 months ago

    Hey baby, send drives 😘

  • Brad
    Brad 2 months ago

    can we get another update brother

  • Mynckey
    Mynckey 2 months ago

    cryptomining with rgb

  • SoggyCow
    SoggyCow 2 months ago

    ha! little dick linus

  • weckar
    weckar 2 months ago

    Does it even offset the power cost?

  • musikSkool
    musikSkool 2 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 2 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 2 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 2 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 2 months ago

    Burstcoin? More like Bustcoin, right?


  • Chaotic-Step
    Chaotic-Step 2 months ago

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

  • Vladimir Loser
    Vladimir Loser 2 months ago

    Welcome to my hard drive

  • Romantic Physics
    Romantic Physics 2 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 2 months ago

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

  • Emerald lx
    Emerald lx 2 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 2 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

  • SteelRazorback
    SteelRazorback 2 months ago

    can we not

  • jonder 127
    jonder 127 2 months ago

    mind giving me the drives?? i would use them

  • jigga jaw
    jigga jaw 2 months ago

    Burstcoin lol. Another waste.

  • Francesco Girasole
    Francesco Girasole 2 months ago

    If some experts predict the death of bitcoin, maybe it is worth investing in new currencies? I have been watching XFC recently, especially the FTO. They are new, at the beginning of the road, but BTC used to be one too in the past. If you want to learn more about the FTO, I recommend you to read their White Paper - it is available here: futurocoin.com/download/FuturoCoin-white-paper-en-31.01.18.pdf I generally recommend reading such a document for every currency in which you want to invest.

  • jpdemer5
    jpdemer5 2 months ago

    Depreciation on the HDs alone is more than $100/month.

  • Allan C-B
    Allan C-B 2 months ago

    Please take what ever is ALWAYS in your right front pocket out. You touch it every 20 or so seconds, and it's distracting.

  • Zeramas _
    Zeramas _ 2 months ago +1

    and i thought having 1 tb of hard drive was a lot.

  • Maurice Hamilton
    Maurice Hamilton 2 months ago +2

    Too bad crypto currency has been plummetting in value over the last month.

  • ChrisInChina
    ChrisInChina 2 months ago

    Taran Van Hernia, lol
    I'm sure he has never heard that one before.

  • Future Fight
    Future Fight 2 months ago

    I wanted to learn python but I wanna know how

  • Valeera
    Valeera 2 months ago +1

    how many dicks did u suck today queer

  • C额度
    C额度 2 months ago

    You've got so much and I've got so little how about a hook up please in need of storage server bad..

  • Tea Tea
    Tea Tea 2 months ago

    If you dont want them no more donate it to your viewers as give aways im poor so every little thing helps

  • Panagiotis S
    Panagiotis S 2 months ago

    The next most ridiculous mining will be with speakers. :D

  • Keinlieb
    Keinlieb 2 months ago +1

    Now it's only $0.005 per coin!

  • Darcy Cardinal
    Darcy Cardinal 2 months ago +6

    Yikes... BURST is now worth $0.005438 USD at the time of this comment. Those coins lost over 68 percent of their value since you made this video!

    • MikeHeu
      MikeHeu Month ago

      Darcy Cardinal That’s not that bad. I know a ton of other shtcoins that lost a lot more.

  • James Yeoman
    James Yeoman 2 months ago

    Linus... why didn't you just take out the storage from the storinator for 6:34?

  • chuckschilling
    chuckschilling 2 months ago

    Pretty sure cryptocurrency mining is a myth perpetuated by the hardware manufacturers!

  • Johney Five
    Johney Five 2 months ago

    So in other words you are presently paying about $500 per month in power to get about $100 back in an obscure crypto currency nobody accepts.... Except maybe a few criminal enterprises.... No good in my book...

  • Lankey Bastard
    Lankey Bastard 2 months ago

    Back in my day plumbers used to mine coins from bricks, with their heads.

  • Styles -
    Styles - 2 months ago

    I love the remarks in this vid..lol

  • ProBarokis
    ProBarokis 2 months ago

    pfff a bunch of n00bz I mine cryptocurrency with wifi adapters

  • Sam Bowles
    Sam Bowles 2 months ago

    needs more cowbell.