Regardless of what cryptocurrency you are planning on mining, you are going to need a frame for your rig. The frame gives you the flexibility to add your hardware to a frame and maintain it during the life of the rig. You need to keep in mind your ability to scale your rig with more GPUs, space for cords, and space for the Power Supply Unit (PSU). You could build a frame yourself with milk crates or wood but there are many pre-fabricated frames available online. So, where should you start? Here’s a list of my Top Frames for your next rig.
You should expect to $80-$180 depending on the size of the frame and the ability to customize (Stackable). Multilevel frames provide extra flexible for a variety of configurations.
Key Features: This stackable frame allows the ability to stack mutliple Veddha rigs. The fan attachment location allows for maximum cooling potential. GPUs operate from 150 to 185°F. You need to keep cooling a focus of your mining rig. The frame already has screws and holes available to instantly start configuring your miner.
Fan mounting strategy
Supports ATX/MATX CPUs
High quality material and fabrication
Supportive Customer Service
This does not come with the fans (Product Postings may have this disclosure that is hard to find so customers have been surprised)
Key Features: This high strength aluminum frame is easily assembled and stackable. This case also allows for more fans than you’ll need on your miner.
Sturdy and easy to assemble
Plenty of space for cooling and scalability
Plenty of attachment holes for easy configuration changes
Parts were clearly labeled for assembly
Instructions for assembly could be more clear. May require some interpretation
Again, many customers have reported the holes drilled in the wrong places. This is a common theme with many mining rigs. Be prepared to make some small adjustments during the initial build phase.
If you have the space for a wide rig. I would recommend going with the Veddha. Each of the rigs reviewed have the ability to stack and scale. Each of these frames have multiple customers reporting issues with holes aligning or drilled in the wrong location. While many customers have reported an easy assembly and no issues! Maybe it is luck of the draw. Either way, lay out your hardware and select the frame that best suites how large of a mining rig you are looking to build. Evaluate the space in your house and select the rig based on the size.