ASRock Unveils H510 Pro BTC + Cryptocurrency Mining Motherboard, 6 Slots For Only $ 279.99
The latest addition to ASRock’s line of motherboards is the H510 Pro BTC + designed specifically for cryptocurrency mining. The motherboard uses the LGA1200 socket and H510 chipset which allows users to configure mining rigs using Comet Lake and the latest Rocket Lake processors.
ASRock H510 Pro BTC + Cryptocurrency Mining Motherboard is an extremely long motherboard with six PCIe 3.0 x16 expansion slots
The most obvious difference from a regular motherboard is the six PCIe slots. Since graphics cards are used for mining cryptocurrency, having more graphics cards in a single system is more profitable than having multiple systems. More PCIe slots allow graphics cards and the PCIe slots on the ASRock H510 Pro BTC + are six PCIe 3.0 x16 expansion slots. However, only the first slot operates at x16 speeds while the other 5 slots are limited to x1 speeds. The system can hold 6 plus 1 graphics card with the 6 PCIe slots and the USB mining port.
As for the additional features of the ASRock H510 Pro BTC +, the motherboard has a four-phase power supply solution that includes 50A power chokes. In the memory department, you are limited to one location and only 32GB on the Rocket Lake and Comet Lake platforms. The speeds differ depending on the platform with DDR4-2933 on the Comet Lake platform and DDR4-3200 on the Rocket Lake platform. EEC memory is supported on this motherboard. The two storage options are a SATA III port and a 110mm M.2 slot that supports SATA drives.
With the 6 PCIe 3.0 x16 expansion slots on the motherboard, the ASRock H510 Pro BTC + does not fall into a traditional form factor. The dimensions of the H510 Pro BTC + are 50.1 x 22.4 cm (20.1 x 8.8 inches). Looking at the board it looks really long and certainly won’t fit in most cases, but it’s not meant to be in a case. It will likely be installed on a rack with a lot of GPUs that you cannot find by running a data mining algorithm.
The motherboard listing on the ASRock website has been spotted by @momomo_us and he was even able to find the ASRock H510 Pro BTC + on Newegg. The ASRock H510 Pro BTC + is available for pre-order on Newegg for $ 279.99 with a launch date of July 18.