What is the NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3080 GPU mining hashrate?

NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3080 review
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What is the NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3080 GPU mining hashrate?

Best answer: With optimal settings configured for cryptocurrency mining, you should expect to see a hashrate of about 100MH/s for an NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3080 graphics card.

Great for gaming and crypto mining

When using DaggerHashimoto and configuring the NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3080 to optimal settings, you'll easily get a hashrate of more than 95MH/s. That's at about 240W, which is pretty solid when you consider an RTX 3060 Ti would achieve about 60MH/s at 130W. It's always important to have your GPU running below 60C if possible.

So, how much does that translate into money? According to NiceHash, which uses actual mining data from connected mining rigs, you can expect to see around $7 per day. This is taking into account a charge of $0.10 per kWh of electricity and may not be accurate with the latest crypto prices.

With a motherboard, processor, RAM, and storage also up and running, you should expect around $6 per day as a better estimation. This totals $42 per week and $168 per month in profit. If that wasn't enough, you'd be looking at around $2,016 per year with these figures. It's clear to see why so many are looking to use their GPUs for cryptocurrency pool mining.

Earn a passive income from your gaming PC


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Have a gaming PC that you use quite often but don't game on all the time? You may want to look at using the best graphics card available to you and mine some cryptocurrency. It's possible (and more lucrative) to go it alone, but I prefer to let software handle mostly everything for me, which is why I recommend NiceHash.

I've already gone into detail on how to mine crypto and earn passive income with your gaming PC, but all you need to do is download and run NiceHash, create an account, and let it do the rest for you. You can then transfer profits paid to you in Bitcoin to a wallet of your choice.

Rich Edmonds
Senior Editor, PC Build

Rich Edmonds was formerly a Senior Editor of PC hardware at Windows Central, covering everything related to PC components and NAS. He's been involved in technology for more than a decade and knows a thing or two about the magic inside a PC chassis. You can follow him on Twitter at @RichEdmonds.