PandaMiner B3 Mute Review( Noise Reduction Version), Lower Noise and Higher Efficiency
PandaMiner today releases a new GPU miner for people who want to mine in home, office, warehouse, and more other private place. It is named PandaMiner B3 Mute ( noise reduction version)：https://pandaminer.com/product/product_detail/41.
In this post, we will introduce its main specs as well as advantages and disadvantages in detail and help you decide whether or not to choose this product for ETH mining.
The main specifications of PandaMiner B3 Mute is similar with PandaMiner B3 Pro. And the real picture is as follows. From the following picture, we can see that the miner has 10 fans. And the case is longer than B3 Pro.
Hash Rate: 230MH/s (ETH), 5520H/S (XMR). Variation of ±5% is expected
Power Consumption: 1150W +10% (ETH), 980W+10% (XMR) (on the wall, with PandaMiner’s customized power, 93% efficiency, 25°C ambient temp)
Voltage: 220 V
GPU Amount: AMD RX474*8 Units
GPU Memory: 4 G Dimensions600mm(L) x 270mm(W) x 170mm(H)
Gross Weight: 14.1 KG
Net Weight: 16.2 KG
Cooling: 10* fans
Noise: 60 dB
Operating Temperature: 0°C to 40°C
Network Connection: Ethernet
CPU: Inter(R) Celeron(R) CPU 3215U @1.70 GHZ
Memory Size: 4GBSystem type64-bit operating system, x64-based processor
Operation system: Windows 10
Main Advantages of PandaMiner B3 Mute
1. Noise Is Lower than 60dB.
The noise is only about 60dB. After testing, the noise can be lower than 58dB within 1 meter. And the noise is about 62dB when you are very closed with the miner. The noise is a little louder than air-conditioner. And the miner can easily work in the house or office. It must be said that the noise of PandaMiner B3 Pro is 80dB. Therefore, the B3 Mute is more suitable for house mining.
2. Higher Efficiency
According to its official specifications, the hashrate of the new miner has reached 230MH/s (ETH) and 5520H/S (XMR). And the power consumption has reached 1150W +10% (ETH) and 980W+10% (XMR), drops about 11.5%.
3. 1-Year Warranty Service
As we all know, most of miner companies only provide a 180-day warranty service. However, the PandaMiner B3 Mute provides a 360-day warranty service. As long as you have some quality problem for your miner, you can contact the officials for free repairs.
Main Disadvantages of PandaMiner B3 Mute
1. Not Cheap for Miners
The official price the this miner is $2399, only BTC/RMB payment is available. Its price is same as PandaMiner B3 Pro (4G Version). The price has no obvious attraction in the current bear market.
2. No Obvious Breakthrough
Except from its noise reduction, power consumption, the miner has no some obvious technical breakthrough for GPU miners. It is more like an update for PandaMiner B3 Pro.
In a word, if you want a miner for mining ETH/XMR in home/office/warehouse/service room or other private place and the noise of working won’t have bad effects on others, like your neighborhood. You can consider to buy this miner.