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Articles and guides about hardware choice for plotting and farming.

Best Consumer M.2 NVMe SSDs for Plotting
Guide to selecting the best high endurance consumer grade M.2 NVMe SSD for plotting. (Chia Decentral)
https://chiadecentral.com/best-consumer-m-2-nvme-ssds-for-plotting/
Build a Budget Chia Plotting Rig
Guide to building a low cost computer optimized for plotting Chia. (Chia Decentral)
https://chiadecentral.com/budget-plotting-build/
Chia Cryptocurrency Farming Guide
A guide to understanding farming requirements and selecting hardware (cases, drives, etc.) based on budget and quantity of disks. (Chia Decentral)
https://chiadecentral.com/chia-cryptocurrency-farming-guide/
Chia Hard Drive Buying Guide
Guide to understanding and selecting the best hard drives for storing plots and farming on. (Chia Decentral)
https://chiadecentral.com/hard-drive-for-chia-blockchain-farming/
Chia Plotting SSD Buying Guide
A guide for choosing the best SSD for plotting based on capacity, interface, endurance, and price. (Chia Decentral)
https://chiadecentral.com/chia-blockchain-ssd-buying-guide/
Complete build for Chia Farming
Video tutorial of an example consumer build for plotting and farming up to 360TB. (Coin Breakthrough)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BQ6zM1izXQs
diskprices.com Amazon price tracker
Tracker for hard drives prices available on Amazon (international locales supported).
https://diskprices.com/
Johnny Lucky SSD Database
The solid state drive database has been compiled to help you compare SSD's and make an informed decision.
http://www.johnnylucky.org/data-storage/ssd-database.html
NUC Small Form Factor Chia Plotting Build
A guide on how to put together a small form factor Intel NUC specifically for parallel plotting. (Chia Decentral)
https://chiadecentral.com/nuc-small-form-factor-plotting-build/
ShuckStop - WD external drive price tracker
Tracker for Western Digital external hard drives prices across US retailers.
https://shucks.top/