Everything About Bitcoin Farming in Escape From Tarkov

Nutan Lele
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<div class="paragraphs"><p>Here is everything about bitcoin farming in Escape From Tarkov.</p></div>
Here is everything about bitcoin farming in Escape From Tarkov.


Bitcoin farming is a great for earning passive income in your Hideout.
Here is everything about bitcoin farming in Escape From Tarkov.

Bitcoin Farming is available in Escape From Tarkov as a way to earn passive income in the player hideout. You can potentially earn millions of Roubles which will give you access to some of the best weapons and gear in the game, even if you end up getting killed in a raid. Bitcoin farming in Tarkov is similar to bitcoin farming in real life, you’ll need to set up a farming unit with a number of graphics processing units (GPUs) which will mine the bitcoin for you while you’re away. Here is all you need to know about bitcoin farming in Escape From Tarkov.  

How to build a bitcoin farm in Escape From Tarkov

Building a bitcoin farm in Tarkov will require a lot of preparation but it is a great way to generate a lot of passive income. You’ll need to get a number of Hideout upgrades before you can set up a bitcoin farm. Hideout upgrades needed before building the Bitcoin Farm:

  • Level 2 Intelligence Center

  • Level 3 Security

  • Level 3 Medstation

  • Level 3 Nutrition Unit

  • Level 3 Illumination

  • Level 3 Lavatory

  • Level 2 Generator

  • Level 2 Vents

  • Level 2 Stash

Once you unlock these, you’ll need to collect a number of GPUs to set up your virtual farm. Graphics cards can be obtained on a number of maps as loot or can be crafted at Level 3 Intelligence Center using the following:

  • 1 x Tech manual

  • 1 x Ratchet wrench

  • 10 x Printed circuit board

  • 10 x PC CPU

  • 2 x CPU fan

  • 3 x VPX Flash Storage Module

However, it takes close to 97 hours to craft a single GPU. So you’re better off finding it in raids. You can potentially find them in PC blocks, sport bags, dead Scavs, ground cache and buried barrel cache. You’ll also find it on Customs, Interchange, Factory, Woods, Reserve, The Lab and several of them in the Health Resort on Shoreline. You can also complete the Chemistry Closet quest with the Mechanic to get a graphics card or buy them from the Flea Market. 

Once you collect GPUs you can set up the Bitcoin Farming module using:

Here is what you need to set up bitcoin farming in Escape From Tarkov.

Depending on how many GPUs you’ve collected, you can produce bitcoin every few hours. While this is one of the last things you’re likely to upgrade in your Hideout. Another advantage is that currently GPUs do not degrade, so there is no recurring cost except for the fuel you use. 

A single Graphics Card will produce one Bitcoin every 20 hours, but this time can be reduced with additional GPUs. A level 1 Bitcoin Farm can hold 10 Graphics Cards, and if fully stocked will produce a Bitcoin around once every 12 hours and 50 minutes.You can currently set up up to 50 GPUs to produce bitcoin for you in Escape From Tarkov.

Is The Escape From Tarkov Bitcoin Farm Still Worth Doing?

While bitcoin farming can seem like a great prospect to earn passive income, the price of setting up and running a farm changes depending on if you buy GPUs from the Flea Market, craft them or find them in raids. The price of fuel will also affect your bitcoin farming efficiency. The value of in-game bitcoin is also tied to its real life counterpart. 

A level 1 bitcoin farm is worth setting up for almost everyone. Here is the amount of time a bitcoin farm at level 1 with 10 GPUs will need to break even (without fuel cost):

Level 1 Bitcoin farm break even (without fuel)

If you take into consideration the fuel costs, here is how much time it will take to break even:

Level 1 Bitcoin farm break even (with fuel)

If you use cards you find in raids, the time to break even goes down even further. 

A level 2 bitcoin farm will be worth it if you’re planning to play for the entire wipe. Here is how long it takes for a level 2 farm with 25 cards to break even (without fuel cost):

Level 2 Bitcoin farm break even (without fuel)

With fuel costs included, here is how long it takes to break even:

Level 2 Bitcoin farm break even (with fuel)

A level 3 farm requires a lot more commitment, since you need to obtain a Far-forward current converter for the Solar Power requirement. These can only be found in The Lab or by completing Trouble in the Big City for the Lightkeeper. Completing this quest requires you to complete a number of other quests for him. 

It will cost you approximately 24 million Roubles to set up a level 3 farm (excluding solar power costs). Here is how long it takes to break even: 

Level 3 Bitcoin farm break even

However, the value you can receive from a level 3 farm is huge; over 500,000 Roubles per day. YouTuber Airwingmarine has set up a spreadsheet to help you see the exact cost of each level of bitcoin farming. 

So while a level 1 farm is worth it for almost everyone, the cost and commitment to set up level 2 and 3 farms goes up tremendously. However, if you’re willing to put in the time and effort, a 50 GPU bitcoin farm in Escape From Tarkov is definitely still worth setting up for the payout.

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Nutan is experienced with content across various FPS, MOBA, and BR titles for both PC and mobile gaming. Basically, she's a Jill of all trades. As the former captain of an all-woman esports team, her roots lie firmly in PC gaming but she does enjoy that one map in Call of Duty: Mobile.