Updated Bminer 10.1.0 With a Small Fix Regarding Bytom (BTM) Mining

Updated Bminer 10.1.0 With a Small Fix Regarding Bytom (BTM) Mining

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A quick updated to the recently released Bminer 10.0.0 regarding Bytom (BTM) has been released. The new version addresses a problem with performance degradation over time when mining BTM, so that should not be an issue anymore. Currently Bminer is the fastest Bytom (BTM) miner out there, though sadly it offers only limited pool support, so you cannot use it on all of the available big pools and that limits its usability… something that also needs addressing in our opinion. So if you are mining BTM with Bminer, then it will be a wise idea to update and get the performance fix. We remind you that Bminer is a closed source Nvidia GPU miner available for Linux and Windows in the form of pre-compiled binaries and that there is a…
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Vietnam Confirms Suspension of Bitcoin, Cryptocurrency Miner Imports

Vietnam Confirms Suspension of Bitcoin, Cryptocurrency Miner Imports

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After months of deliberation, Vietnam has moved to halting imports of cryptocurrency mining equipment according to a customs department in the country. Domestic businesses and individuals have stopped importing crypto mining equipment altogether since the beginning of July, according to the Ho Chi Minh City (HCM) Customs Department, as reported by Viet Nam News on The post Vietnam Confirms Suspension of Bitcoin, Cryptocurrency Miner Imports appeared first on CCN
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Vietnamese Stop Importing Bitcoin Mining Rigs as Import Ban Looms

Vietnamese Stop Importing Bitcoin Mining Rigs as Import Ban Looms

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Vietnamese businesses and individuals have stopped importing bitcoin mining equipment into the country since the beginning of July, according to the Ho Chi Minh City Customs Department. This follows the government’s efforts to pass a law banning the import of bitcoin mining rigs into Vietnam. Also read: Yahoo! Japan Confirms Entrance Into the Crypto Space Mining Rig Imports Stop Business and individuals in Vietnam used to import a large number of crypto mining rigs into the country. Last year, the Customs Department of Ho Chi Minh City (HCMC) cleared more than 7,000 bitcoin and litecoin miners. Meanwhile, the Customs Department of Hanoi imported 190 bitcoin miners and 350 litecoin miners, Vietnam Biz reported Wednesday. According to the HCMC Customs Department, businesses and individuals imported 3,664 crypto miners from the beginning of…
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Students are Mining Bitcoin in University Dorms, Campuses are Alert

Students are Mining Bitcoin in University Dorms, Campuses are Alert

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While Bitcoin mining — which is the backbone of many public blockchains —  is often left to the operators of data centers, some university students have begun to try their hand at running their own, in-dorm mining efforts. Bitcoin Mining In Unexpected Places — University Campuses Speaking with CNBC journalists, Patrick Cines, a Penn State College graduate, highlighted his foray into cryptocurrency mining while living on campus grounds. The 2017 Penn State graduate stated: “I had basically a box, maybe a foot and a half by a foot and a half tall. It was sitting in, right at the foot of my bed. Had several graphics cards.” While this may have been the computer of a gaming enthusiast living in a cramped dorm room, Cines noted that this was actually a…
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New Bminer 10.0.0 With Faster Bytom (BTM) Performance and Zhash Support

New Bminer 10.0.0 With Faster Bytom (BTM) Performance and Zhash Support

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It seems now that the fastest Bytom (BTM) mining performance is once again being offered by the latest Bminer 10.0.0, beating what the latest NebuTech BTMiner 7.0 is delivering at the moment. The latest version of Bminer brings substantial increase in BTM mining hashrate of up to 30% over what the previous Bminer 9.1.0 was able to deliver, thus beating the competition with at least 10% on GTX 1080 Ti (percentage can vary depending on your hashrate). Unfortunately it seems that the new version also supports only pools with direct wallet addresses as worker IDs, it does not seem to work with pools that rely on worker usernames and that actually limits the usability of the miner even if it is the fastest performing one you cannot use it on…
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New Even Faster Raven x16r/x16s Spmod-git #6 fork of ccminer Available

New Even Faster Raven x16r/x16s Spmod-git #6 fork of ccminer Available

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Another update from sp on his open source and free fork of supminer (ccminer) called Raven x16r/x16s Spmod-git #6 (source) that promises another +10-15% performance increase (Optimizations to aes, echo and simd) over the recently released Raven x16r/x16s Spmod-git #5. The only not so good thing is that this miner comes at a time when X16R and X16S mining is not very profitable to be mined, but that goes for many other algorithms as well in the currently low profit period for mining. The Github repository only has an official Windows binary, 32-bit CUDA 9.2, so if you need something else you would need to compile from source yourself. With the latest Raven x16r/x16s Spmod-git #6 the miner is trying to compete for the top spot performance wise with the…
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ShitToMine A New Crypto Profitability Mining Calculator

ShitToMine A New Crypto Profitability Mining Calculator

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With the current low prices of altcoins and low mining profit in general it is always a good idea to check for potential new coins – either new releases or ones that have higher profit at the moment. So a new profitability mining calculator is always handy to have, especially if it offers more algorithms and supports more coins that other more established and well know such services. ShitToMine is a new such service that offers a more extensive mining calculator, covering more mining algorithms, including even some CPU ones as well as with more coins – over 300 being tracked at the moment. There are presets for automatically setting hashrate and power usage for the latest generation of Nvidia GPUs, though unfortunately not available for all of the supported…
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Why Do You Need to Know Ethereum Mining Profitability?

Why Do You Need to Know Ethereum Mining Profitability?

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Mining is nothing but the process of solving blocks or complex mathematical problems by making use of computing powers from specialized mining devices. In mining, user transactions are verified and then added to a blockchain which works like a public ledger. Rewards are given to the miners who have successfully solved the problems and these The post Why Do You Need to Know Ethereum Mining Profitability? appeared first on Hashgains Blog.
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New Bminer 9.1.0 With Improved Bytom (BTM) Mining Performance

New Bminer 9.1.0 With Improved Bytom (BTM) Mining Performance

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Bytom (BTM) mining support has been introduced in the previous Bminer 9.0.0 release and back then it was faster than the alternative miner. Since then however the NebuTech BTMiner has taken the lead in terms of hashrate. With the new Bminer 9.1.0 that substantially increases the BTM mining speed with up to 30% over the previous version Bminer is catching up, but still a bit behind what the latest NebuTech BTMiner 7.0 is providing. With Bminer Bytom (BTM) mining support (tensority algorithm) was originally introduced to support f2pool mining and it seems that not all mining pools are still supported, for example Bitmain’s AntPool still does not work in the new version, though the problem is probably related to the pools that use of workers instead of payment addresses. So…
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New Faster Raven x16r/x16s Spmod-git #5 fork of ccminer Available

New Faster Raven x16r/x16s Spmod-git #5 fork of ccminer Available

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It has been a while since sp has released open source and fee code for a faster miner, but better late than never. The latest Raven x16r/x16s Spmod-git #5 (source) promises 10% increase in performance over the previous release for X16R and X16S algorithms thanks to numerous optimizations to the used algorithms like echo, shabal, simd, sha512, fugue, shavite, groestl and skein. The latest version also has added support for higher intensity values, so you can experiment with that to maybe squeeze some additional performance. The Github repository only has an official Windows binary, 32-bit CUDA 9.2, so if you need something else you would need to compile from source yourself. Comparing the performance of the new Raven x16r/x16s Spmod-git #5 miner to the recently released z-enemy 1.14 miner it…
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