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  1. M

    ETH Finally PoS - What will you mine next?

    With Ethereum finally shifting to PoS in a few months, what will you mine? If I missed your choice -- put it in comments and I'll add it.
  2. Hashing24

    SkyBridge CEO predicted Tesla's entry into the cryptocurrency mining market

    SkyBridge Capital founder Anthony Scaramucci believes that in the next year Tesla or Ilon Musk's energy company Solar City will announce the entry into the market of environmentally friendly cryptocurrency mining. The entrepreneur expressed this opinion on Twitter. Scaramucci is ready to wager...
  3. G

    Mining with RTX 3060

    Hello to everyone, What motherboard do you suggest to start mining with 4 ASUS RTX 3060 TUF/STRIX? I already have an i5 6400T and G3930 or i7 4770k (xD) that I would like to use again... Thank you in advance :) Additional note: I will extend my rig at least with 2 more GPU. I failed 3 times...
  4. J

    XFX RX 5700 XT THICC II stops working after a while when mining

    Hello I have a rig with 8 xfx rx 5700 xt thicc ii and windows 10 enterprise. 3 psu coolermaster 650 gold, B250 mining expert and 8 gb ram. When I start mining everything is cool and works fine but after a while one of the gpu's stops working, btw im using team red miner and it says for example...
  5. A

    s9j problem

    Hi..can any one help me to fix this?I don't know what's wrong with my s9j
  6. E

    Nvidia Purposely Reducing Hash Rate for RTX 3060 GPUs, Creates Cryptocurrency Mining Processors (CMP)

    GeForce Is Made for Gaming, CMP Is Made to Mine
  7. P

    best GPUs speed/price not speed/power efficiency

    Hey, im searching for GPUs that have good speed but I don't need power efficiency. My electricity cost are very small so I don't care about power usage. These types should be more available on the market. Can you recommend any? Thanks
  8. P

    Best cards not regarding speed/power usage

    Hey, Im searching for most efficient mining GPUs but I don't care about the power usage. My main concerns are: mining speed and availability (EU). I've been trying to find answers in other threads and internet but everyone is recommending best card in terms of speed/power efficiency. Can you...
  9. AlphaAtlas

    Cryptocurrency Mining Slowdown Could Lead to GPU Price Cuts

    Industry analysts recently claimed that AMD, Nvidia, and their manufacturing and retail partners are sitting on tons of unsold GPUs they made during the cryptocurrency mining craze, and now, Digitimes' industry sources say that they've begun cutting prices to get rid of them. More specifically...
  10. AlphaAtlas

    Motherboard Maker Shipments Drop as Focus Turns Away From Cryptominers

    Digitimes' industry sources claim that Q1 2019 motherboard shipments will "fall dramatically" thanks to reduced demand from the crypto mining sector and "seasonal factors." Gigabyte, Biostar and ECS will supposedly be hit particularly hard, as proportionally, they ship more entry level...
  11. cageymaru

    The Supply Chain Outlook for Mining ASICs in 2019 Is Conservative

    Cryptocurrency has fallen flat on its face in 2018 and the demand for the machines that drove its rise to power has waned. This has caused foundry partners of the ASIC mining manufacturers to become conservative in their outlook for 2019. TSMC lowered its revenue projections for mining ASICs as...
  12. AlphaAtlas

    Razer Launches Idle "Mining" App

    Razer just launched an application called "Softminer" that "utilizes your idle GPU processing power to supplement distributed network needs for the mining process." They stop short of detailing what the program actually "mines," but instead of rewarding you with cryptocurrency like a regular...
  13. AlphaAtlas

    Cryptocurrency Mining is Fading in China

    According to a report by the Commercial Times, the Chinese mining craze is starting to fade away. A halt on Bitcoin trading in the country certainly didn't help things, and the falling prices of alternative cryptocoins means miners are struggling to make a profit. According to the report, many...
  14. cageymaru

    Robot Cache Is Steam with Blockchain and Crypto

    Robot Cache is a new digital video game storefront and platform that gives gamers an option to run their parent's electricity bills up in order to mine cryptocurrency that is used to purchase games. It uses blockchain technology to keep a track of the ownership of games on the service. This...
  15. Horiscopes

    Mined Cards vs. "New" Cards from Retailers

    Hey y'all, I've been following all the hype and stuff for the new RTX cards, and all the new processor stuff, and that's cool and all. However, I'm broke, so that stuff doesn't really apply to me in a large sense. I have been looking for a 1080ti/1080 or 1070ti/1070 for awhile, and I think I...
  16. N

    Bought my first ASIC, INNOSILICON A8+ CryptoMaster

    http://www.innosilicon.com/html/a8+-miner/index.html Mining on Mining Pool Hub with a Cryptonight hashrate of 263kh/s. Each of my Vega FE's and Vega 64 can do a little over 2kh/s each Hash power wise, I am looking at 130 Vega 64s for this algorithm on this one ASIC at 480w, which is less power...
  17. DooKey

    ASUS Releasing New 20 GPU Cryptocurrency Mining Motherboard

    ASUS has designed a new cryptocurrency mining motherboard that has 20 PCIe over USB slots onboard that can handle the same number of GPUs. They previously released a 19 GPU mining board which used PCIe x1 slots to handle the GPU load. The new board is going to be demonstrated at Computex 2018 in...
  18. Gilthanis

    How to set up BiblePay and also get free coin for DC'ing

    The old info I had on here is pretty much obsolete. I have a YouTube video for installing and setting up the wallet in Windows 10. If you find these videos helpful, please subscribe and like the videos...
  19. R

    Bitcoin's Growing Energy Problems

    This isn't the first time that we have reported on the energy consumption of cryptocurrency mining, however this is the first time that a peer reviewed paper is looking into it. Financial economist Alex de Vries published a paper in Joule today that makes a solid prediction on the amount of...
  20. R

    Ethereum ASIC Has Performance of 8 GTX 1080s for $800

    ASIC hardware manufacturer Bitmain has released its ASIC for Ethash according to an article last week from HotHardware. Two weeks ago we wrote how Bitmain was planning to roll out an ASIC for Ethereum, and the impact that the rumor had on AMD stock. The new Antminer E3 is available for pre-order...
  21. R

    Chrome Blocking Cryptojacking Extensions

    In a post on the Chromium Blog, Extensions Platform manager, James Wagner has announced that they are no longer accepting extensions that mine cryptocurrency. Previously the Chrome web store permitting extensions that mined Cryptocurrency, provided that that was the extension's single purpose...
  22. R

    AMD Stock Downgraded, Bitmain Releasing Ethereum ASIC Miner

    A report today from Smarter Analyst states that Susquehanna analyst Christopher Rolland is downgrading AMD stock to negative from neutral, with a $7.50 price target. The reason for the downgrade? Bitmain is planning to roll out a new ASIC miner for Ethereum, each having 3 motherboards, and each...
  23. R

    NY Municipalities to Charge Miners More For Electricity

    UtilityDive is reporting that New York regulators will allow municipal power providers to charge higher rates to cryptocurrency mining operations. Electricity costs for high-density load customers will increase beginning in March, said the PSC, if customers they do not quality for economic...
  24. DooKey

    Another Government Employee Caught Mining Crypto With Government Equipment

    An employee with the Department of Citrus in Florida has been arrested for mining with state owned IT equipment. He was discovered when the electric bill for his department rose by more than 40 percent over a four month period. To make things worse for himself he used his state purchasing card...
  25. R

    Apple Removes Calendar App That Mined Monero

    Apple removed a macOS app called "Calendar 2," which allowed users an alternative to paying for premium features, by letting the app mine for Monero in the background, according to a report from 9to5Mac. The reason it was removed from the Mac App Store after 3 days? It violated guideline 2.4.2...
  26. R

    Don't Mine Cryptocurrency on Government Computers - Australian Edition

    It appears that the Australians learned nothing from the Russians that we wrote about last month. ABC News Australia is reporting that two employees from the Bureau of Meteorology are being investigated by the Australian Federal Police for allegedly running an elaborate operation to mine...
  27. R

    Wu Tang Clan Coin?

    Ol' Dirty Bastard's son, Young Dirty, is launching a cryptocurrency. The "Dirty Coin" is being produced in a partnership with the estate of Ol' Dirty, and Link Media Partners. The coin will have the ticker symbol ODB, and will be used as a funding base for an upcoming Young Dirty album, as well...
  28. R

    Steven Seagal Has His Own Cryptocurrency Now

    Steven Seagal has become the brand ambassador for Bitcoiin2Gen according to this press release. The new coin is starting its "pre-ICO period" now, with the coin launching next month. Bitcoiin2Gen is ethereum based, and will have its own wallet and mining machines. You can sign up for the...
  29. I

    The morals of selling used GPUs

    I recently got a lot of flak at work for "trading up" my graphics cards. It started last summer, when I sold my 1070 for the price of an open box 1080ti, then a few weeks ago, when I sold the said 1080ti and got a titan xp. Essentially, my coworkers think that instead of reselling gpus at the...
  30. R

    Bitcoin Mining Energy Use Set To Overtake Homes In Iceland

    In a report from the BBC, electricity use at Bitcoin mining data centers is set to exceed that of all Iceland's homes. Johann Snorri Sigurbergsson a manager at energy firm Hitaveita Sudurnesja said "If all these projects are realised, we won't have enough energy for it," and that if they...
  31. R

    Another Cryptocurency Startup Pulls Exit Scam With $4.5 Million

    In what's becoming a theme, a report from TNW states that yet another cryptocurrency startup has pulled the exit scam, this time after raising $4.5 million in a series of initial coin offerings. The company LoopX has vanished, and pulled down it's website and all social media including Facebook...
  32. R

    Russian Scientists Arrested for Using Supercomputers For Mining

    In a report from international Business Times, a number of Russian nuclear scientists were arrested for allegedly using lab equipment to mine for cryptocurrencies. The report, originally on Russia's Interfax News Agency, said the engineers were working at the All-Russian Research Institute of...
  33. FrgMstr

    Threadripper Pays for Itself Using Cryptocurrency Mining @ [H]

    Threadripper Pays for Itself Using Cryptocurrency Mining If you could have your AMD Ryzen Threadripper pay for itself over time, would you? No matter your feelings towards cryptocurrency mining, you can get your Threadripper mining today, and paying for itself. The process could not be much...
  34. Hagrid

    Cabinet Mining Rig Build

    I built a miner cabinet from a cabinet I bought on Amazon. https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B004HLU7CE/ref=oh_aui_search_detailpage?ie=UTF8&psc=1 It has a 18n exhaust with fan which will be attached to the ceiling. The intake is through a 14x25 air filter housing. The wiring is 6ga 240v...
  35. P

    Mining & Cryptocurrency Guides

    Use this stickied thread for guides to mining and cryptocurrency.
  36. R

    Countries Are Wanting Their Cut of Cryptocurrency Profits

    In reports today, India and South Korea are announcing they want their cut from cryptocurrency investors. BlockTribune and others are reporting that India has sent tax notices to cryptocurrency investors following a nationwide survey. The notice asks crypto investors to provide details of their...
  37. R

    TSMC Is All About Crypto Suddenly

    The world's largest chip manufacturer, TSMC is producing chips exclusively for miners. James Wang, analyst for ARKInvest, formerly from NVIDIA tweeted today that Bitmain is now buying 20,000 16nm wafers a month from TSMC, which is more than NVIDIA. An article on Barron's yesterday, Christopher...
  38. B

    Would Dell's Alienware Area-51 with 2 1080 ti graphics card be a good system for mining?

    Would Dell's Alienware Area-51 with 2 1080 ti graphics card be a good system for mining?
  39. M

    Lower hashrate when mining with two cards.

    This is my first time mining so I thought it's best to begin learning small before building a full 7gpu rig. I started with putting two rx570 cards directly into my old pc's pcie-16 ports without any riser. I bios modded them and overclocked both and got pretty decent speeds. When I run the...
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