And does it mean that the bigger the RAM, the higher the hashrate thus boosting your mining speeed?

  • do you mean cache? cpu's don't have ram
    – Joss Bird
    Mar 27, 2018 at 16:15

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What you mean is CPU cache, not RAM. In general, the bigger the cache, the better for mining Monero.

You can have as much mining-threads as you like but you need 2 MB cache for one thread. So if your CPU has for example 4 MB L3-Cache, the optimal number of threads is 2. If you have 3 MB, you should use 1 thread.

So all depends on the size of the CPU cache

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