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Questions tagged [cpu-mining]

Questions about using CPUs for mining

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Which CPU/GPU Monero miner for macOS?

I was wondering what would be the best CPU/GPU Monero/cryptonight miner for MacOS. I have an Intel Core i7 CPU and AMD Radeon 460 GPU.
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CPU Miner for Mac OSX?

I'm new to the Monero community, but I've successfully mined many other cryptocurrencies. After a couple hours of digging, I could not find a pre-built CPU miner for OSX. Could someone point me in the ...
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What is the password for monero.hashvault.pro pool?

Hello this is probably a stupid question but. I set up some xmrig miners with this config: { "pools": [ { "url": "pool.monero.hashvault.pro:5555", "user" :"xxxxxxmygui-wallet-address", "pass" : "...
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Is it possible to create a Monero miner in Python?

I would like to create a Python based Monero miner. I know that using Python for mining will likely be slow, but this is just for experimental purposes. Thanks.
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Is it better to mine Monero on solo mining or joining a mining pool?

Considering fees and profits, but also the best thing for the Monero network, which is the most valuable solution? Also, is it depending on hardware and hashrate power? Thanks in advance.
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How to simulate (or set up) localhost as a mining pool for XMRig miner?

I am trying to run Xmrig miner to run without connecting to an online mining pool. Is it possible to simulate a mining pool (authentication and wallet) using localhost in windows? My goal is not to ...
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Which mining of Monero is more cost efficient CPU or GPU?

Which mining of Monero is more cost efficient (both use same expensive energy) CPU (INTEL CORE I3-6300T LOW POWER TRAY PROCESOR - CM8066201927004) or GPU (Nvidia 750Ti)? I know GPU mining gives you ...
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Can you mine on an Ubuntu USB drive using xmr-stak-cpu with no swapfile or swap partition?

I have about 90 systems CPU mining on Ubuntu with xmr-stak-cpu compiled. Basically I made a master copy of a flash drive that I compiled xmr-stak-cpu on, configured it, and then cloned it to the other ...
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How to know when does I get paid from mining Monero

I just started to mining Monero, using Claymore v3.8. Via CPU. With my very weak knowledge of mining, I just want to see a "payment" so can be sure that I am not mining for nothing. I am using ...
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Is there a pool that will tell you the real time shares you've submitted?

I'm trying some mining on my MacBook Pro. Although I don't expect to make any money, I was curious if the software I'm using is actually submitting the shares it is reporting. Is there a pool that ...
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Newbie questions about XMRig

Can one Monero wallet be used to receive results from XMRig installed on 20 (or more) computers? Should the json file on each computer contain the same data? May I use XMRig in Whonix? What the best ...
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Pool mining to local wallet

Is it possible to use pool mining to mine to a wallet created with monero-wallet-cli stored on my local machine? If so, what is this minimum amount that needs to be pool mined before I will find a ...
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CPU does not have AES-NI, which is required

I have a problem. I made it with this tutorial http://fucking-it.com/articles/bitcoin/771-monero-cpu-mining-on-linux In the last step I get this message CPU does not have AES-NI, which is required. ...
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Installing XMR-stak CPU only on Ubuntu 18.04

Where can I find instructions for installing XMR-stak CPU on Ubuntu 18.04. I notice every one are having issues with their graphic cards, however I just want to use my CPU. That being said I am still ...
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How does the CPU RAM affect the hashrate?

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

need your assistance, please. Can anyone provide me a script for Mining Monero automatically? I have some small Internet Cafe an I am planning to put it in my units for additional income. If you ...
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monero-wallet-cli mining hash rate

I am mining from a Remote Node using monero-wallet-cli and using the start_mining command. How do I find out the hash rate? How do I maximise the mining to use as much of the CPU as possible?
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Which type of hardware is the most efficient for mining Monero?

I'm not looking for any specific product recommendation, but I'm just curious in terms of type of hardware which has been proven as the most efficient in terms of mining Monero. Is it GPU, CPU, ASIC,...
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Step by Step tutorial to mine RandomJS on Wownero?

Is there a step by step guide on how to mine RandomJS on wownero since its the only monero clone that has randomjs implemented as of July 2018.
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Mining from multiple servers to local wallet

I am mining using ./monerod on Windows 10. I have created a wallet using monero-wallet-cli. I want to setup more machines that run ./monerod. How can I set them up so they mine to one wallet and ...
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How long do I need to mine until I see some coins in my wallet?

I just started mining today and I set up my Address in the miner but I'm unsure if I did everything right and I'm mining "into" my wallet. Mining with Claymore on I4700MQ with 6MB Cache on -t3 ...
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How to increase CPU cache on Raspberry Pi?

I'm mining some Monero on my raspberry pi (Of course only for educational purposes). In order to increase my hashrate I'd like to increase my CPU cache. I already searched SE but haven't found a ...
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0 hashrate - issue when mining Monero with CPUminer

Note: I know there are some answers out there like but none of them solved my problem. I also tried installing other miners but none of them worked for me (and I want to mine with CPUminer)... I've ...
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Is the operating system changing the hashrate(when mining with cpu)?

Currently I'm mining Monero on my raspberry pi (not very efficient I know but for educational purposes). I want to get a higher hashrate and now my question is: Does a CLI-based OS get you a higher ...
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How to tell if start_mining is mining

When I type start_mining, there is no visible indication that anything is happening. Can anyone help with with advice on how to see a visual indication that something is happening? Note, balance says ...
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MyMonero wallet compatible with CPUminer/MinerGate

I followed the tutorial on https://www.electromaker.io/tutorial/blog/cryptocurrency-mining-on-the-raspberry-pi-60 (mining monero obviously) and everything worked well... Code is compiled and can be ...
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Though I increase number of cpu, hash rate does not increase

I am new at mining. My first experience is with monero with using xmr-stak on supportxmr pool. My problem is that when I mine with 4 cpu I get about 150 H/s. This is the default configs by the way, I ...
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How and where to provide test hash input for XMRig Monero CPU miner and make the cryptonight algorithm to run?

I checked our this Monero hash test in this post: Where can I find some test inputs and outputs for the CryptoNight (Monero PoW) hash algorithm? This site has test hash inputs: https://github.com/...
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Using downloaded raw blockchain Setting up XMRig CPU miner (Monero)

I have compiled and built a release using Visual Studio based on the windows-build guide on the github repository. Using the xmrig.exe file I set up the option of -o as localhost:80. But this is the ...
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The details about interactive protocol and operational principle of XMR mining?

what is the diffence and connection with project Monero and Xmrig(or xmr-stak) ? I can't find any help handbook about the details of interactive protocol between miner and the mining pool , could you ...
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Trying to start Monero Solo mining and get generic error

I just wanted to try and see if my pc could even mine and if so, how good would it be. Because it is all I can afford. I have a AMD FX837-CPU with 32 gig of memory. I have the Monero wallet open and ...
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Mining and not seeing anything so for at 500H/s

I am a Pastor running one GUI wallet synced on two different Dual Xeon Graphics machines and get approximately a combined hashrate avg between them of 425-525 H/s, 117-127 on an 8 core, and 335-375 ...
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Multiple CPU miners with low hashrate vs single CPU miner with high hashrate

I looked at the Monero algorythm (unfortunately not fully understood) and wonder if I could increase the probability of hitting a block with multiple CPU miners (low hashrate - for example 10 x 200h/s)...
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Optimal number of threads when mining

How can I determine the optimal number of mining threads to start if I know the CPU and the quantity of RAM? Are other parameters relevant?
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How to reset xmr-stak-cpu on macOS?

I'm new to cryptocurrency mining. I am currently mining with a mac. I encountered a problem using xmr-stak-cpu, which i entered wrong details about the pool, i tried deleting the config but the ...
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How much faster is a Threadripper 1950X vs a Vega 64 graphics card mining Monero?

How much faster is the Vega 64 vs a Threadripper 1950x? And what is the power consumption of each?
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Started back after completion

Monero started back synchronizing after completion or connected ! Should I just close the wallet once it completed the next time?
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Any way to test my pool connection from the command line?

I'm on a Mac High Sierra. I'm trying to get this project to work on my local machine -- https://github.com/cryptonoter/CryptoNoter . I'm having some issues getting the server proxy to connect to the ...
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Non-WebAssembly browser miner?

I'm trying to find a javascript-based Monero minero (or another coin I suppose would be OK), which does not require WebAssembly. So far the only person I have seen figure this out is CryptoNoter, but ...
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Which is better for Monero mining: AMD Threadripper or Intel i9 7900x?

I have seen a lot of reviews of this two processors but they have focused on movie editing, videogames, compresion, etc. But I haven't seen a good benchmark particularly on monero mining. I know that ...
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CoinHive javascript doesn't seem to work

I recently made a localhost website to easily mine Monero using my home computers. With CoinHive and the JavaScript miner (without the opt-in screen), I don't see my processor usage go up at all, ...
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More cores are better for Monero CPU mining?

Considering that I have the same intel processor, but one has 4 cores and the other has 8 cores. It will mine better or its the same? I know that several parameters are important but consider that ...
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Is there any way to put non AES-NI processors to use for mining?

Is there anyway to use non AES-NI processors for mining Monero or is it mostly just a waste of time because the hashrate is so small?
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How to avoid antivirus to delete monero miner?

I have tried to download a lot of miners and all of them are deleted, I don't even know who is deleting them, if Windows antivirus or McAfee antivirus. I have tried to change configurations, turn them ...
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Node and mining in ARM device

I have an "almost always idle" ARM home server (not a rPi, more powerful) and I was thinking running a monero node in it, plus maybe have it mine if possible/profitable. For the node part, is the ...
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What's the tip for protecting your laptop from damaging during mining?

I know using low-end hardware like laptop isn't a good idea, but I still want to know what mining condition could damage my laptop and how can I prevent it. Things I've heard Break every hour In my ...
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Compiling CPU Multi Miner on OS X

I've been trying to compile CPU Multiminer on OS X: https://github.com/wolf9466/cpuminer-multi Has anyone gotten this to work? Would be grateful if there was some instructions, I just can't get it ...
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CPU is better for monero mining than GPU? [duplicate]

One of the most mentioned features of Monero mining, is that it's CPU based, I think that it means that nos even having a GPU will improve mining. I beleive it's like ASICs in ethereum mining, they ...
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Will I/O speed or swap space effect the hashrate?

I was wondering if I'm mining Monero with CPU, will I/O speed or swap space effect my mining speed (hash rate)? For example, if I installed Arch Linux on SSD with 50 GiB swap space will the CPU ...
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Why are only 8 bytes of the hash compared with the target?

This is the line in xmr-stak where the hash is compared to the target: if (*piHashVal < oWork.iTarget) executor::inst()->push_event(ex_event(result, oWork.iPoolId)); However, if you look above,...