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Questions tagged [gpu-mining]

Questions about using GPUs for mining.

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Is it possible to solo mine Monero (XMR) using AMD and Nvidia GPUs in the same rig?

I've been looking into this a lot over the past 2 days. I have found ways to use AMD and Nvidia GPUs in a mining pool (XMR-stak), but I haven't been able to find any info on solo mining with both of ...
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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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Mining at pool: All results are rejected

All results are rejected by the pool. I tried to restart many times but that didn't help. It used to work in the same setting before.
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what method and way and any technology is there for use GPU for coin-hive mining?

I know about can not use javascript and browser for GPU coin-hive mining... So now the question is what method and way and any technology or codes is there for use GPU for coin-hive mining? (coinhive....
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reject reason: Low difficulty share

I've researched the forum and google and it says this means I am using the wrong algorithm, as far as I know graft (v8) works with monero right ? This is my first time mining using ccminer and the ...
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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 to run xmr-stak with AMD gpu on Ubuntu 18.04

I have tried several attempts but without success. AMDGPU-PRO 17.40, 17.50, Oibaf PPA and something more, but nothing makes clinfo gives right results and xmr-stak working. Any ideas?
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How to mining on Ubuntu 18.04 with AMD cards

The new Ubuntu system is about to be released, how could you set it to mining Monero with AMD cards? AMD new drivers on the horizon?
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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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Sapphire RX 550, differences in models and consequences on hashrate

I'm new to mining, and I wanted to use Sapphire RX 550 GPUs to build a CryptoNight rig after reading a couple posts on the Internet about them, for instance: How To Get 470 h/s On CryptoNote ...
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My hash rate is low and volatile and my wattage is high?

I have 3 Vegas (1 Vega 56 flashed, 1 Vega 56 not flashed, 1 Vega 64) My 64 can run at 2035 h/s but requires +50 max power and thus takes around 300 watt but is stable. My other two cards are ...
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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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GPU mining configurations

My question is about the configuration of a gpu miner. These are the settings that I have for my gpu. I was wondering how threads and blocks affected the power of the gpu that is being used. My gpu ...
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An academic “hello world” on Monero

I'm a graduate student looking to improve my skills in real-world applications of cryptography and online anonymity. Reviewing all of the new blockchain and alt-coin variants, I believe that Monero is ...
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Tsiv-miner can't see hashrate?

I am using tsiv-miner and I have downloaded it from this link https://xmr.nanopool.org/help The miner runs just fine, but for some reason it does NOT output any info on the hashrate. I have checked ...
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Mining XMR - upgrading my graphics card hd 6950 to gtx 780

Evening all, Currently running my old Dell XPS 8300, i7 2600 3.4GHz processor and a Radeon HD 6950 card. Using the unified XMR-stak miner I'm getting around 270 H/s from the processor and 130 H/s ...
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CcMiner monero mining GPU utilization

I just started experimenting with Monero mining and got the setup pretty much done. I have a wallet and I'm successfully mining within a pool, using CcMiner. However, my GPU utilization hovers around ...
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Vega PPT/Bios reset before moving to a rig?

I have an MSI Vega 56 I flashed to 64 bios and applied a soft power play table. This was in my everyday rig and I want to move it to an open air setup in the basement. I’ve removed the card from my ...
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Can't get AMDGPU-PRO drivers working with R9 290x and xmr-stak

I am trying to configure an older mining rig I built about four years ago for Dogecoin into a Monero mining rig. I have a bunch of different Radeon cards, but right now, I just want to get two R9 290x'...
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Is solo mining nonviable on non-specialized rigs?

I have a water-cooled 1080ti, and the most H/s I had with the basic Monero GUI is 250 or so. If I understand right, this is barely enough to break even with electricity cost, over months. Basically ...
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Mining on an old Radeon 5830 with xmr-stak

As the title suggests, I am attempting to run xmr-stak on Ubuntu 16.04.0. Currently I am following a hodge-podge of instructions found here, here, and here. I'm noticing an issue with dkm during ...
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Does the miner program used affect the hashrate?

While mining Monero I have noticed the the hashrate is different depending on the miner used: When I use the xmr-stack miner I get 100H/s approximately between the CPU and GPU. When I use Minergate ...
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XMR Claymore Low Hashrate Gigabyte R7 360

I was using Claymore 9.7 on a Gigabyte R7-360 GPU on an intel-based motherboard. I've got around 190 h/s with its default gpu clock speed of 1200 MHz. Yesterday, we removed the card to make room for ...
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CPU at 100% while the CPU miner is off

My CPU is being maxed at 100% due to system interupts. I am not using the CPU to mine as it is a celeron(newest model). I am running 6 GPUs barely, there seems to be a bottle neck im thinking due to ...
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AMD and Nvidia Same Computer XMR-Stak

I'm mining with a 1070, and I have a 580 lying around. Is it possible to mine on XMR-Stak with both AMD and Nvidia GPUs in the same system? To do this, I would need to purchase a new motherboard, and ...
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Xmr-Stak miner constantly crashes

I am trying to use XMR-Stak to mine a crypto-currency called electroneum(crypto-night) but it keeps crashing with the log: GLib: g_variant_new_string: assertion 'string != NULL' failed ...
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Is my ccminer working?

Got ccminer to work on my Acer Predator Laptop w/ 1060 Nvidia GeForce GTX. I'm seeing a lot of retry messages in the miner log and I'm unable to tell if it's working. When I input my address into ...
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XMR-STAK - Does it detect CPU/GPU heat?

Will xmr-stak stop working if it detects either the CPU or GPU temperatures are too high? Similar to the configurable options in Claymore?
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Can't get Biostar TB250 motherboard to recognise RX Vega 64 GPU for Monero mining

I'm trying to set up a basic rig for Monero mining and I just can't seem to get the motherboard to recognise the GPU. I'm beginning to wonder if the GPU might be faulty. I've tried every tutorial, ...
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0 - 100 % GPU spikes when mining [NVIDIA GTX 750 TI]

when I start mining using XMR-Stark my GPU (GTX 750 TI) is showing weird 0-100% spikes like this: Task Manager, GPU-Z. My CPU (i7-4790K) is consistent: Task Manager. My hashrate (cpu+gpu) is ...
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What Linux flavour to use for AMD GPU mining?

After many hours of struggle to install my Sapphire RX 580 gpus on Ubuntu 16.04, I was frustrated when I realised that: Installation of AMDGPU-PRO drivers on Ubuntu 16.04.3 will likely result in ...
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how to use coinhive java script with GPU?

i use coinhive simple UI miner and sometimes javascript miner for mining Monero in coinhive.com can i use GPU instead of CPU for mining in coinhive website?
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XMR-STAK [CUDA] Error: the launch timed out and was terminated

I'm using Ubuntu 16.04 and xmr-stak-portbin-linux.tar.gz The miner when run manually with Nvidia GPU, runs without error, but gives error when run as a startup service. Earlier, I was doing only CPU ...
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MINING AT LOW HASH RATE

I'm very new to digital coin mining and I'm now just exploring this thing. I've got a rather outdated computer, and I'm now trying to mine monero with Wolf Miner. My current hash rate is around 35 h/s,...
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Hardware update required on Monero mining

I am new to mining but after reading and research I am going in with Monero. I am planning to use the Sapphire RX Vega 56 8GB GPU. The motherboard is Asus B250, 8GB RAM. The questions that I have are: ...
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Money not received in Exchange from Wallet

So i sent out some coin to an exchange from my monero gui wallet. Sent it at 8:23 this morning and it is now 10 pm and i still havent gotten it on my exchange. It was set to x1 priority and as far as ...
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How to run xmr-stak-nvidia on Ubuntu 17.10

I have compiled xmr-stak-nvidia on Ubuntu 17.10 with latest Nvidia driver and Cuda 9.0. If I try to run it, I get some issues: [2017-10-21 11:18:36] : Connecting to pool xxxxxxxxxx:3333 ... Driver ...
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setting up multiple GPU's to mine

I'm new to mining XMR, and mining in general. I'm currently using a Evga GTX760 Superclocked 2 gig card and am picking up a gtx 750ti tonight. For pretty cheap but I know I don't have it set up right ...
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GPU Driver Support How Many GPUs?

Looking to build about 50 mining rigs... I can't figure out how to determine which GPUs support how many... For example... If I want to put 11 AMD Radeon RX 480s on one board, will the stock driver ...
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CPU getting more hash than GPU

I have Intel Xeon CPU E3-1271 v3 @ 3.60 GHz and a Nvidia Quadro K620 GPU. Windows 7 SP1 OS. xmr-stak-cpu is giving a hashrate of more than 300 H/s on the CPU. Whereas xmr-stak-nvidia is giving ...
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What is the best mining card with hash to power consumption ratio for monero mining as of 2017-10?

I'm looking to get an updated GPU card for mining Monero. I've been reading the new Vega cards are good, but which ones are the best for hashing? I don't need to pay for electricity, so that's ...
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Doing both CPU and GPU mining on a machine?

Is it possible for two miner softwares to be running on a machine? One doing CPU mining, other doing NVIDIA GPU mining? Can you share the names of the miners you use and the little about the hardware ...
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Question. Why is my rig showing zero hashrate

I got a rig which is configured to mine Monero. The Vendor stated all i have to do is remove the proxy wallet address, replace it with mine, save and reboot. I will then be mining, however I have done ...
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xmr-stak-nvidia completely freezing computer

I have set up xmr-stak-nvidia do mine monero but when I start the mining process, the computer gets completely useless because it freezes a lot. This is happening on Linux Minx 18.2 and wasn't ...
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how to calculated how much H/s can my GPU do for different types of cryptocurrencies?

How can I calculated how much H/s can my GPU do as a function of the type of gpu, the difficult of the cryptocurrency and time? You can calculate this with https://www.nicehash.com/?p=calc, https://...
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How to calculate how much GPU power to mine 1 coin a day for any cryptocurrency?

I am trying to apply the system of equation explained in this link, but these equation are specific for monero, how can I calculate the gpu power for any cryptocurrency? this mean, how can I know the ...
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Help to Setup a Monero mining farm $4000 Budget

After to try some pools and alt cryptocoins by some weeks, I'm now really serious about to make a Monero farm because I believe in this potential, Monero is Awesome! Today I mine in DwarfPool, just ...
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Invalid config file for xmr-stack-amd

I am using Linux Mint and my processor is AMD A10-7860K Radeon R7 CPU. I have installed xmr-stack-amd and have got to the stage where I can start it. However, I have not been able to successfully edit ...
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Is there a benchmark results for mining with monero using different cpu and gpu's? [duplicate]

Is there a list of how much each cpu or gpu can hash when mining monero? I read that cpu is better at mining monero than gpu.
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Is there a way to compile an AMD based miner for use on a mac?

I have an iMac with a R9 M395 2048 MB for its GPU. I know mac normally has nvidia GPUs nowadays but somehow this one had a mac AMD gpu. Is there someway I can compile a linux or windows based AMD GPU ...