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Questions tagged [gpu-mining]

Questions about using GPUs for mining.

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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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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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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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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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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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Would this be a good hardware setup for Monero mining?

I'm completely new to mining Monero but I want to give it a try and get more knowledge of hardware. So I got a good price for an Asrock D1800M. It is a BGA Celeron and the system should use around 20W ...
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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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ccminer-cryptonight reports insanely high hashrate on nvidia gpu

I decided today to give Monero mining a try. First I tried mining with my CPU using wolf9466/cpuminer-multi and I get about 120H/s which I think is fair for three threads on my AMD CPU. Then I tried ...
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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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Are AMD cards easier to mine with than NVidia?

Performance/cost/efficiency aside: are AMD/ATI/Radeon cards easier to set up than NVidia cards? I've been trying to start mining using ccminer on Linux with my Nvidia card and it has been a nightmare. ...
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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Is it better to mine with a CPU or GPU

"The proof-of-work algorithm, CryptoNight, is AES-intensive and "memory heavy", which significantly reduces the advantage of GPU over CPU." https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Monero_(cryptocurrency) ...
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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 much CPU power to mine 1 coin a day?

I have been trying to calculate hashrates but it is a little confusing. I just want to get a general idea. What CPU / GPU would be required to solo mine 1 coin a day?
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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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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 ...