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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 ...
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CPU and GPU Mining

Can you mine using your CPU and GPU? When I am running ccminer GPU for nVidia, the program is only using the GPU to mine. Thank you,
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Official GPU Miner

Are there any plans to create an official GPU miner? I'm trying to mine pools other than Miner gate and so far the only Miner I was able to get running on my Nvidia card said 10 h/s. I have an 8 core ...
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Anybody tied High Throughtput Mining with NVidia GPGPU - Planning to buy a server

I am planning to buy a server with following specs to follow my passion for mining currencies and make money too. Someone suggested me to buy this server. Intel® C612 Chipset - Dual 1-Gigabit ...
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Anyone have experience with using AMD and NVIDIA GPUs on the same rig?

I have just started mining and I have been using a AMD gpu, well I came up on a NIVDIA gpu and I would like to run it beside my AMD gpu. Anyone know How this could be done and with what mining ...
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wolf xmr miner v0.4 configuration gpu

I want to use this miner but don't want it to control anything about the GPU. This will be controlled by MSI Afterburner which I know works just fine with my cards. So do I need to give the miner all ...
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Hash rate of CPU is the same as that of GPU

My GPU:gtx1050ti My cpu: ryzen 5 1500x Both of them have a same H/s of 320. I'm using xmr-stack for both. Nvidia version for GPU and CPU for CPU. Why is it so?
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Monitor connection for GPU mining

I'm currently mining on 6 x HP Z420 Pc's E5 Xenon CPU about 300h each. I want to move to GPU - one in each unit. The PC's have Nvidia K2000 cards fitted and used for the monitor. I don't want to use ...
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Recommended configuration for wolf-xmr-miner xmr.conf with R9 290

I'm quite new in mining and I am using a R9 290 to mine monero with wolfs miner and Ubuntu 16. This is my xmr.conf file: { "Algorithms": [ { "name": "CryptoNight", "devices": ...
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Descriptive tutorial on mining Monero and information on files as per “Monero-v0.10.3.1”

It will be very grateful, if someone can post the descriptive tutorial on installing Monero (solo and pool) from scratch with the explanation around different files as per "Monero-v0.10.3.1.Zip." ...
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How to mine with NVidia GeForce GTX 560Ti on Linux?

The questions is in title. Been surfing a bit, and I'm not aware of any software which allows mining with Nvidia GPU on Linux.
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Are [solo] mining yield calculations like dice or playing card calculations?

If I want to know how many times I need to roll a die in order to have a given chance of seeing at least one six, I can use the formula: n = (log(1 - s))/(log(1 - p)) where n is the required number ...
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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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Stratum - Connected (unsecure)

I am mining with Claymore CryptoNote GPU Miner v9.7 Beta - POOL Catalyst 15.12. I am getting the message "Stratum - Connected (unsecure)". What does this mean?
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Can the 750Ti and HD 5450 be used for mining? What software do you suggest.

I am currently mining with an R9 380 and I am trying to expand. I have an 5450 and I think I can get a 750ti for about 30 dollars. What software should work nicely with 750Ti and/or the HD 5450. Does ...
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Do you think Monero Payments are ok?

I'm not sure if a website that pays their users Monero can be trusted. Zagtor is mining different coins each time and paying daily their users according to the hashrate. As a fan of Monero, I think ...
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Confusion over Monero Mining Software

I have read all the Monero official website and many other sites(pools ...) and it seem there is no clear indication on what is the best software to do CPU or GPU Mining with Windows 10. On the CPU ...
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How to prevent stack smashing on ccminer

I have tried everything to get mining with my Nvidia GPU on Ubuntu 16.04 using ccminer. I've tried completely purging all drivers and dependencies and building from scratch, but I still have this ...
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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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Are GPUs more efficient at verifying transactions?

GPUs are more efficient than CPUs when it comes to mining. Are GPUs more efficient at verifying transactions also?
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Wolf GPU miner using CPU?

I downloaded Wolfs OpenCL miner (github) and made a .bat file to start it. I noticed that it uses the CPU as well (and on the cmd output it says Capeverde 200h/s and then 50 h/s for 2 cpu cores total ...
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How can I build the fastest mining XMR rig?

I'm thinking 2 R9-295x2 in quad crossfire configuration. Can anyone tell me what software to use? I don't mind PAYING US dollars for software as long as it's reasonable. I HAVE NO IDEA HOW TO INSTALL ...
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Overclocking In Linux With Wolf or Silentarmy

Does anyone know of an overclocking utility for AMD/ATI cards in Linux similar to wattman for windows? The latest crimson drivers don't seem to have such a utility built in. Moreover, the settings for ...
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Does a tool exist to monitor multiple Monero miners?

I would like to monitor multiple Monero GPU miners. Has a tool already been developed for this, if not I'll happily do so?
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Help with RX 470 Miner Calculations

I am a few clicks away from purchasing everything to build a rig with the following specification. 3x Intel Celeron G1840 Processor 3x Asrock H81 Pro BTC motherboard 3x 6x AMD Radeon RX 470 8GB 3x ...
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What is actually happening when you pool mine? What is a share? [duplicate]

When I connect to a miner, I recieve a 'job', process that 'job', and send back 'shares'. Somehow this means that I earn Monero for my investment in GPUs and electricity. What is actually happening ...
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What are the bandwidth and latency requirements of a miner? What is the total data usage per week?

If I were to run a standard 6-GPU miner, what would be the expected data usage, bandwidth and latency requirements? Is this something that could feasibly by run of a cheap 4G plan?
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Cheapest GPU that is possible to mine on

What would be the cheapest GPU someone could mine on. It doesn't matter the speed, coins per watt, etc. Just the cheapest, not for profit, just as a hobby.
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Are there any pre-built Monero miners for Linux?

I've been having problems compiling wolf's miners. Are there any pre-built linux miners, and if not, what are the packages that I need to fully build his CPU and GPU miners?
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Is Nvidia GPU mining software available for OSX?

Title says it all... I am looking for an Nvidia GPU miner for OSX. I've got a 2012 MBP i7 with Nvidia 650m, would prefer to mine without using Windows or Linux.
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Do you get a faster hashrate mining with Linux?

I am mining with a RX 470 GPU and a Intel 6600k CPU on Win7, would I get a higher hashrate mining using Linux OS?
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What is a mining round?

I was reading Claymore's GPU miner thread and saw this, "current developer fee is 2.5%, miner mines 39 rounds for you and 1 round for developer." What is a mining round?
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NV or AMD for mining [closed]

Which one delivers more coins per watt? AMD or Nvidia? And am I right when I think that always the newest generation of a card is the best for mining?
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Why is there only one GPU miner for NVIDIA cards?

I've just started mining (0.8 XMR so far, woo!) with some NVidia cards (4x GTX750ti), mainly due to the low power draw. As far as I know, the only GPU miner for the cryptonight algorithm is ccminer-...
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Solo GPU mining

I've literally searched every source available to find an answer but the only thing I've came up with is that I have to set my own pool in order to do that. I am using Windows 7 and the only available ...
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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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Why don't GPU miners work with open source drivers?

What kind of special functions are used such that the open source AMD or Nvidia drivers don't work for any GPU miners?
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How to configure my computer to mine when not in use in Windows?

I have an older gaming computer with an AMD R7 370 that I would like to mine Monero with when not in use. I am using Wolf's open-source AMD miner. What steps can I take, in Windows 10, to have the ...
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Is anyone working on nVidia GPU mining software? How to improve it ourselves? Last release is from 2014.

I'm currently using ccminer-cryptonight, with the latest release from 2014. I'm mining with a GTX 1080, and I'm just barely getting a higher hashrate than people with a way slower nVidia GPU. Also, ...
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Is there any way to mine using an integrated GPU?

Is it possible to mine with an AMD APU's integrated GPU, or Intel's integrated graphics processors? If so, any idea what kind of hashrate one can get?
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How can I compile a mining software for my mac computer that uses an NVIDIA GPU?

Please, don't ask me why. I have a computer that runs OS X on it with a NVIDIA GPU card. I would like to compile my mining software for GPU mining, but I don't find any info at all about this on the ...
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Possible to mine on nvidia Pascal (10xx) GPUs?

I haven't found a miner that works yet on 1070s. Does anyone know if this is possible? If so, could you share how you've done it?
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Hardware and Monero Mining

I was wondering if anyone has built a monster super rig or heard of anyone doing so? I've just been doing research by browsing the Internet and was looking for a motherboard that would hold as many ...
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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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What is a “Low Difficulty Share” error?

I am trying to mine on an old AMD Radeon HD 57xx GPU with Catalyst version 15.7.1 on a Windows10 x64 machine. Claymore's CryptoNote GPU Miner v9.4 receives the following error from the pool {"id":1,"...
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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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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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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 ...