Claymore’s ZEC (ZCash) Windows Miner 2.1

November 7, 2016 admin 0

  Update: Version 10 has now been released and offers a slight performance boost to older generation cards. According the the BitcoinTalk thread, he is still working on Polaris (RX470,RX480) performance updates now. Other notable improvements include a new Intensity [read more]

Zcash Slow Start

October 31, 2016 admin 0

Zcash Slow Start   Zcash is utilizing what is known as a “Slow Start” for the first 20,000 blocks mined which is expected to take around 34 days. This is intended to help give the Zcash network time to stabilize [read more]

Zcash Mining

October 24, 2016 admin 1

  Zcash Mining Of most interest to my target audience will of course be the mining of Zcash. To that end I have put together a bare bones post on available Zcash mining information as we approach launch to get [read more]

First Zcash Public Open Source GPU Miner

October 24, 2016 admin 0

  Wow things in the Zcash world are indeed beginning to move very fast. While there are many competing open source and private Zcash miners currently being developed an early entrant for GPU mining is now available to download. https://bitcointalk.org/index.php?topic=1660023.0 [read more]

MSI RX 470 Further Tweaks

October 17, 2016 admin 8

In my previous guide RX 470 BIOS Mod I showed you how to make a VBIOS modification to allow your RX series card to perform a bit better than stock by modifying the memory strap timings in the BIOS. While [read more]

MSI RX 470 BIOS MOD

October 16, 2016 admin 13

  This guide will show you how to modify your GPU’s BIOS to be able to get a bit of additional hash-rate over the stock settings. In this example we will be using a later generation AMD Radeon RX470 video [read more]

How To: Mining Shift (SHF)

August 14, 2016 admin 0

How To: Mining Shift (SHF) Besides Ethereum and Ethereum Classic, there are a few other coins that use the Ethash (based upon the Dagger-Hashimoto) mining algorithm that are also profitable to mine. One of these is Shift coin (SHF) and [read more]

First Look: MSI RX 470 4 GB

August 13, 2016 admin 0

  First Look: MSI RX 470 4 GB Yesterday I received in two MSI AMD RX 470 4 GB cards from NewEgg to evaluate their performance in Ethash (Ethereum) mining. From what I read these cards are capable of 20-22 [read more]