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 12

  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]

Bitcoin.org issues 0.13.0 Binary Safety Warning

August 18, 2016 admin 0

  There is a Bitcoin safety warning being issued on the Bitcoin.org website urging users to be extra cautions with the upcoming 0.13.0 release of the bitcoin core wallet. https://bitcoin.org/en/alert/2016-08-17-binary-safety So far there is not a lot of information or [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]

ETH/ETC

August 8, 2016 admin 0

  One of the side effects of the ongoing ETH/ETC “war” is the decreased hash rate and resulting decreased difficulty on the main Ethereum chain. While many miners have switched over to ETC mining due to its increased profitability, obtained [read more]

Coursera to Offer Online Bitcoin Course this Fall

August 7, 2016 admin 1

Coursera, which partners with top universities and organizations worldwide to offer courses online for anyone to take, will have a Bitcoin and Cryptocurrency Technologies class beginning in September 2106. I took a similar Bitcoin course offering from Coursera in the [read more]