Bitcoin Chain Split on August 1st

July 27, 2017 Yeti 0

Even though miners are agreeing to the BIP91 proposal, otherwise known as SegWit2x, Bitmain backed mining firm ViaBTC (based in Beijing) and a few other players intend to go ahead with introducing a fork in the Bitcoin network on August [read more]

EWBF Zcash Cuda Miner

May 28, 2017 Yeti 6

EWBF Zcash Cuda Miner Introduction I briefly mentioned it while reviewing the EVGA GTX1080 card, but I thought I would take some time to go over EWBF’s Zcash Cuda Miner in more detail and help anyone unfamiliar with the program [read more]

Disabling Windows 10 Automatic Updates

May 27, 2017 Yeti 0

Configuring Windows 10 Automatic Updates for Miners While Windows 10 actually brought some improvements to the cryptocurrency mining game, including the improved ability to detect and utilize multiple GPUs (with Windows 7 and earlier it was a pain to get [read more]

MSI RX580 Armor 8G Review Part II

May 6, 2017 Yeti 22

  This post is a brief update to the previous article on the MSI RX580 and its mining performance. I was just going to append the original article, but I decided to make a new post since I wanted to [read more]

ViaBTC Transaction Accelerator

March 1, 2017 Yeti 0

  I recently came across a nifty service being offered by the ViaBTC mining pool, the ViaBTC Transaction Accelerator. With the recent flood of low-feeĀ  unconfirmed transactions clogging up the Bitcoin network, this service can be useful if you find [read more]

Claymore’s ZEC (ZCash) Windows Miner 2.1

November 7, 2016 Yeti 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]

MSI RX 470 Further Tweaks

October 17, 2016 Yeti 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]