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New Improved HashAltcoin Blackminer F1-Ultra FPGA Miner

There are a lot of FPGA mining solutions out there, but arguably the most user-friendly one seems to be the Blackminer F1 series by Hash Altcoin. The company has just announced it is going to retire their retirement of the… Continue Reading →

Ravencoin (RVN) Getting FPGA Mining Support for the X16Rv2 Algorithm

Back in October Ravencoin (RVN) forked to X16Rv2 as a means to drive away the ASIC miners for the X16R algorithm it previously used. The new algorithm X16Rv2 has helped lower the hashrate and make RVN mining prfotable for mining… Continue Reading →

TT-Miner 3.2.0 Beta 8 Nvidia GPU Miner With Kadena (KDA) Support

The latest TT-Miner 3.2.0 Beta 8 comes with added support for the Kadena (Blake2S) algorithms algorithm used by the Kadena (KDA) project that was recently launched and started with CPU and solo mining initially. Now there is a pool available… Continue Reading →

BitMain Up for Another Scandal With Antbleed Backdoor

After the recent controversy surrounding BitMain and the alleged use of AsicBoost here comes another scandal for the popular ASIC manufacturer. It seems that the company has introduced a backdoor into the firmware of their Bitcoin mining hardware Antminer that… Continue Reading →

Coinmine One Crypto Miner For The Non-Traditional Miner

The traditional crypto miner is always looking at the profitability and specs of an ASIC, FPGA, GPU and CPU mining hardware and after that takes into account other factors that may not be as important. Then there are the non-traditional… Continue Reading →

How to Start CPU Mining PegNet (PEG) on the Prosper Pool

We have already covered how to mine PEG on the ORAX Pool, but it is not the only pool available for PegNet (PEG) mining. Prosper Pool is the other public PegNet mining pool that you can point your free CPU… Continue Reading →

Ethereum’s Istanbul Hard Fork Phase One is on December 7th

Just a reminder that on December 7th, at block number 9069000, Ethereum (ETH) will execute the first phase of its Istanbul hard fork (a little more than 19000 blocks as of writing this). Earlier the hard fork was scheduled to… Continue Reading →

GPU Mining Cortex (CTXC) the AI on Blockchain Project

The Cortex (CTXC) AI on Blockchain crypto project caught our attention recently with the Cortex algorithm getting added in the GMiner 1.80 miner and the recent Binance listing of CTXC. One of the more interesting goals of the project includes… Continue Reading →

BitMain Announcing the New AntRouter R1-LTC

The crypto ASIC miner manufacturer BitMain has just announced a new product, this time not a high-powered new miner, but a low power WiFi router with a built-in Scrypt mining functionality. The new AntRouter R1-LTC is very similar to the… Continue Reading →

New lolMiner 0.9.2 OpenCL GPU Miner With More Cuckatoo 31 Improvements

The latest update of the AMD OpenCL GPU miner lolMiner 0.9.2 brings some extra performance boost for the GRIN-AT31 (Cuckatoo 31 algorithm) on 8GB and 16GB video cards of up to +5% on AMD Polaris and AMD Vega GPUs and… Continue Reading →

New SRBMiner-MULTI Miner 0.1.8 Beta With New Algorithms Added

The latest SRBMiner-MULTI CPU and AMD GPU Miner version 0.1.8 brings support for a number of additional new algorithms (yespower variants) as well as pool mining for the Kadena algorithm (check the icemining pool) along ith some fixes. We have… Continue Reading →

New XMRig 5.1.0 Miner With Improved RandomX Mining Performance

The latest release of the XMRig 5.1.0 just came out after the successfull Monero (XMR) hardfork to RandomX and it brings improvements in performance. RandomX performance is improved up to +6-7% on Intel CPUs and +2-3% on Ryzen CPUs, so… Continue Reading →

Monero (XMR) Has Successfully Switched to RandomX CPU Mining

The expected hard fork of Monero (XMR) happened without issues and now the mining part is being done with CPUs (mostly) using the RandomX mining algorithm as opposed to CryptoNight R that was mostly GPU mined prior the fork. Currently… Continue Reading →

The Second Grin Hard Fork is Planned for January 2020

The Grin project has already successfully hard forked once already earlier this year with a change in the C29 PoW algorithm from Cuckaroo29 to Cuckarood29 and now a second hard fork has been planned. Grin’s Hard Fork 2 is planned… Continue Reading →

Mining PegNet (PEG) Tokens With Your Spare CPU Resources

PegNet is a decentralized, non-custodial network of tokens pegged (stabilized) to different currencies and assets that allows for trading and conversion of value without the need for counterparties. It is a fully auditable, open source stable coin network using the… Continue Reading →

Current Profitability for RandomX Mining on AMD Ryzen 3600 CPU

With the upcoming Monero (XMR) hardfork to the RandomX algo in a day now, we are checking what is the current profitability of crypto coins that are already using the RandomX algorithm or a variant of it on a decent… Continue Reading →

One Day Left Until Monero (XMR) Hardfork to RandomX

Monero (XMR) will be hardforking tomorrow, November 30th, at block number 1978433. The fork will change the current CryptoNight R algorithm for mining to the new Random X PoW algorithm, essentially moving the mining of the coin to CPU. There… Continue Reading →

New GMiner 1.80 With Support for Cortex and Additional Ethash Coins

The latest GMiner 1.80 miner adds support for the Cortex algorithm used by the Cortex (CTXC) AI on Blockchain crypto project as well as support more Ethash coins along the recently introduced support for Ethereum: Pirl (PIRL), Callisto (CLO), Metaverse… Continue Reading →

TadingView Black Friday Promo Subscription Deals

TradingView is a community where people from around the world that are into trading various kinds of assets, including crypto coins, get together to get usable chart and market data, share trading ideas and generally help each other to get… Continue Reading →

ZXMiner ZX 1 – A Fake Nervos (CKB) ASIC Miner for Eaglesong?

A new website (registered just yesterday) has appeared for a company called ZXMiner claiming to be selling the first Nervos (CKB) ASIC miner for the Eaglesong algorithm. The website is in Chinese and the price for the ZX1 ASIC miner… Continue Reading →

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