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ASIC vs. GPU Mining Rig: What is Better?

3 months ago 7ring Comments Off on ASIC vs. GPU Mining Rig: What is Better?
All new minors have the same arising question, “Is it better to buy ASIC (for example Antminer S9, Antminer L3+) or set up a GPU mining rig (based on NVIDIA GTX 1060 or GTX 1070 for example)?.” In this article, based on our experience, we will show you all pros and cons of ASIC and Read More

Definitive Guide to Dual Mining: ETC + Siacoin

3 months ago 7ring Comments Off on Definitive Guide to Dual Mining: ETC + Siacoin
We must warn you right away that dual mining is not possible if you use Equihash algorithm (Zcash, Zen, or Zclassic). Please keep on reading if you prefer Ethash (Ethereum, Ethereum Classic, Musicoin, Ubiq, or Expanse) and use Claymore’s miner. First, choose the second cryptocurrency you want to mine. It may be Decred, Siacoin, Lbry Read More

Hive OS Linux Mining Platform Review

3 months ago 7ring Comments Off on Hive OS Linux Mining Platform Review
But when mining came along, I started using Windows again. Of course, I used Windows 10 for my first rig, as most beginning miners do. I heard about Linux mining platforms too, but I didn’t even consider them – too many issues with hardware and software. So I set up and configured and tested my Read More

How to Build an Ethereum Mining Rig 2018

3 months ago 7ring Comments Off on How to Build an Ethereum Mining Rig 2018
We are going to build a rig using eight graphics cards, either NVIDIA or AMD. Eight is the perfect number in this case, as Windows works well with 8 GPUs, and motherboard with slots for 8 GPUs don’t cost that much. You can always buy a motherboard with slots for up to thirteen cards, but Read More

How To Mine Musicoin

3 months ago 7ring Comments Off on How To Mine Musicoin
Musicoin (MUSIC) is on the 284th place among all cryptocurrencies; its capitalization is $54 mln -> Coinmarketcap. So far, more than 2000 musicians have registered and started uploading music. Every month their number increases by 50-100% (Musicoin.org). Moreover, Musicoin developers didn’t raise money through ICO; they did everything on their own. There are over 20,000 Read More

How To Mine HUSH

3 months ago 7ring Comments Off on How To Mine HUSH
You’ve probably seen Zclassic rise in value during the end of December.   Check out this article to find out more. At the beginning of January the development team has announced the Bitcoin Hush fork (BTCH). All Hush holders will receive BTCH so Hush price is growing. How to Calculate HUSH Mining Rewards There is an Read More

How to Mine Pirl

3 months ago 7ring Comments Off on How to Mine Pirl
Pirl Masternodes Masternode is a wallet with a blockchain duplicate, that holds a certain amount of coins and must be online 24/7. Masternode maintains network operation approving blocks and transactions, while its owner gets rewarded for this. At the moment Pirl masternodes are in beta, but after the official launch, many would want to buy Read More

Building GTX 1070Ti Mining Rig

3 months ago 7ring Comments Off on Building GTX 1070Ti Mining Rig
Choosing Graphics Cards for Mining Unfortunately, the choice of graphics cards is limited at the moment and the prices are getting higher each day, so we managed to buy 8 pieces of MSI Armor GTX 1070Ti and 8 pieces of MSI Gaming X 1070Ti. Choosing Hardware for Mining For these mining rigs, we’ve used the Read More

What is Mining and Mining Luck?

3 months ago 7ring Comments Off on What is Mining and Mining Luck?
What is Mining? If you think that mining is only about solving some complicated math problems, then you are wrong. Miners play a guessing game. They are guessing all the time. How so? Is it possible that all this energy around the world is used for such nonsense? Yes, it is! One of the most Read More

What is Share and the Share Difficulty When You Are Mining at the Pool

3 months ago 7ring Comments Off on What is Share and the Share Difficulty When You Are Mining at the Pool
Let’s take a look at the 2Miners Ethereum pool. The pool uses the PPLNS reward system, and on the main page, you’ll see that share difficulty is 4G. So that you know, it has nothing to do with mobile network technology of the same name. What is a Mining Share? Here is a quote from Read More