New Faster EWBF CUDA Zcash Miner for Nvidia GPUs

7 Dec


There is a new miner for Nvidia CUDA GPUs available for mining Zcash (ZEC) promising a slightly faster hashrate than the currently fastest implementation of the NiceHash EQM Zcash NVIDIA miner. The most important thing about this new miner is that it is not limited to only mining on NiceHash, so even with the same speed it is still a nice thing to have as it supports Stratum mining on other mining pools besides NiceHash (it does seem to support NiceHash’s Extranonce Subscribe as well). According to the author of the miner it is designed for Nvidia Pascal GPUs, but should work on older Compute 3.0 or higher Nvidia GPUs with at least 1 GB of video memory. Do note that the miner is not open source and there is only a Windows 64-bit binary release available at the moment, it does not seem to be based on other popular codebase and is not being reported as malicious software by antivirus products. You might still want to have something in mind as the user that posted it on Bitcointalk is a new account and not an established miner developer, even though it seems that the miner does work pretty well.

The EWBF CUDA Zcash Miner has a built-in developer fee that is set at 2%, meaning that every 10 minutes the software will switch to a different pool and mine for the developer some shares and then get back to mining for you. The author of the software claims speeds of about 250 H/s for Nvidia GTX 1070 while the NiceHash EQM miner does currently about 220 H/s on the same GPU. Our quick tests showed a hashrate of about 235-240 H/s average (up to 250 H/s) on stock GTX 1070, so still slightly faster, but not as much as you may want it to… then there is the dev fee as well and it seems that we are seeing somewhat more rejects than, especially when switching to mine for the dev fee. So while this may be an interesting alternative for users willing to mine outside of NiceHash, the actual performance that you may get poolside may not be much different than with what is currently the fastest implementation from NiceHash (taking into account the dev fee and the rejected shares)…

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11 Responses to New Faster EWBF CUDA Zcash Miner for Nvidia GPUs


December 7th, 2016 at 18:27

750Ti = 52
GTX960 = 106
GTX970 = 177



December 7th, 2016 at 21:59

no reject with coinmine at all=)works on 660 ti – 46-47 sols. 1070 – 275-280 sols OC.and it’s workin with pools!much more profit to come=)


December 8th, 2016 at 01:41

Best pool works for me on no rejects full speed


December 8th, 2016 at 10:04

GTX 1060 = 175


December 8th, 2016 at 13:58

1070 G1 Gigabyte (no OC).. 240 sol/s

Marcin Grygiel

December 8th, 2016 at 14:36

Zotac GTX 1070 AMP – 275 Sols/s


December 12th, 2016 at 13:17

I have changed my graphic card with Radeon and now again Nvidia is rising…. :'(. No hope for all of this….


December 12th, 2016 at 23:30


Hate to make it worse but new NHM EQ miner gets 336 SOL/sec on overclocked 1070 :)


December 13th, 2016 at 10:18

asus GTX 1080- 267 sol


February 7th, 2017 at 09:43

Does this look normal for the card i have?

| EWBF’s Zcash CUDA miner. 0.2.0b |
INFO: Target: 0080000000000000…
INFO: Detected new work: 58770#493
CUDA: Device: 0 GeForce GTX 650, 1024 MB
CUDA: Device: 0 Selected solver: 3
INFO 09:39:25: GPU0 Accepted share 234ms [A:1, R:0]
INFO 09:39:29: GPU0 Accepted share 234ms [A:2, R:0]
GPU0: 18 Sol/s
Total speed: 18 Sol/s
GPU0: 17 Sol/s
Total speed: 17 Sol/s
INFO 09:40:18: GPU0 Accepted share 234ms [A:3, R:0]
INFO 09:40:24: GPU0 Accepted share 234ms [A:4, R:0]

I would love to buy a new Nvidia GTX1050 or Radeon RX460 ?
Please can somebody suggest?

Do i have hope in mining with those cards for a few dollars a week?
if it was say 5 dollars a week? not even sure if it is worth it .


April 4th, 2017 at 19:15

i have a Gigabyte 1060 6gb its pretty amazing

| EWBF’s Zcash CUDA miner. 0.3.3b |
INFO: Server:
INFO: Solver Auto.
INFO: Devices: User defined.
INFO: Temperature limit: 90
INFO: Api: Disabled
INFO: Target: 000ffffe00000000…
INFO: Detected new work: 17040416c2
INFO: Target: 000ffffe00000000…
CUDA: Device: 0 GeForce GTX 1060 6GB, 6144 MB
CUDA: Device: 0 Selected solver: 0
INFO 17:38:05: GPU0 Accepted share 327ms [A:1, R:0]
Temp: GPU0: 71C
GPU0: 314 Sol/s
Total speed: 314 Sol/s
INFO 17:38:23: GPU0 Accepted share 224ms [A:2, R:0]
INFO 17:38:33: GPU0 Accepted share 627ms [A:3, R:0]
INFO 17:38:35: GPU0 Accepted share 115ms [A:4, R:0]
Temp: GPU0: 72C
GPU0: 313 Sol/s
Total speed: 313 Sol/s
INFO 17:38:59: GPU0 Accepted share 124ms [A:5, R:0]
Temp: GPU0: 72C
GPU0: 315 Sol/s
Total speed: 315 Sol/s
INFO 17:39:15: GPU0 Accepted share 694ms [A:6, R:0]
INFO 17:39:25: GPU0 Accepted share 116ms [A:7, R:0]

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