netcoin-scrypt-crypto

Netcoin is an online currency, very similar to other online currencies like Bitcoin and Litecoin. Netcoin is a fork of Litecoin, which means the basic code protocol is based on the open-source scrypt algorithms of Litecoin.

Website
Bitcointalk announcement

Block Explorer / Crawler
http://explorer.netcoinfoundation.org/

SPECIFICATIONS

  • Scrypt Algorithm
  • 60 seconds block time
  • Difficulty retargets every 60 blocks
  • Total coins will be 320,636,160
  • 6 confirmations for transaction
  • 50 confirmations for minted blocks
  • 512 coins per block, and a random super block each hour that has 8X the normal payout (8096 coins)
  • The payout will be halved each 3 months (129,600 blocks)

DOWNLOADS
Online Staking Wallet
Windows
Mac
Linux

Source Code
at GitHub

PORTS

  • RPC Port: 11311
  • P2P Port: 11310

POOLS
https://hash-to-coins.com/

EXCHANGES
Bter
Cryptsy

1gh-pts-mining-profitability

After trying out PTS mining at ypool we have also decided to try out another Protoshares mining pool with CPU mining to see if we are going to get better results with the Round-Based Pay Per Share (RBPPS) payment system and the lower 3.5% fee that the 1GH PTS mining pool has. We’ve been testing the pool with GPU miners lately, however for the last 24 hours we tested only with CPU miners to see what profit we are going to get.

The two CPUs we’ve used for mining are:
– Intel Core i5 2500K Quad Core 3.3 GHz
– AMD Phenom II X6 1100T Six Core 3.3 GHz

The 1GH pool we used for PTS mining has:
– 3.5% fee

The total earnings for 24 hour period (confirmed + unconfirmed):
– 0.1169 PTS

The value of the Protoshares mined for 24 hours is as follows:
– 0.00173806 BTC
– ~$1.38 USD

The profit we got from the 1GH PTS mining pool was a bit higher than the one we’ve managed to get for 24 hours at ypool, however the difference in USD is also affected by the BTC/USD and PTS/BTC exchange rates. What is clear however is the fact that there is not much point in mining Protoshares (PTS) with CPU at the moment, if you plan on mining Protoshares then you need to think about going for GPU mining. The 1GH Protoshares mining pool has a very good performing GPU miner that works on both AMD graphics and Nvidia graphics very well. Furthermore the 1GH pool has another advantage over ypool and that s the fact that this pool sends automatically your earnings as long as they are over 0.1 PTS confirmed and in ypool the minimum is 1 PTS.

neocoin-scrypt-crypto

Neocoin is an innovative payment network that enables instant payments to anyone in the world. Neocoin is open-source and uses peer-to-peer technology to operate with no central authority or banks, nobody owns or controls Neocoin and everyone can take part. It is based on the Bitcoin protocol but differs from Bitcoin with unique and innovative features. Through many of its unique properties, Neocoin is the most technologically advanced crypto currency on the market.

Website
http://neocoin.org/

Block Explorer / Crawler
Not Available.

SPECIFICATIONS

  • Scrypt Algo
  • Proof-Of-Work (POW) + Proof-Of-Stake (POS)
  • security of the network, resistence to 51% attack
  • energy-efficient cryptocurrency
  • hard cap of 80,000,000 coins in the code
  • 100 seconds block time
  • exponential moving average’difficulty/reward adjustment
  • QR code support
  • 35 languages supported

DOWNLOADS
Windows

Source Code
at GitHub

PORTS

  • RPC Port: 8000

POOLS
http://neo.cryptcoins.net/
http://nec.botpool.net/

EXCHANGES
Bter
Cryptsy

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