There is a new official release of tpruvot’s ccMiner fork version 2.2.5 available (source) that adds support for a few new mining algorithms, namely X12, X16r and X16S. The latest release also fixes issues on Neoscrypt and Equihash for the Nvidia Volta cards according to the developer. The two new X16 variants are getting a lot of attention lately – the X16r used by Ravencoin (RVN) and X16S used by Pigeoncoin (PGN). For people looking to mine X16r or X16S this may not be the fastest implementation out there, there are a lot of different ccminer forks and miners supporting that might provide better performance, so you might want to play around with these as well.

The latest official release version 2.2.5 from tpruvot is available as both 32-bit and 64-bit Windows binary releases for everyone using Windows and not keen on compiling the miner from source. The Windows binaries built with CUDA 9 for SM 3.0 or later Nvidia GPUs, so make sure you have up to date video drivers installed with support for CUDA 9.0 on your mining rigs.

To download the latest ccMiner version 2.2.5 fork by tpruvot Windows binaries…

As it was recently announced Ravencoin (RVN) has released a whitepaper and a roadmap regarding the future of the project, something that a lot of users were eagerly anticipating. The whitepaper titled Ravencoin: A Peer to Peer Electronic System for the Creation and Transfer of Assets gives a bit more details as to what the project is intended to be used for, namely as a platform for transfer of assets or tokens. The Ravencoin Roadmap on the other hand gives a bit more technical details about the upcoming features as well as a bit of information when to expect them such as “The expected release of asset capabilities will be approximately seven months after the release of RVN. Raven will be extended to allow issuing, reissuing, and transfer of assets.” Both documents are still a bit short on details and information, but they cover the base things as RVN is still a work in progress project. So if you have been following the RVN project and were interested in it, then you might want to take a look at the latest updates.

To keep a track of the discussion about Ravencoin (RVN) latest updates on Bitcointalk…

Ocminer, the admin of the Suprnova mining pools, has been pretty actively maintaining and further improving his supminer fork of ccminer (source) adding numerous performance improvements for the X16r and X16S mining algorithms. So if you are mining either Ravencoin (RVN) that uses the X16r algorithm or Pigeoncoin (PGN) that uses the X16S algorithm you might want to try the supminer or update it if you already use an older version than the latest 1.5. In the last two days there were numerous performance updates regarding various algorithms that are a part of the X16r and X16S, so supminer could as well be the fastest miner for RVN and PGN at the moment. The miner is free and open-source with a 32-bit Windows binary release also available compiled for CUDA 9.1 (require R390 or newer Nvidia video drivers).

To download and try the 32-bit Windows binary of the supminer X16r Nvidia miner…

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