New Optimized OpenCL Kernel for Myriad-Groestl

18 Oct


A user called ghostlander on Bitcointalk has released a new optimized OpenCL kernel for the Myriad-Groestl algorithm that is supposed to give you at least 10% increase in performance compared to the public kernel available, but in reality the hashrate increase is much more significant. We have tested the new kernel with a Radeon R9 280X GPU and got over 31 MHS while with the latest sgminer kernel we have managed to get only about 10 MHs or with other words about 200% increase using intensity of 19. You can try to increase the intensity a bit more if your GPU manages to handle it ot squeeze a bit more extra performance as well over 19. So if you are mining a coin using the Myriad-Groestl such as DigiByte or Myriad on AMD hardware you should definitely consider upgrading the kernel (just replace the old .cl file with the new one) to get a lot of extra performance and increase your hashrate.

Download sgminer 5.1.1 for Windows with the new myraid-groestl optimized kernel…

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1 Response to New Optimized OpenCL Kernel for Myriad-Groestl


October 20th, 2015 at 17:48

Will this .cl work with the optmized quark and qubit sgminer?

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