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cgminer-3-1-1-blakecoin-windows

Blakecoin (BLC) is an interesting new alternative crypto coin that uses Blake-256 algorithm – faster than Scrypt, SHA-256 and Keccak, making it an interesting new coin to mine if you have some spare resources. The Blake-256 algorithm hashrate is about 3x faster than what you are getting from the same hardware mining for Bitcoin. So for example with a Radeon R9 280X you can expect to get a hashrate of about 2-2.5 GH/s or more when mining Blackecoin. You cannot use the standard cgminer for mining BLC, you need to use a special version of cgminer modified for mining Blakecoin, and you can download the windows version of cgminer 3.1.1 for Blakecoin mining below.

You can download cgminer 3.1.1 for Blakecoin Mining on Windows OS here…

vertminer-0-5-3-windows

Vertcoin (VTC) mining with GPU requires a special miner called vertminer that is essentially a modified version of cgminer 3.7.2. The latest version of verminer 0.5.3 is designed to be used for mining VTC on AMD-based graphic processors. Note that the hashrate you will get by mining VertCoin with this modified mining client will be lower than what you get wen mining traditional scrypt based crypto coins. VertCoin (VTC) uses Scrypt-Adaptive-Nfactor algorithm and not just the standard scrypt algorithm that makes it ASIC proof and harder to mine, but also making it another very interesting alternative to most other alt crypto currencies that are essentially cloning BTC or LTC by using either SHA-256 or Scrypt algorithm. What is important to know is that you will not be able to mine VertCoin (VTC) with the standard cgminer, you need to use this modified version. Below you can find a download link to the latest vertminer 0.5.3 for windows.

You can download vertminer 0.5.3 for VertCoin Mining for Windows OS here…

sgminer-4-1-0-windows

Sgminer 4.1.0 is another Scrypt GPU miner that is based off the latest cgminer version 3.7.2 that had support for Scrypt GPU mining as all of the later versions of the cgminer support only ASIC mining hardware for SHA-256 and Bitcoin. Sgminer 4.1.0 is very similar to cgminer 3.7.2, though there are some interface changes and also there are some extra features such as multiple experimental kernels to play with as well as some of the features found in the cgminer 3.7.3 kalroth edition such as xintensity and rawintensity modes besides the standard intensity mode form cgminer. If you are interested in trying out something different you might want to play with sgminer as it has some other useful features that are not available in the standard cgminer, the download link for the windows version is available below.

You can download sgminer 4.1.0 with Scrypt GPU suppor for Windows OS here…


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