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The latest two version of GMiner 1.45 come with some extra performance for the following supported algorithms: Grin29 (GRIN), Aeternity (AE) and SWAP on Nvidia GPUs. So if you are mining any of these on Nvidia-based mining rigs you might want to check out the new version and take advantage of the slight hashrate boost that it should provide for your hardware.

The GMiner miner requires an Nvidia GPU with CUDA compute capability 5.0 or later as well as CUDA 9.0 driver support, some algorithms are already supported on AMD GPUs as well (Cuckaroo29, Cuckoo29, Cuckaroo29s, Beam’s Equihash 150,5 as well as the recently added Equihash 144,5 and 192,7). Do note that GMiner is a closed source miner for Nvidia and AMD GPUs with binaries available for both Windows and Linux, also there is a 2% developer fee built-in the software.

To download and try the latest release of the Gminer v1.45 Nvidia and AMD GPU miner…

The former SUQA project, now SINOVATE (SIN), is about to hardfork in a couple of hours with numerous changes going into effect at block 170,000 that should be reached in a couple of hours time. With the hardfork there will be a new algorithm going into effect, switching from the old X22i to the new X25x algorithm for mining. The new algorithm is heavier and more memory intensive, so the hashrate you will be getting after the fork is gong to be lower with X25x compared to what you would be getting with X22i. There are already miners available for both Nvidia and AMD GPUs, you can find the expected performance below for GTX 1080 Ti and RX 580 8GB and as one would expect Nvidia is doing better for the new algorithm as well. Make sure you re ready for the hardfork by upgrading your wallet now, before the hardfork occurs… download the latest SIN wallet here.

Nvidia GeForce GTX 1080 Ti – T-Rex 0.11.0
– X22i: 18.85 MH/s (6x 113.12 MH/s)
– X25x: 2.31 MH/s (6x 13.83 MH/s)

AMD Radeon RX 580 8GB – WildRig Multi 0.17.3
– X22i: 5.08 MH/s (8x 40.71 MH/s)
– X25x: 0.74 MH/s (8x 5.93 MH/s)

Visit the official website for more information about the SINOVATE (SIN) project…

Claymore has updated his dual Ethereum plus DCR, SC, LBRY, PASC, Blake2s and Keccak AMD and Nvidia GPU miner to version 14.6 bringing some additional performance along with some new features, improvements and bug fixes. The latest version extends the rxboost support to older AMD GPUs, so it will now work not only on the newer RX (Polaris) GPUs, but also on the older Hawaii, Tonga, Tahiti, Pitcairn GPUs as well as supports for all AMD drivers. The rxboost option enables additional performance boost of up to 5% by applying some additional memory settings (separate from the strap option for modifying memory timings). Like with the strap option, the rxboost option is also only available in the Windows version of the Claymore miner!

We remind you that the Claymore Dual Ethereum miner is a closed source software with a built-in developer fee of 1% by default, though you can disable the dev fee at the cost of slightly slower performance. You can read what is the full list of changes in the latest version 14.6 below:

– now “-rxboost” option also supports old AMD cards (Hawaii, Tonga, Tahiti, Pitcairn), use “-rxboost 1” to improve hashrate up to 5% by applying some additional memory timings.
– now “-rxboost” option supports all AMD drivers.
– now “-strap” for AMD cards also supports AMD blockchain drivers.
– some changes to further reduce stale shares a bit.
– added “-minspeedtime” option.
– added statistics for shares accepting time (min/max/average), press “s” to see it.
– updated Remote Manager to show shares accepting time.
– Linux version build with some performance improvements.
– a few minor bug fixes and improvements.

For more information and to download the latest Claymore Dual ETH miner 14.6 (Windows/Linux)…


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