The latest SRBMiner-MULTI CPU and AMD GPU Miner version 0.2.0 has added support for another RandomX variant, namely the RandomV algorithm (MoneroV) as well as some additional tweaks, you can find the full changelog below. The previous release has also added support for the RandomSFX algorithm (SafexCash), so you can say that there is revival for CPU mining lately centered around RandomX, unfortunately that also has some negative side effects such as botnets mining. We’ll see how things go and for how long RandomX will remain in the CPU mining domain only with the growing interest around it and with many different variations becoming available as well.

SRBMiner-MULTI CPU & AMD GPU Miner 0.2.0 beta changelog:
– Added RandomV algorithm (MoneroV)
– Added –randomx-use-tweaks, to select the MSR tweak/s to apply
– Added RandomX tweak support for Intel Core2 processors

To download and try the new SRBMiner-MULTI CPU and AMD GPU Miner 0.2.0 Beta…

Forkmaps is an interesting open project still in development for providing a useful visual representation of all CryptoNote-based coins and their forks, along with additional information for every CryptoNote coin out there. The project currently lists 236 coins and you can quickly and easily find the links between the main coins and their forks, along with what kind of CryptoNight algorithm is uses and links o useful resources for each of the coins. It can be an useful source of information as well as an interesting tool to research more into a crypto project based on CryptoNote, so you might want to check it out and find something interesting.

For more information about the Forkmaps project listing CryptoNote coins…

The latest release of the XMRig 5.3.0 comes with additional performance improvements for RandomX mining with AMD Ryzen users reporting up to 6-7% boost and less for Intel thanks to automatic disabling of the CPU prefetchers using the MSR registers on OS level (both Windows and Linux are supported). Prior to adding automatic support for that you could manually do the trick to get the same boost, but it is much easier when the miner does everything on its own (make sure you run with root/admin privileges. Since the RandomX algorithm accesses memory randomly prefetchers just don’t help and disabling them can actually help improve performance, so a nice extra boost in performance for RandomX that you should take advantage of. If you are using Lunux you can also try the 1GB huge pages support that was introduced recently in version 5.20 to gain an extra 1-3% performance.

To download and try the latest version of the XMRig miner with RandomX algorithm support…

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