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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 latest two versions of GMiner 1.39 and 1.40 have brought a number of improvements on Nvidia GPUs such as a new 4GB solver for Aeternity, improved Equihash 144,5 and 192,7 performance, performance improvements for Grin29, Swap and Aeternity as well as the most notable significant performance boost for BEAM (Equihash 150,5). You can see a something like a 25-30% performance boost for Equihash 150,5 on GTX 1080 Ti and that is really nice increase for the hashrate you can get if mining Beam. Performance wise you can get a BEAM hashrate similar to that of the latest MiniZ miner and the increase over the previous GMiner releases is significant for Equihash 150,5 so well worth the upgrade.

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 v1.40 Nvidia and AMD GPU miner…

The latest Bminer 15.5.0 comes with another interesting dual-mining feature that has attracted our attention, namely dual-mining Ethereum (ETH) and VeriBlock (VBK), meaning that you can mine any Ethash coin together with the vBlake2 algorithm used by VBK. The new version also comes with improved performance of the Cuckatoo31 algorithm and added parameter -version to output the current miner version and exit.

What we were most interested in the new version was the support for VBK (no standalone support for the algorithm yet), so only dual mining Ethash and VBK for now. We wanted to see what performance we can expect in this dual mode from VBK as we already know what to expect regarding Ethash hashrate. Unfortunately it seems that VBK support really does need some more work as the miner is somewhat unstable when dual mining and crashes from time to time and results are also erratic. With OhGodAnETHlargementPill running we were not getting any accepted shares for VBK, only stales, and with the Pill software not running it seems that VBlake2 shares are properly submitted. It is hard to understand however what is the exact hashrate for each of the two algorithms when dual mining, so more work is required on that new feature apparently.

We remind you that that Bminer is a closed source Nvidia GPU miner available for Linux and Windows in the form of pre-compiled binaries and that there is a 2% development fee for Grin, Beam, Bytom (BTM), Equihash and Zhash coins, 0.65% for Ethash and 1.3% for dual mining Ethash and Blake.

To download and try the latest release of the Bminer 15.5.0 Nvidia GPU miner…


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