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The latest SRBMiner-MULTI CPU and AMD GPU Miner version 0.1.7 brings support for the m7mv2 algorithm (CPU only) used by Magi Coin (XMG) along with some improvements such as better CPU auto configuration compared to earlier releases that had some issues using optimally all cores. We haven’t been following XMGM for quite some time now, but it is good that the project still continues and is developing, including forking to new algorithms such as the m7mv2. With the previous release SRBMiner-MULTI 0.1.6 the miner became a viable alternative to XMRig regarding RandomX support, so this is probably going to be generating a lot of interest as we get closer to the end of the month and the XMR fork to this new algorithm.

SRBMiner-MULTI CPU & AMD GPU Miner 0.1.7 beta changelog:
– Added ‘m7mv2’ algorithm (Magi coin – XMG)
– Cpu auto configuration should be better than on previous versions
– Added CPU data to API, also rearranged a few things in API
– Console window ‘Quick Edit’ mode disabled on miner start, so users won’t accidentally pause miner by clicking in the console window

To download and try the new SRBMiner-MULTI CPU and AMD GPU Miner 0.1.7 Beta…

After a number of 4.x beta releases here comes the XMRig 5.0.0 that is first stable unified 3 in 1 GPU+CPU release (first introduced in v4.5.0-beta), OpenCL support builtin into the miner and not require additional external dependencies on compile time, NVIDIA CUDA available as external CUDA plugin, for convenient, 3 in 1 downloads with recent CUDA version also provided (CUDA 10.1). This release is based on the 4.x.x beta series and include all features from v4.6.2-beta, so nothing that much new as features added in the latest stable release. Do note that version 5.0 has the algorithm cn/wow removed (previously used by Wownero) as the project now uses rx/wow – RandomWOW (RandomX variant for Wownero).

Lately we were following closely the XMRig miner software as the one mostly focused on the new RandomX CPU algorithm and its few already available variants, but now it seems that XMRig is getting some competition in the face of the SRBMiner-MULTI miner software that has recently added support for RandomX and variants and is already up to date in terms of performance. XMRig however still has the advantage of being open source and cross platform plus the Nvidia GPU support as SRBMiner-MULTI is a closed source miner available currently only for Windows with CPU and AMD GPU support for a more limited number of algorithms.

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

The latest SRBMiner-MULTI CPU and AMD GPU Miner version 0.1.6 brings some improvement in CPU mining performance thanks to better utilization of processor threads, though it seems that further optimizations might be needed. In a quick test with RandomX-based algorithms we are seeing an improvement in hashrate compared to the previous SRBMiner-MULTI 0.1.5 that has introduced RandomX support, but full thread utilization may still not at 100% for all processors and performance is a bit lower when compared with XMRig on the same mining hardware, still it is good to see that efforts are being made for further improvements.

SRBMiner-MULTI CPU & AMD GPU Miner 0.1.6 beta changelog:
– Fixed threads binding on systems with more than 1 numa node
– Better auto configuration for cpu mining
– Previous two fixes should bring higher hashrates
– Added pool controlled algorithm switching capability (Monero Ocean)
– Added pool config parameter “algo_min_time” and --algo-min-time to cli (Monero Ocean)
– Added pool config parameter “keepalive” and --keepalive to cli

Update: There has been an update that fixes issues for SRBMiner-MULTI 0.1.6 that corrects the less than 100% load on all cores/threads of the processor, so now the performance is even better and should be pretty much the same as what XMRig currently offers on the same mining hardware as far as RandomX and its variants are concerned, so just redownload version 0.1.6 if you downloaded the initial release.

To download and try the new SRBMiner-MULTI CPU and AMD GPU Miner 0.1.6 Beta…


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