How can we improve Bitcoin/Litecoin/Dogecoin Miner?

Add ability to tweak CPU and GPU usage

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  • |||||||||||||||| commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    i dont understand why i go from 150 kh/s to 1kh/s after 20 seconds of running the program. I've used other miner programs and i can control it go mine around at least 300kh/s for long periods of time.

    Also, where is the pool located? I don't even have that information.

  • Ellis Wilson commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    this site needs a instructional manual for its miner just go to the settings and change and watched it go up how much depends on your graphics card and processor

  • Ellis Wilson commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    it only took me a month to figure it out if u don't change settings u will mine like a turtle and think its malware or spam or even think they are stealing your gpu.
    this site is for real and I done made 400 on first pay out

  • Charles commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    The time it takes my mining rig to get to 5,000 Satoshi with your miner Nicehash will earn
    600,000 Satoshi in the same span of time.
    Are you stealing gpu power

  • Anonymous commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    Anubis protects 110-140 kh/s.. Never let them turn your computer off. call Dad or a friend who knows IT!

  • AdminAlex (CEO / Founder, GroupFabric) commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    We haven't made any performance changes to the core mining algorithms - the only thing I can think of that would negatively affect performance might driver updates.

    It's also possible that some of recent fixes for Spectre and Meltdown from Intel and MSFT may have affected mining on some machines, but that seems unlikely.

  • Figma commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    Agree with other posters regarding degraded performance in the last month. I was getting double digits KHz, but it's dropped to between one and two on average. I noticed this happening after the ads became more aggressive (i.e., the video advertisements), but I could be wrong.

  • Ro Atkinson commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    Could certainly do with an option to tweak usage of system resources. For some reason my KH/s rate has dropped by about half in the last month or so and I have no idea why. I don't know whether it has been altered deliberately to prevent damage of the computers or something. I have tried uninstalling or disabling most of the likely culprits, but the miner seems to use about 45% of my available power, so I am not sure that would help anyway. This seems to be borne out by the fact that it hasn't helped at all.

  • Anonymous commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    Best way (imho and after testing several setups) to maximize yield without sacrificing system performance is booting several VMs limited with 1 core... you get difficult 1 and 0.1 satoshi per share accepted but you actually get more yield overall because even @ 20 or above difficult it only pays 0.12 satoshis and hogs your system...
    So if you have the RAM and the cores, boot several VM's limited to one core.

  • Anonymous commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    @Andras Kovacs you must have a really old computer... i can get 3Kh/s on power saving mode with a crappy Atom z3735f @ 1.33Ghz on my HTPC.

  • mechnut450 commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    based on my results and watching system task manager I only using my gpu, not of my cpu. I am considering adding a second gpu ( older than current to see if will increase the sat I can make since I barley gotten 2500 in a week.

  • Gaming Records commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    tim can you explain to me how,I have intel I7 6700 and geforce 1080
    and max speed is 360 KH/s
    how can I increase more gpu speed,I already using ASUS gpu tweak 2

  • AdminAlex (CEO / Founder, GroupFabric) commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    The only time the Bitcoin Miner should try to use your camera is if you click the scan button in the Payout Address screen (so the app can scan in a payout address QR code).

    If it is at any other time, we recommend immediately denying any camera permission dialogs.

    Likely it’s because a bad advertisement on Microsoft’s advertising network – we have a thread going with Microsoft right now over why their ad network is delivering ads that are requesting this permission.

    Another option is to deny the camera permission to Bitcoin Miner in the Windows 10 Settings –

    1. Start Menu
    2. Search for Settings
    3. Find A Setting -> Camera Privacy Settings
    4. Bitcoin Miner -> Off

    This will disable the QR code scanning functionality in the Payout Address screen, but is probably the best workaround until we can get a fix from Microsoft.

    Mining performance was also partially degraded over the past week due to connectivity issues, but we implemented several fixes over the weekend that should boost overall yields. Even at low hash rates users should be able to mine 300-500 Satoshis/day at the moment.

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