I’ve been mining cryptocurrency with NiceHash for 4 months solid – reliably! The process has NEVER gone down*. *However after updating to NiceHash to 188.8.131.52 beta, the mining process began going offline every day. When I logged into nicehash.com, the dashboard told me “you have no active workers”. And when I turned on my mining
Monero has just hard forked to maintain ASIC resistance. I checked on my mining progress dashboard (supportxmr.com) and sure enough, my hash rate was 0 H/s. XMR-Stak on my mining rig was showing the following error messages: All pools are dead. Idling . . . SOCKET ERROR – PARSE ERROR: Unexpected call response This error
Please take the volatility of the crypto market into account when considering the 180 day mining time-frame of this blog post. Bitcoin reached almost $20k USD in late December 2017, then dipped to a low of $8k USD and is now trading at just over $11k USD. The alt-coin market had a similar bumpy run.
Recently I wrote about mining and compared the hashrate of all my computers/servers at home (CPU and GPUs). My current goal is to mine 1 whole monero coin, and two weeks into the project, I’ve mined 0.134 of a coin. Yesterday I noticed a discrepancy between two very similarly equipped mining computers. One of the hash
So, you’re thinking about mining the cryptocurrency Monero (XMR) using Windows based mining software like XMR-Stak? Wondering what sort of hashrate your hardware may obtain? In this post I compare the mining performance of every single laptop/PC/server in my household, using both CPU and GPU mining options (where installed). For this comparison, I am using