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I'd like to extract the most performance possible from oclvanitygen. Can anyone tell me what the best practices are with this tool?

Examples may include:

  • Use operating system X, or video card Y
  • Ensure that the file specified with the -F option has more than 7 characters per row
  • Ensure that there are no more than Z quantity of lines in the file
  • Set a custom grid size with the -g option (what is this?)
  • How many work items per thread ( -w option)
  • What custom options should I use (-d option)
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The -d option selects which device to use. 0 is normally CPU and 1 is normally GPU. – lurf jurv Jan 10 '13 at 15:12

I get 630,000 keys per second on my NVIDIA GeForce 320M on Mac OSX Lion. I'm not sure if that's considered a "good" amount. I've never fooled with -g, -w, or -b.

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