Questions tagged [gpu-mining]

Collects questions about mining setups on basis of GPUs.

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Mining on Linux with an USB hard-deive [closed]

I want to mine with my AMD gpu. However I don't want to install the amd sdk on my daily driver operating system because that too much dependencies and external debs for me. I have the idea to install ...
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Mining Every Last BitCoin?

I’m told that their is a total number of bitcoins that can be mined, 21 million bitcoins I’ve heard. I’ve heard that the more bitcoins that are mined there is a direct increases in the level of ...
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I am new to bitcoin, and GUI miner won't work on slush's server

I am new to using bitcoin, and I don't have any mining hardware, just my computer. I got GUIminer, and set the server to other, and the host name to http://api.bitcoin.cz, port 8332. I entered my ...
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Asus R9 270x mining 24/7 setup

I'm using Asus R9270X-DC2T-2GD5 for mining and the temps remain stable at 68C or below even with 99% GPU load for hours. Stock cooling with my Cooler Master CM 690 II case with positive air flow. I ...
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GUIMiner - Don't seem to recognize my GPU. Where to set it up?

Please don't be rude, I'm not looking for making a living on bitcoin mining, I'm just experimenting with it a bit. At least I would like to, but I can not use properly the GUIMiner. I reckon that I ...
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Setting up BFGMiner with Devices

I have a Dell Poweredge Server R200 set up with BFGMiner. Now I know this is old and not very powerful, but I am curious as to how I should use BFGMiner. When I ran it initially, it was not able ...
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cgminer works just fine for BTC but LTC mining won't get temps over 50C

These are the screenshots. Temp on LTC won't go over 50C although I set it to intensity 12 on my 6770. I get 200Mh/s on BTC and I shouuld be getting 200Kh/s, instead I'm getting 80Kh/s. http://i....
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Simple GPU miner with long pooling C++

I want to write own GPU miner, but I can't find any simple solution (cgminer and RPC miner are big projects with many useless to me functions). I need the sources of only one GPU miner with long ...
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Why guiminer is using different amount of GPU each time I restart my copmuter?

Why guiminer is using different amount of GPU each time I restart my computer? I'm running guiminer-20121203, NVIDIA GeForce GTX 670M, poclbm.exe with flags -s 0.005 -f 60 What I noticed was, it was ...
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When do I get paid when mining with eligius? [duplicate]

So, i'm trying out mining with a mac and i'm not asking whether mining is possible, my question is is it actually even possible to make a minimal amount of bitcoins. I hear people saying that mining ...
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How exactly should we update GPU bios so to increase hashrate?

In any case, the number of hash you create when mining is a good indicator of how well you do when updating BIOS. Many miner update BIOS and claim they easily got 29-30Mh/s on Ethash. Under standard ...
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Using Onboard Video but Mining with nVidia Geforce 8400GS

So, after much struggling and a few reinstallations, I got my nVidia Geforce 8400 GS mining by installing the correct drivers, nvidia-cuda-toolkit, openssl, automake/autoconf, and cudaminer. The ...
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Running poclbm miner in Ubuntu 13.04 without ATI card

I am running Ubuntu 13.04 64bit with 16GB RAM and this is my VGA card: 00:02.0 VGA compatible controller: Intel Corporation 3rd Gen Core processor Graphics Controller (rev 09) (prog-if 00 [VGA ...
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Balance not going up in deepbit after mining

I've been mining with a deepbit account and noticed the balance hasn't been increasing. I use the following bat file to run cgminer version 3.5.0 cgminer.exe -o http://pit.deepbit.net:8332 -u emailme@...
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GUI miner not working properly (slush's pool)

I'm trying to mine for slush's pool with GUIminer. The miner says that I am mining, and gives me a mhash number, but says that no matter how long I mine, I still have 0 shares. The pool says that I ...
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bitcoin mining on a laptop gpu, nvidia GT 120m? [duplicate]

i have a laptop with a discreet GPU, no integrated ones. its a Nvidia GT 120m in an ASUS laptop. i never use the laptop, so i decided to turn it into a bitcoin miner using bitminter. at the moment it ...
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Is there really this big a difference between AMD and NVIDIA? [duplicate]

As i am thinking of builing a system with a evga 670 i was wondering how much better a similarly priced AMD card would be in mining? The bitcoin wiki shows a hashrate of 406MH/s for the GV-R787OC-2GD ...
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Mining Builds How many GPU's and why?

I have been looking into mining recently and i realize that i am a bit late to the bubble bu would still like to invest in building my own rig and start mining Altcoins such as ETH and Zcash. Now to ...
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Mining with an AMD Graphics card

Following this tutorial here: http://www.newslobster.com/random/how-to-get-started-using-your-gpu-to-mine-for-bitcoins-on-windows And it says, UPDATE: If you are unsure, please download GPU Caps ...
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litecoin mining

I'm a crypto currency newbie. I'm planning to mine lite coins. Is it possible to mine them using my Lenovo Y550 laptop? I have downloaded the wallet. I want to start with mining but im still in doubt ...
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Please help, stuck at static 24Mhash/s? [duplicate]

I'm fairly new to mining bitcoin, but I have read that using GPU can help improve performance. I currently am using GUIMiner (latest version) running on an OpenCL back-end but when I choose to use my ...
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Is it possible to mine Litecoin with a MacBook?

I have a MacBook and was told that I can't mine Litecoin with ASIC erupters. So, am I out of the loop with this whole new litecoins ordeal? If so, can anything be done using my MacBook? I can get my ...
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GPU Mining Speed

I am a bit new to the whole mining thing and just have a economical issue when it comes to selecting GPUs. Sorry if the title is in appropriate. Let's just say in mining Ethereum, a 1070 ti (costs $...
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can i mine any cryptocurrency in my pc [duplicate]

i need help to see that if my pc can mine any cryptocurrency. my spces: Windows 7 Ultimate SP1 i3 2100 3.10GHz AMD Radeon HD 6450 3gb Ram If anyone needs more info about my pc they can tell me ...
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NVIDIA Tesla K80 vs M60, if electricity and capital wasn't a factor

If I have a setup where electricity and capital are unlimited, which GPU would be more efficient at mining cryptocurrency (such as Ethereum) between the NVIDIA Tesla K80 and the NVIDIA Tesla M60? I ...
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GPU mining better for BTC or LTC?

I recently bought an GTX 760, and wanted to try out mining either bitcoins or litecoins. I know AMD is better for mining and all that but I still want to try it anyway. So - should I mine bitcoins or ...
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What virtual currency is currently the most profitable with an Nvidia GPU? [duplicate]

By most profitable, I mean the coin that returns the most profit for lower-hashing GPU's.
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Problems with mining Bitcoin (OpenCL)

I have been having some trouble with mining. I have no OpenCL compatible hardware, so that severely limits the software I can use (for example, GUIMiner only allows OpenCL). Is there a way that I can ...
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Only 70Mh/s with good PC! AMD CPU not supported? [duplicate]

I have a AMD 8-Core-CPU with a NVIDA GTX 560 for Bitcoin-Mining but I only get 70Mh/s... If I start CGMiner without GPU it detects nothing. Why cant I use my CPU to mine Bitcoins? Is that an error by ...
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I have an ATI Radeon HD 4550; would starting to use BitCoin be worth it? [duplicate]

Below average PC, wondering if it'd be worth it. The possibility of damaging my PC also exists.