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*While my guides deal with setting up and optimizing AMD’s GPUs, nVidia’s 1060 / 1070 video cards are also excellent for mining. Generally these days I tend to recommend whichever is cheaper (and right now, that’s AMD). But if you find a deal on some nVidia 1070 GPUs, don’t hesitate to grab them—they perform just as well as AMD’s offerings, and are arguably easier to set up (just remember to install nVidia drivers instead of AMD’s if you follow the rest of my guide!).
A given cryptocurrency that can be mined with the above Mining Algorithm and offered by the Service Provider, and, where applicable, converted from time to time, e.g., Bitcoin, Ethereum or other cryptocurrencies.
The difficulty is the measure of how difficult it is to find a new block compared to the easiest it can ever be. The rate is recalculated every 2,016 blocks to a value such that the previous 2,016 blocks would have been generated in exactly one fortnight (two weeks) had everyone been mining at this difficulty. This is expected yield, on average, one block every ten minutes.
Pro-tips: check out the following GPU’s: AMD Rx 470/480 Rx 570/580, AMD R9 range, HD 7990 / 7950 (if used cards are available, try to get them from a gamer instead of a miner, with a warranty if possible).  For Nvidia, look at the 1060 / 1070 / 1080 series cards.  As with everything, do your own due diligence to evaluate GPU’s based on their hashrate, power requirements, availability and price. 
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With AMD GPUs there may be a more complicated issue: cards were installed correctly, but each of them has an exclamation point next to it. AMD atikmdag Patcher can help. Click on ‘Yes,’ and after reboot, the problem is solved!
Total costs (on amazon) is $1,968 , but if you signup to my price alert feature, you will be notified when a product is on sale. The best price that you can get for a full rig is around $1,670 , if you are going to build the frame then the costs will be around $1,530. If you are from USA/CA, then you are lucky, i think there are the best sales and prices.
 – A standard keyboard, mouse and monitor are needed.  If managing your rig remotely (not covered here in this beginner guide) you will want to get a headless hdmi dummy plug to plug into your rig so it boots into Windows properly for remote access.  
There are four components of mining for Ethereum. Here we address the first component, which is mining hardware. Then there’s Ethereum Mining Software, Ethereum Wallets and Ethereum Mining Pools. We will take a closer look at each of them in a dedicated chapter.
So you just found out about Ethereum mining and looking to build your first Ethereum mining rig. This guide will walk you through choosing GPUs, hardware, and what software to run for mining Ethereum.
So I am working through some issues. First I have two drives. C: which is a fairly small SSD drive just for my OS (the blockchain is too big to fit on here) and an E: drive which stores everything else. I finally figured out how to store the blockchain on E: with my coinbase and if I am solo mining it works (probably not going to mine anything but works nontheless). So I am considering pool mining. According to your article I must first downloan the entire blockchain which I am working on doing again to the E: drive.… Read more »
Shark Mining is a well-regarded company that makes some excellent pre-built mining rigs. Its Shark Mini is a compact rig that comes with four GPUs. The base model comes with GTX 1070 GPUs, but your can configure it to have a 1070 Ti GPU, which could net you an extra 10% profit, and you can also add a touchscreen display for keeping an eye on the rig. Shark Mining estimates a profit of $600 a month if you mine ZCash or Bitcoin, and up to $400 a month with Ethereum, though of course that could change.
Mining profitability calculator host CoinWarz has recently launched a calculator for Ether, the token that fuels the Ethereum platform. “Perfectly timed” with the history-making DAO crowdfund, the company believes that their calculator has hit the market just in time for Ether mining profitability to be pushed “to the moon.”
I was sure Cloud-Mining is more profitable, because of the high Ethereum price. If I would buy 10 Ether today, it would cost me about 2300 $. I can get the same amount of Ether much cheaper with Cloud-Mining. With around 37 MH/s Ethereum Mining Power, I will get over 10.4 Ether after 1 year and it only costs about 1090 € at Genesis Mining and it is mining 2 years. So after 2 years you will get about 20 Ether back for only 1090 € instead of 10 Ether for 2300 $ if you buy it today directly.
Genesis-Mining also this big company specialized in mining from 2013, The company offers different types of packages and the possibility of miningdifferent cryptocurrencies… At the moment the contracts are sold out,due to the considerable number of contracts sold this year. Only available Mining Ethereum. Visit the Website HERE
People I’m helping setup rigs and such are trying to go full bore right now and are willing to pay these insane prices for cards. They ask me what I think and I just say setup what you have and keep scouring for deals but don’t overpay. They won’t likely listen to that, but I also don’t want to be the person who said no and then somehow this GPU shortage causes difficulty to stall and the price skyrockets on PoS rumors or some weird super profit scenario.
This simple Ethereum mining calculator will allow you to determine how much you can profit from a certain Ethereum miner. It takes into account all relevant costs such as hardware, electricity and fees. See below for detailed instructions on how to use it.
Hopefully these perspectives can help others new to mining or wanting to jump in now. For someone who started about a month ago, I believe 2018 will be profitable for me but only because of the way I’ve operated.
Time is also a factor, as the coin matures and is more widely known, it becomes less profitable. Hence, keeping in mind all these factors, you can calculate the profitability of your mining. There are online calculators and programs to do so.
CoinWarz credits Genesis Mining for making their new calculator possible. In a partnership with the company, Genesis Mining “helped and sponsored development” of the Ether mining profitability calculator. Genesis was one of the first companies to offer Ether cloud mining projects, and CoinWarz says the firm has “worked to publicize Ethereum to the mainstream public and offer services that are invaluable to its users.”
The latest news in the Bitcoin space is one that has been in the making for four years: the Winklevoss’ twins Bitcoin ETF will soon be accepted, or rejected, by the Securities and Exchange Commission (the SEC). This decision will leave ripples in Bitcoin’s history, and it’s the first step to legitimizing Bitcoin’s acceptance with the general public.
Now you’re talking about difficulty increase of 100%, which with this rate is easily going to happen before summer, might even be by march. Hopefully price will increase as well, but at some point we’ll be seeing a saturated market (especially once ETH goes PoS), so your prediction here is that 12-18months payback period. While i’d not speculate more than 6-8 months in the future. Because we can’t possibly know what will happen once PoS happens.
The GPU is still the biggest factor in determining mining performance and which card you have matters greatly. AMD cards are still king in total mining performance, just as they were in Bitcoin’s early days. Nvidia microarchitecture (through Maxwell) wasn’t focused on general purpose computing like AMD’s Graphics Core Next. Actual hash rates will vary between different mining software, operating systems, and drivers, but even a GTX 980 Ti can’t keep up with, say, an older mid-range AMD card. Nvidia has made changes in Pascal that make 10-series cards quite capable miners. Then again, if you’re using a recent generation Nvidia card for mining, you’re more likely mining on the side with your current machine rather than making a dedicated mining system out of spare parts.
As my title says, I am a complete newbie to the Ethereum Project, but not to the cryptography in general. Although this will be the first time I will consider investing in the mining process. And I just would like to know, what is the best current hardware is out there for mining, and where best to find available in stock to ship.
An interesting notion, but my gut says overall performance will be poor for two reasons. First, memory bandwidth. Even premium dual-channel boards top out around 30 GB/s, yet the lowly 1050 Ti can do better than 100 GB/s. Second, even you had the bandwidth, low shader count wouldn’t let you work with it fast enough. Also, you ‘d need iGPUs with OpenCL support, which I believe requires Haswell and later ( I know my Sandy Bridge HD 3000 doesn’t do OpenCL ). If you had a bunch of AMD APUs, that’s a different story, of course.
There’s more to buying a miner than just picking the one with the highest hash rate, though. Miners with a high hash rate usually come with a high price tag. On top of that, they also typically use more electricity as they operate which could further drive your costs up.
I am already a customer of Genesis and have been using them for 3 months now. The return from mining is decent and the ROI is great (1 year payback from the 2 year Monero contract).. I wish they have the BTC mining back.. most of the contract are sold out right now.
Hi guys, Finally i have decided to to invest on dash mining.i am so escited by doing this because dash has great potential. So even if difficulty is growing up just mine it guys. Pick your own dash mining it inside genesis mining.
As more and more miners competed for the limited supply of blocks, individuals found that they were working for months without finding a block and receiving any reward for their mining efforts. This made mining something of a gamble. To address the variance in their income miners started organizing themselves into pools so that they could share rewards more evenly. See Pooled mining and Comparison of mining pools.
Nvidia Corporation is an American technology company based in Santa Clara, California. It designs graphics processing units for the gaming and professional markets, as well as system on a chip units for the mobile computing and automotive market
Well right now its still profitable but if the price drops below 0.02ETH and difficulty will keep going up like 40-50% everymonth then most likely in 2 months it won’t be worth the hassle…. its a gamble.

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