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Mining ERC-918 Tokens (0xBitcoin)

GENERAL INFORMATION

0xBitcoin (0xBTC) is the first mineable ERC20 token on Ethereum. It uses mining for distribution, unlike all previous ERC20 tokens which were assigned to the contract deployer upon creation. 0xBTC is the first implementation of the EIP918 mineable token standard (https://eips.ethereum.org/EIPS/eip-918), which opened up the possibility of a whole new class of mineable assets on Ethereum. Without any ICO, airdrop, pre-mine, or founder’s reward, 0xBitcoin is arguably the most decentralized asset in the Ethereum ecosystem, including even Ether (ETH), which had a large ICO.
The goal of 0xBitcoin is to be looked at as a currency and store of value asset on Ethereum. Its 21 million token hard cap and predictable issuance give it scarcity and transparency in terms of monetary policy, both things that Ether lacks. 0xBitcoin has certain advantages over PoW based currencies, such as compatibility with smart contracts and decentralized exchanges. In addition, 0xBTC cannot be 51% attacked (without attacking Ethereum), is immune from the “death spiral”, and will receive the benefits of scaling and other improvements to the Ethereum network.

GETTING 0xBITCOIN TOKENS

0xBitcoin can be mined using typical PC hardware, traded on exchanges (either decentralized or centralized) or purchased from specific sites/contracts.

-Mined using PC hardware

-Traded on exchanges such as


MINING IN A NUTSHELL

0xBitcoin is a Smart Contract on the Ethereum network, and the concept of Token Mining is patterned after Bitcoin's distribution. Rather than solving 'blocks', work is issued by the contract, which also maintains a Difficulty which goes up or down depending on how often a Reward is issued. Miners can put their hardware to work to claim these rewards, in concert with specialized software, working either by themselves or together as a Pool. The total lifetime supply of 0xBitcoin is 21,000,000 tokens and rewards will repeatedly halve over time.
The 0xBitcoin contract was deployed by Infernal_Toast at Ethereum address: 0xb6ed7644c69416d67b522e20bc294a9a9b405b31
0xBitcoin's smart contract, running on the Ethereum network, maintains a changing "Challenge" (that is generated from the previous Ethereum block hash) and an adjusting Difficulty Target. Like traditional mining, the miners use the SoliditySHA3 algorithm to solve for a Nonce value that, when hashed alongside the current Challenge and their Minting Ethereum Address, is less-than-or-equal-to the current Difficulty Target. Once a miner finds a solution that satisfies the requirements, they can submit it into the contract (calling the Mint() function). This is most often done through a mining pool. The Ethereum address that submits a valid solution first is sent the 50 0xBTC Reward.
(In the case of Pools, valid solutions that do not satisfy the full difficulty specified by the 0xBitcoin contract, but that DO satisfy the Pool's specified Minimum Share Difficulty, get a 'share'. When one of the Miners on that Pool finds a "Full" solution, the number of shares each miner's address has submitted is used to calculate how much of the 50 0xBTC reward they will get. After a Reward is issued, the Challenge changes.
A Retarget happens every 1024 rewards. In short, the Contract tries to target an Average Reward Time of about 60 times the Ethereum block time. So (at the time of this writing):
~13.9 seconds \* 60 = 13.9 minutes
If the average Reward Time is longer than that, the difficulty will decrease. If it's shorter, it will increase. How much longer or shorter it was affects the magnitude with which the difficulty will rise/drop, to a maximum of 50%. * Click Here to visit the stats page~ (https://0x1d00ffff.github.io/0xBTC-Stats) to see recent stats and block times, feel free to ask questions about it if you need help understanding it.

MINING HARDWARE

Presently, 0xBitcoin and "Alt Tokens" can be mined on GPUs, CPUs, IGPs (on-CPU graphics) and certain FPGAs. The most recommended hardware is nVidia graphics cards for their efficiency, ubiquity and relatively low cost. As general rules, the more cores and the higher core frequency (clock) you can get, the more Tokens you will earn!
Mining on nVidia cards:
Mining on AMD cards:
Mining on IGPs (e.g. AMD Radeon and Intel HD Graphics):
Clocks and Power Levels:

MINING SOFTWARE AND DESCRIPTIONS

For the most up-to-date version info, download links, thread links and author contact information, please see this thread: https://www.reddit.com/0xbitcoin/comments/8o06dk/links_to_the_newestbest_miners_for_nvidia_amd/ Keep up to date for the latest speed, stability and feature enhancements!
COSMiC Miner by LtTofu:
SoliditySha3Miner by Amano7:
AIOMiner All-In-One GPU Miner:
TokenMiner by MVis (Mining-Visualizer):
"Nabiki"/2.10.4 by Azlehria:
~Older Miners: Older and possibly-unsupported miner versions can be found at the above link for historical purposes and specific applications- including the original NodeJS CPU miner by Infernal Toast/Zegordo, the '1000x' NodeJS/C++ hybrid version of 0xBitcoin-Miner and Mikers' enhanced CUDA builds.

FOR MORE INFORMATION...

If you have any trouble, the friendly and helpful 0xBitcoin community will be happy to help you out. Discord has kind of become 0xBTC's community hub, you can get answers the fastest from devs and helpful community members. Or message one of the community members on reddit listed below.
Links
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Links to the Newest/Best Miners for nVidia, AMD GPUs (and historical links)

I thought I'd make this thread due to an influx of new miners who seemed to be using very old versions. Hope it's helpful! It'll be updated over time. Most Recent Edit: 20 June 2019. Updated version #s, links, features, added link to UI/updater for SSHA3M, fixed formatting -- LtTofu
** Be sure to read the README document that either comes with the miner or any instructions on the page where you download it! This will answer many beginner questions. For quickest answers to any problems you may encounter, visit #Support on the Discord: https://discord.gg/An8sBP **
Be sure to keep your GRAPHICS CARD DRIVERS up to date! This makes sure your cards are detected by the mining software as well as the expected performance.
COSMiC V4 by LtTofu (latest version: 4.1.3)
Thread: https://www.reddit.com/0xbitcoin/comments/c1590e/cosmic_v413t_update_nvidiacuda_win64_guibased/ Direct Download Links: https://bitbucket.org/LieutenantTofu/cosmic-v3/downloads/ (newest at the top)
CUDA Miner in active development for 64-Bit Windows w/ integrated GUI for nVidia/CUDA devices. Supports Pool mining, Multiple GPUs in a Single Instance. Solo/CPU mining is in development. Selectable auto-donation (1.5% default/minimum).
SoliditySha3Miner by Amano7 (lwYeo)
https://github.com/lwYeo/SoliditySHA3Minereleases/ Miner for nVidia cards (CUDA) and OpenCL (AMD cards). Supports Pool Mining and Solo Mining. JSON API. EthOS Compatible! 1.5% minimum Auto-donation, 2% default. Note: Requires .NET Core to be installed!
GUI WrappeUpdater: https://github.com/lwYeo/SoliditySHA3MinerUI
0xBitcoin-Gpuminer v2.10.4 and up; Gaiden/Nabiki by Azlehria
https://github.com/azlehria CUDA miners in active development for Windows and Linux. Has a fixed 2.5% devfee. Supports pool mining
COSMiC v3.4 by LtTofu (old version, no longer in active development):
Thread: https://www.reddit.com/0xbitcoin/comments/8ewvo9/miner_cosmic_v34t_cuda_miner_for_windows_64_linux/
Direct Download Links: https://bitbucket.org/LieutenantTofu/cosmic-v3/downloads/ (newest at the top)
Command-line CUDA Miner with Windows and Linux versions available. See comment below post for version details. Selectable auto-donation (1%, 1.5%, 2%). Supports Pool/Solo mining. Single-GPU, but can be easily launched on multiple GPUs using a batch file.
TokenMiner by Mining-Visualizer (MVis):
https://github.com/mining-visualizeMVis-tokenminer Miner for AMD cards/OpenCL devices. Mines on CUDA cards too, but at a lower hashrate than with a native CUDA miner. 1% devfee in pool mode. Supports Solo and CPU mining

Older, possibly no longer supported:

0xBitcoin-miner:
https://github.com/0xbitcoin/0xbitcoin-miner The one that started it all! Old/probably unsupported. Supports CPU mining. GPUs not supported. Authors: Infernal Toast, Zegordo, (V0x?) possibly others :)
Mikers' CPU/CUDA miner:
https://github.com/snissn/0xbitcoin-gpuminer One of the first working CUDA miners! Now fairly old/probably unsupported, but solid!
Cosmic V4 early public test:
https://www.reddit.com/0xbitcoin/comments/8qsjwf/cosmic_v40a_public_test_the_easytouse_0xbitcoin/ First public test of Cosmic V4 (CUDA Miner for Windows 64-bit.) Single-GPU. Approximately the same speeds as 3.4t, perhaps slightly faster. See comment below post for version details. Selectable auto-donation (1.5% default).
Please let me know if you'd like anything updated/links added/etc. See comment by me below this post for more details. Thanks!
submitted by LieutenantTofu to 0xbitcoin [link] [comments]

[Miner] COSMiC v4.1t Multi-GPU (for Windows X64+CUDA Devices, 0xBitcoin/Other ERC-918 TokenPools)

Hello 0xBitcoin and Token Mining community! I'm happy to share my work with you today. COSMiC v4.1t is a public "beta" which brings multiple enhancements, including support for mining on multiple nVidia/CUDA devices in one instance and a redesigned GUI.
Suggestions/feedback greatly appreciated: I will use your input in forthcoming updates to the miner. :)
CHANGES THIS VERSION:
SCREENSHOTS:
DOWNLOADS:
INSTRUCTIONS:
COMING SOON:
WHAT'S PLANNED:
CONTACT:
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New to r/Tokenmining? click here for more in-depth info!

What is EIP:918?

EIP:918 is an Ethereum Improvement Proposal for standardizing mineable token distribution using Proof of Work.
The primary driver behind the standard is to address the very broken ICO model that currently plagues the Ethereum network. Token distribution via the ICO model and it’s derivatives has always been susceptible to illicit behavior by bad actors. New token projects are centralized by nature because a single entity must handle and control all of the initial coins and all of the the raised ICO money. By distributing tokens via an alternative ‘Initial Mining Offering’ (or IMO), the ownership of the token contract no longer belongs with the deployer at all and the deployer is ‘just another user.’ As a result, investor risk exposure utilizing a mined token distribution model is significantly diminished. This standard is intended to be standalone, allowing maximum interoperability with ERC20, ERC721, and future token standards.
The most effective economic side effect of Satoshi Nakamoto’s desire to secure the original Bitcoin network with Proof of Work hash mining was tethering the coin to real computing power, thereby removing centralized actors. Transitioning the responsibility of work back onto individual miners, government organizations have no jurisdiction over the operation of a pure mined token economy. Oversight is removed from an equation whereby miners are providing economic effort in direct exchange of a cryptographic commodity. This facilitates decentralized distribution and establishes all involved parties as stakeholders. The ERC918 standard allows projects to be funded through decentralized computing power instead of centralized, direct-fiat conversion.
The Ethereum blockchain in its current state exists as a thriving ecosystem which allows any individual to store immutable records in a permission-less, invulnerable and transparent manner. Recently, there have been proposals to mitigate some initial ICO investment risks through the introduction of the DAICO model that relies on timed and automated value transfers via the smart contract tapping mechanism. However, this does not align a token smart contract as a non-security and still has the potential to put investors at risk if not implemented carefully, relying on centralized actors to be fair and community intended. Allowing users of the network direct access to tokens by performing computations as a proof of work supplies allows any smart contract to distribute a token in a safe and controlled manner similar to the release of a commodity.
As of 2017, all Ethereum token distribution methods were flawed and susceptible to Sybil attacks. A Sybil attack is a form of computer security attack where one person pretends to be many people with multiple computer accounts in order to manipulate a system in a malicious way. ICOs and airdrops are highly susceptible to these type of attacks so there is no way to verify that all ERC20 tokens distributed by the deployer were doled out fairly or unfairly. Proof of Work distribution is resistant to Sybil attacks. This means that ERC918 tokens are among the first trustless Ethereum tokens in the world. The distribution of ERC918 tokens is fair because they are allotted via an open, decentralized mathematical algorithm (that anyone can view on the mainnet blockchain) and not a centralized human monarchy.
ERC918’s first incarnation (and inspiration) was the 0xBitcoin project that launched in early 2018. Since then, several projects have realized the standard in innovative and creative ways. Catether (0xCATE) erupted early and additionally mints payback tokens during transfer operations to offset gas costs. 0xGold and 0xLitecoin each implement the first on-chain merge-mining with 0xBitcoin and the Mineable Gem project extends the standard onto a non-fungible collectible artifacts, whereby each gem has a unique mining difficulty. The Mineable project is a newer initiative that provides users with the ability to create mineable ERC20 tokens on-chain without writing a line of code and includes a virtualized hashing artifact market that allows miners to purchase on-chain vGPUs to improve mining difficulty and rewards. (written by jlogelin) ​

MINING IN A NUTSHELL

0xBitcoin is a Smart Contract on the Ethereum network, and the concept of Token Mining is patterned after Bitcoin's distribution. Rather than solving 'blocks', work is issued by the contract, which also maintains a Difficulty which goes up or down depending on how often a Reward is issued. Miners can put their hardware to work to claim these rewards, in concert with specialized software, working either by themselves or together as a Pool. The total lifetime supply of 0xBitcoin is 21,000,000 tokens and rewards will repeatedly halve over time.
The 0xBitcoin contract was deployed by Infernal_Toast at Ethereum address: 0xb6ed7644c69416d67b522e20bc294a9a9b405b31
0xBitcoin's smart contract, running on the Ethereum network, maintains a changing "Challenge" (that is generated from the previous Ethereum block hash) and an adjusting Difficulty Target. Like traditional mining, the miners use the SoliditySHA3 algorithm to solve for a Nonce value that, when hashed alongside the current Challenge and their Minting Ethereum Address, is less-than-or-equal-to the current Difficulty Target. Once a miner finds a solution that satisfies the requirements, they can submit it into the contract (calling the Mint() function). This is most often done through a mining pool. The Ethereum address that submits a valid solution first is sent the 50 0xBTC Reward.
(In the case of Pools, valid solutions that do not satisfy the full difficulty specified by the 0xBitcoin contract, but that DO satisfy the Pool's specified Minimum Share Difficulty, get a 'share'. When one of the Miners on that Pool finds a "Full" solution, the number of shares each miner's address has submitted is used to calculate how much of the 50 0xBTC reward they will get. After a Reward is issued, the Challenge changes.
A Retarget happens every 1024 rewards. In short, the Contract tries to target an Average Reward Time of about 60 times the Ethereum block time. So (at the time of this writing):
~13.9 seconds \* 60 = 13.9 minutes
If the average Reward Time is longer than that, the difficulty will decrease. If it's shorter, it will increase. How much longer or shorter it was affects the magnitude with which the difficulty will rise/drop, to a maximum of 50%. * Click Here to visit the stats page~ (https://0x1d00ffff.github.io/0xBTC-Stats) to see recent stats and block times, feel free to ask questions about it if you need help understanding it.

MINING HARDWARE

Presently, 0xBitcoin and "Alt Tokens" can be mined on GPUs, CPUs, IGPs (on-CPU graphics) and certain FPGAs. The most recommended hardware is nVidia graphics cards for their efficiency, ubiquity and relatively low cost. As general rules, the more cores and the higher core frequency (clock) you can get, the more Tokens you will earn!
Mining on nVidia cards:
Mining on AMD cards:
Mining on IGPs (e.g. AMD Radeon and Intel HD Graphics):
Clocks and Power Levels:

MINING SOFTWARE AND DESCRIPTIONS

For the most up-to-date version info, download links, thread links and author contact information, please see this thread: https://www.reddit.com/0xbitcoin/comments/8o06dk/links_to_the_newestbest_miners_for_nvidia_amd/ Keep up to date for the latest speed, stability and feature enhancements!
COSMiC Miner by LtTofu:
SoliditySha3Miner by Amano7:
AIOMiner All-In-One GPU Miner:
TokenMiner by MVis (Mining-Visualizer):
"Nabiki"/2.10.4 by Azlehria:
~Older Miners: Older and possibly-unsupported miner versions can be found at the above link for historical purposes and specific applications- including the original NodeJS CPU miner by Infernal Toast/Zegordo, the '1000x' NodeJS/C++ hybrid version of 0xBitcoin-Miner and Mikers' enhanced CUDA builds.

FOR MORE INFORMATION...

If you have any trouble, the friendly and helpful 0xBitcoin community will be happy to help you out. Discord has kind of become 0xBTC's community hub, you can get answers the fastest from devs and helpful community members. Or message one of the community members on reddit listed below.
Links
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How To Compile and Run VanityGen on Mac OS X

How to compile VanityGen on Mac OS X
"VanityGen" is a program for producing 'vanity' Bitcoin (or altcoin) Addresses with a specified prefix. It does a brute-force search for a Private Key whose matching Public Key hashes to a Bitcoin (or altcoin) Address with the specified prefix.
My MacBook Pro already had XCode installed so that is the first step if you don't already have it. You can find XCode, free, in the Mac App Store: https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/xcode/id497799835?mt=12
The second step is to download the latest vanitygen source code as a .zip file: https://github.com/samr7/vanitygen/releases Put the .zip file in the 'Projects' folder of your home folder and unzip it. If you don't have a 'Projects' folder in your home folder you should create one.
You will need OpenSSL and pcre (Perl Compatible Regular Expressions) to compile vanitygen. A version of OpenSSL should already be installed. You can install a newer version (1.0.1e_1) but then you will get a compile error:
Undefined symbols for architecture x86_64: "_PKCS5_PBKDF2_HMAC", referenced from: _vg_protect_crypt in util.o ld: symbol(s) not found for architecture x86_64 
You will need MacPorts to install pcre. Get MacPorts from here: http://www.macports.org/install.php Download and install it.
Start the Terminal app. You can find it in /Applications/Utilities
Change to the directory that contains the unzipped vanitygen with these commands:
cd ~/Projects cd vanitygen-0.21 
Update all the Mac ports with the commands
sudo port sync sudo port selfupdate sudo port upgrade outdated 
Install the pcre project with the command:
sudo port install pcre 
Build vanitygen with the command:
env C_INCLUDE_PATH=/opt/local/include make 
Run vanitygen with the command:
./vanitygen 1Prefix 
My new MacBook Pro does about 189 kKeys/s. While it is working it will tell you what percent of the search space it has covered and how long until there is a 50% chance of success. When it is done it will display the Address and Privkey (Private Key). ANYBODY WHO KNOWS THE Privkey CAN SPEND COINS FROM THAT ADDRESS SO KEEP IT SECRET.
Johns-MacBook-Pro:vanitygen-0.21 john$ ./vanitygen 1Test WARNING: Built with OpenSSL 0.9.8y 5 Feb 2013 WARNING: Use OpenSSL 1.0.0d+ for best performance Difficulty: 264104224 ERROR: could not determine processor count Pattern: 1Test Address: 1Test96BvwzUMf2GFQw9NsBgFt97bEtJi Privkey: 5Jb1xFBKm2gWEyUK6P7MJbEJgSRVqsCeUenCGB6P1vFD4cBzrJ3 
If you have an OpenCL compatible video adapter you can run faster with oclvanitygen:
env C_INCLUDE_PATH=/opt/local/include make oclvanitygen 
If you only have one OpenCL-compatible interface it wil be used by default, otherwise you get a list.
./oclvanitygen 1Test Available OpenCL platforms: 0: [Apple] Apple 0: [Intel] Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-4850HQ CPU @ 2.30GHz 1: [NVIDIA] GeForce GT 750M 2: [Intel] Iris Pro 
If you get the list, select the device with a number:
./oclvanitygen -d1 1Test Pattern: 1Test Address: 1TestYMAVwW1ZYzwnJ4rjgQHeXWGMnZuM Privkey: 5JMLzAJjtEft14sg8im7NU2qMe9AnDkBuxFJf2srrWDEU2jCGVk 
This runs in about 45 seconds instead of about 15 minutes.
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Don't I need the Blockchain to mine Ether? /Little about me and my history with mining

Hey guys, My first post on here, I'm just a newbie at this and I apologize in advance if this post is not up to your standards.
So, I started mining Doge while I was downloading the Bitcoin blockchain because the Doge one was soooo much smaller than the Bitcoin one. When I finally finished downloading the Bitcoin blockchain I was informed that the difficulty was too high and Ether was way easier and more profitable.
So, I downloaded OpenCL and made me a batch file and even without downloading a wallet I just double clicked the batch file to see what'd happen, just for fun. And you know what, it started up and I was getting 31MH/s and climbing along with 80% Efficiency. Later I actually downloaded a wallet along with the blockchain even though I have my ETH sent straight to Poloniex.
So I ask, I don't need the blockchain? I don't understand... Why is that?
As I said earlier, I'm completely new to this. I actually started dabbling in AUR two years ago, when that was still a thing but I never mined successfully. I gave up and just now, after Christmas 2015 started playing around with this and successfully mined my first .0130 on 30th December.
For those interested the specs on my gaming computer I'm using are as follows: - FD Define S ATX Case - Intel Core i5 3570K @ 3.40GHz & FD Kelvin 120mm Liquid cooling - 16GB DDR3 - ASUSTeK P8Z77-V LX (LGA1155) - 2x R9 290 Crossfire - 120GB Corsair Force 3 SSD - 500GB Seagate HDD - 2TB Seagate HDD - 3TB Seagate HDD - 1000w BeQuiet PSU
The R9 290's are actually a Club3D(Main) one and a Gigabyte/Windforce one. The Club3D one runs hotter than the other one coming in at 94°C before I took the side of the case off, but now it's at 79°C with dips going down to the 60's(I have the window open and Iceland in January gets cold as fuck which helps with cooling the cards down). While the Gigabyte one is at 63°C dipping down to the 50's when, like with the other one, a gust of wind comes through the window.
This computer was originally bought with a HD6850 card which, when that one died, got upgraded to a HD7850 card and when the games were getting laggy at the highest settings I decided to buy the Gigabyte R9 290 and a year later bought the Club3D card. It's actually supposed to be a gaming computer but, yeah.... Since I can mine on it with decent MH/s why the fuck not do it when I'm not in-game?
And I've been getting everywhere from 30-100MH/s but on average it's 50-60MH/s. Which, if I do say so myself, not too shabby. I'm getting somewhere around 2,4-2,9 ETH a day.
Any who, this was just a little introduction about me and my rig along with a question. I just want to wish you guys a happy new year and hope that when I've mined a good sum of ETH the price increases to 235Btc and we can live happily ever after.
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A beginners guide to beginning

DISCLAIMER I am not saying to support one mining client over another, or one mining pool over another, this is just what I tried and what worked for me. Also, keep in mind I'm a beginner and the experienced people who have been doing this even for a month or two will most likely have much better advice than me.
So, to anyone interested in starting up mining, I got it going last night with no previous mining experience. What I'm going to try to do here is explain the method I took (I tried a few and this one was the easiest method).
First thing I did was download the Bitcoin client here: Bitcoin.org Second thing I did was download the GUI mining client from here Third thing I did was sign up for the Deepbit mining pool Fourth step was to take my wallet address out of the bitcoin client and input that into the Deepbit website (once logged in) and just verify my settings. Fifth close the Bitcoin client, open the gui mining program and select "start bitcoin as a server" from the toolbar menu. Then, select deepbit from the drop down menu (you can select solo if you plan to not be part of a pool), fill in your credentials and hit start. I repeated this step three more times for my three other GPU's (in my case it was core0, core1, core2 and core3, representing each gpu in my two 6990's). Sixth step I did, I probably should have done first. My gpu's wound right up under load, and if you are at all familiar with 6990's, they are like banshee's telling a tornado to go fuck itself while an atomic bomb goes off. With all my gpu settings set to automatic, the fans were about 80% wound up with temps ranging from the mid-90's to around 103. Hot, for sure, but very common for these cards. I underclocked my cards down from 830, putting the two hottest gpu's to 600 with one of their fans at 70% and one at 80%. I put the other two gpu's at 700 with both fans at 60%. With those settings, my cards are all sitting at around 84-87 degrees, which is hotter than I would like, but still within reason for long term running.
I'm getting about 1.1 ghash/s with those settings. My computer is a bit sluggish, but not unusable for basic stuff. I'm going to be looking into some waterblocks for the two 6990's, and once i do that, i should be able to overclock to around 950 and still keep temps way down. I expect with those settings that I'll get around 1.6-1.8 ghash/s.
Before going this route, I had played around with the Python OpenCL Bitcoin Miner and had followed this guide in setting it up. Using scripts gives you more freedom to control how you want bitcoin and the miner to function (you can alter your workload and how much resources you want to dedicate to mining using different operator switch tags in your batch script). Essentially, with this method you will create two batch files: one for starting the server, and one for starting the miner under the conditions you want.
To me, both options work, and do what I want them to. The gui option was cleaner, easier to use and set up and just looks a lot better. The script option gives more room for customization and performance enhancing/degrading so that mining can be done all the time without crushing computer performance. It's all a preference of what suits you best.
For reference purposes, these are my computer specs: -Coolermaster HAF X case -Gigabyte G1 Killer Assassin mobo -Intel Core i7 Extreme Edition 990x CPU -Coolermaster Silent Pro Gold 1200w psu -XFX Radeon 6990 gpu (x2, run in quadfire) -24gb Corsair Dominator DDR3 ram -240gb RevoDriveX2 bootable SSD running win7 -Corsair Hydro Series H70 Cpu Cooler modified with two 140mm Silverstone Air Penetrator's -200mm side case fan, 230mm front case fan, 2x 200mm top exhaust fans, I believe all these fans are 130 cfm, but I want to swap the side 200mm for a 160 cfm fan.
EDIT: If you are downvoting and don't agree with what I have written, please explain to me why. I'm a beginner and there are still tons of things I don't understand.
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