Is Zcash worth mining? The answer is a resounding ‘Yes!’, and in this post we’re going to explain why. MinerGate suggests you an easy technique which you can use to know whether you should or should not mine ZEC. By using a small checklist at the end of this piece you’ll be able to determine […]
Mining Tips & Guides
A bit of common sense and experience in cryptocurrency mining.
MinerGate Educational presents another “How To NiceHash” special. Before reading this, please check our previous tutorial.
Firstly, please note that this post is not intended as financial advice and one should always try to do their own research before making any final decisions. Investing in Cryptocurrencies and Initial Coin Offerings (ICO’s) can be speculative, and the market is quite unregulated.
Dear miners, The MinerGate team is pleased that so many of you joined the Beta-testing of the new xFast CLI Miner. However, we received many messages from you regarding the difficulties with new console commands of the software.
There have been many algorithms discussed and proposed over the years in the cryptocurrency space. There are many arguments for and against each Proof-of-Work algorithm, however, we’ll discuss two most widely known of them – CryptoNight and EquiHash.
You can think of cryptojacking as a virus which pays the hacker. Cryptojacking is one of the quickest growing cyber-attacks, with reports of web-browser cryptojacking attacks rising 30% in this year alone.
To continue where we left off in the previous part, this part delves further deeper into the various consensus mechanisms that have been making a lot of news lately and are being proven as worthy successors to the consensus problem. These algorithms have worked really well in theory but are yet to be adopted into […]
Combining GPU’s in your rig is the best way to achieve high hashrates and so having multiple cards on your miner is preferred. You don’t have to fill all the slots of your motherboard right away though. You can start with only one or two cards and upgrade your rig as you go.
If you’re choosing a frame for your mining rig, remember, it secures your hardware and it should contain minimal to no metal as the conductive nature of metals can affect the performance and health of your mining rig.