Mining Tips & Guides

CryptoNight vs. EquiHash

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CryptoNight vs. EquiHash

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.

Blockchain Consensus Types: Proof of Elapsed Time, Proof of Authority, Proof of Bandwidth

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Blockchain Consensus Types: Proof of Elapsed Time, Proof of Authority, Proof of Bandwidth

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 […]

MinerGate Mining Tip – #22

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MinerGate Mining Tips 22

When you start mining with MinerGate, run the Benchmark tool at first. It’s in the MinerGate menu, between “Miner” and “Achievements”. The tool will iterate through all the coins you can mine using your configuration and run specific tests for each of them. This will help you to calibrate your expectations, not only in terms […]