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graphic processing units, commonly known as graphic cards

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GPU'S Failed cannot create DAG

Last night everything is fine and then this morning I check my mining its's closed I think it was restarted or close accidentally then when I open my pool I have this error. ETH: 5 pools are ...
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Hardware faults on graphics cards

I am trying to get a second mining rig setup and I have been having a lot of issues with the video cards that I have bought off ebay. I get a lot of errors like this from nvidia-smi: Failed to ...
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How to increase the hash rate on 1050ti 12 gpu

As i am new in this i have setup my 12 gpu for ethermining i am using simplemining Os i tried to push the hashrate through overclocking but its only 14.81 M/h which very disappointing could you please ...
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Profiling OpenCL Kernels on Linuix

I'm trying to carry out some reasarch on the performance of Ethminer, specifcally I'm looking to get data for any OpenCL kernels that are created during the mining process. I'm trying to assess the ...
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Do I have to over/underclock for mining?

I have RX480 and RX580. Two GPUs together giving stable 23,4Mh each. I'm using linux so clocking them will require playing with bios which I'm bit afraid to do. Can I run them like that, without any ...
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Is it possible to run Ethminer on more than one GPU of different types

I have a system with a GTX 1080Ti which I am experimenting mining with. I have a couple of GTX 970 cards floating around that I haven't got round to selling yet. If I installed a GTX 970 card ...
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GeForce GTX 1070 - hashrate only 680 khash/s? [closed]

I am mining ArtByte and LiteCoin using a single GTX 1070 GPU. Everywhere on the internet I am reading that such a card can achieve 20+ MH/s. My card only gets as far as 680 khash/s. Am I missing ...
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What economical GPUs are available and in-stock now for mining ETH? [closed]

I'm new to this and I want to get into building an Ethereum mining rig. But everywhere I look it seems that the usually suggested GPUs (Rx 480s, R9 Furys, etc.) for mining ETH are all sold out / ...
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How to tell how many graphics cards a mother board can concurrently use (can each pcie 3.0 slot be used?) [closed]

looking at motherboards on newegg I am filtering based on ones that have 4 or 5 pcie 3.0 slots. my 2nd criteria will be the most efficient cpu for less power consumption. My question is if you are ...
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When I try to mine ethereum I get JSON-RPC error

I am new at ethereum mining and I am trying to solo mine. I already installed geth and now I am trying to mine. When I go to ethereum software folder and type ethminer -G, it gives me the following ...
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Should I run multiple instances of qtminer for multiple GPUs?

I am using qtminer from ethpool for mining with a single card. I want to add extra cards to the rig, should I start a new instance of qtminer for every card or should I start a single instance of ...
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Use mobile phone gpu to mine

Is it possible to use several mobile phone GPU to mine Ethereum? Advantages are Less power consumption and No fan and robust material Mobile phones do not have much memory, but if a manufacturer ...
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How GPUs could be utilized after network switch to Casper? [closed]

Now Ethereum hashrate is ~550 Gh/s. That is approximately 22 thousand very powerful Radeon 290x GPUs. After network switch to PoS this hashpower could be used to mine science through Gridcoin. Or ...
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Relation between GPU specifications and Hash-rate?

I connected two following ethOS miners to Ethermine mining pool (https://ethermine.org). You can see dashboard of my address here: https://ethermine.org/miners/...
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Samsung is making an ASIC to mine bitcoin and ether so is GPU-mining of ether going to be non profitable?

Ethereum PoW is designed to be ASIC-resistant but Samsung is making an ASIC to mine bitcoin and ether so is GPU-mining going to be non profitable? https://techcrunch.com/2018/01/31/samsung-confirms-...
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Optimizing hashrate for AMD radeon RX580 [closed]

hi all i am new to mining , i bought 7 of the AMD radeon RX580 GPU 8 GB, to mine ethereum , i watched some tutorials on youtube about how to optimize BIOS for the GPU . I followed the tutoria and i ...
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Will SLI/Crossfire bypass VRAM limitations?

Would running 2 (2GB) AMD R9 270X cards in Crossfire, bypass the DAG limitations on VRAM size? I made the mistake of thinking my single 2GB R9 270X running alongside my 6GB GTX 1060 would work out. ...
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Very high CPU usage with GPU mining

I've now started mining with ethminer, however, even though it is correctly using my GPU (its usage is constantly at 100%), the program is also maxing out two of my four cores, to the point where ...
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Which GPU to mine with

I've been debating and i'm not really sure which GPU's to mine with; I wanted to go with RX 570's because on whattomine 4 of those make around the same as 4 1070's, and the rx 570's are like 200 ...
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GPU usage nill during mining

Mining using claymores miner, amd rx400 series. Most activity appears to be on the CPU and disk. Periodic spike on GPU graph. I know it works, eth being deposited in wallet. Is this normal? Info ...
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Miner RIG does not initial all NVIDIA for mining

I have a Ethereum RIG with 8 NVIDIA 1070 and UBUNTU 16.04 OS. When I check my hardware with lspci command, it shows 7 NVIDIA graphic cards; When I start ethminer (ethminer -G -F http://eth-eu....
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GPU running at 20% of expected speed

I have just stuck an old card that I had in my computer to see how much increase in mining speed I would get. I had a PC with a GeForce GTX 1080Ti in and had a couple of GTX 970 cards lying around so ...
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Motherboard Compatability

The amount of Video Cards a motherboard can support (if using powered risers) is only limited by the number of PCI-E slots, correct? I've found a board (MSI - B250 GAMING M3 ATX LGA1151 Motherboard) ...
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GPU issues w/Claymore dual miner (eth/sia)

Wondering if anyone can help me please... Been running stable for some time on 9.5 (6x Strixx ROG 8GB OC GPU's) running around 27.8M/H each dual mining Eth and Sia. I tried v9.6 and used the ...
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Which RX card for ETH mining?

i've seen that mining is getting more popular and i thought that i maybe should jump onto the train. So i've already got a 550W power supply from an older build, i can get a Asus P7P550 PRO ...
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Whats the important specifications for a GPU

Which specifications are important for a GPU to get a high Hashrate. Frequency GPU Clock Speed Graphics Ram Type Memory Bus Width Memory Speed? or another important thing?
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How many ethereum can I mine with 6 * Radeon RX 480 GDDR5 8GB mining rig? [duplicate]

I planned to create a mining rig with 6 * Radeon RX 480 GDDR5 8GB cards ? I just want to know how many Ethereum I can mine per day if i use it 24hours continuously.. The mining rig is expected to get ...