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Experiencing a lower hash rate when mining after changing motherboards.

I've been mining for a couple of months now, with a basic rig setup of single GPU R9 380x on a Gigabyte 970 AM3+ motherboard (all pre-used hardware). My setup and settings are posted here for details....
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Minimum theoretical hardware requirement for geth

Is there any theoretical requirement for RAM, storage size etc. when I run geth? I mean the real necessary hardware required to get geth running at the very least, but not the optimal or profitable ...
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hardware and software requirements to launch an ERC20 Token

Pardon me I'm new in this. I'm trying to launch my ERC20 token. So What are the hardware and software requirements for an ideal transfers handling server system?
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What are some guideline specifications for running a full Ethereum node using Geth 1.8?

I'm keen to run a full Ethereum node to support the network. What are the guideline hardware requirements for this?
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System requirements running blockchain application

From an IT/infrastructure perspective (im not a developer) what are the system requirements to run a fully functioning blockchain application i.e based on ethereum for a small - medium sized business. ...
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Trusted Hardware

Can trusted Hardware (eg. sgx + town crier) replace most smart contract usecases or are they more complementary to each other? How does trusted hardware like town crier work?
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PCIe Risers not working on x1 but works on x16 [closed]

I have some problem with my USB PCIe Risers for my Ethereum Mining Rig. I have 6 of them, 1 out of six is working perfectly fine when I plug the riser into x1 or x16 slot. However my other 5 risers ...
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Using Multiple Ledger Nano's with Parity

I have several Nano's that I would like Parity to recognize. I've just updated the Nano's firmware to 1.3.1 and the ETH app to 1.0.17 on all 3 of the devices. The first Nano popped up into Parity as ...
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Ethereum private network - What is AWS minimum hardware requirement?

I have been setting up private blockchain network on two AWS EC2 instances for one of the demo setup. Initially, I chose t2.micro for both. However, miner.start(1) has been very unpredictable so far. ...
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What is the economically efficient hardware setup for proof-of-stake mining?

As I understand it, if/when proof-of-stake is fully adopted, all those GPUs will become practically worthless for mining. (Presumably they'll be dumped onto the secondhand market or redeployed for POW ...
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How can I run Ethereum node to profit from transaction fees and not from minning?

I understand that I need pretty good hardware for minning. But do I need the same hardware for running the Ethereum node just to confirm the transation and profit from Transaction fees? I have a ...
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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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Minergate issues, Windows 10, 6x RX580 GPU, TB250-BTC MB

I have been struggling with this issue for about 3 weeks now and could find nothing on forums and discussions online. I have a GPU Rig with the following specifications: 6x PowerColor Red Devil ...
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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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Ethereum chain size

Currently I don't have an up to date version of the real/test net on my PC. I've tried to find a blockchain explorer that will show the size of the chain in GB. Specifically for Geth, or atleast for ...
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Quality of my computer Specs for mining

I am just wondering on how good my computer could be and if there are any steps i have failed to take to make sure it is running/mining at its fullest potential. Also any tips on hardware upgrades for ...
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How many transactions per second can be processed by commodity hardware?

I am running geth on a private network with the following command: geth --datadir firstserver --mine --minerthreads 1 --networkid 1300 --rpcport 8000 --rpcaddr 127.0.0.1 --port 30303 --rpcapi="db,...
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Is there dedicated hardware currently on sale?

Wondering if there is anyone that sells hardware dedicated to Ethereum or some Dapp in particular. (Like Slock.it should for instance)
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Is there any GPU that has 100+ Mh/s?

After I browsed http://www.mininghwcomparison.com, I found some GPU that had a 100+ hashrate, to 250Mh/s. I checked many other sites, and I didn't see any GPU that goes over 50MH/s, so is this site ...
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Is that worth to take the latest CPU to mine Ethereum?

I've been thinking that it's actually worth, but I'm pretty sure I'm missing something there, as I looked into the last AMD 8x R9 390, that has a 250MH/s rate, which is pretty impressive, while it ...
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Can you mine with 2GB cards or less? Thinking about the DAG issues

So I'm really new to mining and I tried setting up a Claymore miner on a rig with a 2GB card, it gave me a error saying something that the DAG wasnt enough and then I looked it up on google and I only ...
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R9 380x low hash rate issues

I have the Tahonga R9 380x I am on Ubuntu 14.04.4 LTS using the Open CL version: 15.201-0ubuntu0.14.04.1 which i got after running the apt-cache policy flgrx command. The drivers are not headless ...
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Install Mist Ethereum on external HDD [duplicate]

The question is simple though I can't find a solution to this - how do I keep all ethereum-related files on an external hard disk drive? I would like to have the blockchain data, keystore and Mist ...
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What's the best hardware for Mining Ether?

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 ...
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Why won't rest of the PCI-e slots get detected after installing a graphic card in the x4 slot? [closed]

I am setting up a mining rig comprising of 5 graphic cards using this mainboard, Gigabyte P35-DS3P. It has the following number of PCI-e slots, as seen in the Gigabyte link: 1x x16 PCI-e slot 3x x1 ...