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What effect does Nvidia hash rate limiting have on power efficiency?

NVidia is rate limiting some cards to 50% of possible hashrate. What effect does this have on power efficiency? I can imagine it reducing power efficiency (same power, but lower hashrate). On the ...
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Mining with different generations of Nvidia cards

I've got one 1070, one 2070 Super and just recieved a 3060. Is is possible to mine with all three in the same rig? And is it good enough having one 750 W PSU? My 1070 is doing around 140 Watts and ...
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ETH miner recommendation in 2021 (Nvidia RTX 2070)

As you may know, a few days ago I asked which ETH wallet you would recommend. You can find the question here: Ethereum wallet recommendation Unfortunately, I have not received an answer yet. Now I ...
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Low hashrate with Nvidia GeForce GTX 1050 Ti

I just set up a cheap mining rig running Ubuntu server 18.04 and using Nanominer, which I have been using for Monero. Now I installed an Asus Nvidia GeForce GTX 1050 Ti using a Riser pci-1X to pci16X ...
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Claymore Miner With Multi GPUs

Issue: When I initiate "start.bat", I am noticing that the Miner only recognizes that I have (1) GPU being recognized. Although, I do have 6 of these cards all properly connected, powered on and ...
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GTX 1070 Hashrate dropped from 30.8 to 28.3. Settings not changed

I was running at an overclock of +600 on the memory clock and was getting about 30.8 for my hashrate. I tried overclocking to +700 but it didn't seem stable as I got some minor artifacting after about ...
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Ethminer with Cuda vs OpenCL

I'm currently mining on a pool (Ethermine) with a single NVidia GTX 1060 6GB on Linux with NVidia proprietary drivers. When I run ethminer with OpenCL (-G), I locally see a hashrate of about 18 MH/s, ...
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How to overclock 8 * NVIDIA 1080 8 GB GPU with Claymore on ethOS or Windows 10?

Do any Ethereum miners have experience overclocking Nvidia 1080 8 GB GPU’s using Claymore on Windows 10? According to multiple conversations I’ve had today with experienced miners, even those ...
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1080 ti not using 100% vram

I have a Nvidai GTX 1080ti overclocked and I have a dedicated gpu memory of 11GB and when I see the meter or check the usage of the graphic card while mining using claymore it is around 32MH/S and it ...
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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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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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Slowly 1050ti mining

I have a 1050ti GPU and my hash rate is so slow around: 2.03 Mh/s. Other people using the same GPU are making 14 Mh/s. My OS is Windows 10 and I'm using Claymore to mine. What can I do to increase ...
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How to check the hashrate per GPU running Ubuntu nvOC

Running nvOC with 9 1070 GTX GPUs. First time I set it up the hash-rate was 270 (Mining Eth) which make sence, however, it dropped to 240. All the GPUs still running, I am new to this and I was ...
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Ethminer opencl error clEnqueueNDRangeKernel ( -4 ) and ( -54 )

I'm rather new to the ethereum mining or cryptocurrency scene. I've tried setting up my first miner on a debian 9 stretch desktop. I'm rocking a nvidia 660 TI 2gb card. I've built the necessary tools ...
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What are CUDA and OpenCL? How and why are they used for PoW Mining?

It is often suggested that, to practically participate in mining, one must obtain a graphics card and install CUDA and/or OpenCL libraries. From their wikipeda definitions: CUDA is a parallel ...
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Windows very slow while mining

I'm using my main desktop for casual mining. Windows 10 i7. 16 GB RAM. GTX1080 8GB. 20MHs. When I'm running Geth and Ethminer, CPU is at 2-3%, GPU is at 100% (obviously). The entire desktop ...
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Cannot mine using 1080 Ti on ubuntu 16.04

I keep getting this error: [OPENCL]:Allocating/mapping single buffer failed with: clEnqueueWriteBuffer(-4). GPU can't allocate the DAG in a single chunk. Bailing. [OPENCL]:clEnqueueWriteBuffer(-38) ...
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GPU randomly freezes all the time

I‘m having trouble with successfully mining Ethereum / Ethereum classic on a 4 GPU rigs consisting of: 1x Intel® Pentium® G4520, 1x Mushkin DIMM 4 GB DDR4-2133 1x GIGABYTE GA-Z170-Gaming K3-EU 4x ...
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Brand new miner on Windows 10, with 1060 GTX 6gb

I am a brand new miner, pretty much know nothing about programming (some C++ classes in school). Was using cryptocompare.com guide to get going, but ethminer.exe keeps crashing at the grabbing DAG ...
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Cannot allocate big buffer - Not enough graphics memory?

I am using Claymore's Dual Ethereum v9.5 Here is my config file: setx GPU_FORCE_64BIT_PTR 0 setx GPU_MAX_HEAP_SIZE 100 setx GPU_USE_SYNC_OBJECTS 1 setx GPU_MAX_ALLOC_PERCENT 100 setx ...
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GTX 950 cards seems to not be supported during mining?

I keep getting these errors when running the Claymore Ethereum mining app. EthDcrMiner64.exe -ewal 0x2609B752a84Fxxx0d10c40Fe20A/worker01/[email protected] -epsw x -etht 1000 -mode 1 -ftime 1 -...
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ethminer never seems to mine - repeated DAG generation

I've installed geth and ethminer to get started mining. I've got an Ubuntu 16.04 box with a couple Nvidia TitanX cards. When I fire up ethminer like so... ethminer --no-precompute -G --opencl-...
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Why are some drivers better than others? [duplicate]

I noticed that most people prefer NVIDIA 347.52 drivers, and AMD 15.12 drivers. I understand that the hashrate improves, but does anyone know what really changes how good the driver is at hashing?
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Ethereum Hashrate on GTX 610?

Anyone know the current hashrate of this card? Looked but could not find anyone posting ethereum hashrate estimates. Found one for 0.5mhs but that seems awfully low.
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