Mining Software Updates


Here are a few mining software updates for a variety of algorithms that will help you reach higher hashrates:

Update for Claymore ETH dual miner


    Claymore has updated his ETH Dual Miner to V10.0.  Updated features include ASM mode for LBRY, seriously increasing hashrate for dual mining LBRY (AMD only).  Main change is also semi-fixed voltage and clock control by the software with the new blockchain compute drivers from AMD.  Check it out here !

– added assembler kernels for ETH+LBC mining mode (AMD cards only), major speedup for LBC.
– about 1% ETH speedup for Vega cards.
– fixed issues with voltage/clocks management for latest AMD blockchain drivers (not completely).
– new GPU sorting method for NVIDIA cards. Now GPUs are sorted by physical bus index (it matches AfterBurner list of GPUs).
– for ETH+LBC mining mode maximal “dcri” value is 1000 now.
– added “-platform” option.
– added “ESTALE” option support in failover file epools.txt (see “-estale” option for details).
– several minor bug fixes and improvements.

Ethereum Official DAG fix


It is possible to fix your AMD RX470/480/570/580 GPU’s from losing speed every single Epoch if they are mining Ethereum, as the DAG file gets bigger and bigger.  A new official driver beta release permits this, and it works quite well.  The procedure is as follows:

  • Use the latest DDU version to remove your drivers in safe mode
  • Install the New AMD Drivers (beta for blockchain compute)
  • Install the latest Beta MSI afterburner v.16 from guru3d

You may notice a change in power consumption, and you can adjust your voltage or clocks to compensate.  A 6 GPU rig will gain about 10mhs !

Claymore’s Dual Ethereum GPU Miner V9.8


    Now with VEGA support !  You will have to wait for AMD to release updated drivers for VEGA, and if you do install them, you will need this version as it is fixed for 17.7.2. an up.

v9.8:

– added Vega cards support (ASM mode).
– added fan/OC support for 17.7.2 (and higher) drivers.
– fixed issue with -ttli and -ttdcr option for Nvidia cards.
– improved support for systems with more than 10 GPUs, check readme for “-di” and “-mode” options description for details.
– a few minor bug fixes and improvements.

 

Update for Claymore ETH Dual Miner v9.7


    There is a new update for Claymore’s ethereum dual miner, now at v9.7.  Check out the thread here.  Main points are incorporation of recent nvidia speedup for certain cards (mostly 1060) and ASM integration for RX460 GPU’s, which results in much faster mining for SIA/Decred/Pascal.

– Added ASM mode for RX460/560 cards, up to 30% speedup for second coin in dual mode.
– Improved ETH speed for some Nvidia cards.
– Improved speed in dual mode for Nvidia cards.
– reduced initialization time.
– a few minor bug fixes and improvements.
– EthMan: added ability to select several rigs.
– EthMan: several minor bug fixes and improvements.

 

Excavator v1.2.10 Alpha update


    New excavator update is out, with improvements for all CUDA algos.  Check it out here !

  • added DAG cache host memory storage for quicker DAG switches
  • speed improvements for all CUDA algorithms
    • CUDA faster DAG generation
    • bug fixes for AMD cards
    • added option to disable AMD support