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XFX RX 550 4GB Monero Mining with xmr-stak-amd

Written by CC Freak on September 13, 2017

I recently found the XFX RX 550 4GB model for sale for just $109 shipped via Amazon and couldn’t resist the price tag. I was reading people getting around 300 h/s with the cards and that works out to around 2.75 hashrate per dollar spent….

How To Run Your Own Monero Node On Linux

Written by CC Freak on September 9, 2017

Running a Monero node is pretty straight forward. This article will use Centos 7 but the instructions will be the same for any other flavor of Linux that Monero supports. cd /usr/local/src/ yum -y install wget wget https://downloads.getmonero.org/cli/monero-linux-x64-v0.11.0.0.tar.bz2 tar -xjvf monero-linux-x64-v0.11.0.0.tar.bz2 cd monero-v0.11.0.0 ./monerod –detach…

If you are feeling generous and want to run a full node for Vertcoin the process is pretty straight forward. I will be using a new Linode instance running Ubuntu 16.04. The smallest Linode is plenty powerful to handle a full node.

tpruvot has released a new version of CCMiner with support for Cuda 9 Release Candidate. You can view what is new with Cuda 9 RC here. My initial testing with Monero mining does not show a noticeable increase from 2.2 to 2.2.1. You can download…

This morning I woke up to my xmr-stak-cpu application file missing and Windows Defender had alerted to me that they flagged it as a virus. This is irritating but something I kind of expected would happen at some point. The solution is simple:

Edit: This article is now outdated. Please use this article instead: Guide To Mining Monero On Windows 10. Mining Monero on Windows 10 is as easy as downloading a zip file, extracting it and then editing one configuration file.

Lots of major retailers have accepted bitcoin for some time now while other alt coins have not seen much love. As I am investing and mining into Monero right now I wanted a way to easily make a purchase with my Monero without going to…

Monero GUI Wallet Slow Syncing Fix

Written by CC Freak on August 23, 2017

If your Monero GUI Wallet is taking a long time to sync there is a trick that will eventually be fixed in a future version.

I wrote a few weeks ago about my frustration with the quality of subreddits in the Crypto Currency area. Today was my breaking point for at least one of them. /r/litecoin has become nothing more than useless memes and useless posts that reference the cryptocurrency going…

This article will show you how to install and run xmr-stak-cpu on Ubuntu 16.04. In this case, we are using a fresh Ubuntu 16.04 install on a VPS., however, any fresh install of Ubuntu 16.04 should behave the same.