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GPU + CPU Mining - still profitable?

Discussion in 'Questions and Help' started by FearEquity, Oct 31, 2016.

  1. FearEquity

    FearEquity New Member

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    Since the launch of ZCash, the difficulty looks to have decreased a little.
    So I wanted to try and mine some dash with my GTX 970 on windows. Unfortunatelly all the links are broken.

    Does anyone have a good guide to mine Dash on Windows with working links?
    Also do you think it is still profitable?

    Thanks
     
  2. Bbrico

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    You can use: minergate v6.6
    Search on google and you will find.
    Easy to use.

    Can't say how much prof. you will make.
     
  3. FearEquity

    FearEquity New Member

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    Yeah, easy to use and easily a scam. I searched on google and found that, too.

    Anyone else, that has an account older than one day? Thanks.
     
  4. Balych

    Balych Active Member

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    Dash Address:
    Xba1ychX7CjgbRrCKE1LjHjT3jLUhcexs5
    You can try ccminer as miner program and zpool.ca or any p2pool node from list as pool.
    Check your mining rate at calculator.
     
  5. rustycase

    rustycase Active Member

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    There is just Not a lot of enthusiasm or helpful information about mining DASH except the Baikal page and the Pineda page.
    HUGE volumes of information to mine eth !
    Also Monero, and recently, zcash.
    rc
     
  6. BobDamage

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    True Story! Is mining DASH a secret society or something? If the idea of DASH is to be used, how is there so little useful info and so little newer than 2014??
     
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  7. Al_WaySlate

    Al_WaySlate New Member

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    Cpu-Mining: Is it profitable...probably not (anymore) ...I dunno about GPU -mining. I tried it, but my Geforce780 just gets to hot to quickly in my iMac.....and I don’t like to fry it...
    Minergate software won’t let you mine Dash btw....

    For Cpu-mining I’d suggest running on Linux (seems I get better hash rate), and play around with the some different mining software. But don’t expect profit from it, unless you have a lot cpu’s you can cook.

    Sometimes I use Miningrigrentals.com: Basically you can rent a miner for a specific algorithm and point it at a pool of your choice. The hardware is owned by users, not the site-owners. If there are issues, you can get refund etc, they have their own pool too but I never use it.
    But for mining Dash it is not profitable either or you should find a person offering his gear for an extended amount of time at a low low (probably a typo) price.

    Hate to say that in a Decentralized Crypto-world the mining is centralized by the peeps that could afford it, before there even was cryptocurrency...(Real world cliche: the rich get richer, the poor.......blablablabla...)

    BUT:

    You can however mine some shitcoin for a while, go to exchange site, wait for a whale to pump that not-so-useless-coin to higher regions....surf the wave! Get out of the tube BEFORE the whale makes a dump and dives back to the depths of the crypto-ocean.
    By that I mean: Sell those coins for a high price before they get even more useless

    With the PROFIT you made >>> BUY DASH or whatever coin you like!!! (Notice how I used the word “profit” without a negative word in front of it :p)

    This probably is not a lot of help, but at least you got some sort of an answer. If you can afford it, buy a Baikal miner or some other piece of hardware....dunno what all the brands are......

    ...Good Luck...
     
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  8. FMTDASH

    FMTDASH New Member

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    SO what's the most efficient GPU card to mine with? And how much more efficient are the ASICs in comparison
     
  9. rustycase

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    the RX cards are popular.
     
  10. Al_WaySlate

    Al_WaySlate New Member

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    Here is a hardware comparison list for mining.
    I believe there is another one of these more all-round on the net somewhere...
    It also has some more info on optimized settings and such....but that kinda depends on your entire configuration,
    cause when I tried the one for the NVIDIA GeForce GTX 780M 4GDDR 5, computer said: “no”...

    :)