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2Miners Crypto Mining Blog

Cryptocurrency mining explained in plain words: mining software and hardware reviews including ASIC and GPU. Expert opinion on cryptocurrency market and future crypto mining outlook.

Beginning Miner’s Guide and GPU Overclocking on Different Algorithms

Cryptocurrency mining is a lucrative business. Confessions of a Miner show you how with initial capital and strategy mining equipment alone can be worth tens of thousands of dollars. If you are just starting out, we’ve got you covered. This article is about mining basics, overclocking, and useful tips and tricks.

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December – Work Progress Report

Ethereum pool growth and server updates, Grin payout issues, Exmo exchange hack, Horizen halving.

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Grin Payouts Issues – HotBit Exchange

Unfortunately, we were experiencing issues with submitting GRIN payments to the users of HotBit exchange. Let us briefly explain what is the problem and how it can be potentially fixed, although we have no power to do so (it is entirely in HotBit’s hands).

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November – Work Progress Report

Ethereum Classic hardfork, Zcash halving, attacks on Grin network, Pirl delisting, new ASIC firmware, ethash library bug found by 2Miners team.

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How to Use 2CryptoCalc Mining Profitability Calculator

Buying and setting graphics cards up is not enough to start mining. At all times, you need to know a lot about different cryptocurrencies: their mining difficulty, overall network hash rate, and even potential hacking issues. 2CryptoCalc helps you save time and find the most profitable cryptocurrencies for mining. Let’s see how to use this tool to its full potential, with screenshots and examples.

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Ethereum Classic Hard Fork to Change Cryptocurrency Mining Algorithm. How to Keep Mining ETC?

In October 2020, Ethereum Classic miners got a pleasant surprise. ETC will enable cryptocurrency mining on 3GB GPUs (relatively old models). Plus, ASICs as well as NiceHash will not support ETC mining anymore. All of it is going to be possible thanks to the Thanos hard fork at the end of November. Let’s see what to expect from it.

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Ethereum Classic: Bits of the Epoch. Potential Network Instability Due to a Severe Ethash Library Bug

2Miners pool operators together with Lolliedieb (the author of Lolminer) has discovered a bug in the core library used in both Ethereum and Ethereum Classic after closely monitoring the epoch switch (we always do control important milestone switches for the cryptocurrencies we support).

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Zilliqa Dual Mining vs Ethereum Regular Mining. 2Miners Pool Experiment

The 2Miners pool lists 19 cryptocurrencies with 10 thousand online members. There is Ethereum with at least 4 thousand miners, Ravencoin, Bitcoin Gold, Zcoin, Ethereum Classic, and other popular cryptocurrencies. However, the pool often gets requests about adding Zilliqa that supports dual mining (mining two cryptocurrencies at the same time). We decided to put its profitability to test.

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October – Work Progress Report

New milestone for the Ethereum pool, ETC Network protection, Ravencoin security audit, Ethash ASIC problems, multiple miner updates.

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