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July – Work Progress Report

New ASIC miners and ASIC firmware for the Ethereum Classic mining, suggested Ethereum merge date announced, ZEC, FIRO, ERGO, XMR node updates, new mining software.

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Innosilicon Released New Mining Firmware to Mine Ethereum Classic on ASIC

July 2022 is definitely a good month for Ethereum Classic. While the cryptocurrency market keeps falling, ETC goes in the opposite direction. In the last 24 hours, the exchange rate increased by 20%, and in the last two weeks it leaped by 169%. With more and more hype around the coin, it doesn’t remain unnoticed in the cryptocurrency community. Mining devices manufacturers are no exception. Now you can officially mine ETC with Innosilicon A10 and A10 Pro. Keep reading for more details and mining settings.

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Bitmain Releases Antminer E9 – New Ethereum ASIC Miner. Antminer E9 Specs, Profitability & Setup

Yesterday Bitmain has released Antminer E9, its new flagship mining device. It is designed for Ethash-based cryptocurrencies, like Ethereum with its PoW algorithm and Ethereum Classic. The company says that the performance of the new miner is equivalent to 25 Nvidia’s high-end RTX 3080 graphics cards. Let’s talk about this miner and its profitability.

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June – Work Progress Report

Ethereum difficulty bomb delayed, zero fees in Firo pool after the halving, Ergo block reward reduction, cryptocurrency node updates.

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Choosing Proof-of-Stake Over Mining Is Ethereum’s Biggest Mistake and Here Is Why

Years ago, Ethereum developers decided to quit cryptocurrency mining. And now, on June 8th, Ethereum’s test network called Ropsten will host the merge to shift to staking and abandon mining completely. On that day, only the test network will get an update, while the main cryptocurrency network will get it sometime in the near future. It means that staking is coming. In this article we are going to explain why quitting GPU mining is Ethereum’s biggest mistake.

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May – Work Progress Report

Zcash hardfork, Nvidia LHR GPU 100% unlock, big blocks in the Ethereum pool, cryptocurrency node updates, Ethereum difficulty bomb activation.

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How to Fully Unlock Nvidia LHR Graphics Cards with NBMiner: Experiment Results

Today we are going to share with you the results of experiments held by the 2Miners pool team to unlock LHR with a popular mining program called NBMiner. The team tested it on the GeForce RTX 3080 Ti, but the principles are applicable to any LHR graphics card. Let’s get into it.

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April – Work Progress Report

Ethereum Classic and Ergo mining rewards reduction, extra rewards in the Ethereum pool, new API and statistics pages for Horizen, multiple cryptocurrency node updates, currency selection available.

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Getting Paid in Bitcoin for Ethereum Classic (ETC) Mining: Step-by-Step Guide

In 2021, NFTs gained an unprecedented popularity. Ethereum blockchain users were actively minting tokens thus overloading the network which sent transaction fees skyrocketing. The 2Miners pool came up with an innovative solution: rewarding ETH miners in BTC and NANO. As a result, you could save on expenses and technically even mine Bitcoin on GPUs. Now this solution is also available for Ethereum Classic. Let’s get into it.

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