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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.

August – Work Progress Report

Monero hard fork, Cryptocurrency node updates, Ethereum ASIC issues, Ethereum Merge news.

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Fin de la minería de Ethereum: ¿Cuándo? ¿Qué minar a continuación con GPU? Explicación de la transición a POS

Se espera el cambio del mecanismo de consenso de Ethereum de Prueba de Trabajo (POW) a Prueba de Participación (POS) a mediados de Septiembre. Este evento también se conoce como Merge (fusión). Cuando esto suceda, la minería de Ethereum finalizará y no se podrá extraer más ETH con GPU o ASIC. Demos un vistazo detallado al Merge y cómo funcionará el grupo Ethereum de 2Miners en Septiembre.

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End of the Ethereum Mining: When? What to Mine Next with GPU? Transition to POS Explained

Ethereum consensus switch from Proof-of-Work (POW) to Proof-of-Stake (POS) is expected in the middle of September. This event is also known as Merge. When this happens Ethereum mining ends and you could not mine any ETH with GPU or ASIC. Let’s have a detailed look at Merge and how the 2Miners Ethereum pool will operate in September.

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Innosilicon A10 Stopped Mining Ethereum. Possible Solutions.

Recently all Innosilicon A10 ASIC owners reported problems with the Ethereum (ETH) mining. This happened when the Ethereum DAG file size reached 5 GB. No matter how much memory the ASIC has 5 GB, 6 GB, 7 GB, or 8 GB. All of them fail to work right now. In this post, we talk about the causes of this incident and possible solutions.

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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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