Category: Mining

How to Mine GoByte

How to Mine GoByte: Complete Beginner’s Guide

GoByte is a cryptocurrency coin based on Dash, with many unique features. GoByte has the same popular features of Dash, and aims to be a secure and instant cryptocurrency, with a mix of Proof of work and Proof of stake...

/ March 22, 2018 / 0 Comments
How to Mine Electroneum

How to Mine Electroneum: Complete Beginner’s Guide

Electroneum is a privacy coin that was designed to bring cryptocurrency to the masses. It uses the Cryptonight mining algorithm, because it is a fork of Monero. Because of this, Electroneum adds Monero’s privacy (Ring CT) aspect to it. Electroneum,...

/ March 21, 2018 / 9 Comments
Cryptonight Mining Software

Cryptonight Algorithm Mining Software Overview and Comparison

Cryptonight is a Proof-of-Work algorithm which is used by a number of privacy coins such as Monero, Electroneum and Bytecoin and can mined using computer CPUs and GPUs. In this article, we will examine most of the Cryptonight mining software,...

/ March 20, 2018 / 7 Comments
Hush Mining Guide

How to Mine Hush: Complete Beginner’s Guide

Hush is a privacy coin, that uses the equihash mining algorithm, that includes many mainstream crypto features. Hush is a fork of Zcash. Because of this, Hush adds Zcash’s privacy (zk-SNARKS) aspect to it. Here are the features that make Hush...

/ March 19, 2018 / 2 Comments
ZenCash Mining Guide

How to Mine ZenCash: Complete Beginner’s Guide

ZenCash is a privacy coin using the equihash mining algorithm, with many unique features. ZenCash is a fork of ZClassic, which is a fork of ZCash. Because of this, ZenCash adds Zcash’s privacy (zk-SNARKS) aspect to it. The features that...

/ March 16, 2018 / 0 Comments
How to Mine Monacoin

How to Mine Monacoin: Complete Beginner’s Guide

Monacoin is a type of meme coin, that uses the lyra2REv2 mining algorithm. Monacoin originated from Japan in 2013. A better well known example of a meme coin like this, would be Dogecoin. Even though monacoin is a meme coin,...

/ March 14, 2018 / 1 Comment
How to Mine with NiceHash

How to Mine With NiceHash: Complete Beginners Guide

NiceHash is great for newcomers who want to dip their toes into the mining scene. It allows anyone to use their computer to mine cryptocurrency with its GPU(s) and/or CPU. With its simple to use software and quick setup, anyone...

/ March 13, 2018 / 0 Comments
Bitcoin Gold Mining Guide

How to Mine Bitcoin Gold: Complete Beginners Guide

Bitcoin Gold is a mineable cryptocurrency that utilizes the Proof of Work algorithm Equihash. This is the same algorithm used by Z-Cash. The benefit of this is that Equihash is ASIC resistant, therefore mineable with a regular PC. This gives...

/ March 12, 2018 / 4 Comments
How to Mine Bitcoin Private

How to Mine Bitcoin Private: Complete Beginner’s Guide

Bitcoin Private is a long awaited cryptocurrency that takes the best of bitcoin, makes it about 4x faster, and adds Zcash’s privacy (zk-SNARKS) aspect to it. It is the first fork that involved two different coins, both Bitcoin and Zclassic...

/ March 9, 2018 / 5 Comments
Mining Problems

The Problems With Cryptocurrency Mining: Energy Use & Centralization

Proof-of-work mining has a few serious problems. Every day, networks like Bitcoin, Dash, and Litecoin become evermore centralized. Industrial-scale mining operations that burn through electricity have put the power to control the networks in the hands of just a few....

/ March 8, 2018 / 2 Comments