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February 08, 2017, 04:03:33 PM
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Hello,

sorry i am newbie in mining coins.

I am running a small system with 2 x RX480 4GB Cards, 128 GB SSD, Intel G4400 CPU...  and have some questions.

1. is it better to use claymore or ethminer, what is the difference?
2. if i run the 2 cards in separated computers the fan speed is max 60% if both cards in one systems with 2 extra case fans, the gpu fan of the first card runs hat 95-99% is this normal?
3. at first i used ethminer with coinotron but i can't find how to setup coinotron with claymore, so now i use claymore with minergate but it is not possible to mine ETH with? which pool is the Best?
4. where i can see which coin is today the best to mine?


sorry for my newbie questions, i tryed to find an answer with the search funktion but there are so many posts...

thanks for your help
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February 08, 2017, 07:19:17 PM
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1. is it better to use claymore or ethminer, what is the difference?
2. if i run the 2 cards in separated computers the fan speed is max 60% if both cards in one systems with 2 extra case fans, the gpu fan of the first card runs hat 95-99% is this normal?
3. at first i used ethminer with coinotron but i can't find how to setup coinotron with claymore, so now i use claymore with minergate but it is not possible to mine ETH with? which pool is the Best?
4. where i can see which coin is today the best to mine?
1. The difference is claymore's is faster and has a 1% devfee. Claymore is the one I prefer.
2. More then likely it's heat related. Fan speed will ramp-up the hotter it gets. Also you can manually control fan speed with software or bios. Claymore's miner allows you to do this with the -tt command.
3. Coinotron is fine: ethdcrminer64.exe -epool coinotron.com:3344 -ewal username.workername -epsw x -esm 2 -mode 1 -allpools 1
4. http://whattomine.com/
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February 08, 2017, 07:43:54 PM
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1. I would suggest Claymore, it's stable, has build in watchdog and allows you to dualmine (ETH+SC).
I totally agree with tanoury when it comes to 2, 3 and 4
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February 08, 2017, 08:25:30 PM
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Fan speed 90-95% is too much if you don't need it i mean if the card is not high in temp, i prefer to control the fan and gpu temp from an external software like afterburner or so. You can stable your temp. between 40-50 i think this is good i had this temp. On 60%fan with hot running pascal algo.
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February 08, 2017, 11:58:39 PM
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Hello,

sorry i am newbie in mining coins.

I am running a small system with 2 x RX480 4GB Cards, 128 GB SSD, Intel G4400 CPU...  and have some questions.

1. is it better to use claymore or ethminer, what is the difference?
2. if i run the 2 cards in separated computers the fan speed is max 60% if both cards in one systems with 2 extra case fans, the gpu fan of the first card runs hat 95-99% is this normal?
3. at first i used ethminer with coinotron but i can't find how to setup coinotron with claymore, so now i use claymore with minergate but it is not possible to mine ETH with? which pool is the Best?
4. where i can see which coin is today the best to mine?


sorry for my newbie questions, i tryed to find an answer with the search funktion but there are so many posts...

thanks for your help

you know why there is lot of posts on the forum, because of lazy fuckers like you, with this kind of posts, is whole forum messier, and messier
and dont try to tell me "i tryed to find an answer with the search funktion"
no didn't serach, you're an lazy asshole..
do everything for meeee......
dickhead, no go cry to the corner...
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February 09, 2017, 07:41:54 AM
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1. is it better to use claymore or ethminer, what is the difference?
2. if i run the 2 cards in separated computers the fan speed is max 60% if both cards in one systems with 2 extra case fans, the gpu fan of the first card runs hat 95-99% is this normal?
3. at first i used ethminer with coinotron but i can't find how to setup coinotron with claymore, so now i use claymore with minergate but it is not possible to mine ETH with? which pool is the Best?
4. where i can see which coin is today the best to mine?
1. The difference is claymore's is faster and has a 1% devfee. Claymore is the one I prefer.
2. More then likely it's heat related. Fan speed will ramp-up the hotter it gets. Also you can manually control fan speed with software or bios. Claymore's miner allows you to do this with the -tt command.
3. Coinotron is fine: ethdcrminer64.exe -epool coinotron.com:3344 -ewal username.workername -epsw x -esm 2 -mode 1 -allpools 1
4. http://whattomine.com/

thankyou for your answers. i will try it.

which heat is normal for the  RX480, actually with Fanspeed 90-99% i have 89°C at both cards
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February 09, 2017, 08:04:03 AM
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1. is it better to use claymore or ethminer, what is the difference?
2. if i run the 2 cards in separated computers the fan speed is max 60% if both cards in one systems with 2 extra case fans, the gpu fan of the first card runs hat 95-99% is this normal?
3. at first i used ethminer with coinotron but i can't find how to setup coinotron with claymore, so now i use claymore with minergate but it is not possible to mine ETH with? which pool is the Best?
4. where i can see which coin is today the best to mine?
1. The difference is claymore's is faster and has a 1% devfee. Claymore is the one I prefer.
2. More then likely it's heat related. Fan speed will ramp-up the hotter it gets. Also you can manually control fan speed with software or bios. Claymore's miner allows you to do this with the -tt command.
3. Coinotron is fine: ethdcrminer64.exe -epool coinotron.com:3344 -ewal username.workername -epsw x -esm 2 -mode 1 -allpools 1
4. http://whattomine.com/

thankyou for your answers. i will try it.

which heat is normal for the  RX480, actually with Fanspeed 90-99% i have 89°C at both cards

That is quite high - is it in a case?

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February 09, 2017, 08:52:01 AM
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That is quite high - is it in a case?
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yes i a case with 2 case fans,i am using the powercolor rx480 with 1 GPU fan
http://www.powercolor.com/de/products_features.asp?id=622

if a have only one card in the system heat is at 74°C with 40% fan speed
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February 09, 2017, 10:40:32 AM
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If you're mining i reccomend an open rig, a case has very little ventilation and relies heavily on fans
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February 09, 2017, 11:52:33 AM
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That is quite high - is it in a case?

yes i a case with 2 case fans,i am using the powercolor rx480 with 1 GPU fan
http://www.powercolor.com/de/products_features.asp?id=622

if a have only one card in the system heat is at 74°C with 40% fan speed

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Just bump up the fan speeds. Go to like 70-80% and stay there. Looks like you are in some hot area. Currently with my RX 470 (Nitro+) I mine and temperatures are about 54°C at 28% fan speed with 4 other cards. But my, well if you can call it a case, is open rig have good ventilation.
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February 09, 2017, 02:23:15 PM
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hmm okay. thanks.
then the next question

why my hash rate is go up and down, is this normal? here a screenshot

http://www.r-its.de/temp/2017-02-09%2015_17_03-Charts%20-%20Coinotron.png
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