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July 27, 2013, 01:33:10 PM
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over 200GH/s Smiley and thats only half, the other half is at btcguild(namecoin bonus) 5 x avalon 82-85GH/s


edit: damn, maybe i had a disconnect then? got slightly less int he round after also
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July 27, 2013, 10:42:18 PM
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you can buy them for less than $100 now on Amazon now. i was thinking more like 1-5 USD.

Um, from what I can see, only if you buy 30 of them...lol

Or link please.  Bitmit has some close to $100, but nothing that I would trust has hit that mark yet.  

Well ya could yesterday, there were some for $92.95 + $4.75 shipping, but they are gone now.  Tongue

Group buy for K1 Nanos: ~$55 per USB miner:

https://bitcointalk.org/index.php?topic=262654.msg2805819#msg2805819

thats preorder. dont know why you would do a group buy when its cheaper to buy directly form them
https://bigpicturemining.com/klondike-miner/k1-nano

$49.99 + 4.95 s/h + 75 s/h per extra one
so buying 2 is already cheaper than the group buy. but its pre-order... blah blah

Oh and asic usb miners are $100 on ebay now that is where I was going to buy a few
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July 27, 2013, 11:17:57 PM
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you can buy them for less than $100 now on Amazon now. i was thinking more like 1-5 USD.

Um, from what I can see, only if you buy 30 of them...lol

Or link please.  Bitmit has some close to $100, but nothing that I would trust has hit that mark yet.  

Well ya could yesterday, there were some for $92.95 + $4.75 shipping, but they are gone now.  Tongue

Group buy for K1 Nanos: ~$55 per USB miner:

https://bitcointalk.org/index.php?topic=262654.msg2805819#msg2805819

thats preorder. dont know why you would do a group buy when its cheaper to buy directly form them
https://bigpicturemining.com/klondike-miner/k1-nano

$49.99 + 4.95 s/h + 75 s/h per extra one
so buying 2 is already cheaper than the group buy. but its pre-order... blah blah

Oh and asic usb miners are $100 on ebay now that is where I was going to buy a few

Buying one saves you $13 in the group buy.  Buying 2 saves ~$9.  Buying 3 saves ~$8 and buying 4 saves $3.50

For those interested in ROI $13 is a decent savings for one.  Even at 2, $9 could make the difference between profitability and loss.

I agree though, over 3 there's no reason to use the group buy.
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July 27, 2013, 11:53:11 PM
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ASICminer USB at .6 BTC has been confirmed by BTCguild.  Kiss

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July 28, 2013, 01:55:58 AM
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ugh, i hope we get some amazing luck once this round finally finishes...

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July 28, 2013, 02:09:51 AM
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ugh, i hope we get some amazing luck once this round finally finishes...
ya this sux...I have been gpu mining LTC for last 2 months,,, and this week I went through and cleaned up all my rigs,,, and said I think ill mine on the ol slushs pool for a few days, as he has been having great pool luck, so I did,,,  well was going to switch back over earlier" today but needed just a few more rounds to meet my minimum payout of .05....well 8 hours later here I still am and no closer to my payout before I switch back over...lol,,,, just my luck! oh well ,,,waiting on my terrahash Klondike's to ship one day,,,, and ill be back in this pool for sure,,, hopefully with 50 g/hash.. Smiley by then it my not be worth as much tho...lol

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July 28, 2013, 10:37:11 AM
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ya this sux...I have been gpu mining LTC for last 2 months,,, and this week I went through and cleaned up all my rigs,,, and said I think ill mine on the ol slushs pool for a few days....
Why stop mining LTC with GPUs, while profitability is at 2.25 times BTC?

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July 28, 2013, 12:48:24 PM
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ya this sux...I have been gpu mining LTC for last 2 months,,, and this week I went through and cleaned up all my rigs,,, and said I think ill mine on the ol slushs pool for a few days....
Why stop mining LTC with GPUs, while profitability is at 2.25 times BTC?

LTC mining is much harder on hardware.  I had a MOSFET on my mobo catch fire while mining LTC.  I won't do it now; my unused GPU power will either get sold or turned to an SHA-256 altcoin.
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July 28, 2013, 06:17:07 PM
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ya this sux...I have been gpu mining LTC for last 2 months,,, and this week I went through and cleaned up all my rigs,,, and said I think ill mine on the ol slushs pool for a few days....
Why stop mining LTC with GPUs, while profitability is at 2.25 times BTC?

LTC mining is much harder on hardware.  I had a MOSFET on my mobo catch fire while mining LTC.  I won't do it now; my unused GPU power will either get sold or turned to an SHA-256 altcoin.
Perchaps you were overclocking too much? Even if you downclock to 60% efficiency you get 0.6*2.25=1.35 profitability. And actually downclocking GPUs, while leaving RAM speed at default increases LTC mining speed, as I found out. And was quite surprised.

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July 28, 2013, 09:00:12 PM
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We just had an 8 hr round, and now a 6+ counting round!  I guess luck just ran out.  Here's to the next luck wave!

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July 28, 2013, 09:08:42 PM
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We just had an 8 hr round, and now a 6+ counting round!  I guess luck just ran out.  Here's to the next luck wave!

8 mins after your post it popped - can you do a moan next time we are having a long block please Smiley

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July 28, 2013, 10:20:01 PM
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We just had an 8 hr round, and now a 6+ counting round!  I guess luck just ran out.  Here's to the next luck wave!

8 mins after your post it popped - can you do a moan next time we are having a long block please Smiley

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July 28, 2013, 10:28:23 PM
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eee - yuk

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July 29, 2013, 11:39:07 AM
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Hello, I'm newbie here. I just tried this pool yesterday and already produced about 13-15 shares (I don't remember exactly) and then I turn off my miner and go to bed. This morning I saw my estimated reward become zero and nothing at my unconfirmed/confirmed, so what I've mined yesterday is totally useless?

Thanks.

This pool doesnt use Pay Per Share as a reward system, it uses a different system which is a bit difficult to explain as I dont completely understand it, but your reward will quickly drop to zero if you quit mining... This is to combat pool hopping. Leave your miner on through the end of round until a block is found, and you will be paid your reward for that block. Other pools have PPS as options, but the fee is always higher because of pool hoppers... Happy Mining!

I do not think it is very difficult. The value of each share you submit is calculated with the following formula:

scoreshare = exp(t/C)

where t is round duration in seconds, and C is a constant, currently 200. This means the value of each share is exponentially growing, so old share have significantly lower value compared to recent shares. So if you stop mining while others don't, your part of total pool score for that round will decrease exponentially. You can read the original post about this reward calculation method here: https://bitcointalk.org/index.php?topic=1976.msg50002#msg50002.

Additionally, based on measurement I have found that each hour, t is reset to zero and your score is divided by exp(3600/C). This is probably to prevent an arithmetic overflow (see http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Arithmetic_overflow).

Hope this helps,
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Do not quite understand.
If a connected mining shares in the last block. Gain much for little work.
This can cause miners privileged information may be in a pool (pps-pplns) 90% time. The other 10% Score in Slush.
Gaining much more than being 100% (pps-pplns) or 100% score.
There should be a rule, if you're not connected 1 minute before finding the block. Your reward will be divided by 3. This would avoid jumping miners knowing that the pool found a block.

Sorry my english

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July 29, 2013, 01:25:00 PM
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Hello, I'm newbie here. I just tried this pool yesterday and already produced about 13-15 shares (I don't remember exactly) and then I turn off my miner and go to bed. This morning I saw my estimated reward become zero and nothing at my unconfirmed/confirmed, so what I've mined yesterday is totally useless?

Thanks.

This pool doesnt use Pay Per Share as a reward system, it uses a different system which is a bit difficult to explain as I dont completely understand it, but your reward will quickly drop to zero if you quit mining... This is to combat pool hopping. Leave your miner on through the end of round until a block is found, and you will be paid your reward for that block. Other pools have PPS as options, but the fee is always higher because of pool hoppers... Happy Mining!

I do not think it is very difficult. The value of each share you submit is calculated with the following formula:

scoreshare = exp(t/C)

where t is round duration in seconds, and C is a constant, currently 200. This means the value of each share is exponentially growing, so old share have significantly lower value compared to recent shares. So if you stop mining while others don't, your part of total pool score for that round will decrease exponentially. You can read the original post about this reward calculation method here: https://bitcointalk.org/index.php?topic=1976.msg50002#msg50002.

Additionally, based on measurement I have found that each hour, t is reset to zero and your score is divided by exp(3600/C). This is probably to prevent an arithmetic overflow (see http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Arithmetic_overflow).

Hope this helps,
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Do not quite understand.
If a connected mining shares in the last block. Gain much for little work.
This can cause miners privileged information may be in a pool (pps-pplns) 90% time. The other 10% Score in Slush.
Gaining much more than being 100% (pps-pplns) or 100% score.
There should be a rule, if you're not connected 1 minute before finding the block. Your reward will be divided by 3. This would avoid jumping miners knowing that the pool found a block.

Sorry my english

I am not sure I correctly understand what you are writing. But if I do: there is no way to predict when exactly a given block will be found by the pool. Looking at the characteristics of the CDF (https://mining.bitcoin.cz/stats/graphs/) you should ask yourself, after how many minutes in the round exactly a 'strategic miner' should join to realize any advantage.

Before starting your own assessment on the topic, it is worth to read what others have already shared regarding this reward calculation method:
http://organofcorti.blogspot.com/2012/08/42-slushs-score-method-and-miner.html
http://organofcorti.blogspot.com/2012/09/43-slushs-score-method-and-miner.html

Hope this helps,
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July 30, 2013, 01:02:12 AM
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Hello,

I've been mining as part of the Slush pool for a few months now. I received some 0.05 BTC payouts as expected, but one (which should have occurred a few weeks ago) never arrived. My bitcoin wallet wasn't running when the payout should have happened, but my understanding was that that was OK and I'd get the BTC when my wallet came up.

Instead, it looks like the 0.05 BTC was silently deducted from my account (there is no record of it in my payout history), and it never appeared in my bitcoin wallet.

Anyone else experience this, or any tips to recover my BTC? I tried posting in the slush mining irc channel about this, and they told me to post on bitcointalk.

Can someone from Slush respond (preferably by personal message) so we can get this resolved?

Thanks,
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July 30, 2013, 03:45:56 AM
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Hello,

I've been mining as part of the Slush pool for a few months now. I received some 0.05 BTC payouts as expected, but one (which should have occurred a few weeks ago) never arrived. My bitcoin wallet wasn't running when the payout should have happened, but my understanding was that that was OK and I'd get the BTC when my wallet came up.

Instead, it looks like the 0.05 BTC was silently deducted from my account (there is no record of it in my payout history), and it never appeared in my bitcoin wallet.

Anyone else experience this, or any tips to recover my BTC? I tried posting in the slush mining irc channel about this, and they told me to post on bitcointalk.

Can someone from Slush respond (preferably by personal message) so we can get this resolved?

Thanks,
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Hi Adrian-X:

Thanks for the response.

My wallet synced over a week ago, but the payment never appeared there, nor in the mining.bitcoin.cz payout history, nor in blockchain.info at my address. Again, the payout should have occurred a few weeks ago.

If Slush could private message me to resolve this, that would be appreciated.
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July 30, 2013, 06:32:31 PM
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Finally got my 1st 2 USB erupters hashing on Slush's pool.

684MH/s w/ BFGminer, thanks to Romojonus .

Holy crap, mckennm @ 1.5TH/s?

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July 31, 2013, 10:47:42 AM
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Rookie question:

I have 9 of the Block Erupter USB sticks hashing all on the same rig, which averages about 3 Gh/s.  Should I set the difficulty for the worker to 2, since the total hashing power is over 2 Gh/s, or should I keep it at one, since each stick only has 335 Mh/s of power?
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July 31, 2013, 10:49:04 AM
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a block without transactions Huh

http://blockchain.info/block/000000000000001278660e98f9d12f4acb735fd178c51bb00b193d4d6be8690b?site=slush

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