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Author Topic: [150+ PH] SlushPool (slushpool.com); World's First Mining Pool  (Read 4049163 times)
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October 01, 2014, 05:29:12 PM
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Somebody (probably another pool that mines pools) has pointed apx. 12 PH at us so we are probably screwed for a while. Seems like every time this happens block times go to 12+ hours and our rewards plummet. I know the extra hash should help us solve faster but history here shows the opposite. Hope I am wrong this time.

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October 01, 2014, 05:38:09 PM
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and I can ask if he meant $130 when they are selling for under $80 on ebay...
  The odd thing is to get all angry cuz someone noted they are much cheaper somewhere else...
When u r buying its ok but when u r selling its OMG no u dint!

Loo EXACTLY.

And if people would read first.... It usually says.    "Mssg me to work something out".  Yet people just complain and complain about ur cost or offer or w.e



This is another reason iblove slush.      Respect.  And care  some of u have.... And lots ofnit

Well I've been buying loads of S1's on ebay for next to nothing.  Fed up waiting for Bitmain to produce batch 10.  Plus 4 S1's for £160 gives me much more hashing compared to S3 cost.  Power is not an issue before anyone mentions it.  The main issue I have I they're VERY noisy compared to S3.

OMG! How dare you mention S1's are next to nothing on ebay... when someone is trying to sell them in this thread, and selling them quite well, and more selling right now as I type!  regardless of your inconsiderate mentions of proper prices.
How uncaring and unprofessional of you! I mean it is ok to bash bitmain for charging too much but if u note someone is seeking 2x todays prices then OMG OMG... red face angry man time.

Yeah I could load up on tons of S1's in my server room but I would put the circuits at too much of a load... sigh!
that is why I went with upgrade kits. although I probably should have just got s3's and sold the s1's even though I would only get around $75 for them at the time... but it is good to know people here will pay $130+

and BTW, I moved some stuff back here so we are going to have 10 hour blocks again. SIGH...
I was staring at it last night and went to do something else, come back check and block block block... each time oh well
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October 01, 2014, 05:39:49 PM
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^ That is actually a good observation. We get in a good pocket of solving blocks, the hoppers come and "rock the boat" and out of the pocket we go.

Listen: meat beat manifesto ~ Edge of no control (pt.1)
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October 01, 2014, 05:40:08 PM
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I think that people see the luck growing with Slush and point there hardware here, the problem is that by the time they identify that we are being lucky the luck is probably running out so then block times grow and our rewards drop. This is the downside of luck, it can be good or bad and no one can ever tell how long it will last.

The big problem is that many miners are both greedy and stupid (present company excepted, obviously) and therefore they move their hashing power around thinking they will make a fast buck, instead they probably actually do worse because of it, and don't even realise.

The other explanation is that all minders are neither greedy nor stupid but instead a pool has failed and many miners have failed over to slush, its just a coincidence that this always seems to happen whenever Slush is experiencing a run of good luck.

It is what it is and frankly I welcome the new hashing power, I only wish they would stay and make Slush even bigger. Personally I think Slush deserves to be at least 20PH/s.
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October 01, 2014, 05:40:39 PM
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@sic1490
 That is actually a good observation. We get in a good pocket of solving blocks, the hoppers come and "rock the boat" and out of the pocket we go.

Listen: meat beat manifesto ~ Edge of no control (pt.1)
Read:"He who controls the past controls the future. He who controls the present controls the past." ~ George Orwell
Think: http://unenumerated.blogspot.com/2014/12/the-dawn-of-trustworthy-computing.html
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October 01, 2014, 05:59:25 PM
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@sic1490
 That is actually a good observation. We get in a good pocket of solving blocks, the hoppers come and "rock the boat" and out of the pocket we go.

Yep, we have seen it time and time again.

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October 01, 2014, 06:08:32 PM
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Will you guys keep mining even when your electricity is equal to the current exchange rate x rate at which BTC is mined? I think I am going to. I will gladly keep supporting the BTC network in the little way that I can while also hoping for an exchange rate jump in the future...

I look at old threads where people owned thousands of Bitcoins and wanted to sell them for less than $100......................................... I used to have some eGold back in the day (was rewarded it for something that I can't remember) .... if only I had some Bitcoin instead!

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October 01, 2014, 07:27:14 PM
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Last night I upgraded my Antminer S1's to S3's but left the firmware the same. Later on I upgraded the firmware and set about setting the clock speeds to see what hashing rate I could get.

After nearly 24 hours I have a stable S3 hashing at 499GH/s and one S3 hashing at 466GH/s if I try and push the second one to 499GH/s it starts to show errors so i guess that 466 is its limit.

Anyway that two successful upgrades and here's hoping that they will generate enough to pay for themselves and maybe even make a little on top.

It's great to see that luck is currently on our side but remember every bit of good luck will one day be matched with a similur bit of bad luck. I love mining with Slush and will keep going as long as I can, I have tried GHash and others but Slush is just more fun, I do however keep GHash as my backup just in case Slush goes down, although to date I have never needed to use it.

I am happy to keep mining even though the Bitcoin price is dropping as I am quietly hopeful that one day it will bounce back and when that happens my Bitcoins will be worth something substantial, until then I guess i will just keep swapping electricity for Bitcoins.

In an attempt to help with the electricity costs I have recently invested in some solar panels so as soon as they are fitted to the roof they will pay for about half of my bitcoin energy usage, and i hope to upgrade the solar system later on next year to cover the other half (Happy days!).

mine upgrades went well both doing 505gh/s
the one doing 466 do you have the frequency still sitting at 250??
You should shut down cgminer
/etc/init.d/cgminer stop
Let the asics cool down  and add to asic-freq
option 'freq_value'    '1306'  #243.75M
option 'chip_freq'     '243.75'
option 'timeout'       '16'

then start cgminer back up /etc/init.d/cgminer start
That one may now mine at 491gh/s. that is what I had to do to all the ones that werent doing well at 250.
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October 01, 2014, 07:29:15 PM
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^ That is actually a good observation. We get in a good pocket of solving blocks, the hoppers come and "rock the boat" and out of the pocket we go.

Only issue is I am not a pool hopper.
I mine 10% on eligius and when our luck gets really bad I mine 20% on eligius.
I actually lost by moving that 10% extra this time!
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October 01, 2014, 09:31:58 PM
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@sic1490
 That is actually a good observation. We get in a good pocket of solving blocks, the hoppers come and "rock the boat" and out of the pocket we go.

Yep, we have seen it time and time again.

As we know, it ought to help not hinder, but it never seems to happen that way.  Perhaps over a longer period, it would go the way that logic suggests.  Problem is, the longer period never happens, because as soon as the blocks start to run dry, all the extra noses disappear from the trough. Sad
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October 01, 2014, 09:40:30 PM
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@sic1490
 That is actually a good observation. We get in a good pocket of solving blocks, the hoppers come and "rock the boat" and out of the pocket we go.

Yep, we have seen it time and time again.

As we know, it ought to help not hinder, but it never seems to happen that way.  Perhaps over a longer period, it would go the way that logic suggests.  Problem is, the longer period never happens, because as soon as the blocks start to run dry, all the extra noses disappear from the trough. Sad

I agree, I would like to see them stay but watch what happens when we hit the first 12+ hour block we will be back to the 5.8 to 6.2 range. We never get that chance to create that new sweet spot it seems. Goes totally against the math and logic but have seen it happen exactly that way many times.

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October 01, 2014, 10:16:23 PM
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Will you guys keep mining even when your electricity is equal to the current exchange rate x rate at which BTC is mined? I think I am going to. I will gladly keep supporting the BTC network in the little way that I can while also hoping for an exchange rate jump in the future...

I look at old threads where people owned thousands of Bitcoins and wanted to sell them for less than $100......................................... I used to have some eGold back in the day (was rewarded it for something that I can't remember) .... if only I had some Bitcoin instead!




were do you live some of us don't have that electtricty problem well most in the US don't in fact some in the US have it better then others do .


Just wondering its not my indention to make you feel bad or put your down , just wonder were every one lives  when i see that about electricity. what i mean is it just field the complaint they make .
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October 02, 2014, 01:26:01 AM
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and I can ask if he meant $130 when they are selling for under $80 on ebay...
  The odd thing is to get all angry cuz someone noted they are much cheaper somewhere else...
When u r buying its ok but when u r selling its OMG no u dint!

Loo EXACTLY.

And if people would read first.... It usually says.    "Mssg me to work something out".  Yet people just complain and complain about ur cost or offer or w.e



This is another reason iblove slush.      Respect.  And care  some of u have.... And lots ofnit

Well I've been buying loads of S1's on ebay for next to nothing.  Fed up waiting for Bitmain to produce batch 10.  Plus 4 S1's for £160 gives me much more hashing compared to S3 cost.  Power is not an issue before anyone mentions it.  The main issue I have I they're VERY noisy compared to S3.

OMG! How dare you mention S1's are next to nothing on ebay... when someone is trying to sell them in this thread, and selling them quite well, and more selling right now as I type!  regardless of your inconsiderate mentions of proper prices.
How uncaring and unprofessional of you! I mean it is ok to bash bitmain for charging too much but if u note someone is seeking 2x todays prices then OMG OMG... red face angry man time
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Yeah I could load up on tons of S1's in my server room but I would put the circuits at too much of a load... sigh!
that is why I went with upgrade kits. although I probably should have just got s3's and sold the s1's even though I would only get around $75 for them at the time... but it is good to know people here will pay $130+

and BTW, I moved some stuff back here so we are going to have 10 hour blocks again. SIGH...
I was staring at it last night and went to do something else, come back check and block block block... each time oh well

LMAO

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October 02, 2014, 03:14:50 AM
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You guys kill me Cheesy "We are Slush, we do not forgive, we do not forget".

Listen: meat beat manifesto ~ Edge of no control (pt.1)
Read:"He who controls the past controls the future. He who controls the present controls the past." ~ George Orwell
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October 02, 2014, 06:18:54 AM
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You guys kill me Cheesy "We are Slush, we do not forgive, we do not forget".

I was just having fun and i get slammed from several people so yup i dont forget.

JT
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October 02, 2014, 03:18:16 PM
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My Hash is (a whopping) 6.63 GH/s however on the my account in Slush it is only: Total average hash rate in last 60 minutes: 4.309 Ghash/s

Is this normal?  It's been like this for weeks, but I just bothered to check.  I have two antminers and a bunch of old Block erupters.  They are connected to a Raspberry pi with three hubs.  Would I need to separate them out as different miners to get them to work? They worked at "full power" until I added a second antminer.

Thanks!
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October 02, 2014, 03:34:24 PM
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My Hash is (a whopping) 6.63 GH/s however on the my account in Slush it is only: Total average hash rate in last 60 minutes: 4.309 Ghash/s

Is this normal?  It's been like this for weeks, but I just bothered to check.  I have two antminers and a bunch of old Block erupters.  They are connected to a Raspberry pi with three hubs.  Would I need to separate them out as different miners to get them to work? They worked at "full power" until I added a second antminer.

Thanks!

I would have to say probably a lack of power.  What kind of hubs / Power adapter amperage do you have?

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October 02, 2014, 03:41:56 PM
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My Hash is (a whopping) 6.63 GH/s however on the my account in Slush it is only: Total average hash rate in last 60 minutes: 4.309 Ghash/s

Is this normal?  It's been like this for weeks, but I just bothered to check.  I have two antminers and a bunch of old Block erupters.  They are connected to a Raspberry pi with three hubs.  Would I need to separate them out as different miners to get them to work? They worked at "full power" until I added a second antminer.

Thanks!

I would have to say probably a lack of power.  What kind of hubs / Power adapter amperage do you have?

JT

I have 2 D-Link DUB-H7 High Speed 7-Port Hubs and 1 generic 7 port powered usb hub.  But Minepeon shows the hashing speed okay, Slush does not.  Would a lack of power do that?  I would think it would my hashing power would show low on my Minepeone status screen also if it was the hub.
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October 02, 2014, 03:54:58 PM
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My Hash is (a whopping) 6.63 GH/s however on the my account in Slush it is only: Total average hash rate in last 60 minutes: 4.309 Ghash/s

Is this normal?  It's been like this for weeks, but I just bothered to check.  I have two antminers and a bunch of old Block erupters.  They are connected to a Raspberry pi with three hubs.  Would I need to separate them out as different miners to get them to work? They worked at "full power" until I added a second antminer.

Thanks!

what is your hash rate saying at your devices though...
Block eruptors dont mine slower from lack of power. the hub fries from lack of power...
you can also try updating the cgminer or bfgminer u r using....
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October 02, 2014, 04:00:07 PM
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You guys kill me Cheesy "We are Slush, we do not forgive, we do not forget".

I was just having fun and i get slammed from several people so yup i dont forget.

JT


Odd, cuz I have no clue who was attempting to sell the over priced S1's. BUT I sure will keep mentioning it...
im sure they google'd me pretty heavily to get REVENGE!  RED ANGER!

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