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September 08, 2017, 10:49:15 PM
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Ok, I have looked through the subforum, and have not seen anything about my specific question about the shares the miner shows, and the updates the unpaid balance updates show. When I first started the miner the unpaid ether balance went up faster with less shares, now that I have more shares showing I'm getting less unpaid eth balance. I'm not getting a lot of MH/s (23), don't judge I'm just testing out. 330 shares every 17mn, and when I get an update it's .00001eth. When I first started it was .00003eth in less than a minute.

Should I restart the miner every couple of hours?

Thanks any help is appreciated, as looking to build a rig to mine various coins.
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September 08, 2017, 11:00:37 PM
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I am not exactly sure but I will try and give an answer to your question, it might be wrong though. From what you described and I understood, my guess is that the difficulty of the ETH has increased the past few weeks, therefore you end up making less money.

However, it is advisable to turn off your computer/mining rig every once in a while (Once a month maybe?) to clean off any dust that might have accumulated. My front and bottom dust filters are filled with dust after 1 month of continuously running.

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September 09, 2017, 02:54:50 AM
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Thanks for the quick response, It was cumulative shares. that would be something if I was getting that many shares
every 17 minutes. I'm getting good effective current hash rates of almost 29 MH/s with two RX 460's.

I was thinking about overclocking them just a little.
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September 09, 2017, 03:05:08 AM
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You'll have to let your miner on for a while to be able to effectively calculate its hashrate, shutting down the rigs every few hours is not a thing you should do, hardly shut them every couple of weeks to dust them off, welcome aboard.

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September 09, 2017, 05:36:53 AM
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I'm counting on the default NiceHashMiner for mining standard bitcoins at the moment. My cpu is an i5-4460
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September 09, 2017, 09:16:24 AM
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What is the pool you are using ? I suggest you to use Ethermine.org, it will show you how efficient you are, and calculate your estimated earnings

I also use the software from https://ethmonitoring.com/  : it's free for 1 miner

Anyway, with 23Mh, don't expect to get rich soon...

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