How To Start XMRStak When Your Computer Is Idle on Windows 10

My main desktop is a AMD Threadripper 1950x and a Vega 64 so when I am not using it for gaming or for work I want it to be mining coins. The problem is that sometimes I forget to start XMRStak after a long day of work or late night gaming. This means missed coins and that makes me unhappy.

So I decided to do some research and setup XMRStak so that after a set amount of idle time, XMRStak would fire up and start working for me all on its own. Continue reading “How To Start XMRStak When Your Computer Is Idle on Windows 10”

XMRStak.com Allows You To Share and Find Configuration Examples

When I first started mining I spent hours looking for the most optimal configuration files for xmr-stak-amd and xmr-stak-nvidia. It would have been nice to have a bit of a community built solely around sharing configuration examples.

Today I have launched XMRStak.com with the hopes that it will help others save time when trying to get the most out of their video cards. Continue reading “XMRStak.com Allows You To Share and Find Configuration Examples”

XFX RX 550 4GB Monero Mining with xmr-stak-amd

I recently found the XFX RX 550 4GB model for sale for just $109 shipped via Amazon and couldn’t resist the price tag. I was reading people getting around 300 h/s with the cards and that works out to around 2.75 hashrate per dollar spent. Not bad at all, so I ordered two (and just ordered two more that will be here tomorrow) and started playing with xmr-stak-amd to see what I could get out of them. Needless to say, I am pleased. Disclaimer: Below I have linked to Amazon using my affiliate links. It helps fund my hobby and keeps my writing these kind of articles. Continue reading “XFX RX 550 4GB Monero Mining with xmr-stak-amd”