Tuesday, December 17, 2013

CPU mining Primecoin (XPM) while mining Litecoin (LTC)

In previous articles we’ve discussed how to configure cgminer for the latest AMD video cards to mine Litecoins (or for that matter, any Scrypt-based coin). Today I’ll explain how to maximize your earning potential by putting that idle CPU to work for you as well.

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posted by Dustin Vannatter at 3:38 pm  

Friday, December 13, 2013

Setting up cold storage and active storage Litecoin wallets

So you’re wanting to get started mining some coins? Great! The first thing you’re going to do is probably download the latest and greatest wallet software from litecoin.org¬†and install it to your everyday PC. But wait, is that the best (and safest?) way to handle your coins?

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posted by Dustin Vannatter at 11:41 am  

Monday, December 9, 2013

Setting up Litecoin CGMiner with latest 7970 / 280x / 290x / 270x hardware

A lot of the magic in Litecoin mining is finding the best combination of hardware and cgminer configurations to get the best hashrates while remaining stable and online 24/7.

I’ll do my best in this post to share what configurations have worked best for me using the latest AMD hardware (notably 7970, 280x and 290x).

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posted by Dustin Vannatter at 11:56 am