GETTING STARTED

This section was created to help those that want to get started mining monero. Yet, It is recommended to check monero's official Wiki first.


WALLETS

Before mining, It is wise to know where to save coins earned.

Note: NEVER choose a wallet that grants NO access to PRIVATE KEYS.


HARDWARE

If you have been browsing this website, you already have a couple of GPU/CPU in mind. Yet here is a small list of the fastest hardware.

CPU
  • AMD EPYC 7742 - HASHRATE: ~38 Kh/s
  • AMD RYZEN 9 3900X - HASHRATE: ~13 Kh/s
  • XEON E5-2696 V3 - HASHRATE: ~7 Kh/s
  • XEON PHI 7210 - HASHRATE: ~5.3 Kh/s
  • AMD RYZEN 7 2700X - HASHRATE: ~5 Kh/s
GPU
  • Tesla V100 - HASHRATE: ~2.5 Kh/s
  • 1080TI - HASHRATE: ~1.1 Kh/s
  • VEGA 64/VEGA 56 - HASHRATE: ~1 Kh/s
  • RX 580/570 - HASHRATE: ~400 H/s

SOFTWARE

For mining software please check the list available on https://monerobenchmarks.info/miningSoftware.php


POOLS

For mining pools, please check the list compiled by M5M400 on http://moneropools.com/


RECOMMENDED READING

For a better understanding of monero, checkout Mastering Monero available on Amazon (Kindle/Paperback)

There is also a PDF version available on masteringmonero.com