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.

GPU
  • RADEON VII - HASHRATE: ~3 Kh/s 
  • VEGA 64/VEGA 56 - HASHRATE: ~2 Kh/s
  • TESLA V100 - HASHRATE: ~1.7 Kh/s
  • RX 580/570 - HASHRATE: ~1 Kh/s
CPU
  • XEON PHI 7220/7230/7240/7250 - HASHRATE: ~2.1 Kh/s details on lukminer.org
  • RYZEN THREADRIPPER 2920X - HASHRATE: ~1 Kh/s
  • AMD RYZEN 7 2700X - HASHRATE: ~700 H/s
  • AMD RYZEN 5 2600X - HASHRATE: ~500 H/s
  • XEON E5-2680 V4 - HASHRATE: ~650 H/s

SOFTWARE

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