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A blog dedicated to mining, whether it's with a GPU, usb miner, or ASIC miner!


Should I Mine Bitcoin?

5 May 2020 4 minute read comments AverageVancouverite

Should I Mine Bitcoin? Since the middle of the decade, interest in cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin and Litecoin has rapidly surged. Likewise, the price of a single Bitcoin has risen from about $300.00 US in 2015 to over $20,000 US per coin in Decemb...

Is USB Mining Profitable?

17 Apr 2020 3 minute read comments AverageVancouverite

Is USB Mining Profitable? Having mined cryptocurrencies, especially Bitcoin, Litecoin, and Monero, for several years, it isn't uncommon for friends, family and others around me to tell me that they've heard about "USB Miners" and ask whether they're...

What is Loopring (LRC)? A very basic look to keep you up to date!

14 Apr 2020 2 minute read comments AverageVancouverite

What Exactly is Loopring (LRC)? Earlier today, I checked my profile earnings to make a crypto withdrawal here on Publish0X, and noticed that a new tipping token known as "Loopring (LRC)" was added. Though I've only heard mentions of this token, I dec...

Review of the Gekkoscience Terminus R808

27 Feb 2020 2 minute read comments AverageVancouverite

The Gekkoscience Terminus R808 - "Pod Miner" Specs: Algorithm: SHA256 (Coins mined: Bitcoin, BitcoinCash, BitcoinSV, DigiByte, Peercoin, etc.) Hashrate: Up to 120 GH/s Chips: 8 X 28nm BM1384 Chips The Review: The Gekkoscience Terminus R808 is yet...

How to "mine" Electroneum (ETN) on your smartphone

20 Feb 2020 2 minute read comments AverageVancouverite

What is Electroneum?  Electroneum is a mobile-based cryptocurrency that is KYC/AML compliant, aimed at bringing cryptocurrency and financial capabilities especially to the unbanked people of the world and make cryptocurrency a little more known and a...

Mining Monero with a Raspberry Pi 3B

16 Feb 2020 2 minute read comments AverageVancouverite

Mining Monero with a Raspberry Pi 3B For those of you that remember when I tried to mine Monero on a Raspberry Pi Zero and ended up getting 1 whole hash per second, you'll be amused to learn that I tried to mine Monero again... This time using a Ras...

Review of the Gekkoscience 7 Port USB 2.0 Hub

15 Feb 2020 2 minute read comments AverageVancouverite

The Gekkoscience 7-Port USB 2.0 Hub Spec: 7 X USB 2.0 ports (Can run 7 miners at once) + 1 X USB (Power Only) Power supply NOT included (Need a 12V 10A Power Supply Unit) USBs supported: Gekkoscience 2Pac, Gekkoscience NEWPAC, TTBit Stick Miner, Fu...

Review of the Electroneum M1

10 Feb 2020 3 minute read comments AverageVancouverite

The Electroneum M1 Specs: Storage: 8GB Internal (Has a MicroSD Slot so you could expand it) Battery: Removable 1600 mAh Processor: Quad-Core 1.3 Ghz RAM: 1GB Cameras: 5MP Rear and 2MP Front Operating System: Android Go 8.1 (Default) Dual SIM 3.5mm...

Review of the Gridseed Blade SCRYPT Miner

31 Jan 2020 1 minute read comments AverageVancouverite

The Gridseed Blade SCRYPT Miner Specs: Algorithm: SCRYPT (Coins Mined: Litecoin, Dogecoin, Verge, etc.) Hashrate: Up to 5.2 MH/s Chip: 2 panels with 40 GC3355 Chips each (Totaling 80 chips) Power use: Under 150 Watts The Review: Released in 2014,...

Mining Monero with a Raspberry Pi Zero

26 Jan 2020 1 minute read comments AverageVancouverite

Mining Monero with a Raspberry Pi Zero A couple of months ago, a friend joking said I should try to mine Bitcoin with a Raspberry Pi and see just how far I can get. While I initially laughed it off, the thought grew on me, and just days later, I pur...