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Research of Ethereum Mining Hash Rate Dependency on GPU Hardware Settings

  • Paulius DanieliusEmail author
  • Tomas Savenas
  • Saulius Masteika
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Business Information Processing book series (LNBIP, volume 339)

Abstract

Cryptocurrency mining with GPUs for profit has a fine edge of finding the best rate for mining power versus energy consumption. In this research we explore different GPU settings, namely memory clock and core voltage influence on mining performance measured as hash rate. Additionally, we look for opportunities to lower power consumption. Experiment using combined power of five commonly available graphics cards showed improvement of hash rate with increased memory clock frequencies, and lower power consumption with decreased core voltages. However, these dependencies are not linear, and some other factors, like different memory chips on otherwise similar graphics card models may give contradicting results.

Keywords

Ethereum Ethash Mining efficiency Hash rate GPU voltage GPU memory clock 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Paulius Danielius
    • 1
  • Tomas Savenas
    • 1
  • Saulius Masteika
    • 1
  1. 1.Vilnius University Kaunas FacultyKaunasLithuania

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