How to mine Ethereum?
Welcome to Cruxpool, an Ethereum mining pool. Our mission is to provide you with the most efficient tools to mine on the Ethereum blockchain. This quick start guide will show you where you should begin your mining experience with Cruxpool.
If you’re here, you probably know what the blockchain is all about. But just in case, you can watch these videos to get a general idea of how it works. What you need to understand is that Cruxpool is supporting the blockchain by gathering computing power that will validate the transactions happening on the blockchain, In order to encapsulate them into blocks.
This is where you play your part, by putting in common with other miners your hashrate i.e. your computing power.
PPS is pay-per-share system. In this configuration you are not depending on the luck of finding a block to get your reward in crypyocurrencies. This means you get a more stable and predictive income. Read more here.
A very low payout threshold means that you do not have to mine multiple blocks in order to get your payment. This participates to a better stability of your revenue!
Track all the data you need, in order to be informed on your mining activity, get a comprehensive view of your estimated and expected revenues, but also to check the performance of your hardware.
Our team is dedicated to your satisfaction and remains available for any questions. If you need support, we’ll be there for you!
When you mine a block, you become part of the blockchain process of verification of transaction, and you have a role in the creation of the new blocks. When a block is found there will be a retribution for your efforts.
This reward consists in fraction of cryptocurrencies; that depends on many factors but once the job is done those cryptos will go to your wallet, and you can exchange them right away, let them take some value for future trading purposes, buy the cool stuff you want etc. You can then create a form semi-passive income!
A mining rig, which is a combination of graphic cards that are optimized for crypto-mining.
A wallet, which will be used to store your cryptocurrencies. This is where we’ll send the rewards from mining with Cruxpool.
A mining software, in order to tell your mining rig what they have to do, and where they should connect.
Cruxpool, a mining pool that will be sending to your rig the jobs required by the blockchain. The pool will then send the rewards from mining.
Lucky for you, we have solutions for both cases. We have a partnership with JustMining a company that builds and sells mining rigs directly to you. We suggest you take a look at it, you’ll probably find something suitable for your budget!
In case you are more at ease with computers, you can buy on your own the components and start building the rig with your very own hands! Here’s a quick video that sums up all steps to building your own Ethereum or Ethereum Classic mining rig.
Windows cannot recognize more than 4 graphic cards connected to a computer. In case you have more than 4 graphic cards in your computer, you need to have them recognized. For this purpose, go to the BIOS of your computer and look for the setting that will increase the number of graphics cards detected by your system
Do not mix AMD + Nvidia graphic cards on the same rig!
Click on Advanced System Settings, then on Performance Settings. A new window will open and click on Advanced. Click on Change, uncheck the Automatically manage paging ﬁle size for all drives and then tick Custom size. You will have two unlocked ﬁelds. On the initial size ﬁeld, put 16,000 and on the maximum size ﬁeld, put 30,000
To disable updates, type Services in the search bar or Cortana of your Windows. Once you get to this page, look for Windows Update in the list of services. When you have it, right-click and select Properties, and then set on «disabled» on the Startup type.
The mining software will allow you to conﬁgure your RIG. You can choose between several software programs such as Claymore for example.
Once its downloaded