Geforce GTX 1060 is a high-performance graphics card launched by Nvidia. It can be used not only for games, but also for mining. This article will introduce how to use Geforce GTX 1060 to mine and how to optimize mining efficiency.
1、 How to mine with Geforce GTX 1060?
1. Mining software selection
Before mining, you need to select the appropriate mining software. Common mining software includes Claymore's Dual Miner, Ethminer, Bminer, etc. For Geforce GTX 1060, Etherminer mining Ethereum is recommended.
2. Mining settings
Install the graphics card driver: Before mining, you need to ensure that you have installed the latest version of the graphics card driver. You can download the latest driver on NVIDIA's official website.
Download mining software: select the appropriate mining software and download and install it. In this example, we choose Ethminer.
Configure mining software: open a command line window and enter the following command to configure Ethminer:
Ethminer. exe - U - S [mining pool address: port] - O [miner wallet address] [Name of miner]
Where, [Mining Pool Address: Port] is the address and port number of the mining pool, [Miner's Wallet Address] is your Ethereum wallet address, and [Miner's Name] is your miner's name.
For example, if you want to mine in the Ethermine mining pool, you can enter the following command: ethminer. exe - U - S eth.ethermine. org: 4444 - O 0x1234567890123456789012345678901234567890. worker1
3. Start mining
After entering the above commands, you can start mining. During the mining process, you can see the real-time situation of mining in the command line window, including mining speed, revenue and other information.
2、 How to optimize the mining efficiency of Geforce GTX 1060?
1. Adjust video card overclocking
Geforce GTX 1060 can improve mining efficiency through overclocking. You can use software such as Nvidia Inspector to adjust the frequency and voltage of the graphics card to improve performance. However, it should be noted that overclocking may shorten the life of the graphics card, so it should be used with caution.
2. Optimize mining parameters
When using Etherminer to mine, you can improve the mining efficiency by adjusting some parameters. For example, you can use the -- cuda parallel hash parameter to improve the efficiency of hash calculation. You can enter the following command in the command line to set:
ethminer.exe-U-Seth.ethermine.org:4444-O 0x1234567890123456789012345678901234567890.worker1--cuda-parallel-hash 4
This will use four CUDA threads to calculate hash values in parallel to improve mining efficiency.
3. Select appropriate mining pool
The selection of the mining pool also has an impact on the mining efficiency. Generally speaking, selecting a mining pool with good reputation can improve mining efficiency and income. When selecting the mining pool, it is necessary to consider the handling fee, reliability and stability of the mining pool.
4. Control temperature and power consumption
When mining for a long time, it is necessary to control the temperature and power consumption of the graphics card. Software such as MSI Afterburner can be used to monitor the temperature and power consumption of the graphics card, and adjust parameters such as fan speed and power limit to avoid overheating and excessive power consumption of the graphics card.
Mining with Geforce GTX 1060 requires selecting appropriate mining software, configuring mining parameters, adjusting video card overclocking, selecting appropriate mining pool and controlling temperature and power consumption. Through reasonable allocation and optimization, mining efficiency and income can be improved.
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