Sapphire 7970 Dual-x graphics card review

Sapphire 7970 Dual-x graphics card review

Sapphire 7970 Dual-x graphics card review.

The AMD 7970 chipset, code named "Tahiti", has found one of it's best homes inside the Sapphire 7970 Dual-x graphics card.  Sapphire has done a great job with this card, as it relates to crypto-currency mining.  It sits on top of my favorites list.

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Guest — Stolyte
Hello! I know that this particular card is one of my top picks. It has a quick hash rate, a generally low temperature, and is exce... Read More
Monday, 10 August 2015 06:17
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Sapphire 7950 Dual-x graphics card review

Sapphire 7950 Dual-x graphics card review

Sapphire 7950 Dual-x graphics card review.

The Sapphire AMD 7950 GPU is a fantastic graphics card for crypto mining.  The chipset, code named "Tahiti" in the 7950, is very similar to the 7970 chipset.  The 7950 has 1792 Stream processors, as compared to 2048 stream processors in the 7970.  The performance is impressive, and has broad over clocking ability.

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Guest — saulius
Hi, first of all thanks a bunch for your time and effort by doing this. However I have question,regarding settings as my Innitial ... Read More
Tuesday, 19 November 2013 12:01
Michael
Yes, those are the default settings in the example.conf file. The example file shows information for mining bitcoin, and has mult... Read More
Tuesday, 19 November 2013 15:26
Guest — saulius
Hi, I have 1 gpu at the moment and im looking at bitcoing mining. Thanks
Tuesday, 19 November 2013 15:49
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How to Configure Cgminer for Bitcoin-Litecoin (Linux)

How to Configure Cgminer for Bitcoin-Litecoin (Linux)

How to configure Cgminer to mine bitcoin, and litecoin.

This seems to be a popular issue with mining crypto-currencies.  There are many nuances to get your mining configuration correct, and running stable.  Much of this is found by trial and error, because everyone's system is different.  Not to mention, each GPU has it's own personality, two identical gigabyte 7970 GPU's may behave quite differently.  Then, to make things more complex is the nature of the types of coins you are mining.  Mining bitcoin, is different than mining litecoin.  Cgminer will need to be configured properly for each coin network.

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Guest — Maks
Wgat bios version your Graphics card has?
Friday, 22 November 2013 15:13
Guest — goblin
Hi there, i used your tutorial and i get the miner to work somehow. I also have 2x HD7970 Saphire DualX. The only problem is i ca... Read More
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What is Bitcoin

What is Bitcoin

This will be a quick overview of bitcoin.  The world of bitcoin is a comlex, and multi-faceted.  Each of the many layers of bitcoin is highly technical by nature, and most people don't necessarily need to understand every aspect of bitcoin.  Most people don't understand the technical aspects of fractional reserve banking, yet if you have a bank account, you play a important role.

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Nice collection, Bitcoin has become one of the hottest new topics to hit the financial world in the last year or so.Bitcoin, which... Read More
Monday, 26 May 2014 11:14
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Litecoin Wallet Client

Litecoin Wallet Client

There is currently only one litecoin wallet.  It is based from the original bitcoin-qt software, and will behave in the same general way.  

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