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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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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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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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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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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