2Miners.com - an Ethereum Mining Pool Setup and Review

Nick from 2miners.com reached out to the Mining King a couple of weeks back. He wants to promote his mining pool, and I’m happy to oblige by giving it a test run. A new pool is a welcome change of ......

Choose your Currency Exchange Wisely (Stay away from Coinsquare)

The day will come when it is common for merchants to accept cryptocurrency in exchange for goods and services. But for now, fiat rules the day. As such, being able to change crypto into fiat is pre......

Ubuntu and RX580 power consumption

It came as a shock to the good folk down at Memory Express, but the RX580 GPUs draw roughly 200-250W each when running under Ubuntu 16.04. Under Windows, a 1200W power supply is sufficient. Under U......

Buying and Selling Currency with Ethereum

Bitcoin took a nosedive today. It’s down around $12,000 CDN from where it was six days ago. Sounds like a good time to buy! It just so happens I’ve got a bit of ether sitting in a wallet. I wonder ......

What is a Cryptocurrency Wallet?

When we talk about wallets, we’re usually thinking of the leather kind into which we stash our cash and cards. These kind of wallets provide a convenient way of keeping all that important stuff tog......

Hello, Bula 6 GPU Ethereum Rig

The Bula rig officially commenced mining Ethereum at 19:27 MST. It is an analog of the Aloha Ethereum mining rig. The hardware and software are playing nice together, but hashrates are underwhelmin......

Blockchain Grandma - What did I just buy?!?

Grandma came to me with money to invest in cryptocurrencies. She’d heard all about the incredible rise of Bitcoin, and wants to try grabbing her piece of the blockchain. Well Grandma, I’ve got good......

Ethereum Mining Fundamentals

So you’ve got yourself a rig… now what? Rig PlacementAn Ethereum mining rig is a depreciating asset. Though it may be assembled from the most cutting-edge, energy efficient components, the requirem......

Ethereum Mining Rig Prototyping and Market Investigation

AbstractThis report presents summary findings of my investigation into the Ethereum crypto currency market. It was propelled by the construction and deployment of a custom-built Ethereum mining rig......