AMD Ryzen 7 – Optimized mining software on Docker

XMR CPU Mining on Windows x64

  1. Install Docker on Windows 10 x64
    https://docs.docker.com/docker-for-windows/install/
  2. Open Docker Settings -> Advanced -> Maximize number of CPUs
  3. Open CMD or PowerShell
  4. Mine Monero XMR using Wolf Docker package on MinerGate
    docker run -i -e username=my@email.com servethehome/monero_cpu_minergate

XMR CPU Mining on Ubuntu 16.04 x64

  • Install Docker on Ubuntu 16.04 x64
    https://docs.docker.com/engine/installation/linux/docker-ce/ubuntu/

    curl -fsSL https://download.docker.com/linux/ubuntu/gpg | sudo apt-key add -
    sudo add-apt-repository "deb [arch=amd64] https://download.docker.com/linux/ubuntu $(lsb_release -cs) stable"
    sudo apt-get update
    apt-cache policy docker-ce
    sudo apt-get install -y docker-ce
  • Mine Monero XMR using Wolf Docker package on MinerGate
    sudo docker run -i -t -e username=my@email.com servethehome/monero_cpu_minergate
  • Run container in a dedicated screen and switch it back to mining screen
    screen -S monerocpu your_cmd_here
    
    screen -r -S monerocpu
  • Stop mining
    sudo docker stop monero_cpu_minergate

CPU Performance

  • Azure F16 VM = 1x Intel Xeon E5-2673 v3 @ 2.40GHz = <tbd> H/s
  • Azure NC6 VM = 1x Intel Xeon E5-2690 V3 = 550H/s
  • Home = 1x AMD Ryzen 7 1700 = 481H/s

Full CPU performance list.

Docker miners repository

List of containers you can run to mine a specific cryptocurrency on different pools is available on ServeTheHome GitHub

Basic Docker cmd

  • Copy container = sudo docker pull servethehome/monero_cpu_minergate
  • List containers = sudo docker ps -a
  • List information = sudo docker info
  • Delete container = sudo docker rm “container_name”
  • Delete image = sudo docker rmi “image_name”

 

Other CPU & GPU Mining

Follow steps above and download other docker miners from ServeTheHome GitHub

# ======================
# GPU Monero XMR
sudo docker pull servethehome/monero_gpu_nv_minergate
sudo docker run -i -t -e username=my@mail.com servethehome/monero_gpu_nv_minergate

# ======================
# CPU ZCash ZEC
sudo docker pull servethehome/zec_cpu_nheq_minergate
sudo docker run -i -t -e username=my@mail.com servethehome/zec_cpu_nheq_minergate

 

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XFX RX 580 ZCash Mining tuning

Card Tech Spec

RX580 XFX

  • Card Vendor = XFX
  • RAM Vendor = Hynix

Radeon Tech Spec

https://radeon.com/en-us/rx500/rx-580/

Compute Units1 36
Stream Processors 2304
Clock Speeds (Boost / Base) Up to 1340 MHz / Up to 1257 MHz
Peak Performance (TFLOPS) Up to 6.2
Memory Speed (Effective) Up to 8 Gbps
Texture Units 144
ROPs 32
Memory Bandwidth Up to 256 GB/s
Memory Interface 256 bit
Memory Type GDDR5
GCN Architecture 4th Generation
AMD FreeSync™ Technology 5 Yes
DirectX® 12 and Vulkan® Support  Yes
HDMI™ 4K60 support
DisplayPort Version 6 1.4
HDCP 2.2

 

BIOS Tuning

<in progress>

 

Miner settings

Since the Equihash (Zcash) algorithm usually prefers a higher core timing than does the Ethash algorithm that is used for Ethereum mining, I also ran a second test run with the core clock set a bit higher to 1300 MHz. I then needed to increase the core voltage to 1050mv too, so it does come as a trade-of between hash/sec versus power consumption. On the plus side, Zcash is not as memory bandwidth dependent as Ethereum, you can lower the memory clocks a bit, or to default in this case, to save a bit of power.

 

Tools

 

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100% Solar Energy day – achievement unlocked!

I’m very proud of my parent as we were able to achieve 100% solar and renewable energy generation on 23rd July 2017!!!

System configuration:

We were able to achieve 100% autonomy and solar generation!!! ❤

In most countries, electric energy from renewable sources is cheaper than oil or gas, right now.

If you are interest, please read Comparing electricity production costs of renewables to fossil and nuclear power plants in G20 countries to understand the potential of your country and you could reduce climate change and save money!

Australian Tesla Powerwall 2 Review

MikesGear

Late last year, Elon Musk surprised everyone by announcinga new version of Tesla’s less-than-a-year-old Powerwall home battery system, with double the capacity for the same dough….the other players in this industry must have been gnashing their teeth, but bravely soldiered on with the expectation that “it’ll take them forever to deliver”.

Not so – my Powerwall2 was installed yesterday, one of the first in New South Wales, Australia – read on for the blow-by-blow and decide if you also want to be free from power blackouts and 3-figure power bills.

What is a Powerwall anyway?

If you don’t yet know what a Powerwall2 is, read this section – if you do, skip to the next heading.

Simply put, it’s a slim, no-maintenance, weatherproof and near-silent rechargeable Lithium battery system with the front profile of a bar-fridge, located near your power board, paired with a Gateway box that manages power…

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Heat Pump with Photovoltaic System and Tesla PowerWall

Heat Pump = Mitsubishi Mr Slim +
https://climatizzazione.mitsubishielectric.it/it/prodotti/riscaldamento_122/autonomo_139/unita-esterne_142/mr-slim-_301.html

Photovoltaic Panels = 20x 333 Wp Benq
http://solar.auo.com/?sn=1593&lang=en-US

Battery = Tesla PowerWall v2 6 kW – 14 kWh
https://www.tesla.com/it_IT/powerwall

Inverter = SolarEdge 6 kW
https://www.solaredge.com/it/products/pv-inverter/single-phase#/