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Mining Setup

Questions regarding device or pool setup.

  • Which server should I connect to?

    For every coin, there are multiple URLs you can connect your mining device to. Slush Pool servers are located all around the world. For better connection and lower latency, please use one of the locat...

  • Why do I receive alerts when my miner works correctly?

    If you set the minimum difficulty for a worker to a significantly higher value than recommended, its communication frequency with the pool will not be optimal. It will lead to high variance of its has...

  • Which mining device do I need?

    In order to mine a particular cryptocurrency, you will need a hardware suited to mine that cryptocurrency. Depending on a coin you will either need an ASIC miner (computer exclusively designed for min...

  • Can I use more miners with the same worker credentials?

    Yes, of course. However, we recommend to connect each mining device to a separate workerName for efficient monitoring....

  • How to check if I'm mining?

    To check that your miner is configured correctly, you should see following clues. Submitting shares in the mining software. For most of the miners the submission rate should be around 1 share every 2-...

  • Why I see different hash rate on my profile and on my miner?

    There is a difference between a nominal hash rate shown in the manual of your mining device and an effective hash rate shown in our system. For more information please read our Terminology section...

  • What is minimum difficulty? Should I change it?

    The pool automatically assigns difficulty that corresponds to the hash rate of your miner. However sometimes it can happen that you experience significantly lower effective hash rate than what your ha...