ZCash mining GPU Comparison

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ZCash Mining

ZCash can currently be mined with either a CPU and GPU miner with both Windows and Linux operating systems. Listed below are the mining programs and benchmarks of various graphic cards.

CPU Mining [edit]

Xenocat[edit]

NiceHash / nheqminer by NiceHash[edit]

Latest Version:
Release Date: 07.11.16
Developer Fee: 0%
Platform: Windows / Linux

Chip: Intel

Sol on i7: ~20S/s
i7 7700k: ~34S/s (8 threads, stock clocks)

Download: https://github.com/nicehash/nheqminer

GPU Mining [edit]

Claymore Miner by Claymore[edit]

Latest Version: 12.5
Release Date: 23.05.17
Developer Fee: 2%
Platform: Windows / Linux

Chip: AMD

Sol on RX 480: ~ 330 H/s

Sol on R9 Fury: ~ 490 H/s


Latest version v12.5:
- added support for latest ZCash forks.
- improved fans management for latest drivers and Polaris cards.
- added "-mpsw" option.
- added shares-per-GPU statistics when "s" key is pressed.
- Included EthMan v3.0 which supports passwords and email notifications.

Silentarmy by Marc Bevand[edit]

Latest Version: 5
Release Date: 11.11.16
Developer Fee: 0%
Platform: Windows / Linux

Chip: AMD / Nvidia

Sol on RX 480: ~200S/s

Download: https://github.com/mbevand/silentarmy

SILENTARMY is a free open source Zcash miner for Linux with multi-GPU and Stratum support. It is written in OpenCL and has been tested on AMD/Nvidia/Intel GPUs, Xeon Phi, and more.

Optiminer[edit]

Latest Version: 1.7
Release Date: 06.02.17
Developer Fee: 2.5%
Platform: Linux 64 Bit & windows

Chip: AMD

Sol on RX 480: ~303S

Sol on R9 Nano: 450 S/s (with powertune +50)

Sol on R9 290X: 311 S/s

Download: https://github.com/Optiminer/OptiminerZcash

Features[edit]

Supports:

  • Linux 64bit only
  • Windows 64bit only
  • AMD GCN cards only

Expected speed (stock card):

  • R9 Nano: 260 S/s
  • R9 290: 200 S/s
  • RX 480: 195 S/s

No NVIDIA support planned at the moment.

The miner contains a 2.5% fee for supporting the dev. All shown hash rates are net rate, i.e., with fee deducted. What you see is what You get!

EWBF's CUDA Zcash miner[edit]

Latest Version: 0.3.4b
Release Date: 21.03.17
Developer Fee: 2%
Platform: Windows / Linux

Chip: Nvidia

  • Sol on Gtx 1080ti : ~760 h/s (1999/2800)
  • Sol on Gtx 1080: ~520 h/s (140w)
  • Sol on Gtx 1060: ~305 h/s (1657/2252)
  • Sol on Gtx 1050TI: ~170 h/s
  • Sol on Gtx 970: ~280 h/s
  • Sol on Gtx 950: ~150 h/s

GPU Miner Comparison[edit]

Brand GPU Hash Rate Intensity level Core Clock Mem Clock Driver Watts info Miner OS Submitted by Cost
Asus GTX 760 DirectCU2 OC 2GB 60 4 1290 6450 368.81 99 Power target 105%, Coreclock +218 MHz, Memclock +442 Mhz, Min GPU voltage +100mV, fan manual 100% EWBF 0.3.4b Win 10 x64 Kappawaii 220€ new / 80€ used as of June 2017
MSI GTX 1080 8GB Aero Arctic Accelero Mod 566 2050 5606 382.53 180 power limit 115%, Core +443MHz, Mem +150MHz, fan manual 80%, temp = 67C 0.3.4b Win 10 x64 ChrisDBM $540
MSI GTX 1070 8GB Quick Silver 450 1987 - 2050 4201 - 4300 382.53 130 power limit 60%, Core +200MHz, Mem +500MHz, fan auto 45-50%, temp = 68C 0.3.4b Win 7 x64 chardak $560
MSI GTX 1070 8GB AERO ITX OC 460 1900 4250 power limit 80%, temp = 79C, fan auto 73% 0.3.4b Win 8.1 x64 LeDran €390
ASUS GTX 980 Ti STRIX OC 6GB 470 1291 1800 382.53 265 gaming mode profile, 55% fan, 76-80 C 0.3.4b Win 10 x64 igralec 330 eur
ASUS GTX 980 Ti STRIX OC 6GB 495 1468 3305 382.53 275 +109 Core clock, +100 Memclock, +50mV min +37mV max, fan auto, 110% powertarget, 91°C Target. Maxes at 79°C while mining EWBF 0.3.4b Win 10 x64 Kappawaii 650€ new / 271€ used as of June 2017
Gigabyte GTX 1080 Ti FE 715 1885 5899 382.53 215 power 90%, Core +250MHz, Mem +902MHz, fan 69%, temp = ~63C ewbf 0.3.3b Win 10 x64 o1n11e $625
Gigabyte GTX 1060 300 stock stock 21.21.13 power limit 100% temp 75-79 ewbf 0.3.3b win10 x64 Edenlt 250 eur
EVGA GTX 1060 FTW+ 6GB 320 2075 4622 100W power limit 65% temp 69 degrees ewbf 0.3.3b win10 x64 405 CAD
EVGA GTX 1060 FTW+ 3GB 300-305 2075 4622 95W power limit 65% temp 69 degrees ewbf 0.3.3b win10 x64 350 CAD
XFX HD 7990 Tri-D 525 -i 2 1000 1500 15.12 Optiminer 1.7.0 Windows 7 Anon $679
Sapphire R9 270x 2GB 162 1150 1500 Ethos 119
MSI GTX 980 Gaming 4G 330 1487 2052 185 mem mod, core mod EWBF 0.3.3b Windows 10 Pro X64
MSI R9 270x 2GB 177 1165 1485 Claymore v12.4 Windows 10 pro jdkarma627 100 CAD
Asus R9 270x 2GB 175 2 fglrx 15.302 stock Claymore v12.5 Ubuntu 14.04.2
Gigabyte R9 270x 4GB 152 1100 1400 Ethos 119 Easye35
Gigabyte R9 280x 317 6 1120 1500 15.12 215W mem mod Claymore v12.4
XFX R9 280x 297 -i 6 -a 1 1050 1500 15.12 215W Claymore v12.4 Windows 10 Pro Feltersnatch
AMD R9 290 285 -i 7 1050 1250 15.12 225W Claymore v11.1 Liberty!
AMD R9 290x 4GB reference 397 -i 7 1100 1475 17.5.1 165.7W 61°C on water, stock volts Claymore v12.4 Win 10 Pro x64 Tommy7373
Gigabyte R9 390 258 6 1025 1500 Claymore v8.0
ASUS RX 470 STRIX OC 4GB 285 1235 1940 Claymore v12.4 SimpleMining jdkarma627 209 CAD - 30MIR
XFX RX 470 4GB Black 200 4 1380 2000 mod Claymore v8.0
Gigabyte RX 470 4GB G1 307 8 1250 1975 16.11.5 mem mod Claymore v12.5 Win7 x64
Gigabyte RX 470 4gb 280 Claymore 12 Win7 x64 root17 $210
MSI GAMING-X RX 470 8GB OC 290 1235 1940 Claymore v12.4 SimpleMining jdkarma627 259 CAD - 30MIR
Gigabyte RX 480 4GB Gaming 242 8 150W Claymore v11.1 cryptophil $199 USD
HIS RX 480 275 8 1300 2100 mem mod Claymore v11.1
Asus RX 480 Dual O4G 308 8 1350 1900 16.11.5 mem mod Claymore v12.5 Win7 x64
Asus RX 480 Strix OC8GB 325 -i 8 -a 2 1360 2170 mem mod Claymore v12.3 Ubuntu LTS Rune Kommune
Gigabyte RX 480 8GB Gaming 261 8 150W Claymore v11.1 cryptophil
Gigabyte RX 480 8GB Gaming 300 amdgpupro Optiminer v1.6.1 Ubuntu 16.10 x64 suahnkim
Gigabyte RX 570 4GB Aorus 320 7 1370 1900 17.5.1 mem mod Claymore v12.5 Win7 x64
Gigabyte R9 Nano 295 6 1000 500 Claymore v.8.0
Sapphire R9 PRO DUO 630 6 1070 500 Claymore v8.0
Sapphire R9 Fury Nitro 450 -i 6 1050 500 16.3.2 Claymore v.12.4 OMF
PowerColor HD 7950 3GB 257 6 918 1500 15.11.1 Claymore v12.4 Windows 10 Pro Feltersnatch
Sapphire HD 7950 3GB 300-305 1100 1500 17.6.2 Claymore v12.5 Win10 pro x64 WildEye
PowerColor HD 7990 Red Devil 500 4 1150 1375 stock Claymore v12.4 Ubuntu R0x0r $427
MSI GTX 950 OC 2GB 150-160 1500 4200 120 Full OC Watercooled EWBF 0.3.3b Win7 x64 Ryu $130
MSI GTX 960 152 NA 1289 3004 378.66 EWBF 0.3.2b Windows 10 Pro Feltersnatch
Evga GTX 960SSC 140 NA 1429 3004 376.33 Stock EWBF 0.2.0b Bob
Evga GTX 980SC 310 NA 1392 3004 376.33 Stock EWBF 0.2.0b Bob
Zotac GTX 1060 305 NA 1657 2252 EWBF 0.2.0b
GTX 1080 525 180W Claymore v11.1 $599 USD
GTX 970 250 Ubuntu 16.10 x65
Gigabyte GTX1070 433 1600 stock 1924 boost 4000 373.06 EWBF 0.3.3b Win7 x64 friedpenguin $429
Evga GTX 960SSC 160 NA 1442 3004 381.89 95W Stock EWBF 0.3.3b Win10 x64 Bob
Evga GTX 980SC 325 NA 1392 3004 381.89 180W Stock EWBF 0.3.3b Win10 x64 Bob
Gigabyte GTX 1070 G1 458 2126 4520 382.05 185W unlocked power shuntmod NiceHash

Excavator v1.1.4a

Win10 x64 Instant $385
Palit GTX 1060 3GB 280 NA 1923 4404 381.89 mem mod EWBF 0.3.3b Win10 x64 KetTrab $200
PNY GTX 1080 8GB 540 NA 214W mem mod, core mod EWBF 0.3.3b Win10 x64 Gerber99 680 USD
MSI GTX 980 Ti 490 1530 3300 382.33 318W Bios mod + watercooled EWBF 0.3.3b Win10 x64 MADM1k3 $400
Gigabyte GTX 980 Ti Windforce OC 485 NA 1474 3305 382.53 265W Core +200MHz EWBF 0.3.4b Win10 x64
Gigabyte GTX 1080 Ti 680 NA 1812 195W EWBF 0.3.3b Debian Stretch mkm23 670 GBP
MSI RX 570 280-290 NA 1242 1650 SMOS RX 150W Stock Claymore 12.5 Simplemining OS Energetic 200 GBP
Sapphire R9 Fury X 470-490 NA 1050 500 16.3.2 275W Stock Claymore 12.5 Windows 7 x64 Energetic 450 GBP
XFX R7 360 2GB 105 2 1050 1400 fglrx 15.302 110W open air frame Claymore 12.5 EthOS 1.2.2 $100+ USD
Gigabyte R7 260x 2GB 95 3 1100 1625 fglrx 15.302 115W open air frame Claymore 12.5 EthOS 1.2.2 $230+ USD
HIS R9 280x IceQ X2 3GB 301 5 1000 1500 fglrx 15.302 250W open air frame Claymore 12.5 EthOS 1.2.2 $150+ USD
Sapphire R9 270X 2GB 200 3 1200 1500 17.5.2 Stock Claymore 12.5 Windows 10 X64 Developer P.S.L
Gigabyte GTX 1080 Ti 745 NA +90MHz offset +1100MHz offset 382.53 200W mod core and mem EWBF 0.3.4b Debian stretch mkm23
MSI GTX 960 150 NA stock stock 382.53 EWBF 0.3.4b Windows 10 x64 Tyger81
EVGA GTX 1080 620 NA +100MHz +1000MHz 382.53 mod core and mem EWBF 0.3.4b Windows 10 x64 Tyger81
MSI R9 270X Gaming 2G 180 4 1080 1400 15.12 Stock Claymore 12.5 Windows 10 x64 Pro SmithJez
Sapphire R9 280X Dual-X 4GB 290-320 -i 7 1080 1800 17.6.2 ~220 core +60, memory +300, custom fan curve, ~65C Claymore 12.5 Windows 10 x64 OsterForever ~130-150 usd
Palit GTX 750Ti 80 4 1350 1500 60W ewbf 0.3.4b Windows 10 x64
Gigabyte GTX 970 Twin Turbo 4GB

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227 -i 60 stock stock 381.22 140W stock EWBF 0.3.4.b Linux Mint 18.1 blitzkrieg-bop-br
Gigabyte GTX 1080 Ti, 3 fan 740 -i 64 +150MHz +200MHz 382.33 245W 3 fans, mod core & mem EWBF 0.3.4.b Windows 10 x64 Tonic1080 $699.99 USD
Gigabyte GTX 1050Ti 180 1800 3100 75W ewbf 0.3.4b Windows 10 x64
Sapphire Fury Nitro+ 490 1150 515 16.3.2 220W OC, power limit -15, 60c constant Claymore 12.5 Windows 10 x64 $300

GPU References:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_AMD_graphics_processing_units

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_Nvidia_graphics_processing_units