RX2 Mining Softwares & informations

Feb 16 · 2 min read
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Starting with block 1612500 (estimated February 18, 2021), LUX will be switching to the new RX2 mining algorithm. This update will give you some useful information about how to mine the new algorithm. Note: Ensure the pool you are mining on has updated their wallet as any pool that has not updated before the fork will not be using the new algorithm and mined blocks will not be on the correct chain, meaning you will not earn a share in block rewards. Pool owners should contact Luxcore with any questions about updating their wallets.

Mining Tools:

CPU: https://github.com/LUX-Core/rx2-cpuminer/releases
GPU: https://github.com/LUX-Core/rx2-ccminer/releases

Try mining now on the testnet pool:
Test your mining equipment/software on the testnet pool any time before the fork to ensure you are ready to go!

Testnet Pool at:

RX2 Command Line Example:

CPU: cpuminer-rx2 -a rx2 -o stratum+tcp:// -u yourluxaddress -p x -t 4 -rdx-large-page false

GPU: ccminer -a rx2 -o stratum+tcp:// -u yourluxaddress -p x

refer to — help if you need more information

Benchmarks from early testing:

Cpu Hash

RYZEN 3900x — 4.6 Kh/s
RYZEN 5950x — 8.10 Kh/s

Gpu Hash

EVGA GTX 1070 — 560 H/s
EVGA GTX 1070 Ti — 660 H/s
ZOTAC GTX 1080 — 650 H/s
MSI GTX 1080 Ti — 890 H/s

* These are some early benchmarks for reference but do not include a full list of hardware. Additional benchmarks will be added later.

Minimum Recommended Specs:
6gb+ RAM

Website: https://luxcore.io/
Facebook: https://facebook.com/LuxcoreTeam
Twitter: https://twitter.com/LUX_COIN
Github: https://github.com/LUX-Core
Reddit: https://www.reddit.com/r/LUXCoin/
Telegram: https://t.me/LUXcoreOfficialChat
Discord: https://discord.gg/luxcore
Bitcointalk: https://bitcointalk.org/index.php?topic=2422372



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