V. 6.1 – ETH mining on AMD cards
by Janika Kouki May, 27, 2016
Version 6.1 of our GUI miner is released. New functionality has been added for AMD cards: now you can mine Ethereum if your card supports OpenCL 1.1 or later and all the CryptoNote coins with OpenCL starting from 1.2. Check all the improvements we’ve made in this post!
New possibilities for your AMD cards
MinerGate has recently released the feature of Ethereum mining for CPUs and NVidia GPUs. Now AMD cards are joining in! If your card supports OpenCL 1.1 and later and has more than 2 GB RAM, just choose the desired intensity and start making profit with one of the leading cryptocurrencies.
What’s more, now you can easily connect 2 cards of different brands to reach the maximum capacity for your hardware. Create your mining rig with multiple cards based on our convenient GUI miner and manage the mining capacity straight from the app.
If you prefer console interface, don’t miss our guide for mining on MinerGate with official Ethereum client ethminer.
CryptoNote on OpenCL 1.2
What’s more, now you can mine CryptoNote coins with AMD cards that support OpenCL 1.2, which is a long awaited addition to our desktop application. The later models with OpenCL > 2.0 have been supported since version 5.08. MinerGate opens more possibilities for your hardware.
Get the suitable version of our GUI miner for your system on the Downloads page.
- Ethereum mining for AMD cards with OpenCL > 1.1.
- Mining of all CryptoNote coins for AMD with OpenCL > 1.2.
- minergate.ini file contains parameters for additional card settings.
- Ethereum withdrawal amount bug fixed.
- Achievements design improved.
- Minor bugfixes.