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New England
New England 6 States Songs: https://www.reddit.com/newengland/comments/er8wxd/new_england_6_states_songs/
NewEnglandcoin
Symbol: NENG
NewEnglandcoin is a clone of Bitcoin using scrypt as a proof-of-work algorithm with enhanced features to protect against 51% attack and decentralize on mining to allow diversified mining rigs across CPUs, GPUs, ASICs and Android phones.
Mining Algorithm: Scrypt with RandomSpike. RandomSpike is 3rd generation of Dynamic Difficulty (DynDiff) algorithm on top of scrypt.
1 minute block targets base difficulty reset: every 1440 blocks subsidy halves in 2.1m blocks (~ 2 to 4 years) 84,000,000,000 total maximum NENG 20000 NENG per block Pre-mine: 1% - reserved for dev fund ICO: None RPCPort: 6376 Port: 6377
NewEnglandcoin has dogecoin like supply at 84 billion maximum NENG. This huge supply insures that NENG is suitable for retail transactions and daily use. The inflation schedule of NengEnglandcoin is actually identical to that of Litecoin. Bitcoin and Litecoin are already proven to be great long term store of value. The Litecoin-like NENG inflation schedule will make NewEnglandcoin ideal for long term investment appreciation as the supply is limited and capped at a fixed number
Bitcoin Fork - Suitable for Home Hobbyists
NewEnglandcoin core wallet continues to maintain version tag of "Satoshi v0.8.7.5" because NewEnglandcoin is very much an exact clone of bitcoin plus some mining feature changes with DynDiff algorithm. NewEnglandcoin is very suitable as lite version of bitcoin for educational purpose on desktop mining, full node running and bitcoin programming using bitcoin-json APIs.
The NewEnglandcoin (NENG) mining algorithm original upgrade ideas were mainly designed for decentralization of mining rigs on scrypt, which is same algo as litecoin/dogecoin. The way it is going now is that NENG is very suitable for bitcoin/litecoin/dogecoin hobbyists who can not , will not spend huge money to run noisy ASIC/GPU mining equipments, but still want to mine NENG at home with quiet simple CPU/GPU or with a cheap ASIC like FutureBit Moonlander 2 USB or Apollo pod on solo mining setup to obtain very decent profitable results. NENG allows bitcoin litecoin hobbyists to experience full node running, solo mining, CPU/GPU/ASIC for a fun experience at home at cheap cost without breaking bank on equipment or electricity.
MIT Free Course - 23 lectures about Bitcoin, Blockchain and Finance (Fall,2018)
https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLUl4u3cNGP63UUkfL0onkxF6MYgVa04Fn
CPU Minable Coin Because of dynamic difficulty algorithm on top of scrypt, NewEnglandcoin is CPU Minable. Users can easily set up full node for mining at Home PC or Mac using our dedicated cheetah software.
Research on the first forked 50 blocks on v1.2.0 core confirmed that ASIC/GPU miners mined 66% of 50 blocks, CPU miners mined the remaining 34%.
NENG v1.4.0 release enabled CPU mining inside android phones.
Youtube Video Tutorial
How to CPU Mine NewEnglandcoin (NENG) in Windows 10 Part 1 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sdOoPvAjzlE How to CPU Mine NewEnglandcoin (NENG) in Windows 10 Part 2 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nHnRJvJRzZg
How to CPU Mine NewEnglandcoin (NENG) in macOS https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Zj7NLMeNSOQ
Decentralization and Community Driven NewEnglandcoin is a decentralized coin just like bitcoin. There is no boss on NewEnglandcoin. Nobody nor the dev owns NENG.
We know a coin is worth nothing if there is no backing from community. Therefore, we as dev do not intend to make decision on this coin solely by ourselves. It is our expectation that NewEnglandcoin community will make majority of decisions on direction of this coin from now on. We as dev merely view our-self as coin creater and technical support of this coin while providing NENG a permanent home at ShorelineCrypto Exchange.
Twitter Airdrop
Follow NENG twitter and receive 100,000 NENG on Twitter Airdrop to up to 1000 winners
Graphic Redesign Bounty
Top one award: 90.9 million NENG Top 10 Winners: 500,000 NENG / person Event Timing: March 25, 2019 - Present Event Address: NewEnglandcoin DISCORD at: https://discord.gg/UPeBwgs
Please complete above Twitter Bounty requirement first. Then follow Below Steps to qualify for the Bounty: (1) Required: submit your own designed NENG logo picture in gif, png jpg or any other common graphic file format into DISCORD "bounty-submission" board (2) Optional: submit a second graphic for logo or any other marketing purposes into "bounty-submission" board. (3) Complete below form.
Please limit your submission to no more than two total. Delete any wrongly submitted or undesired graphics in the board. Contact DISCORD u/honglu69#5911 or u/krypton#6139 if you have any issues.
Twitter Airdrop/Graphic Redesign bounty sign up: https://goo.gl/forms/L0vcwmVi8c76cR7m1
Milestones
Roadmap
NENG v1.4.0 Android Mining, randomSpike Evaluation https://github.com/ShorelineCrypto/NewEnglandCoin/releases/download/NENG_2020_Q3_report/NENG_2020_Q3_report.pdf
RandomSpike - NENG core v1.3.0 Hardfork Upgrade Proposal https://github.com/ShorelineCrypto/NewEnglandCoin/releases/download/2020Q1_Report/Scrypt_RandomSpike_NENGv1.3.0_Hardfork_Proposal.pdf
NENG Security, Decentralization & Valuation
https://github.com/ShorelineCrypto/NewEnglandCoin/releases/download/2019Q2_report/NENG_Security_Decentralization_Value.pdf
Whitepaper v1.0 https://github.com/ShorelineCrypto/NewEnglandCoin/releases/download/whitepaper_v1.0/NENG_WhitePaper.pdf
DISCORD https://discord.gg/UPeBwgs
Explorer
http://www.findblocks.com/exploreNENG http://86.100.49.209/exploreNENG http://nengexplorer.mooo.com:3001/
Step by step guide on how to setup an explorer: https://github.com/ShorelineCrypto/nengexplorer
Github https://github.com/ShorelineCrypto/NewEnglandCoin
Wallet
Android with UserLand App (arm64/armhf), Chromebook (x64/arm64/armhf): https://github.com/ShorelineCrypto/NewEnglandCoin/releases/tag/v1.4.0.5
Linux Wallet (Ubuntu/Linux Mint, Debian/MX Linux, Arch/Manjaro, Fedora, openSUSE): https://github.com/ShorelineCrypto/NewEnglandCoin/releases/tag/v1.4.0.3
MacOS Wallet (10.11 El Capitan or higher): https://github.com/ShorelineCrypto/NewEnglandCoin/releases/tag/v1.4.0.2
Android with GNUroot on 32 bits old Phones (alpha release) wallet: https://github.com/ShorelineCrypto/NewEnglandCoin/releases/tag/v1.4.0
Windows wallet: https://github.com/ShorelineCrypto/NewEnglandCoin/releases/tag/v1.3.0.1
addnode ip address for the wallet to sync faster, frequently updated conf file: https://github.com/ShorelineCrypto/cheetah_cpumineblob/mastenewenglandcoin.conf-example
How to Sync Full Node Desktop Wallet https://www.reddit.com/NewEnglandCoin/comments/er6f0q/how_to_sync_full_node_desktop_wallet/
TWITTER https://twitter.com/newenglandcoin
REDDIT https://www.reddit.com/NewEnglandCoin/
Cheetah CPU Miner Software https://github.com/ShorelineCrypto/cheetah_cpuminer
Solo Mining with GPU or ASIC https://bitcointalk.org/index.php?topic=5027091.msg52187727#msg52187727
How to Run Two Full Node in Same Desktop PC https://bitcointalk.org/index.php?topic=5027091.msg53581449#msg53581449
ASIC/GPU Mining Pools Warning to Big ASIC Miners Due to DynDiff Algo on top of Scrypt, solo mining is recommended for ASIC/GPU miners. Further more, even for mining pools, small mining pool will generate better performance than big NENG mining pool because of new algo v1.2.x post hard fork.
The set up configuration of NENG for scrypt pool mining is same as a typical normal scrypt coin. In other word, DynDiff on Scrypt algo is backward compatible with Scrypt algo. Because ASIC/GPU miners rely on CPU miners for smooth blockchain movement, checkout bottom of "Latest News" section for A WARNING to All ASIC miners before you decide to dump big ASIC hash rate into NENG mining.
(1) Original DynDiff Warning: https://bitcointalk.org/index.php?topic=5027091.msg48324708#msg48324708 (2) New Warning on RandomSpike Spike difficulty (244k) introduced in RandomSpike served as roadblocks to instant mining and provide security against 51% attack risk. However, this spike difficulty like a roadblock that makes big ASIC mining less profitable. In case of spike block to be mined, the spike difficulty immediately serve as base difficulty, which will block GPU/ASIC miners effectively and leave CPU cheetah solo miners dominating mining almost 100% until next base difficulty reset.
FindBlocks http://findblocks.com/
CRpool http://crpool.xyz/
Cminors' Pool http://newenglandcoin.cminors-pool.com/
SPOOL https://spools.online/
Exchange
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https://shorelinecrypto.com/
Features: anonymous sign up and trading. No restriction or limit on deposit or withdraw.
The trading pairs available: NewEnglandcoin (NENG) / Dogecoin (DOGE)
Trading commission: A round trip trading will incur 0.10% trading fees in average. Fees are paid only on buyer side. buy fee: 0.2% / sell fee: 0% Deposit fees: free for all coins Withdraw fees: ZERO per withdraw. Mining fees are appointed by each coin blockchain. To cover the blockchain mining fees, there is minimum balance per coin per account: * Dogecoin 2 DOGE * NewEnglandcoin 1 NENG
Latest News Aug 30, 2020 - NENG v1.4.0.5 Released for Android/Chromebook Upgrade with armhf, better hardware support https://bitcointalk.org/index.php?topic=5027091.msg55098029#msg55098029
Aug 11, 2020 - NENG v1.4.0.4 Released for Android arm64 Upgrade / Chromebook Support https://bitcointalk.org/index.php?topic=5027091.msg54977437#msg54977437
Jul 30, 2020 - NENG v1.4.0.3 Released for Linux Wallet Upgrade with 8 Distros https://bitcointalk.org/index.php?topic=5027091.msg54898540#msg54898540
Jul 21, 2020 - NENG v1.4.0.2 Released for MacOS Upgrade with Catalina https://bitcointalk.org/index.php?topic=5027091.msg54839522#msg54839522
Jul 19, 2020 - NENG v1.4.0.1 Released for MacOS Wallet Upgrade https://bitcointalk.org/index.php?topic=5027091.msg54830333#msg54830333
Jul 15, 2020 - NENG v1.4.0 Released for Android Mining, Ubuntu 20.04 support https://bitcointalk.org/index.php?topic=5027091.msg54803639#msg54803639
Jul 11, 2020 - NENG v1.4.0 Android Mining, randomSpike Evaluation https://bitcointalk.org/index.php?topic=5027091.msg54777222#msg54777222
Jun 27, 2020 - Pre-Announce: NENG v1.4.0 Proposal for Mobile Miner Upgrade, Android Mining Start in July 2020 https://bitcointalk.org/index.php?topic=5027091.msg54694233#msg54694233
Jun 19, 2020 - Best Practice for Futurebit Moonlander2 USB ASIC on solo mining mode https://bitcointalk.org/index.php?topic=5027091.msg54645726#msg54645726
Mar 15, 2020 - Scrypt RandomSpike - NENG v1.3.0.1 Released for better wallet syncing https://bitcointalk.org/index.php?topic=5027091.msg54030923#msg54030923
Feb 23, 2020 - Scrypt RandomSpike - NENG Core v1.3.0 Relased, Hardfork on Mar 1 https://bitcointalk.org/index.php?topic=5027091.msg53900926#msg53900926
Feb 1, 2020 - Scrypt RandomSpike Proposal Published- NENG 1.3.0 Hardfork https://bitcointalk.org/index.php?topic=5027091.msg53735458#msg53735458
Jan 15, 2020 - NewEnglandcoin Dev Team Expanded with New Kickoff https://bitcointalk.org/index.php?topic=5027091.msg53617358#msg53617358
Jan 12, 2020 - Explanation of Base Diff Reset and Effect of Supply https://www.reddit.com/NewEnglandCoin/comments/envmo1/explanation_of_base_diff_reset_and_effect_of/
Dec 19, 2019 - Shoreline_tradingbot version 1.0 is released https://bitcointalk.org/index.php?topic=5121953.msg53391184#msg53391184
Sept 1, 2019 - NewEnglandcoin (NENG) is Selected as Shoreline Tradingbot First Supported Coin https://bitcointalk.org/index.php?topic=5027091.msg52331201#msg52331201
Aug 15, 2019 - Mining Update on Effect of Base Difficulty Reset, GPU vs ASIC https://bitcointalk.org/index.php?topic=5027091.msg52169572#msg52169572
Jul 7, 2019 - CPU Mining on macOS Mojave is supported under latest Cheetah_Cpuminer Release https://bitcointalk.org/index.php?topic=5027091.msg51745839#msg51745839
Jun 1, 2019 - NENG Fiat project is stopped by Square, Inc https://bitcointalk.org/index.php?topic=5027091.msg51312291#msg51312291
Apr 21, 2019 - NENG Fiat Project is Launched by ShorelineCrypto https://bitcointalk.org/index.php?topic=5027091.msg50714764#msg50714764
Apr 7, 2019 - Announcement of Fiat Project for all U.S. Residents & Mobile Miner Project Initiation https://bitcointalk.org/index.php?topic=5027091.msg50506585#msg50506585
Apr 1, 2019 - Disclosure on Large Buying on NENG at ShorelineCrypto Exchange https://bitcointalk.org/index.php?topic=5027091.msg50417196#msg50417196
Mar 27, 2019 - Disclosure on Large Buying on NENG at ShorelineCrypto Exchange https://bitcointalk.org/index.php?topic=5027091.msg50332097#msg50332097
Mar 17, 2019 - Disclosure on Large Buying on NENG at ShorelineCrypto Exchange https://bitcointalk.org/index.php?topic=5027091.msg50208194#msg50208194
Feb 26, 2019 - Community Project - NewEnglandcoin Graphic Redesign Bounty Initiated https://bitcointalk.org/index.php?topic=5027091.msg49931305#msg49931305
Feb 22, 2019 - Dev Policy on Checkpoints on NewEnglandcoin https://bitcointalk.org/index.php?topic=5027091.msg49875242#msg49875242
Feb 20, 2019 - NewEnglandCoin v1.2.1 Released to Secure the Hard Kork https://bitcointalk.org/index.php?topic=5027091.msg49831059#msg49831059
Feb 11, 2019 - NewEnglandCoin v1.2.0 Released, Anti-51% Attack, Anti-instant Mining after Hard Fork https://bitcointalk.org/index.php?topic=5027091.msg49685389#msg49685389
Jan 13, 2019 - Cheetah_CpuMiner added support for CPU Mining on Mac https://bitcointalk.org/index.php?topic=5027091.msg49218760#msg49218760
Jan 12, 2019 - NENG Core v1.1.2 Released to support MacOS OSX Wallet https://bitcointalk.org/index.php?topic=5027091.msg49202088#msg49202088
Jan 2, 2019 - Cheetah_Cpuminer v1.1.0 is released for both Linux and Windows https://bitcointalk.org/index.php?topic=5027091.msg49004345#msg49004345
Dec 31, 2018 - Technical Whitepaper is Released https://bitcointalk.org/index.php?topic=5027091.msg48990334#msg48990334
Dec 28, 2018 - Cheetah_Cpuminer v1.0.0 is released for Linux https://bitcointalk.org/index.php?topic=5027091.msg48935135#msg48935135
Update on Dec 14, 2018 - NENG Blockchain Stuck Issue https://bitcointalk.org/index.php?topic=5027091.msg48668375#msg48668375
Nov 27, 2018 - Exclusive for PC CPU Miners - How to Steal a Block from ASIC Miners https://bitcointalk.org/index.php?topic=5027091.msg48258465#msg48258465
Nov 28, 2018 - How to CPU Mine a NENG block with window/linux PC https://bitcointalk.org/index.php?topic=5027091.msg48298311#msg48298311
Nov 29, 2018 - A Warning to ASIC Miners https://bitcointalk.org/index.php?topic=5027091.msg48324708#msg48324708
Disclosure: Dev Team Came from ShorelineCrypto, a US based Informatics Service Business offering Fee for service for Coin Creation, Coin Exchange Listing, Blockchain Consulting, etc.
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I have a Bitcoin Core Wallet from 2013.

So, from around 2010 to 2014 I used to mess around with mining Bitcoin. I started with CPU mining then bought a dozen of those usb asic miners then acquired a couple blade miners. My backup was to have multiple copies of my Core wallet so I wouldn't lose the coins. My failure was to keep multiple copies of the password. I used KeePass to store my password. Long story short, the KeePass database appears to be lost forever. I only know that the password is 32 characters long. By examining passwords generated by the software I can assume that it only contains no more than 3 of each characters and no two characters repeat simultaneously. It could contain upper case, lower case, and special characters.
With my video card I can only brute force 5000 passwords per second. At today's bitcoin price it is not practical to invest in more computing power but someday for my kids it could be worth it.
Right now it is just a project I am working on because these challenges intrigue me. I assume with a 12 GPU mining rig I could get more than 60,000 passwords per second but it would still be a matter of luck to crack it before I die.
...and go
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I literally have tens of thousands of dollars in top-shelf hardware, looking to repurpose some before selling on eBay to build a NAS system, possibly a dedicated firewall device as well. o_O

Q1) What will you be doing with this PC? Be as specific as possible, and include specific games or programs you will be using.**

A1) This will be a dedicated NAS system for my home network. As such, I'm looking to have it:

- Host ##TB's of 720, 1080 & up resolution Movies and TV Shows I'm about to begin ripping from a MASSIVE DVD & Blueray collection I have.

- My kids are big on Minecraft. I understand it's possible to host your own "worlds" (or whatever they call the maps you can build) on your own "server". I think it would be pretty neat to offer them (& their friends - if can be done 'safely/securely') their own partition on one of my NAS HDD's.

- I also have accounts with a couple diff VPN companies... I understand it's possible (?) to sync said VPN's with a NAS, this might be a more relative topic on the next point/purpose...

- I'd like to be able to remotely link to this NAS for when I travel overseas and want to stream at my temp location from my house/this NAS.
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Q2) What is your maximum budget before rebates/shipping/taxes?**

* A2) Here's where I make matters more complicated than most others would... I've been an advocate for Bitcoin and crypto-currencies in general since 2013. I invested in a small mining outfit back in 2014 (strictly Bitcoin/ASIC's). One of my buddies is the President of a large-scale mining operation (foreign and domestic) and he convinced me to dabble in the GPU mining-space. I made my first hardware purchase in Q4, 2017 and launched a small-scale GPU-Farm in my house since then. I had the rigs mining up until Q3 of 2018 (not cost-efficient to keep on, especially living in SoFlo) and since then, the hardware's been collecting dust (& pissing off my family members since they lost access to 3X rooms in the house - I won't let anyone go near my gear). One of my New Years Resolutions for 2019 was to clear out the house of all my mining equipment so that's all about to go up on eBay. So "budget" is relative to whatever I "MUST" spend if I can't repurpose any of the parts I already have on hand for this build... (Anyone having something I "need" and is looking to barter for one of the items I'll list later on in here, LMK).
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Q3) When do you plan on building/buying the PC? Note: beyond a week or two from today means any build you receive will be out of date when you want to buy.**

A3) IMMEDIATELY! :)
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Q4) What, exactly, do you need included in the budget? (ToweOS/monitokeyboard/mouse/etc\)**

A4) Well I had a half-assed idea approximately 1 year ago that it might be wise to build a bunch of 'gaming rigs' to sell on eBay with my intended repurposed mining hardware so I went on a shopping spree for like 6 months. That said; I've got a plethora of various other components that aren't even unboxed yet. 90% of the items I've purchased for this additional project were items that were marked down via MIR (mail-in-rebates) & what-not...
AFAIK, there are only 3X items I absolutely do not have which I 'MUST' find. Those would be - 1) Motherboard which accepts "ECC RAM". 2) CPU for said MOBO. 3) Said "ECC RAM".\* 
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Q5) Which country (and state/province) will you be purchasing the parts in? If you're in US, do you have access to a Microcenter location?**

A5) I'm located in Southwest Florida. No Microcenter's here. Best Buy is pretty much my only option although I am a member of Newegg, Amazon & Costco if that makes any difference?
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Q6) If reusing any parts (including monitor(s)/keyboard/mouse/etc), what parts will you be reusing? Brands and models are appreciated.**

A6) In an attempt to better clean up this Q&A, I'm going to list the items I have on-hand at the end of this questionnaire in-case passers-by feel like this might be a TLDR.* (Scroll to the bottom & you'll see what I mean).
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Q7) Will you be overclocking? If yes, are you interested in overclocking right away, or down the line? CPU and/or GPU?**

A7) I don't think that's necessary for my intended purpose although - I'm not against it if that helps & FWIW, I'm pretty skilled @ this task already (it's not rocket science).
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Q8) Are there any specific features or items you want/need in the build? (ex: SSD, large amount of storage or a RAID setup, CUDA or OpenCL support, etc)**

A8) As stated in A4; ECC RAM is non-negotiable... RAID seems like a logical application here as well.

- This will predominantly be receiving commands from MacOS computers. I don't think that matters really but figured it couldn't hurt to let you guys know.\*

- I'd also be quite fond of implementing "PFSENSE" (or something of that caliber) applied to this system so I could give my Netgear Nighthawks less stress in that arena, plus my limited understanding of PFSENSE is that it's ability to act as a firewall runs circles around anything that comes with consumer-grade Wi-Fi routers (like my Nighthawks). Just the same, I'm open to building a second rig just for the firewall.\*

- Another desirable feature would be that it draws as little electricity from the wall as possible. (I'm EXTREMELY skilled in this arena. I have "Kill-A-Watts" to test/gauge on, as well as an intimate understanding of the differences between Silver, Gold, Platinum and Titanium rated PSU's. As well as having already measured each of the PSU's I have on-hand and taken note of the 'target TDP draw' ("Peak Power Efficiency Draw") each one offers when primed with X amount of GPU's when I used them for their original purpose.\*

- Last, but not least, sound (as in noise created from the rig). I'd like to prop this device up on my entertainment center in the living room. I've (almost) all of the top-shelf consumer grade products one could dream of regarding fans and other thermal-related artifacts.

- Almost forgot; this will be hosting to devices on the KODI platform (unless you guys have better alternative suggestions?)
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Q9) Do you have any specific case preferences (Size like ITX/microATX/mid-towefull-tower, styles, colors, window or not, LED lighting, etc), or a particular color theme preference for the components?**

A9) Definitely! Desired theme would be WHITE. If that doesn't work for whatever reason, black or gray would suffice. Regarding "Case Size". Nah, that's not too important although I don't foresee a mini-ITX build making sense if I'm going to be cramming double digit amounts of TB in the system, Internal HDD's sounds better than a bunch of externals plugged in all the USB ports.
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Q10) Do you need a copy of Windows included in the budget? If you do need one included, do you have a preference?**

A10) I don't know. If I do need a copy of Windows, I don't have one so that's something I'll have to consider I guess. I doubt that's a necessity though.
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**Extra info or particulars:*\*

AND NOW TO THE FUN-STUFF... Here's a list of everything (PARTS PARTS PARTS) I have on-hand and ready to deploy into the wild &/or negotiate a trade/barter with:

CASES -
Corsair Carbide Series Air 540 Arctic White (Model# Crypto-Currency-9011048-WW) - (Probably my top pick for this build).
Cooler Master HAF XB EVO (This is probably my top 1st or 2nd pick for this build, the thing is a monster!).
Cooler Master Elite 130 - Mini ITX - Black
Cooler Master MasterBox 5 MID-Tower - Black & White
Raidmax Sigma-TWS - ATX - White
MasterBox Lite 5 - ATX - Black w/ diff. Colored accent attachments (included with purchase)
NZXT S340 Elite Matte White Steel/Tempered Glass Edition
EVGA DG-76 Alpine White - Mid Tower w/ window
EVGA DG-73 Black - Mid Tower w/ window (I have like 3 of these)

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CPU's -
***7TH GEN OR BELOW INTEL's ("Code Name Class mentioned next to each one)**\*
Pentium G4400 (Skylake @54W TDP) - Intel ARK states is "ECC CAPABLE"
Celeron G3930 (Kaby Lake @ 51W TDP) - Intel ARK states is "ECC CAPABLE" :)
i5 6402P (Skylake @65W TDP) - Intel ARK states is "NOT ECC CAPABLE" :(
i5 6600k (Skylake @ 91W TDP) - Intel ARK states is "NOT ECC CAPABLE" :(
i7 6700 (Skylake @ 65W TDP) - Intel ARK states is "NOT ECC CAPABLE" :(
i7 7700k (Kaby Lake @ 95W TDP) - Intel ARK states is "NOT ECC CAPABLE" :(


***8TH GEN INTEL's **\*
i3-8350K (Coffee Lake @91W TDP) - Intel ARK states is "ECC FRIENDLY" :)
I5-8600K (Coffee Lake @95W TDP) - Intel ARK states is "NOT ECC CAPABLE" :(


***AMD RYZEN's **\*
Ryzen 3 2200G
Ryzen 5 1600
Ryzen 7 1700X

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MOTHERBOARDS -

***7TH GEN AND BELOW INTEL BASED MOBO'S - **\*
MSI Z170A-SLI
ASUS PRIME Z270-A
ASUS PRIME Z270-P
ASUS PRIME Z270-K
EVGA Z270 Stinger
GIGABYTE GA-Z270XP-SLI
MSI B150M ARCTIC
MSI B250M MICRO ATX (PRO OPT. BOOST EDITION)

***8TH GEN INTEL BASED MOBO'S - **\*
EVGA Z370 FTW
GIGABYTE Z370XP SLI (Rev. 1.0)
MSI Z370 SLI PLUS


***AMD RYZEN BASED MOBO'S - **\*
ASUS ROG STRIX B350-F GAMING
MSI B350 TOMAHAWK
MSI X370 GAMING PRO
ASROCK AB350M PRO4
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RAM -

Way too many to list, nothing but 4 & 8GB DDR4 sticks and unfortunately, none are ECC so it's not even worth mentioning/listing these unless someone reading this is willing to barter. At which time I'd be obliged to send an itemized list or see if I have what they're/you're specifically looking for.\*
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THERMAL APPLICATIONS/FANS -
JUST FANS -
BeQuiet -
Pure Wings 2 (80mm)
Pure Wings 2 (120mm)
Pure Wings 2 (140mm)
Silent Wings 3 PWM (120mm)

NOCTUA -
PoopBrown - NF-A20 PWM (200mm) Specifically for the BIG "CoolerMaster HAF XB EVO" Case
GREY - NF-P12 Redux - 1700RPM (120mm) PWM
Corsair -
Air Series AF120LED (120mm)

CPU COOLING SYSTEMS -
NOCTUA -
NT-HH 1.4ml Thermal Compound
NH-D15 6 Heatpipe system (this thing is the tits)

EVGA (Extremely crappy coding in the software here, I'm like 99.99% these will be problematic if I were to try and use in any OS outside of Windows, because they barely ever work in the intended Windows as it is).
CLC 240 (240mm Water-cooled system
CRYORIG -
Cryorig C7 Cu (Low-Profile Copper Edition*)

A few other oversized CPU cooling systems I forget off the top of my head but a CPU cooler is a CPU cooler after comparing to the previous 3 models I mentioned.
I almost exclusively am using these amazing "Innovation Cooling Graphite Thermal Pads" as an alternative to thermal paste for my CPU's. They're not cheap but they literally last forever.

NZXT - Sentry Mesh Fan Controller
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POWER SUPPLIES (PSU's) -
BeQuiet 550W Straight Power 11 (GOLD)

EVGA -
750P2 (750W, Platinum)
850P2 (850W, Platinum)
750T2 (750W, TITANIUM - yeah baby, yeah)

ROSEWILL -
Quark 750W Platinum
Quark 650W Platinum

SEASONIC -
Focus 750W Platinum
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STORAGE -
HGST Ultrastar 3TB - 64mb Cache - 7200RPM Sata III (3.5)
4X Samsung 860 EVO 500GB SSD's
2X Team Group L5 LITE 3D 2.5" SSD's 480GB
2X WD 10TB Essential EXT (I'm cool with shucking)
+ 6X various other external HDD's (from 4-8TB) - (Seagate, WD & G-Drives)
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Other accessories worth mentioning -
PCI-E to 4X USB hub-adapter (I have a dozen or so of these - might not be sufficient enough &/or needed but again, 'worth mentioning' in case I somehow ever run out of SATA & USB ports and have extra external USB HDD's. Although, I'm sure there would be better suited components if I get to that point that probably won't cost all that much).
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Needless to say, I have at least 1X of everything mentioned above. In most all cases, I have multiples of these items but obviously won't be needing 2X CPU's, Cases, etc...

Naturally, I have GPU's. Specifically;

At least 1X of every. Single. NVIDIA GTX 1070 TI (Yes, I have every variation of the 1070 ti made by MSI, EVGA and Zotac. The only brand I don't have is the Gigabyte line. My partners have terrible experience with those so I didn't even bother. I'm clearly not going to be needing a GPU for this build but again, I'm cool with discussing the idea of a barter if anyone reading this is in the market for one.

I also have some GTX 1080 TI's but those are already spoken for, sorry.

It's my understanding that select CPU's I have on this list are ECC Friendly and AFAIK, only 1 of my MOBO's claims to be ECC Friendly (The ASROCK AB350M PRO4), but for the life of me, I can't find any corresponding forums that confirm this and/or direct me to a listing where I can buy compatible RAM. Just the same, if I go w/ the ASROCK MOBO, that means I'd be using one of the Ryzens. Those are DEF. power hungry little buggers. Not a deal-breaker, just hoping to find something a little more conservative in terms of TDP.


In closing, I don't really need someone to hold my hand with the build part as much as figuring out which motherboard, CPU and RAM to get. Then I'm DEFINITELY going to need some guidance on what OS is best for my desired purpose. If building 2X Rigs makes sense, I'm totally open to that as well...
Rig 1 = EPIC NAS SYSTEM
Rig 2 = EPIC PFSENSE (or the like) DEDICATED FIREWALL

Oh, I almost forgot... The current routers I'm using are...
1X Netgear Nighthawk 6900P (Modem + Router)
1X Netgear Nighthawk X6S (AC 4000 I believe - Router dedicated towards my personal devices - no IoT &/or Guests allowed on this one)
1X TP-Link Archer C5 (Router). Total overkill after implementing the Nighthawks but this old beast somehow has the best range, plus it has 2X USB ports so for now, it's dedicated towards my IoT devices.
---- I also have a few other Wi-Fi routers (Apple Airport Extreme & some inferior Netgear's but I can only allocate so many WiFi Routers to so many WiFi channels w/out pissing off my neighbors) On that note, I have managed to convince my neighbors to let me in their house/WiFi configuration so we all have our hardware locked on specific, non-competing frequencies/channels so everyone's happy. :)


Please spare me the insults as I insulted myself throughout this entire venture. Part of why I did this was because when I was a kid, I used to fantasize about building a 'DREAM PC' but could never afford such. To compensate for this deficiency, I would actually print out the latest and greatest hardware components on a word document, print the lists up & tape to wall (for motivation). I was C++ certified at the age of 14 and built my first PC when I was 7. At the age of 15 I abandoned all hope in the sector and moved on to other aspirations. This entire ordeal was largely based off me finally fulfilling a childhood fantasy. On that note = mission accomplished. Now if I'm actually able to fulfill my desires on this post, I'm definitely going to feel less shitty about blowing so much money on all this stuff over the last couple years.

TIA for assisting in any way possible. Gotta love the internets!


THE END.
:)

EDIT/UPDATE (5 hours after OP) - My inbox is being inundated with various people asking for prices and other reasonable questions about my hardware being up for sale. Not to be redundant but rather to expound on my previous remarks about 'being interested in a bartetrade' with any of you here...

I did say I was going to sell my gear on eBay in the near future, I also said I wanted to trade/barter for anything relative to helping me accomplish my OP's mission(s). I'm not desperate for the $$$ but I'm also not one of those people that likes to rip other people off. That said; I value my time and money invested in this hardware and I'm only willing to unload it all once I've established I have ZERO need for any of it here in my home first. Hence my writing this lengthy thread in an attempt to repurpose at least a grand or two I've already spent.

One of the most commonly asked questions I anticipate receiving from interested bodies is going to be "How hard were you on your hardware?" Contrary to what anyone else would have probably done in my scenario which is say they were light on it whether they were or weren't, I documented my handling of the hardware, and have no problem sharing such documentation with verified, interested buyers (WHEN THE TIME COMES) to offer you guys peace of mind.

I have photo's and video's of the venture from A-Z. I am also obliged to provide (redacted) electricity bill statements where you can correlate my photo's (power draw on each rig), and also accurately deduct the excess power my house consumed with our other household appliances. Even taking into consideration how much (more) I spent in electricity from keeping my house at a constant, cool 70-72F year-round (via my Nest thermostat). Even without the rigs, I keep my AC @ 70 when I'm home and for the last 1.5-2 years, I just so happened to spend 85% of my time here at my house. When I would travel, I'd keep it at 72 for my wife & kids.
Additionally; I had each GPU 'custom' oveunderclocke'd (MSI Afterburner for all GPU's but the EVGA's).*
I doubt everyone reading this is aware so this is for those that don't.... EVGA had the brilliant idea of implementing what they call "ICX technology" in their latest NVIDIA GTX GPU's. The short(est) explanation of this "feature" goes as follows:

EVGA GPU's w/ "ICX 9 & above" have EXTRA HEAT/THERMAL SENSORS. Unlike every other GTX 1070 ti on the market, the one's with this feature actually have each of 2/2 on-board fans connected to individual thermal sensors. Which means - if you were to use the MSI Afterburner program on one of these EVGA's and create a custom fan curve for it, you'd only be able to get 1/2 of the fans to function the way intended. The other fan simply would not engage as the MSI Afterburner software wasn't designed/coded to recognize/ communicate with an added sensor (let alone sensor'S). This, in-turn, would likely result in whoever's using it the unintended way having a GPU defect on them within the first few months I'd imagine... Perhaps if they had the TDP power settings dumbed down as much as I did (60-63%), they might get a year or two out of it since it wouldn't run as near as hot, but I doubt any longer than that since cutting off 50% of the cooling system on one of these can't be ignored too long, surely capacitors would start to blow and who knows what else...
(Warning = RANT) Another interesting side-note about the EVGA's and their "Precision-X" OveUnderclocking software is that it's designed to only recognize 4X GPU's on a single system. For miners, that's just not cool. My favorite builds had 8X and for the motherboards that weren't capable of maintaining stable sessions on 8, I set up with 6X. Only my EVGA Rigs had 3 or 4X GPU's dedicated to a single motherboard. Furthermore, and as stated in an earlier paragraph, (& this is just my opinion) = EVGA SOFTWARE SUCKS! Precision X wasn't friendly with every motherboard/CPU I threw at it and their extension software for the CLC Close-Loop-Cooling/ CPU water-coolers simply didn't work on anything, even integrating into their own Precision-X software. The amount of time it took me to finally find compatible matches with that stuff was beyond maddening. (END RANT).
Which leads me to my other comments on the matter. That's what I had every single 1070 ti set at for TDP = 60-63%. Dropping the power load that much allowed me to bring down (on average) each 1070 ti to a constant 110-115W (mind you, this is only possible w/ "Titanium" rated PSU's, Platinum comes pretty damn close to the Titanium though) while mining Ethereum and was still able to maintain a bottom of 30 MH/s and a ceiling of 32 MH/s. Increasing the TDP to 80, 90, 100% or more only increased my hashrates (yields) negligibly, like 35-36 MH/s TOPS, which also meant each one was not only pulling 160-180W+ (Vs. the aforementioned 115'ish range), it also meant my rigs were creating a significantly greater amount of heat! Fortunately for the GPU's and my own personal habits, I live in South Florida where it's hot as balls typically, last winter was nothing like this one. Increasing my yields by 10-15% didn't justify increasing the heat production in my house by >30%, nor the added electricity costs from subjecting my AC handlers to that much of an extra work-load. For anyone reading this that doesn't know/understand what I'm talking about - after spending no less than 2-3 hours with each. and. every. one. I didn't play with the settings on just one and universally apply the settings to the rest. I found the 'prime' settings and documented them with a label-maker and notepad. Here's the math in a more transparent manner:

*** I NEVER LET MY GPU's BREACH 61C, EVER. Only my 8X GPU rigs saw 60-61 & it was the ones I had in the center of the build (naturally). I have REALLY high power fans (used on BTC ASIC MINERS) that were sucking air from those GPU's which was the only way I was able to obtain such stellar results while mining with them. **\*
Mining at "acceptable" heat temps (not acceptable to me, but most of the internet would disagree = 70C) and overclocking accordingly brings in X amount of yields per unit. =
'Tweaking' (underclocking) the GPU's to my parameters reduced my yield per unit from -10-15%, but it SAVED me well over 30-35% in direct electricity consumption, and an unknown amount of passive electricity consumption via creating approximately 20%+ less heat for my AC handler to combat.

I say all this extra stuff not just for anyone interested in mining with their GPU's, but really to answer (in-depth) the apparent questions you people are asking me in PM's. Something else that should help justify my claims of being so conservative should be the fact I only have/used "Platinum and Titanium" rated PSU's. Heat production, power efficiency and longevity of the hardware were ALWAYS my top priority.* . I truly thought Crypto would continue to gain and/or recover and bounce back faster than it did. If this project had maintained positive income for 12 months+, I'd have expanded one of our sites to also cater to GPU mining on a gnarly scale.

Once I have my NAS (& possibly 2nd rig for the firewall) successfully built, I'll be willing/able to entertain selling you guys some/all of the remaining hardware prior to launching on eBay. If there's something you're specifically looking for that I listed having, feel free to PM me with that/those specific item(s). Don't count on an immediate response but what you can count on is me honoring my word in offering whoever asks first right of refusal when the time comes for me to sell this stuff. Fortunately for me, PM's are time-stamped so that's how I'll gauge everyone's place in line. I hope this extra edit answers most of the questions you guys wanted to have answered and if not, sorry I guess. I'll do my best to bring light to anything I've missed out on after I realize whatever that error was/is. The only way anyone is getting first dibs on my hardware otherwise is if they either offer compelling insight into my original questions, or have something I need to trade w/.

THE END (Round#2)


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I had like 3 friends ask me how to build a PC in the past week so I made this to help them.

(Reddit Edit: Help my improve the document with productive constructive comments on what I got wrong or messed up! Im only human lol
Also a lot of this is supposed to be kinda humorous. I didn't think I had to say that but, hey, its the internet.
I appreciate the positive and productive comments! )
Beginners basic guide to building your own PC as of early 2018
(EDIT: Sorry for being a MSI/Corsair Fanboy)
Heres a collection of thoughts to consider when building your own personal PC
As always Id personally use PCPartPicker.com to configure your parts and for further thoughts on compatibility.
First off building a computer is 100% based around what you plan to use the computer for.
Here are a few uses and generic ideas of what to go for. Audio Editing: Lots of small tasks that need to be completed quickly without lag. - Fast Processor( >4GHZ) - Fast RAM (MHZ) -At least 16 gigs! - Fast Storage, SSD manditorily - M.2 or PCI for best performance. - Shitty Graphics card, graphics card there only to keep the cpu from doing other tasks when working. - Can be a few generations or years old. - Many screens for lots of plug in windows to be open Video Editing: Lots of large to render and files to read. - Multi core processor the more the merrier - SSD for fast read/write of large video files. - Insane graphics card, AMD graphics cards are debatibly better but the nvidia Quadro series are specific for video rendering. Gaming: No more than 4 cores intense graphics card - 92% of games are not coded for more than 4 cores so why spend the extra money for it. - SSD for quick load screens - Nvidia cards, 10 series, the higher the number the better. Titan cards for MAXIMUM OVERDRIVE! Coding: quick processor for lots of small tasks. Ergonomic peripherials? - Dear god please dont use a mechanical keyboard so that your coworkers dont kill you. Home office: Everything can be a few gens behind so you can get the best power per dollar spent. - Sorry that Gateway doesnt exist anymore. I guess try Dell... 
Parts (Expensive Legos)
CPU (tells things to go places and outputs data) Basically three main routes to go for: Intel, AMD, or ASIC. Intel - Gaming, Data center, Hackintosh Pros: Cooler, Faster speed (GHZ), short small tasks faster Cons: $$$$, less cores AMD - Gaming, Personal Computing, Large task processing Pros: Lots of cores, better price per performance, faster processing of large tasks Cons: Hot chips, large chips?, compatibility issues with MacOS. ASIC - "Application-specific integrated circuit" Pros: Does the task that they are made to do insanely efficently, great for mining. Cons: Literally does nothing else. Holy hell these are expensive, very hot (fans will get loud) CPU Cooler (Im a big fan) Most come with an in box cooler that are ok but please buy aftermarket. In Box - the free shitty cooler that comes with the processor. Pros: Free. Cons: Ugly, makes chip run hot, hard to clean Air cooler - oldest type of cooler but new designs are highly efficent. Pros: Only cooler that has the possibility of being 100% quiet, most likely cheaper Cons: large, if cooler isnt large enough for the chips thermal output the fans will be loud. Liquid - Custom pipes are beautiful, AIO is easy to install and offers similare performance. Pros: Looks cool, great temperatures, "quiet" Cons: Water pump has possibility of being loud, possible spills Phase Change - uses the technology of refridgerators to cool the chip Pros: Can overclock until the chip breaks. (whats colder than cold? ICE COLD!) Cons: Loud (compressor noise), Large pipes, just why.... Motherboard (the convienacnce store of computer parts) Really just about what type of I/O you want. - MAKE SURE FORM FACTOR FITS YOUR CASE! (or vice versa) - Look for PCI lanes for expansion. - How many graphic cards do you have? - PCI based interfaces? - PCI SSD? - PCI DAC? - PCI WIFI? - USbs? Network? Audio? - How many lanes of RAM? - DOES IT FIT YOUR PROCESSOR!?! (really tho) - M.2? - How many sata interaces? Good Brands: MSI, ASUS, Gigabyte Bad Brands: AS(s)Rock, Dell Memory (Dory) - The more the merrier - No less than 8gb for a functional windows machine (16 gb to never have a problem) - Use all the lanes your computer has to offer! the more lanes to access the faster the data can travel! -Imagine drinking a milkshake. If the straw is wider you can drink more of the milkshake than a skinny straw. - Faster MHZ for faster data access but give minimal performance differances - Please get ram with heat spreadders unles youre building a server with high airflow. - Make sure the type (DDR3 or DDR4) of RAM matches what your processomotherboard call for. Good Brands: Corsair, G.Skill, Ballistix Storage (Grandpa that remembers everythign about how things used to be but takes forever to learn a new tasK) Speed or massive storage? slower is cheaper. Golden ratio of speed/storage/price is 250-500 gb SSD and a 1+ tb disk drive. *Max speeds listed are for a single drive not RAID* Hard Disk Drives (HDD) - Cheapest and slowest - read/write speeds of < 0.5gb/s - 7200+ RPM or GTFO - Higher Speed drives can access data faster. - Do not move while powered up. physical parts will break. - Larger Cahche = faster Read/Write Speeds Pros: Cheap, Holds massive amounts of data Cons: Slower than molasses in a frezer Reputible Brands: Seagate, WD Solid State Drives (SSD) - necessity for quick boots and fast load screens (can only be re-written to so many times) - SATA based (2.5 inch)- Read/Write speeds capped @ 6 gb/s Pros: Most economical, form factor fits with old computers, Cons: "Slow" compared to other ssd's (but stil 12 times faster than a HDD) - M.2 based - Read/Write speeds capped @ 10 gb/s Pros: Size of a sick of gum! High End but not too expensive to be out of reach. Cons: Expensive for any size over 500 gb - PCI based - Read/Write speeds capped @ 20 gb/s for PCI3, x4 Pros: HOLY BANDWIDTH BATMAN! Faster than that little creepy ghost thats always in the corner of you eye Cons: You might have to take out a loan to buy one. *takes up a x4 PCI Lane* Reputible Brands: Samsung! Corsair, Plextor, Intel, Kingston, Crucial Video Card (that one kid that has thick glasses and is really good at math) - A regular old PCI card that handles all of the video rendering and output for your computer. - ASIC PCI cards. - The PCBs and chips are patented by two main companies but the differances come from line up and varying manufacturer cooling devices. - The more memory the better -NVIDIA (Team Green) Great for gaming, has specific card series for intensive rendering. Lazy driver updates. - Gaming - 900 series - Cheap - Low performance - Can play any video game made befrore 2010 on max settings - 1000 (ten) series - Expensive (thanks bitcoin miners...) - Great for VR! - Video Rendering -Quadro Series - Gaming and Rendering - Titan X - Maxwell based chip same as 900 series cards - Titan XP - Pascal based chip same as 10 series cards -AMD (Team Red) Underdog does the same thing but slighly worse and cheaper. (except video rendering) - Gaming - RX 400 series - Cheap - Hot - RX 500 series - Cheap - Ok at VR and deacent gaming frame rates. - Not bad but not particularly great either. - Video Rendering - Fire Pro series - Gaming and Rendering - Vega series -Good luck finding one to buy lmao Case (Fancy clothing for your parts!) - Similar to human clothing you want it to do a few main things really well with compromises for each extreme. - Durability - Steel - Incredibly durable - Creates Farady cage for components - Heavy af - Magnets, just magnets.... - Rust over time - Aluminium - Light - East to bend for modding or "physical maintenance" - Less likely to rust - Huzzah for Farady cages! - Plastic - Just dont - no electrical Ground - no faraday cage - Light AF! - Breath (Airflow) - positive internal airflow! - larger fans push the same amount of air with less speed/noise - Looks - Window? - RGB - Cool Paint? - Fit all your parts - graphics card length/ clearacne - support for liquid cooling raiators? - How many spots for HDD/SSDs - Motherboard format - Cable management! Power Supply (FIGHT MILK) - Rule of thumb: BUy Powersupply that outputs 1.5 times the wattage that you need. - You can walk further than you can you can run. - The PSU can casually output 50-75% power for much longer than at 90-100% (without failure) - If you never demand enough wattage for it to get hot the fan doesnt have to turn on therefore making it quieter. - Modular means you can remove/replace the cables from the PSU. Reputible Brands: Corsair, EVGA Optical Drive (motorized cup holder) - You can download most things today so I'd suggest against it unless you really NEED to watch/write DVD's/CD's Operating System (software that makes everything work) Windows (Always Updates) - Compatible with just about everything - Easy to learn to code on! - POS inital browser - Likely to get virus's Linux (Penguins are cute) - Unique - takes less resources to run - Barebones - Incredibly personalizable! - Compatibility issues with just about everything MacOS (Linux but more annoying) - It is legal! - Great for art and your grandma that doenst know how to use computers! - User friendly - Compatibility issues with various hardware - Confusing/Limiting coding structure Peripherials (cables everywhere!) - Keyboard (higer Polling rate is better) - Mechanical (key is pressed at an exact stroke length every time - Mouse (Higher Polling rate is better) - more buttons = better? - DPI (Dots Per Inch) - In theory, if a mouse has 1600 DPI, then, if you move your mouse one inch (2.54 cm), the mouse cursor will move 1600 pixels - Higher DPI the faster your cursor is able to be moved. - Monitor - In theory the human eye cant see faster than 60 frames per second. - Keep in mind Pixel ratio! - 4k screen that is 22inches will have more pixels in a square inch than a 4k screen that is 28 inches. - Interface? - DVI (Analog) - thumbscrews..... - can do two monitors with one port! - support for 4k - VGA (Analog) - thumbscrews... - max resolution is 1440p - Display Port (digital) - nice button clip - supports 4k - HDMI (Digital) - 1.2 or higer supports 4k - DAC/Speakers/Headphones - Dont even get me started - Microphone - Dont get me started PT.2 Other (other) - UPS (uninterruptible power supply) Just a battery that allows your computer to have some time if the power ever goes out so that you have time to save your work. - Cable Organization materials! - Zipties - velcro - LED LIGHTING! - Manditory - Extra/Better fans - More pressure, less woosh - IFIXIT Pro Tech Toolkit - becasue who buys just one torx wrench. - Cute kitten mousepad - Yes, it has to be a cat. Dont argue 
This is a very general entry into building computers and what you should buy/look for. If you have any questions/comments send me an e-mail!
-Zac Holley-
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Decred Journal – September 2018

Note: you can read this on GitHub (link), Medium (link) or old Reddit (link).

Development

Final version 1.3.0 of the core software was released bringing all the enhancements reported last month to the rest of the community. The groundwork for SPV (simplified payment verification) is complete, another reduction of fees is being deployed, and performance stepped up once again with a 50% reduction in startup time, 20% increased sync speed and more than 3x faster peer delivery of block headers (a key update for SPV). Decrediton's integrations of SPV and Politeia are open for testing by experienced users. Read the full release notes and get the downloads on GitHub. As always, don't forget to verify signatures.
dcrd: completed several steps towards multipeer downloads, improved introduction to the software in the main README, continued porting cleanups and refactoring from upstream btcd.
Currently in review are initial release of smart fee estimator and a change to UTXO set semantics. The latter is a large and important change that provides simpler handling, and resolves various issues with the previous approach. A lot of testing and careful review is needed so help is welcome.
Educational series for new Decred developers by @matheusd added two episodes: 02 Simnet Setup shows how to automate simnet management with tmux and 03 Miner Reward Invalidation explains block validity rules.
Finally, a pull request template with a list of checks was added to help guide the contributors to dcrd.
dcrwallet: bugfixes and RPC improvements to support desktop and mobile wallets.
Developers are welcome to comment on this idea to derive stakepool keys from the HD wallet seed. This would eliminate the need to backup and restore redeem scripts, thus greatly improving wallet UX. (missed in July issue)
Decrediton: bugfixes, refactoring to make the sync process more robust, new loading animations, design polishing.
Politeia: multiple improvements to the CLI client (security conscious users with more funds at risk might prefer CLI) and security hardening. A feature to deprecate or timeout proposals was identified as necessary for initial release and the work started. A privacy enhancement to not leak metadata of ticket holders was merged.
Android: update from @collins: "Second test release for dcrandroid is out. Major bugs have been fixed since last test. Latest code from SPV sync has been integrated. Once again, bug reports are welcome and issues can be opened on GitHub". Ask in #dev room for the APK to join testing.
A new security page was added that allows one to validate addresses and to sign/verify messages, similar to Decrediton's Security Center. Work on translations is beginning.
Overall the app is quite stable and accepting more testers. Next milestone is getting the test app on the app store.
iOS: the app started accepting testers last week. @macsleven: "the test version of Decred Wallet for iOS is available, we have a link for installing the app but the builds currently require your UDID. Contact either @macsleven or @raedah with your UDID if you would like to help test.".
Nearest goal is to make the app crash free.
Both mobile apps received new design themes.
dcrdata: v3.0 was released for mainnet! Highlights: charts, "merged debits" view, agendas page, Insight API support, side chain tracking, Go 1.11 support with module builds, numerous backend improvements. Full release notes here. This release featured 9 contributors and development lead @chappjc noted: "This collaboration with @raedahgroup on our own block explorer and web API for @decredproject has been super productive.".
Up next is supporting dynamic page widths site wide and deploying new visual blocks home page.
Trezor: proof of concept implementation for Trezor Model T firmware is in the works (previous work was for Model One).
Ticket splitting: updated to use Go modules and added simnet support, several fixes.
docs: beginner's guide overhaul, multiple fixes and cleanups.
decred.org: added 3rd party wallets, removed inactive PoW pools and removed web wallet.
@Richard-Red is building a curated list of Decred-related GitHub repositories.
Welcome to new people contributing for the first time: @klebe, @s_ben, @victorguedes, and PrimeDominus!
Dev activity stats for September: 219 active PRs, 197 commits, 28.7k added and 18.8k deleted lines spread across 6 repositories. Contributions came from 4-10 developers per repository. (chart)

Network

Hashrate: started and ended the month around 75 PH/s, hitting a low of 60.5 and a new high of 110 PH/s. BeePool is again the leader with their share varying between 23-54%, followed by F2Pool 13-30%, Coinmine 4-6% and Luxor 3-5%. As in previous months, there were multiple spikes of unidentified hashrate.
Staking: 30-day average ticket price is 98 DCR (+2.4). The price varied between 95.7 and 101.9 DCR. Locked DCR amount was 3.86-3.96 million DCR, or 45.7-46.5% of the supply.
Nodes: there are 201 public listening nodes and 325 normal nodes per dcred.eu. Version distribution: 5% are v1.4.0(pre) dev builds (+3%), 30% on v1.3.0 (+25%), 42% on v1.2.0 (-20%), 15% on v1.1.2 (-7%), 6% on v1.1.0. More than 76% of nodes run v1.2.0 and higher and therefore support client filters. Data as of Oct 1.

ASICs

Obelisk posted two updates on their mailing list. 70% of Batch 1 units are shipped, an extensive user guide is available, Obelisk Scanner application was released that allows one to automatically update firmware. First firmware update was released and bumped SC1 hashrate by 10-20%, added new pools and fixed multiple bugs. Next update will focus on DCR1. It is worth a special mention that the firmware source code is now open! Let us hope more manufacturers will follow this example.
A few details about Whatsminer surfaced this month. The manufacturer is MicroBT, also known as Bitwei and commonly misspelled as Bitewei. Pangolinminer is a reseller, and the model name is Whatsminer D1.
Bitmain has finally entered Decred ASIC space with their Antminer DR3. Hash rate is 7.8 TH/s while pulling 1410 W, at the price of $673. These specs mean it has the best GH/W and GH/USD of currently sold miners until the Whatsminer or others come out, although its GH/USD of 11.6 already competes with Whatsminer's 10.5. Discussed on Reddit and bitcointalk, unboxing video here.

Integrations

Meet our 17th voting service provider: decredvoting.com. It is operated by @david, has 2% fee and supports ticket splitting. Reddit thread is here.
For a historical note, the first VSP to support ticket splitting was decredbrasil.com:
@matheusd started tests on testnet several months ago. I contacted him so we could integrate with the pool in June this year. We set up the machine in July and bought the first split ticket on mainnet, using the decredbrasil pool, on July 19. It was voted on July 30. After this first vote on mainnet, we opened the tests to selected users (with more technical background) on the pool. In August we opened the tests to everyone, and would call people who want to join to the #ticket_splitting channel, or to our own Slack (in Portuguese, so mostly Brazilian users). We have 28 split tickets already voted, and 16 are live. So little more than 40 split tickets total were bought on decredbrasil pool. (@girino in #pos-voting)
KuCoin exchange listed DCBTC and DCETH pairs. To celebrate their anniversary they had a 99% trading fees discount on DCR pairs for 2 weeks.
Three more wallets integrated Decred in September:
ChangeNow announced Decred addition to their Android app that allows accountless swaps between 150+ assets.
Coinbase launched informational asset pages for top 50 coins by market cap, including Decred. First the pages started showing in the Coinbase app for a small group of testers, and later the web price dashboard went live.

Adoption

The birth of a Brazilian girl was registered on the Decred blockchain using OriginalMy, a blockchain proof of authenticity services provider. Read the full story in Portuguese and in English.

Marketing

Advertising report for September is ready. Next month the graphics for all the ads will be changing.
Marketing might seem quiet right now, but a ton is actually going on behind the scenes to put the right foundation in place for the future. Discovery data are being analyzed to generate a positioning strategy, as well as a messaging hierarchy that can guide how to talk about Decred. This will all be agreed upon via consensus of the community in the work channels, and materials will be distributed.
Next, work is being done to identify the right PR partner to help with media relations, media training, and coordination at events. While all of this is coming up to speed, we believe the website needs a refresher reflecting the soon to be agreed upon messaging, plus a more intuitive architecture to make it easier to navigate. (@Dustorf)

Events

Attended:
Upcoming:
We'll begin shortly reviewing conferences and events planned for the first half of 2019. Highlights are sure to include The North American Bitcoin Conference in Miami (Jan 16-18) and Consensus in NYC (May 14-16). If you have suggestions of events or conferences Decred should attend, please share them in #event_planning. In 2019, we would like to expand our presence in Europe, Asia, and South America, and we're looking for community members to help identify and staff those events. (@Dustorf)

Media

August issue of Decred Journal was translated to Russian. Many thanks to @DZ!
Rency cryptocurrency ratings published a report on Decred and incorporated a lot of feedback from the community on Reddit.
September issue of Chinese CCID ratings was published (snapshot), Decred is still at the bottom.
Videos:
Featured articles:
Articles:

Community Discussions

Community stats:
Comm systems news: Several work channels were migrated to Matrix, #writers_room is finally bridged.
Highlights:
Twitter: why decentralized governance and funding are necessary for network survival and the power of controlling the narrative; learning about governance more broadly by watching its evolution in cryptocurrency space, importance of community consensus and communications infrastructure.
Reddit: yet another strong pitch by @solar; question about buyer protections; dcrtime internals; a proposal to sponsor hoodies in the University of Cape Town; Lightning Network support for altcoins.
Chats: skills to operate a stakepool; voting details: 2 of 3 votes can approve a block, what votes really approve are regular tx, etc; scriptless script atomic swaps using Schnorr adaptor signatures; dev dashboard, choosing work, people do best when working on what interests them most; opportunities for governments and enterprise for anchoring legal data to blockchain; terminology: DAO vs DAE; human-friendly payments, sharing xpub vs payment protocols; funding btcsuite development; Politeia vote types: approval vote, sentiment vote and a defund vote, also linking proposals and financial statements; algo trading and programming languages (yes, on #trading!); alternative implementation, C/C++/Go/Rust; HFTs, algo trading, fake volume and slippage; offline wallets, usb/write-only media/optical scanners vs auditing traffic between dcrd and dcrwallet; Proof of Activity did not inspire Decred but spurred Decred to get moving, Wikipedia page hurdles; how stakeholders could veto blocks; how many votes are needed to approve a proposal; why Decrediton uses Electron; CVE-2018-17144 and over-dependence on single Bitcoin implementation, btcsuite, fuzz testing; tracking proposal progress after voting and funding; why the wallet does not store the seed at all; power connectors, electricity, wiring and fire safety; reasonable spendings from project fund; ways to measure sync progress better than block height; using Politeia without email address; concurrency in Go, locks vs channels.
#support is not often mentioned, but it must be noted that every day on this channel people get high quality support. (@bee: To my surprise, even those poor souls running Windows 10. My greatest respect to the support team!)

Markets

In September DCR was trading in the range of USD 34-45 / BTC 0.0054-0.0063. On Sep 6, DCR revisited the bottom of USD 34 / BTC 0.0054 when BTC quickly dropped from USD 7,300 to 6,400. On Sep 14, a small price rise coincided with both the start of KuCoin trading and hashrate spike to 104 PH/s. Looking at coinmarketcap charts, the trading volume is a bit lower than in July and August.
As of Oct 4, Decred is #18 by the number of daily transactions with 3,200 tx, and #9 by the USD value of daily issuance with $230k. (source: onchainfx)
Interesting observation by @ImacallyouJawdy: while we sit at 2018 price lows the amount locked in tickets is testing 2018 high.

Relevant External

ASIC for Lyra2REv2 was spotted on the web. Vertcoin team is preparing a new PoW algorithm. This would be the 3rd fork after two previous forks to change the algorithm in 2014 and 2015.
A report titled The Positive Externalities of Bitcoin Mining discusses the benefits of PoW mining that are often overlooked by the critics of its energy use.
A Brief Study of Cryptonetwork Forks by Alex Evans of Placeholder studies the behavior of users, developers and miners after the fork, and makes the cases that it is hard for child chains to attract users and developers from their parent chains.
New research on private atomic swaps: the paper "Anonymous Atomic Swaps Using Homomorphic Hashing" attempts to break the public link between two transactions. (bitcointalk, decred)
On Sep 18 Poloniex announced delisting of 8 more assets. That day they took a 12-80% dive showing their dependence on this one exchange.
Circle introduced USDC markets on Poloniex: "USDC is a fully collateralized US dollar stablecoin using the ERC-20 standard that provides detailed financial and operational transparency, operates within the regulated framework of US money transmission laws, and is reinforced by established banking partners and auditors.".
Coinbase announced new asset listing process and is accepting submissions on their listing portal. (decred)
The New York State Office of the Attorney General posted a study of 13 exchanges that contains many insights.
A critical vulnerability was discovered and fixed in Bitcoin Core. Few days later a full disclosure was posted revealing the severity of the bug. In a bitcointalk thread btcd was called 'amateur' despite not being vulnerable, and some Core developers voiced their concerns about multiple implementations. The Bitcoin Unlimited developer who found the bug shared his perspective in a blog post. Decred's vision so far is that more full node implementations is a strength, just like for any Internet protocol.

About This Issue

This is the 6th issue of Decred Journal. It is mirrored on GitHub, Medium and Reddit. Past issues are available here.
Most information from third parties is relayed directly from source after a minimal sanity check. The authors of Decred Journal have no ability to verify all claims. Please beware of scams and do your own research.
Feedback is appreciated: please comment on Reddit, GitHub or #writers_room on Matrix or Slack.
Contributions are also welcome: some areas are adding content, pre-release review or translations to other languages.
Credits (Slack names, alphabetical order): bee, Dustorf, jz, Haon, oregonisaac, raedah and Richard-Red.
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I had like 3 friends ask me how to build a PC in the past week so I made this to help them. Feel free to use or send me an e-mail if you want the txt file

(Reddit Edit: Help my improve the document with productive comments on what I got wrong or messed up! Im only human lol
Also a lot of this is supposed to be kinda humorous. I didn't think I had to say that but, hey, its the internet.
I appreciate the positive and productive comments! )
Beginners basic guide to building your own PC as of early 2018
(EDIT: Sorry for being a MSI/Corsair Fanboy)
Heres a collection of thoughts to consider when building your own personal PC
As always Id personally use PCPartPicker.com to configure your parts and for further thoughts on compatibility.
First off building a computer is 100% based around what you plan to use the computer for.
Here are a few uses and generic ideas of what to go for. Audio Editing: Lots of small tasks that need to be completed quickly without lag. - Fast Processor( >4GHZ) - Fast RAM (MHZ) -At least 16 gigs! - Fast Storage, SSD manditorily - M.2 or PCI for best performance. - Shitty Graphics card, graphics card there only to keep the cpu from doing other tasks when working. - Can be a few generations or years old. - Many screens for lots of plug in windows to be open Video Editing: Lots of large to render and files to read. - Multi core processor the more the merrier - SSD for fast read/write of large video files. - Insane graphics card, AMD graphics cards are debatibly better but the nvidia Quadro series are specific for video rendering. Gaming: No more than 4 cores intense graphics card - 92% of games are not coded for more than 4 cores so why spend the extra money for it. - SSD for quick load screens - Nvidia cards, 10 series, the higher the number the better. Titan cards for MAXIMUM OVERDRIVE! Coding: quick processor for lots of small tasks. Ergonomic peripherials? - Dear god please dont use a mechanical keyboard so that your coworkers dont kill you. Home office: Everything can be a few gens behind so you can get the best power per dollar spent. - Sorry that Gateway doesnt exist anymore. I guess try Dell... 
Parts (Expensive Legos)
CPU (tells things to go places and outputs data) Basically three main routes to go for: Intel, AMD, or ASIC. Intel - Gaming, Data center, Hackintosh Pros: Cooler, Faster speed (GHZ), short small tasks faster Cons: $$$$, less cores AMD - Gaming, Personal Computing, Large task processing Pros: Lots of cores, better price per performance, faster processing of large tasks Cons: Hot chips, large chips?, compatibility issues with MacOS. ASIC - "Application-specific integrated circuit" Pros: Does the task that they are made to do insanely efficently, great for mining. Cons: Literally does nothing else. Holy hell these are expensive, very hot (fans will get loud) CPU Cooler (Im a big fan) Most come with an in box cooler that are ok but please buy aftermarket. In Box - the free shitty cooler that comes with the processor. Pros: Free. Cons: Ugly, makes chip run hot, hard to clean Air cooler - oldest type of cooler but new designs are highly efficent. Pros: Only cooler that has the possibility of being 100% quiet, most likely cheaper Cons: large, if cooler isnt large enough for the chips thermal output the fans will be loud. Liquid - Custom pipes are beautiful, AIO is easy to install and offers similare performance. Pros: Looks cool, great temperatures, "quiet" Cons: Water pump has possibility of being loud, possible spills Phase Change - uses the technology of refridgerators to cool the chip Pros: Can overclock until the chip breaks. (whats colder than cold? ICE COLD!) Cons: Loud (compressor noise), Large pipes, just why.... Motherboard (the convienacnce store of computer parts) Really just about what type of I/O you want. - MAKE SURE FORM FACTOR FITS YOUR CASE! (or vice versa) - Look for PCI lanes for expansion. - How many graphic cards do you have? - PCI based interfaces? - PCI SSD? - PCI DAC? - PCI WIFI? - USbs? Network? Audio? - How many lanes of RAM? - DOES IT FIT YOUR PROCESSOR!?! (really tho) - M.2? - How many sata interaces? Good Brands: MSI, ASUS, Gigabyte Bad Brands: AS(s)Rock, Dell Memory (Dory) - The more the merrier - No less than 8gb for a functional windows machine (16 gb to never have a problem) - Use all the lanes your computer has to offer! the more lanes to access the faster the data can travel! -Imagine drinking a milkshake. If the straw is wider you can drink more of the milkshake than a skinny straw. - Faster MHZ for faster data access but give minimal performance differances - Please get ram with heat spreadders unles youre building a server with high airflow. - Make sure the type (DDR3 or DDR4) of RAM matches what your processomotherboard call for. Good Brands: Corsair, G.Skill, Ballistix Storage (Grandpa that remembers everythign about how things used to be but takes forever to learn a new tasK) Speed or massive storage? slower is cheaper. Golden ratio of speed/storage/price is 250-500 gb SSD and a 1+ tb disk drive. *Max speeds listed are for a single drive not RAID* Hard Disk Drives (HDD) - Cheapest and slowest - read/write speeds of < 0.5gb/s - 7200+ RPM or GTFO - Higher Speed drives can access data faster. - Do not move while powered up. physical parts will break. - Larger Cahche = faster Read/Write Speeds Pros: Cheap, Holds massive amounts of data Cons: Slower than molasses in a frezer Reputible Brands: Seagate, WD Solid State Drives (SSD) - necessity for quick boots and fast load screens (can only be re-written to so many times) - SATA based (2.5 inch)- Read/Write speeds capped @ 6 gb/s Pros: Most economical, form factor fits with old computers, Cons: "Slow" compared to other ssd's (but stil 12 times faster than a HDD) - M.2 based - Read/Write speeds capped @ 10 gb/s Pros: Size of a sick of gum! High End but not too expensive to be out of reach. Cons: Expensive for any size over 500 gb - PCI based - Read/Write speeds capped @ 20 gb/s for PCI3, x4 Pros: HOLY BANDWIDTH BATMAN! Faster than that little creepy ghost thats always in the corner of you eye Cons: You might have to take out a loan to buy one. *takes up a x4 PCI Lane* Reputible Brands: Samsung! Corsair, Plextor, Intel, Kingston, Crucial Video Card (that one kid that has thick glasses and is really good at math) - A regular old PCI card that handles all of the video rendering and output for your computer. - ASIC PCI cards. - The PCBs and chips are patented by two main companies but the differances come from line up and varying manufacturer cooling devices. - The more memory the better -NVIDIA (Team Green) Great for gaming, has specific card series for intensive rendering. Lazy driver updates. - Gaming - 900 series - Cheap - Low performance - Can play any video game made befrore 2010 on max settings - 1000 (ten) series - Expensive (thanks bitcoin miners...) - Great for VR! - Video Rendering -Quadro Series - Gaming and Rendering - Titan X - Maxwell based chip same as 900 series cards - Titan XP - Pascal based chip same as 10 series cards -AMD (Team Red) Underdog does the same thing but slighly worse and cheaper. (except video rendering) - Gaming - RX 400 series - Cheap - Hot - RX 500 series - Cheap - Ok at VR and deacent gaming frame rates. - Not bad but not particularly great either. - Video Rendering - Fire Pro series - Gaming and Rendering - Vega series -Good luck finding one to buy lmao Case (Fancy clothing for your parts!) - Similar to human clothing you want it to do a few main things really well with compromises for each extreme. - Durability - Steel - Incredibly durable - Creates Farady cage for components - Heavy af - Magnets, just magnets.... - Rust over time - Aluminium - Light - East to bend for modding or "physical maintenance" - Less likely to rust - Huzzah for Farady cages! - Plastic - Just dont - no electrical Ground - no faraday cage - Light AF! - Breath (Airflow) - positive internal airflow! - larger fans push the same amount of air with less speed/noise - Looks - Window? - RGB - Cool Paint? - Fit all your parts - graphics card length/ clearacne - support for liquid cooling raiators? - How many spots for HDD/SSDs - Motherboard format - Cable management! Power Supply (FIGHT MILK) - Rule of thumb: BUy Powersupply that outputs 1.5 times the wattage that you need. - You can walk further than you can you can run. - The PSU can casually output 50-75% power for much longer than at 90-100% (without failure) - If you never demand enough wattage for it to get hot the fan doesnt have to turn on therefore making it quieter. - Modular means you can remove/replace the cables from the PSU. Reputible Brands: Corsair, EVGA Optical Drive (motorized cup holder) - You can download most things today so I'd suggest against it unless you really NEED to watch/write DVD's/CD's Operating System (software that makes everything work) Windows (Always Updates) - Compatible with just about everything - Easy to learn to code on! - POS inital browser - Likely to get virus's Linux (Penguins are cute) - Unique - takes less resources to run - Barebones - Incredibly personalizable! - Compatibility issues with just about everything MacOS (Linux but more annoying) - It is legal! - Great for art and your grandma that doenst know how to use computers! - User friendly - Compatibility issues with various hardware - Confusing/Limiting coding structure Peripherials (cables everywhere!) - Keyboard (higer Polling rate is better) - Mechanical (key is pressed at an exact stroke length every time - Mouse (Higher Polling rate is better) - more buttons = better? - DPI (Dots Per Inch) - In theory, if a mouse has 1600 DPI, then, if you move your mouse one inch (2.54 cm), the mouse cursor will move 1600 pixels - Higher DPI the faster your cursor is able to be moved. - Monitor - In theory the human eye cant see faster than 60 frames per second. - Keep in mind Pixel ratio! - 4k screen that is 22inches will have more pixels in a square inch than a 4k screen that is 28 inches. - Interface? - DVI (Analog) - thumbscrews..... - can do two monitors with one port! - support for 4k - VGA (Analog) - thumbscrews... - max resolution is 1440p - Display Port (digital) - nice button clip - supports 4k - HDMI (Digital) - 1.2 or higer supports 4k - DAC/Speakers/Headphones - Dont even get me started - Microphone - Dont get me started PT.2 Other (other) - UPS (uninterruptible power supply) Just a battery that allows your computer to have some time if the power ever goes out so that you have time to save your work. - Cable Organization materials! - Zipties - velcro - LED LIGHTING! - Manditory - Extra/Better fans - More pressure, less woosh - IFIXIT Pro Tech Toolkit - becasue who buys just one torx wrench. - Cute kitten mousepad - Yes, it has to be a cat. Dont argue 
This is a very general entry into building computers and what you should buy/look for. If you have any questions/comments send me an e-mail!
-Zac Holley-
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Antminer S9 no longer hashing?

Good morning folks,
I have an Antminer S9 that has performed flawlessly. After I moved it to a better location, I noticed that it no longer seems to be working. The green light is flashing, but it doesn't seem to be hashing to my pool (Nicehash).
I'm fairly new to Bitcoining mining and can't make sense of some of the information on my status screen. Before I jump into Bitmain support, I was wondering if anyone could clue me in as to what the problem might be.
https://s15.postimg.cc/i0n5qsyoInked_Capture_LI.jpg
I'll post my Kernal Log here.
Thank you in advance!!!
KERNAL LOG: [ 0.000000] Booting Linux on physical CPU 0x0
[ 0.000000] Linux version 3.14.0-xilinx-ge8a2f71-dirty ([email protected]) (gcc version 4.8.3 20140320 (prerelease) (Sourcery CodeBench Lite 2014.05-23) ) #82 SMP PREEMPT Tue May 16 19:49:53 CST 2017
[ 0.000000] CPU: ARMv7 Processor [413fc090] revision 0 (ARMv7), cr=18c5387d
[ 0.000000] CPU: PIPT / VIPT nonaliasing data cache, VIPT aliasing instruction cache
[ 0.000000] Machine model: Xilinx Zynq
[ 0.000000] cma: CMA: reserved 128 MiB at 27800000
[ 0.000000] Memory policy: Data cache writealloc
[ 0.000000] On node 0 totalpages: 258048
[ 0.000000] free_area_init_node: node 0, pgdat c0740a40, node_mem_map e6fd8000
[ 0.000000] Normal zone: 1520 pages used for memmap
[ 0.000000] Normal zone: 0 pages reserved
[ 0.000000] Normal zone: 194560 pages, LIFO batch:31
[ 0.000000] HighMem zone: 496 pages used for memmap
[ 0.000000] HighMem zone: 63488 pages, LIFO batch:15
[ 0.000000] PERCPU: Embedded 8 pages/cpu @e6fc0000 s9088 r8192 d15488 u32768
[ 0.000000] pcpu-alloc: s9088 r8192 d15488 u32768 alloc=8*4096
[ 0.000000] pcpu-alloc: [0] 0 [0] 1
[ 0.000000] Built 1 zonelists in Zone order, mobility grouping on. Total pages: 256528
[ 0.000000] Kernel command line: noinitrd mem=1008M console=ttyPS0,115200 root=ubi0:rootfs ubi.mtd=1 rootfstype=ubifs rw rootwait
[ 0.000000] PID hash table entries: 4096 (order: 2, 16384 bytes)
[ 0.000000] Dentry cache hash table entries: 131072 (order: 7, 524288 bytes)
[ 0.000000] Inode-cache hash table entries: 65536 (order: 6, 262144 bytes)
[ 0.000000] Memory: 884148K/1032192K available (5032K kernel code, 283K rwdata, 1916K rodata, 204K init, 258K bss, 148044K reserved, 253952K highmem)
[ 0.000000] Virtual kernel memory layout:
[ 0.000000] vector : 0xffff0000 - 0xffff1000 ( 4 kB)
[ 0.000000] fixmap : 0xfff00000 - 0xfffe0000 ( 896 kB)
[ 0.000000] vmalloc : 0xf0000000 - 0xff000000 ( 240 MB)
[ 0.000000] lowmem : 0xc0000000 - 0xef800000 ( 760 MB)
[ 0.000000] pkmap : 0xbfe00000 - 0xc0000000 ( 2 MB)
[ 0.000000] modules : 0xbf000000 - 0xbfe00000 ( 14 MB)
[ 0.000000] .text : 0xc0008000 - 0xc06d1374 (6949 kB)
[ 0.000000] .init : 0xc06d2000 - 0xc0705380 ( 205 kB)
[ 0.000000] .data : 0xc0706000 - 0xc074cf78 ( 284 kB)
[ 0.000000] .bss : 0xc074cf84 - 0xc078d9fc ( 259 kB)
[ 0.000000] Preemptible hierarchical RCU implementation.
[ 0.000000] Dump stacks of tasks blocking RCU-preempt GP.
[ 0.000000] RCU restricting CPUs from NR_CPUS=4 to nr_cpu_ids=2.
[ 0.000000] RCU: Adjusting geometry for rcu_fanout_leaf=16, nr_cpu_ids=2
[ 0.000000] NR_IRQS:16 nr_irqs:16 16
[ 0.000000] ps7-slcr mapped to f0004000
[ 0.000000] zynq_clock_init: clkc starts at f0004100
[ 0.000000] Zynq clock init
[ 0.000015] sched_clock: 64 bits at 333MHz, resolution 3ns, wraps every 3298534883328ns
[ 0.000308] ps7-ttc #0 at f0006000, irq=43
[ 0.000618] Console: colour dummy device 80x30
[ 0.000658] Calibrating delay loop... 1325.46 BogoMIPS (lpj=6627328)
[ 0.040207] pid_max: default: 32768 minimum: 301
[ 0.040436] Mount-cache hash table entries: 2048 (order: 1, 8192 bytes)
[ 0.040459] Mountpoint-cache hash table entries: 2048 (order: 1, 8192 bytes)
[ 0.042612] CPU: Testing write buffer coherency: ok
[ 0.042974] CPU0: thread -1, cpu 0, socket 0, mpidr 80000000
[ 0.043036] Setting up static identity map for 0x4c4b00 - 0x4c4b58
[ 0.043263] L310 cache controller enabled
[ 0.043282] l2x0: 8 ways, CACHE_ID 0x410000c8, AUX_CTRL 0x72760000, Cache size: 512 kB
[ 0.121037] CPU1: Booted secondary processor
[ 0.210227] CPU1: thread -1, cpu 1, socket 0, mpidr 80000001
[ 0.210357] Brought up 2 CPUs
[ 0.210376] SMP: Total of 2 processors activated.
[ 0.210385] CPU: All CPU(s) started in SVC mode.
[ 0.211051] devtmpfs: initialized
[ 0.213481] VFP support v0.3: implementor 41 architecture 3 part 30 variant 9 rev 4
[ 0.214724] regulator-dummy: no parameters
[ 0.223736] NET: Registered protocol family 16
[ 0.226067] DMA: preallocated 256 KiB pool for atomic coherent allocations
[ 0.228361] cpuidle: using governor ladder
[ 0.228374] cpuidle: using governor menu
[ 0.235908] syscon f8000000.ps7-slcr: regmap [mem 0xf8000000-0xf8000fff] registered
[ 0.237440] hw-breakpoint: found 5 (+1 reserved) breakpoint and 1 watchpoint registers.
[ 0.237453] hw-breakpoint: maximum watchpoint size is 4 bytes.
[ 0.237572] zynq-ocm f800c000.ps7-ocmc: ZYNQ OCM pool: 256 KiB @ 0xf0080000
[ 0.259435] bio: create slab at 0
[ 0.261172] vgaarb: loaded
[ 0.261915] SCSI subsystem initialized
[ 0.262814] usbcore: registered new interface driver usbfs
[ 0.262985] usbcore: registered new interface driver hub
[ 0.263217] usbcore: registered new device driver usb
[ 0.263743] media: Linux media interface: v0.10
[ 0.263902] Linux video capture interface: v2.00
[ 0.264150] pps_core: LinuxPPS API ver. 1 registered
[ 0.264162] pps_core: Software ver. 5.3.6 - Copyright 2005-2007 Rodolfo Giometti <[[email protected]](mailto:[email protected])>
[ 0.264286] PTP clock support registered
[ 0.264656] EDAC MC: Ver: 3.0.0
[ 0.265719] Advanced Linux Sound Architecture Driver Initialized.
[ 0.268708] DMA-API: preallocated 4096 debug entries
[ 0.268724] DMA-API: debugging enabled by kernel config
[ 0.268820] Switched to clocksource arm_global_timer
[ 0.289596] NET: Registered protocol family 2
[ 0.290280] TCP established hash table entries: 8192 (order: 3, 32768 bytes)
[ 0.290375] TCP bind hash table entries: 8192 (order: 4, 65536 bytes)
[ 0.290535] TCP: Hash tables configured (established 8192 bind 8192)
[ 0.290612] TCP: reno registered
[ 0.290633] UDP hash table entries: 512 (order: 2, 16384 bytes)
[ 0.290689] UDP-Lite hash table entries: 512 (order: 2, 16384 bytes)
[ 0.290971] NET: Registered protocol family 1
[ 0.291346] RPC: Registered named UNIX socket transport module.
[ 0.291359] RPC: Registered udp transport module.
[ 0.291368] RPC: Registered tcp transport module.
[ 0.291376] RPC: Registered tcp NFSv4.1 backchannel transport module.
[ 0.291391] PCI: CLS 0 bytes, default 64
[ 0.291857] hw perfevents: enabled with ARMv7 Cortex-A9 PMU driver, 7 counters available
[ 0.293945] futex hash table entries: 512 (order: 3, 32768 bytes)
[ 0.295408] bounce pool size: 64 pages
[ 0.296323] jffs2: version 2.2. (NAND) © 2001-2006 Red Hat, Inc.
[ 0.296525] msgmni has been set to 1486
[ 0.297330] io scheduler noop registered
[ 0.297343] io scheduler deadline registered
[ 0.297385] io scheduler cfq registered (default)
[ 0.308358] dma-pl330 f8003000.ps7-dma: Loaded driver for PL330 DMAC-2364208
[ 0.308380] dma-pl330 f8003000.ps7-dma: DBUFF-128x8bytes Num_Chans-8 Num_Peri-4 Num_Events-16
[ 0.434378] e0001000.serial: ttyPS0 at MMIO 0xe0001000 (irq = 82, base_baud = 3124999) is a xuartps
[ 1.006815] console [ttyPS0] enabled
[ 1.011106] xdevcfg f8007000.ps7-dev-cfg: ioremap 0xf8007000 to f0068000
[ 1.018731] [drm] Initialized drm 1.1.0 20060810
[ 1.036029] brd: module loaded
[ 1.045494] loop: module loaded
[ 1.055163] e1000e: Intel(R) PRO/1000 Network Driver - 2.3.2-k
[ 1.060985] e1000e: Copyright(c) 1999 - 2013 Intel Corporation.
[ 1.068779] libphy: XEMACPS mii bus: probed
[ 1.073341] ------------- phy_id = 0x3625e62
[ 1.078112] xemacps e000b000.ps7-ethernet: pdev->id -1, baseaddr 0xe000b000, irq 54
[ 1.087072] ehci_hcd: USB 2.0 'Enhanced' Host Controller (EHCI) Driver
[ 1.093912] ehci-pci: EHCI PCI platform driver
[ 1.101155] zynq-dr e0002000.ps7-usb: Unable to init USB phy, missing?
[ 1.107952] usbcore: registered new interface driver usb-storage
[ 1.114850] mousedev: PS/2 mouse device common for all mice
[ 1.120975] i2c /dev entries driver
[ 1.127946] zynq-edac f8006000.ps7-ddrc: ecc not enabled
[ 1.133474] cpufreq_cpu0: failed to get cpu0 regulator: -19
[ 1.139426] Xilinx Zynq CpuIdle Driver started
[ 1.144261] sdhci: Secure Digital Host Controller Interface driver
[ 1.150384] sdhci: Copyright(c) Pierre Ossman
[ 1.154700] sdhci-pltfm: SDHCI platform and OF driver helper
[ 1.161601] mmc0: no vqmmc regulator found
[ 1.165614] mmc0: no vmmc regulator found
[ 1.208845] mmc0: SDHCI controller on e0100000.ps7-sdio [e0100000.ps7-sdio] using ADMA
[ 1.217539] usbcore: registered new interface driver usbhid
[ 1.223054] usbhid: USB HID core driver
[ 1.227806] nand: device found, Manufacturer ID: 0x2c, Chip ID: 0xda
[ 1.234107] nand: Micron MT29F2G08ABAEAWP
[ 1.238074] nand: 256MiB, SLC, page size: 2048, OOB size: 64
[ 1.244027] Bad block table found at page 131008, version 0x01
[ 1.250251] Bad block table found at page 130944, version 0x01
[ 1.256303] 3 ofpart partitions found on MTD device pl353-nand
[ 1.262080] Creating 3 MTD partitions on "pl353-nand":
[ 1.267174] 0x000000000000-0x000002000000 : "BOOT.bin-env-dts-kernel"
[ 1.275230] 0x000002000000-0x00000b000000 : "angstram-rootfs"
[ 1.282582] 0x00000b000000-0x000010000000 : "upgrade-rootfs"
[ 1.291630] TCP: cubic registered
[ 1.294869] NET: Registered protocol family 17
[ 1.299597] Registering SWP/SWPB emulation handler
[ 1.305497] regulator-dummy: disabling
[ 1.309875] UBI: attaching mtd1 to ubi0
[ 1.836565] UBI: scanning is finished
[ 1.848221] UBI: attached mtd1 (name "angstram-rootfs", size 144 MiB) to ubi0
[ 1.855302] UBI: PEB size: 131072 bytes (128 KiB), LEB size: 126976 bytes
[ 1.862063] UBI: min./max. I/O unit sizes: 2048/2048, sub-page size 2048
[ 1.868728] UBI: VID header offset: 2048 (aligned 2048), data offset: 4096
[ 1.875605] UBI: good PEBs: 1152, bad PEBs: 0, corrupted PEBs: 0
[ 1.881586] UBI: user volume: 1, internal volumes: 1, max. volumes count: 128
[ 1.888693] UBI: max/mean erase counter: 4/1, WL threshold: 4096, image sequence number: 1134783803
[ 1.897736] UBI: available PEBs: 0, total reserved PEBs: 1152, PEBs reserved for bad PEB handling: 40
[ 1.906953] UBI: background thread "ubi_bgt0d" started, PID 1080
[ 1.906959] drivers/rtc/hctosys.c: unable to open rtc device (rtc0)
[ 1.911038] ALSA device list:
[ 1.911042] No soundcards found.
[ 1.927420] UBIFS: background thread "ubifs_bgt0_0" started, PID 1082
[ 1.956473] UBIFS: recovery needed
[ 2.016970] UBIFS: recovery completed
[ 2.020709] UBIFS: mounted UBI device 0, volume 0, name "rootfs"
[ 2.026635] UBIFS: LEB size: 126976 bytes (124 KiB), min./max. I/O unit sizes: 2048 bytes/2048 bytes
[ 2.035771] UBIFS: FS size: 128626688 bytes (122 MiB, 1013 LEBs), journal size 9023488 bytes (8 MiB, 72 LEBs)
[ 2.045653] UBIFS: reserved for root: 0 bytes (0 KiB)
[ 2.050693] UBIFS: media format: w4/r0 (latest is w4/r0), UUID B079DD56-06BB-4E31-8F5E-A6604F480DB2, small LPT model
[ 2.061987] VFS: Mounted root (ubifs filesystem) on device 0:11.
[ 2.069184] devtmpfs: mounted
[ 2.072297] Freeing unused kernel memory: 204K (c06d2000 - c0705000)
[ 2.920928] random: dd urandom read with 0 bits of entropy available
[ 3.318860]
[ 3.318860] bcm54xx_config_init
[ 3.928853]
[ 3.928853] bcm54xx_config_init
[ 7.929682] xemacps e000b000.ps7-ethernet: Set clk to 124999998 Hz
[ 7.935787] xemacps e000b000.ps7-ethernet: link up (1000/FULL)
[ 22.563181] In axi fpga driver!
[ 22.566260] request_mem_region OK!
[ 22.569676] AXI fpga dev virtual address is 0xf01fe000
[ 22.574751] *base_vir_addr = 0x8c510
[ 22.590723] In fpga mem driver!
[ 22.593791] request_mem_region OK!
[ 22.597361] fpga mem virtual address is 0xf3000000
[ 23.408156]
[ 23.408156] bcm54xx_config_init
[ 24.038071]
[ 24.038071] bcm54xx_config_init
[ 28.038487] xemacps e000b000.ps7-ethernet: Set clk to 124999998 Hz
[ 28.044593] xemacps e000b000.ps7-ethernet: link up (1000/FULL)
This is XILINX board. Totalram: 1039794176
Detect 1GB control board of XILINX
DETECT HW version=0008c510
miner ID : 8118b4c610358854
Miner Type = S9
AsicType = 1387
real AsicNum = 63
use critical mode to search freq...
get PLUG ON=0x000000e0
Find hashboard on Chain[5]
Find hashboard on Chain[6]
Find hashboard on Chain[7]
set_reset_allhashboard = 0x0000ffff
Check chain[5] PIC fw version=0x03
Check chain[6] PIC fw version=0x03
Check chain[7] PIC fw version=0x03
chain[5]: [63:255] [63:255] [63:255] [63:255] [63:255] [63:255] [63:255] [63:255]
has freq in PIC, will disable freq setting.
chain[5] has freq in PIC and will jump over...
Chain[5] has core num in PIC
Chain[5] ASIC[15] has core num=5
Check chain[5] PIC fw version=0x03
chain[6]: [63:255] [63:255] [63:255] [63:255] [63:255] [63:255] [63:255] [63:255]
has freq in PIC, will disable freq setting.
chain[6] has freq in PIC and will jump over...
Chain[6] has core num in PIC
Chain[6] ASIC[17] has core num=8
Check chain[6] PIC fw version=0x03
chain[7]: [63:255] [63:255] [63:255] [63:255] [63:255] [63:255] [63:255] [63:255]
has freq in PIC, will disable freq setting.
chain[7] has freq in PIC and will jump over...
Chain[7] has core num in PIC
Chain[7] ASIC[8] has core num=13
Chain[7] ASIC[9] has core num=11
Chain[7] ASIC[13] has core num=11
Chain[7] ASIC[19] has core num=14
Chain[7] ASIC[30] has core num=6
Chain[7] ASIC[32] has core num=1
Chain[7] ASIC[42] has core num=2
Chain[7] ASIC[55] has core num=1
Chain[7] ASIC[57] has core num=2
Check chain[7] PIC fw version=0x03
get PIC voltage=108 on chain[5], value=880
get PIC voltage=74 on chain[6], value=900
get PIC voltage=108 on chain[7], value=880
set_reset_allhashboard = 0x00000000
chain[5] temp offset record: 62,0,0,0,0,0,35,28
chain[5] temp chip I2C addr=0x98
chain[5] has no middle temp, use special fix mode.
chain[6] temp offset record: 62,0,0,0,0,0,35,28
chain[6] temp chip I2C addr=0x98
chain[6] has no middle temp, use special fix mode.
chain[7] temp offset record: 62,0,0,0,0,0,35,28
chain[7] temp chip I2C addr=0x98
chain[7] has no middle temp, use special fix mode.
set_reset_allhashboard = 0x0000ffff
set_reset_allhashboard = 0x00000000
CRC error counter=0
set command mode to VIL
--- check asic number
After Get ASIC NUM CRC error counter=0
set_baud=0
The min freq=700
set real timeout 52, need sleep=379392
After TEST CRC error counter=0
set_reset_allhashboard = 0x0000ffff
set_reset_allhashboard = 0x00000000
search freq for 1 times, completed chain = 3, total chain num = 3
set_reset_allhashboard = 0x0000ffff
set_reset_allhashboard = 0x00000000
restart Miner chance num=2
waiting for receive_func to exit!
waiting for pic heart to exit!
bmminer not found= 1643 root 0:00 grep bmminer
bmminer not found, restart bmminer ...
This is user mode for mining
Detect 1GB control board of XILINX
Miner Type = S9
Miner compile time: Fri Nov 17 17:57:49 CST 2017 type: Antminer S9set_reset_allhashboard = 0x0000ffff
set_reset_allhashboard = 0x00000000
set_reset_allhashboard = 0x0000ffff
miner ID : 8118b4c610358854
set_reset_allhashboard = 0x0000ffff
Checking fans!get fan[2] speed=6120
get fan[2] speed=6120
get fan[2] speed=6120
get fan[2] speed=6120
get fan[2] speed=6120
get fan[2] speed=6120
get fan[5] speed=13440
get fan[2] speed=6120
get fan[5] speed=13440
get fan[2] speed=6120
get fan[5] speed=13440
chain[5]: [63:255] [63:255] [63:255] [63:255] [63:255] [63:255] [63:255] [63:255]
Chain[J6] has backup chain_voltage=880
Chain[J6] test patten OK temp=-126
Check chain[5] PIC fw version=0x03
chain[6]: [63:255] [63:255] [63:255] [63:255] [63:255] [63:255] [63:255] [63:255]
Chain[J7] has backup chain_voltage=900
Chain[J7] test patten OK temp=-120
Check chain[6] PIC fw version=0x03
chain[7]: [63:255] [63:255] [63:255] [63:255] [63:255] [63:255] [63:255] [63:255]
Chain[J8] has backup chain_voltage=880
Chain[J8] test patten OK temp=-125
Check chain[7] PIC fw version=0x03
Chain[J6] orignal chain_voltage_pic=108 value=880
Chain[J7] orignal chain_voltage_pic=74 value=900
Chain[J8] orignal chain_voltage_pic=108 value=880
set_reset_allhashboard = 0x0000ffff
set_reset_allhashboard = 0x00000000
Chain[J6] has 63 asic
Chain[J7] has 63 asic
Chain[J8] has 63 asic
Chain[J6] has core num in PIC
Chain[J6] ASIC[15] has core num=5
Chain[J7] has core num in PIC
Chain[J7] ASIC[17] has core num=8
Chain[J8] has core num in PIC
Chain[J8] ASIC[8] has core num=13
Chain[J8] ASIC[9] has core num=11
Chain[J8] ASIC[13] has core num=11
Chain[J8] ASIC[19] has core num=14
Chain[J8] ASIC[30] has core num=6
Chain[J8] ASIC[32] has core num=1
Chain[J8] ASIC[42] has core num=2
Chain[J8] ASIC[55] has core num=1
Chain[J8] ASIC[57] has core num=2
miner total rate=13999GH/s fixed rate=13500GH/s
read PIC voltage=940 on chain[5]
Chain:5 chipnum=63
Chain[J6] voltage added=0.2V
Chain:5 temp offset=0
Chain:5 base freq=487
Asic[ 0]:618
Asic[ 1]:631 Asic[ 2]:681 Asic[ 3]:618 Asic[ 4]:631 Asic[ 5]:681 Asic[ 6]:618 Asic[ 7]:631 Asic[ 8]:675
Asic[ 9]:618 Asic[10]:631 Asic[11]:681 Asic[12]:631 Asic[13]:637 Asic[14]:606 Asic[15]:487 Asic[16]:637
Asic[17]:675 Asic[18]:618 Asic[19]:637 Asic[20]:675 Asic[21]:631 Asic[22]:650 Asic[23]:687 Asic[24]:631
Asic[25]:537 Asic[26]:687 Asic[27]:631 Asic[28]:587 Asic[29]:687 Asic[30]:612 Asic[31]:650 Asic[32]:687
Asic[33]:631 Asic[34]:650 Asic[35]:687 Asic[36]:631 Asic[37]:662 Asic[38]:693 Asic[39]:631 Asic[40]:662
Asic[41]:662 Asic[42]:543 Asic[43]:668 Asic[44]:693 Asic[45]:568 Asic[46]:675 Asic[47]:700 Asic[48]:631
Asic[49]:568 Asic[50]:700 Asic[51]:631 Asic[52]:625 Asic[53]:700 Asic[54]:631 Asic[55]:675 Asic[56]:662
Asic[57]:631 Asic[58]:662 Asic[59]:687 Asic[60]:631 Asic[61]:681 Asic[62]:700
Chain:5 max freq=700
Chain:5 min freq=487
read PIC voltage=940 on chain[6]
Chain:6 chipnum=63
Chain[J7] voltage added=0.1V
Chain:6 temp offset=0
Chain:6 base freq=687
Asic[ 0]:650
Asic[ 1]:650 Asic[ 2]:650 Asic[ 3]:650 Asic[ 4]:650 Asic[ 5]:650 Asic[ 6]:650 Asic[ 7]:650 Asic[ 8]:650
Asic[ 9]:650 Asic[10]:650 Asic[11]:650 Asic[12]:650 Asic[13]:650 Asic[14]:650 Asic[15]:650 Asic[16]:650
Asic[17]:650 Asic[18]:650 Asic[19]:650 Asic[20]:650 Asic[21]:650 Asic[22]:650 Asic[23]:650 Asic[24]:650
Asic[25]:650 Asic[26]:656 Asic[27]:656 Asic[28]:656 Asic[29]:656 Asic[30]:656 Asic[31]:656 Asic[32]:656
Asic[33]:656 Asic[34]:656 Asic[35]:656 Asic[36]:656 Asic[37]:656 Asic[38]:656 Asic[39]:656 Asic[40]:656
Asic[41]:656 Asic[42]:656 Asic[43]:656 Asic[44]:656 Asic[45]:656 Asic[46]:656 Asic[47]:656 Asic[48]:656
Asic[49]:656 Asic[50]:656 Asic[51]:656 Asic[52]:656 Asic[53]:656 Asic[54]:656 Asic[55]:656 Asic[56]:656
Asic[57]:656 Asic[58]:656 Asic[59]:656 Asic[60]:656 Asic[61]:656 Asic[62]:656
Chain:6 max freq=656
Chain:6 min freq=650
read PIC voltage=940 on chain[7]
Chain:7 chipnum=63
Chain[J8] voltage added=0.2V
Chain:7 temp offset=0
Chain:7 base freq=637
Asic[ 0]:656
Asic[ 1]:656 Asic[ 2]:656 Asic[ 3]:656 Asic[ 4]:656 Asic[ 5]:656 Asic[ 6]:656 Asic[ 7]:656 Asic[ 8]:637
Asic[ 9]:637 Asic[10]:656 Asic[11]:656 Asic[12]:656 Asic[13]:637 Asic[14]:656 Asic[15]:662 Asic[16]:662
Asic[17]:662 Asic[18]:662 Asic[19]:637 Asic[20]:662 Asic[21]:662 Asic[22]:662 Asic[23]:662 Asic[24]:662
Asic[25]:662 Asic[26]:662 Asic[27]:662 Asic[28]:662 Asic[29]:662 Asic[30]:637 Asic[31]:662 Asic[32]:662
Asic[33]:662 Asic[34]:662 Asic[35]:662 Asic[36]:662 Asic[37]:662 Asic[38]:662 Asic[39]:662 Asic[40]:662
Asic[41]:662 Asic[42]:650 Asic[43]:662 Asic[44]:662 Asic[45]:662 Asic[46]:662 Asic[47]:662 Asic[48]:662
Asic[49]:662 Asic[50]:662 Asic[51]:662 Asic[52]:662 Asic[53]:662 Asic[54]:662 Asic[55]:650 Asic[56]:662
Asic[57]:650 Asic[58]:662 Asic[59]:662 Asic[60]:662 Asic[61]:662 Asic[62]:662
Chain:7 max freq=662
Chain:7 min freq=637
Miner fix freq ...
read PIC voltage=940 on chain[5]
Chain:5 chipnum=63
Chain[J6] voltage added=0.2V
Chain:5 temp offset=0
Chain:5 base freq=487
Asic[ 0]:618
Asic[ 1]:631 Asic[ 2]:650 Asic[ 3]:618 Asic[ 4]:631 Asic[ 5]:656 Asic[ 6]:618 Asic[ 7]:631 Asic[ 8]:656
Asic[ 9]:618 Asic[10]:631 Asic[11]:656 Asic[12]:631 Asic[13]:637 Asic[14]:606 Asic[15]:487 Asic[16]:637
Asic[17]:656 Asic[18]:618 Asic[19]:637 Asic[20]:656 Asic[21]:631 Asic[22]:650 Asic[23]:656 Asic[24]:631
Asic[25]:537 Asic[26]:656 Asic[27]:631 Asic[28]:587 Asic[29]:656 Asic[30]:612 Asic[31]:650 Asic[32]:656
Asic[33]:631 Asic[34]:650 Asic[35]:656 Asic[36]:631 Asic[37]:656 Asic[38]:656 Asic[39]:631 Asic[40]:656
Asic[41]:656 Asic[42]:543 Asic[43]:656 Asic[44]:656 Asic[45]:568 Asic[46]:656 Asic[47]:656 Asic[48]:631
Asic[49]:568 Asic[50]:656 Asic[51]:631 Asic[52]:625 Asic[53]:656 Asic[54]:631 Asic[55]:656 Asic[56]:656
Asic[57]:631 Asic[58]:656 Asic[59]:656 Asic[60]:631 Asic[61]:656 Asic[62]:656
Chain:5 max freq=656
Chain:5 min freq=487
read PIC voltage=940 on chain[6]
Chain:6 chipnum=63
Chain[J7] voltage added=0.1V
Chain:6 temp offset=0
Chain:6 base freq=687
Asic[ 0]:631
Asic[ 1]:631 Asic[ 2]:631 Asic[ 3]:631 Asic[ 4]:631 Asic[ 5]:631 Asic[ 6]:631 Asic[ 7]:631 Asic[ 8]:631
Asic[ 9]:631 Asic[10]:631 Asic[11]:631 Asic[12]:631 Asic[13]:631 Asic[14]:631 Asic[15]:631 Asic[16]:631
Asic[17]:631 Asic[18]:631 Asic[19]:631 Asic[20]:631 Asic[21]:631 Asic[22]:631 Asic[23]:631 Asic[24]:631
Asic[25]:631 Asic[26]:631 Asic[27]:631 Asic[28]:631 Asic[29]:631 Asic[30]:631 Asic[31]:631 Asic[32]:631
Asic[33]:631 Asic[34]:631 Asic[35]:637 Asic[36]:637 Asic[37]:637 Asic[38]:637 Asic[39]:637 Asic[40]:637
Asic[41]:637 Asic[42]:637 Asic[43]:637 Asic[44]:637 Asic[45]:637 Asic[46]:637 Asic[47]:637 Asic[48]:637
Asic[49]:637 Asic[50]:637 Asic[51]:637 Asic[52]:637 Asic[53]:637 Asic[54]:637 Asic[55]:637 Asic[56]:637
Asic[57]:637 Asic[58]:637 Asic[59]:637 Asic[60]:637 Asic[61]:637 Asic[62]:637
Chain:6 max freq=637
Chain:6 min freq=631
read PIC voltage=940 on chain[7]
Chain:7 chipnum=63
Chain[J8] voltage added=0.2V
Chain:7 temp offset=0
Chain:7 base freq=637
Asic[ 0]:637
Asic[ 1]:637 Asic[ 2]:637 Asic[ 3]:637 Asic[ 4]:637 Asic[ 5]:637 Asic[ 6]:637 Asic[ 7]:637 Asic[ 8]:637
Asic[ 9]:637 Asic[10]:637 Asic[11]:637 Asic[12]:637 Asic[13]:637 Asic[14]:637 Asic[15]:637 Asic[16]:637
Asic[17]:637 Asic[18]:637 Asic[19]:637 Asic[20]:637 Asic[21]:637 Asic[22]:637 Asic[23]:637 Asic[24]:637
Asic[25]:637 Asic[26]:637 Asic[27]:637 Asic[28]:637 Asic[29]:637 Asic[30]:637 Asic[31]:637 Asic[32]:637
Asic[33]:637 Asic[34]:637 Asic[35]:637 Asic[36]:637 Asic[37]:637 Asic[38]:637 Asic[39]:637 Asic[40]:637
Asic[41]:637 Asic[42]:637 Asic[43]:637 Asic[44]:637 Asic[45]:637 Asic[46]:637 Asic[47]:637 Asic[48]:637
Asic[49]:643 Asic[50]:643 Asic[51]:643 Asic[52]:643 Asic[53]:643 Asic[54]:643 Asic[55]:643 Asic[56]:643
Asic[57]:643 Asic[58]:643 Asic[59]:643 Asic[60]:643 Asic[61]:643 Asic[62]:643
Chain:7 max freq=643
Chain:7 min freq=637
max freq = 656
set baud=1
Chain[J6] PIC temp offset=62,0,0,0,0,0,35,28
chain[5] temp chip I2C addr=0x98
chain[5] has no middle temp, use special fix mode.
Chain[J6] chip[244] use PIC middle temp offset=0 typeID=55
New offset Chain[5] chip[244] local:26 remote:27 offset:29
Chain[J6] chip[244] get middle temp offset=29 typeID=55
Chain[J7] PIC temp offset=62,0,0,0,0,0,35,28
chain[6] temp chip I2C addr=0x98
chain[6] has no middle temp, use special fix mode.
Chain[J7] chip[244] use PIC middle temp offset=0 typeID=55
New offset Chain[6] chip[244] local:26 remote:27 offset:29
Chain[J7] chip[244] get middle temp offset=29 typeID=55
Chain[J8] PIC temp offset=62,0,0,0,0,0,35,28
chain[7] temp chip I2C addr=0x98
chain[7] has no middle temp, use special fix mode.
Chain[J8] chip[244] use PIC middle temp offset=0 typeID=55
New offset Chain[7] chip[244] local:26 remote:28 offset:28
Chain[J8] chip[244] get middle temp offset=28 typeID=55
miner rate=13501 voltage limit=900 on chain[5]
get PIC voltage=880 on chain[5], check: must be < 900
miner rate=13501 voltage limit=900 on chain[6]
get PIC voltage=900 on chain[6], check: must be < 900
miner rate=13501 voltage limit=900 on chain[7]
get PIC voltage=880 on chain[7], check: must be < 900
Chain[J6] set working voltage=880 [108]
Chain[J7] set working voltage=900 [74]
Chain[J8] set working voltage=880 [108]
do heat board 8xPatten for 1 times
start send works on chain[5]
start send works on chain[6]
start send works on chain[7]
get send work num :57456 on Chain[5]
get send work num :57456 on Chain[6]
get send work num :57456 on Chain[7]
wait recv nonce on chain[5]
wait recv nonce on chain[6]
wait recv nonce on chain[7]
get nonces on chain[5]
require nonce number:912
require validnonce number:57456
asic[00]=912 asic[01]=912 asic[02]=912 asic[03]=912 asic[04]=912 asic[05]=912 asic[06]=912 asic[07]=912
asic[08]=912 asic[09]=912 asic[10]=912 asic[11]=912 asic[12]=912 asic[13]=912 asic[14]=912 asic[15]=912
asic[16]=912 asic[17]=912 asic[18]=912 asic[19]=912 asic[20]=912 asic[21]=912 asic[22]=912 asic[23]=912
asic[24]=912 asic[25]=912 asic[26]=912 asic[27]=912 asic[28]=912 asic[29]=912 asic[30]=912 asic[31]=912
asic[32]=912 asic[33]=912 asic[34]=912 asic[35]=912 asic[36]=912 asic[37]=912 asic[38]=912 asic[39]=912
asic[40]=912 asic[41]=912 asic[42]=912 asic[43]=912 asic[44]=912 asic[45]=912 asic[46]=912 asic[47]=912
asic[48]=912 asic[49]=912 asic[50]=912 asic[51]=912 asic[52]=912 asic[53]=912 asic[54]=912 asic[55]=912
asic[56]=912 asic[57]=912 asic[58]=912 asic[59]=912 asic[60]=912 asic[61]=912 asic[62]=912
Below ASIC's core didn't receive all the nonce, they should receive 8 nonce each!
freq[00]=618 freq[01]=631 freq[02]=650 freq[03]=618 freq[04]=631 freq[05]=656 freq[06]=618 freq[07]=631
freq[08]=656 freq[09]=618 freq[10]=631 freq[11]=656 freq[12]=631 freq[13]=637 freq[14]=606 freq[15]=487
freq[16]=637 freq[17]=656 freq[18]=618 freq[19]=637 freq[20]=656 freq[21]=631 freq[22]=650 freq[23]=656
freq[24]=631 freq[25]=537 freq[26]=656 freq[27]=631 freq[28]=587 freq[29]=656 freq[30]=612 freq[31]=650
freq[32]=656 freq[33]=631 freq[34]=650 freq[35]=656 freq[36]=631 freq[37]=656 freq[38]=656 freq[39]=631
freq[40]=656 freq[41]=656 freq[42]=543 freq[43]=656 freq[44]=656 freq[45]=568 freq[46]=656 freq[47]=656
freq[48]=631 freq[49]=568 freq[50]=656 freq[51]=631 freq[52]=625 freq[53]=656 freq[54]=631 freq[55]=656
freq[56]=656 freq[57]=631 freq[58]=656 freq[59]=656 freq[60]=631 freq[61]=656 freq[62]=656
total valid nonce number:57456
total send work number:57456
require valid nonce number:57456
repeated_nonce_num:0
err_nonce_num:25912
last_nonce_num:14370
get nonces on chain[6]
require nonce number:912
require validnonce number:57456
asic[00]=912 asic[01]=912 asic[02]=912 asic[03]=912 asic[04]=912 asic[05]=912 asic[06]=912 asic[07]=912
asic[08]=912 asic[09]=912 asic[10]=912 asic[11]=912 asic[12]=912 asic[13]=912 asic[14]=912 asic[15]=912
asic[16]=912 asic[17]=912 asic[18]=912 asic[19]=912 asic[20]=912 asic[21]=912 asic[22]=912 asic[23]=912
asic[24]=912 asic[25]=912 asic[26]=912 asic[27]=912 asic[28]=912 asic[29]=912 asic[30]=912 asic[31]=912
asic[32]=912 asic[33]=912 asic[34]=912 asic[35]=912 asic[36]=912 asic[37]=912 asic[38]=912 asic[39]=912
asic[40]=912 asic[41]=912 asic[42]=912 asic[43]=912 asic[44]=912 asic[45]=912 asic[46]=912 asic[47]=912
asic[48]=912 asic[49]=912 asic[50]=912 asic[51]=912 asic[52]=912 asic[53]=912 asic[54]=912 asic[55]=912
asic[56]=912 asic[57]=912 asic[58]=912 asic[59]=912 asic[60]=912 asic[61]=912 asic[62]=912
Below ASIC's core didn't receive all the nonce, they should receive 8 nonce each!
freq[00]=631 freq[01]=631 freq[02]=631 freq[03]=631 freq[04]=631 freq[05]=631 freq[06]=631 freq[07]=631
freq[08]=631 freq[09]=631 freq[10]=631 freq[11]=631 freq[12]=631 freq[13]=631 freq[14]=631 freq[15]=631
freq[16]=631 freq[17]=631 freq[18]=631 freq[19]=631 freq[20]=631 freq[21]=631 freq[22]=631 freq[23]=631
freq[24]=631 freq[25]=631 freq[26]=631 freq[27]=631 freq[28]=631 freq[29]=631 freq[30]=631 freq[31]=631
freq[32]=631 freq[33]=631 freq[34]=631 freq[35]=637 freq[36]=637 freq[37]=637 freq[38]=637 freq[39]=637
freq[40]=637 freq[41]=637 freq[42]=637 freq[43]=637 freq[44]=637 freq[45]=637 freq[46]=637 freq[47]=637
freq[48]=637 freq[49]=637 freq[50]=637 freq[51]=637 freq[52]=637 freq[53]=637 freq[54]=637 freq[55]=637
freq[56]=637 freq[57]=637 freq[58]=637 freq[59]=637 freq[60]=637 freq[61]=637 freq[62]=637
total valid nonce number:57456
total send work number:57456
require valid nonce number:57456
repeated_nonce_num:0
err_nonce_num:25987
last_nonce_num:14368
get nonces on chain[7]
require nonce number:912
require validnonce number:57456
asic[00]=912 asic[01]=912 asic[02]=912 asic[03]=912 asic[04]=912 asic[05]=912 asic[06]=912 asic[07]=912
asic[08]=907 asic[09]=912 asic[10]=912 asic[11]=912 asic[12]=912 asic[13]=912 asic[14]=912 asic[15]=912
asic[16]=912 asic[17]=912 asic[18]=912 asic[19]=909 asic[20]=912 asic[21]=912 asic[22]=912 asic[23]=912
asic[24]=912 asic[25]=912 asic[26]=912 asic[27]=912 asic[28]=912 asic[29]=912 asic[30]=912 asic[31]=912
asic[32]=912 asic[33]=912 asic[34]=912 asic[35]=912 asic[36]=912 asic[37]=912 asic[38]=912 asic[39]=912
asic[40]=912 asic[41]=912 asic[42]=912 asic[43]=912 asic[44]=912 asic[45]=912 asic[46]=912 asic[47]=912
asic[48]=912 asic[49]=912 asic[50]=912 asic[51]=912 asic[52]=912 asic[53]=912 asic[54]=912 asic[55]=911
asic[56]=912 asic[57]=912 asic[58]=912 asic[59]=912 asic[60]=912 asic[61]=912 asic[62]=912
Below ASIC's core didn't receive all the nonce, they should receive 8 nonce each!
asic[08]=907
core[049]=7 core[053]=5 core[056]=7
asic[19]=909
core[064]=7 core[112]=6
asic[55]=911
core[007]=7
freq[00]=637 freq[01]=637 freq[02]=637 freq[03]=637 freq[04]=637 freq[05]=637 freq[06]=637 freq[07]=637
freq[08]=637 freq[09]=637 freq[10]=637 freq[11]=637 freq[12]=637 freq[13]=637 freq[14]=637 freq[15]=637
freq[16]=637 freq[17]=637 freq[18]=637 freq[19]=637 freq[20]=637 freq[21]=637 freq[22]=637 freq[23]=637
freq[24]=637 freq[25]=637 freq[26]=637 freq[27]=637 freq[28]=637 freq[29]=637 freq[30]=637 freq[31]=637
freq[32]=637 freq[33]=637 freq[34]=637 freq[35]=637 freq[36]=637 freq[37]=637 freq[38]=637 freq[39]=637
freq[40]=637 freq[41]=637 freq[42]=637 freq[43]=637 freq[44]=637 freq[45]=637 freq[46]=637 freq[47]=637
freq[48]=637 freq[49]=643 freq[50]=643 freq[51]=643 freq[52]=643 freq[53]=643 freq[54]=643 freq[55]=643
freq[56]=643 freq[57]=643 freq[58]=643 freq[59]=643 freq[60]=643 freq[61]=643 freq[62]=643
total valid nonce number:57447
total send work number:57456
require valid nonce number:57456
repeated_nonce_num:0
err_nonce_num:26183
last_nonce_num:35748
chain[5]: All chip cores are opened OK!
Test Patten on chain[5]: OK!
chain[6]: All chip cores are opened OK!
Test Patten on chain[6]: OK!
chain[7]: All chip cores are opened OK!
Test Patten on chain[7]: OK!
setStartTimePoint total_tv_start_sys=217 total_tv_end_sys=218
restartNum = 2 , auto-reinit enabled...
do read_temp_func once...
do check_asic_reg 0x08
get RT hashrate from Chain[5]: (asic index start from 1-63)
Asic[01]=72.5110 Asic[02]=68.6020 Asic[03]=74.4230 Asic[04]=74.6750 Asic[05]=71.4540 Asic[06]=77.5610 Asic[07]=74.7760 Asic[08]=74.3900
Asic[09]=77.7790 Asic[10]=76.7220 Asic[11]=73.8020 Asic[12]=68.5850 Asic[13]=76.1680 Asic[14]=72.4770 Asic[15]=73.0470 Asic[16]=57.8810
Asic[17]=74.4740 Asic[18]=76.4530 Asic[19]=67.8800 Asic[20]=70.1280 Asic[21]=73.7520 Asic[22]=74.6580 Asic[23]=73.6850 Asic[24]=78.5170
Asic[25]=73.6850 Asic[26]=63.6860 Asic[27]=80.9660 Asic[28]=73.9200 Asic[29]=68.9870 Asic[30]=75.6310 Asic[31]=74.9770 Asic[32]=69.4570
Asic[33]=74.6580 Asic[34]=79.8930 Asic[35]=76.6710 Asic[36]=74.3730 Asic[37]=66.6050 Asic[38]=76.7380 Asic[39]=71.4540 Asic[40]=69.3060
Asic[41]=72.5610 Asic[42]=73.8530 Asic[43]=58.9210 Asic[44]=75.3800 Asic[45]=73.1310 Asic[46]=68.4000 Asic[47]=77.6780 Asic[48]=73.1150
Asic[49]=69.2890 Asic[50]=62.8130 Asic[51]=74.2720 Asic[52]=73.1480 Asic[53]=67.4440 Asic[54]=72.4940 Asic[55]=68.1990 Asic[56]=72.4100
Asic[57]=75.3460 Asic[58]=66.1350 Asic[59]=72.9800 Asic[60]=78.1480 Asic[61]=72.3260 Asic[62]=72.5610 Asic[63]=77.7950
get RT hashrate from Chain[6]: (asic index start from 1-63)
Asic[01]=67.6620 Asic[02]=75.9840 Asic[03]=70.3300 Asic[04]=75.5640 Asic[05]=62.8470 Asic[06]=70.2790 Asic[07]=74.5240 Asic[08]=72.9130
Asic[09]=70.6320 Asic[10]=72.5610 Asic[11]=73.9370 Asic[12]=77.3420 Asic[13]=72.4440 Asic[14]=68.8030 Asic[15]=73.0810 Asic[16]=73.8360
Asic[17]=73.5510 Asic[18]=73.9700 Asic[19]=71.0340 Asic[20]=71.1680 Asic[21]=72.1580 Asic[22]=78.8190 Asic[23]=71.9230 Asic[24]=69.4570
Asic[25]=67.7630 Asic[26]=71.7220 Asic[27]=76.4030 Asic[28]=71.1180 Asic[29]=68.7360 Asic[30]=69.7090 Asic[31]=77.5610 Asic[32]=70.1790
Asic[33]=67.9140 Asic[34]=72.3930 Asic[35]=64.5920 Asic[36]=72.1920 Asic[37]=74.6080 Asic[38]=75.4470 Asic[39]=73.8700 Asic[40]=73.9370
Asic[41]=66.2860 Asic[42]=79.4230 Asic[43]=75.8160 Asic[44]=68.6350 Asic[45]=74.7920 Asic[46]=70.7990 Asic[47]=71.2360 Asic[48]=73.8700
Asic[49]=66.5380 Asic[50]=70.6150 Asic[51]=72.6280 Asic[52]=75.7490 Asic[53]=71.8400 Asic[54]=76.5370 Asic[55]=73.5340 Asic[56]=69.2390
Asic[57]=75.1280 Asic[58]=74.3230 Asic[59]=73.4330 Asic[60]=72.3430 Asic[61]=77.6780 Asic[62]=82.4600 Asic[63]=69.5240
get RT hashrate from Chain[7]: (asic index start from 1-63)
Asic[01]=73.5510 Asic[02]=75.9160 Asic[03]=80.1110 Asic[04]=76.9900 Asic[05]=76.1510 Asic[06]=73.5170 Asic[07]=74.9940 Asic[08]=73.1150
Asic[09]=70.6650 Asic[10]=70.6990 Asic[11]=72.4770 Asic[12]=70.1450 Asic[13]=74.3060 Asic[14]=71.8060 Asic[15]=74.7420 Asic[16]=75.6650
Asic[17]=76.8220 Asic[18]=69.5240 Asic[19]=72.0910 Asic[20]=75.2620 Asic[21]=72.0240 Asic[22]=73.2660 Asic[23]=76.2690 Asic[24]=69.9440
Asic[25]=67.7290 Asic[26]=71.7050 Asic[27]=74.6250 Asic[28]=78.2320 Asic[29]=69.8430 Asic[30]=68.4670 Asic[31]=71.5210 Asic[32]=68.9540
Asic[33]=74.6250 Asic[34]=71.8730 Asic[35]=74.4400 Asic[36]=74.8760 Asic[37]=73.9030 Asic[38]=72.9300 Asic[39]=69.6250 Asic[40]=74.9430
Asic[41]=72.7620 Asic[42]=69.4910 Asic[43]=67.4270 Asic[44]=71.4870 Asic[45]=74.4570 Asic[46]=66.6550 Asic[47]=67.5450 Asic[48]=75.4800
Asic[49]=72.2590 Asic[50]=72.9300 Asic[51]=75.6820 Asic[52]=71.9070 Asic[53]=67.9640 Asic[54]=67.8470 Asic[55]=74.3900 Asic[56]=71.0010
Asic[57]=75.8490 Asic[58]=74.9270 Asic[59]=72.3930 Asic[60]=74.3730 Asic[61]=75.5310 Asic[62]=73.8190 Asic[63]=72.4440
Check Chain[J6] ASIC RT error: (asic index start from 1-63)
Check Chain[J7] ASIC RT error: (asic index start from 1-63)
Check Chain[J8] ASIC RT error: (asic index start from 1-63)
Done check_asic_reg
do read temp on Chain[5]
Chain[5] Chip[62] TempTypeID=55 middle offset=29
Chain[5] Chip[62] local Temp=60
Chain[5] Chip[62] middle Temp=70
Special fix Chain[5] Chip[62] middle Temp = 75
Done read temp on Chain[5]
do read temp on Chain[6]
Chain[6] Chip[62] TempTypeID=55 middle offset=29
Chain[6] Chip[62] local Temp=60
Chain[6] Chip[62] middle Temp=72
Special fix Chain[6] Chip[62] middle Temp = 75
Done read temp on Chain[6]
do read temp on Chain[7]
Chain[7] Chip[62] TempTypeID=55 middle offset=28
Chain[7] Chip[62] local Temp=62
Chain[7] Chip[62] middle Temp=72
Special fix Chain[7] Chip[62] middle Temp = 77
Done read temp on Chain[7]
set FAN speed according to: temp_highest=62 temp_top1[PWM_T]=62 temp_top1[TEMP_POS_LOCAL]=62 temp_change=0 fix_fan_steps=0
FAN PWM: 74
read_temp_func Done!
CRC error counter=0
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New people please read this. [upvote for visibility please]

I am seeing too many new people come and and getting confused. Litecoin wiki isn't the greatest when it comes to summing up things so I will try to do things as best as I can. I will attempt to explain from what I have learned and answer some questions. Hopefully people smarter than me will also chime in. I will keep this post updated as much as I can.
Preface
Litecoin is a type to electronic currency. It is just like Bitcoin but it there are differences. Difference explained here.
If you are starting to mine now chances are that you have missed the Bitcoin mining train. If you really want your time and processing power to not go to waste you should mine LTC because the access to BTC from there is much easier.
Mining. What is it?
Let's get this straight. When making any financial commitment to this be prepared to do it with "throw away" money. Mining is all about the hashrate and is measured in KH/s (KiloHash/sec). Unlike the powerful ASICs (Application Specific Integrated Circuit) that are used to mine bitcoins using hashrates in the GH/s and even TH/s, litecoin mining has only been able to achieve at the very best MH/s. I think the highest I've seen is 130 MH/s so far. Which leads us to our next section.
Mining Hardware
While CPU mining is still a thing it is not as powerful as GPU mining. Your laptop might be able to get 1 a month. However, I encourage you to consult this list first. List of hardware comparison You will find the highest of processors can maybe pull 100 KH/s and if we put this into a litecoin mining calculator it doesn't give us much.
Another reason why you don't want to mine with your CPU is pretty simple. You are going to destroy it.
So this leaves us with GPUs. Over the past few months (and years) the HD 7950 has been the favourite because it drains less power and has a pretty good hashrate. But recently the introduction of the R9 290 (not the x) has changed the game a bit. People are getting 850 KH/s - 900 KH/s with that card. It's crazy.
Should I mine?
Honestly given the current difficulty you can make a solid rig for about $1100 with a hashrate of 1700 KH/s which would give you your investment back in about a month and a half. I am sure people out there can create something for much cheaper. Here is a good example of a setup as suggested by dystopiats
PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant / Benchmarks
Type Item Price
CPU AMD Sempron 145 2.8GHz Single-Core Processor $36.01 @ Amazon
Motherboard ASRock 970 EXTREME4 ATX AM3+ Motherboard $99.48 @ OutletPC
Memory Crucial Ballistix Tactical Tracer 4GB (1 x 4GB) DDR3-1866 Memory $59.99 @ Newegg
Video Card Sapphire Radeon HD 7950 3GB Video Card (3-Way CrossFire) $245.38 @ Newegg
Video Card Sapphire Radeon HD 7950 3GB Video Card (3-Way CrossFire) $245.38 @ Newegg
Video Card Sapphire Radeon HD 7950 3GB Video Card (3-Way CrossFire) $245.38 @ Newegg
Power Supply SeaSonic Platinum 860W 80+ Platinum Certified Fully-Modular ATX Power Supply $146.98 @ SuperBiiz
Total
Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available. $1078.60
Generated by PCPartPicker 2013-11-29 00:52 EST-0500
Estimated Hashrate (with GPU overclocking) : 1900 KH/s
Hardware Fundamentals
CPU - Do you need a powerful CPU? No but make sure it is a decent one. AMD CPUs are cheap to buy right now with tons of power. Feel free to use a Sempron or Celeron depending on what Motherboard you go with.
RAM - Try to get at least 4 GB so as to not run into any trouble. Memory is cheap these days. I am saying 4 GB only because of Windoze. If you are plan to run this on Linux you can even get away with less memory.
HDD Any good ol 7200 RPM hard drive will do. Make sure it is appropriate. No point in buying a 1TB hard drive. Since, this is a newbie's guide I assumed most won't know how to run linux, but incase you do you can get a USB flash drive and run linux from it thus removing the need for hard drive all toghether. (thanks dystopiats)
GPU - Consult the list of hardware of hardware I posted above. Make sure you consider the KH/s/W ratio. To me the 290 is the best option but you can skimp down to 7950 if you like.
PSU - THIS IS BLOODY IMPORTANT. Most modern GPUs are power hungry so please make sure you are well within the limits of your power consumption.
MOTHERBOARD - Ok, so a pretty popular board right now is Gigabyte GA-990FXA-UD3 and the ASRock 970 Extreme4. Some people are even going for Gigabyte GA-990FXA-UD5 and even the mighty Gigabyte GA-990FXA-UD7 because it has more PCI-E slots. 6 to be exact. However you may not need that much. With risers you can get more shoved into less.
PCI-E RISERS - These are called risers. They come in x16 to x16 and x1 to x16 connections. Here is the general rule of thumb. This is very important. Always get a POWERED riser otherwise you will burn a hole in your MoBo. A powered rise as a molex connector so that additional power from PSU can be supplied.
When it comes to hardware I've provided the most basic knowledge you need. Also, take a look at cryptobader's website. This is very helpful. Please visit the mining section of Litecoin Forums and the litecoinmining subreddit for more indepth info.
Mining Software
Now that you have assembled your hardware now you need to get into a pool. But before you do that you need a mining software. There are many different ones but the one that is most popular is cgminer. Download it and make sure you read the README. It is a very robust piece of software. Please read this if you want to know more. (thanks BalzOnYer4Head)
Mining Pools
Now that your hardware and software is ready. I know nothing about solo mining other than the fact that you have to be very lucky and respectable amount of hashing power to decrypt a block. So it is better to join pools. I have been pool hopping for a bit and really liked give-me-coin previously known to the community as give-me-ltc. They have a nice mobile app and 0% pool fees. This is really a personal preference. Take a look at this list and try some yourself.
How do I connect to a pool?
Most pools will give you a tutorial on how to but the basics are as follows:
  • Signup for a pool
  • Create a worker for your account. Usually one worker per rig (Yes people have multiple rigs) is generally a good idea.
  • Create a .run file. Open up notepad and type cgminer.exe -o (address_to_the_miningpool:port_number) -u (yourusername.workername) -p (your_worker_password_if_you_made_one). Then File>Save As>runcgminer.run (Make sure the drop down is set to "All Files" and .txt document.) and save in the same folder as cgminer. That's it.
  • Double click on runcgminer.run (or whatever you named it) and have fun mining.
Mining Profitability
This game is not easy. If it was, practically everyone would be doing it. This is strictly a numbers game and there are calculations available that can help you determine your risk on your investments. 4 variables you need to consider when you are starting to mine:
Hardware cost: The cost of your physical hardware to run this whole operation.
Power: Measured in $/KwH is also known as the operating cost.
Difficulty rate: To put it in layman's terms the increase in difficulty is inversely proportional to amount of coin you can mine. The harder the difficulty the harder it is to mine coin. Right now difficulty is rising at about 18% per 3 days. This can and will change since all you miners are soon going to jump on the band wagon.
Your sanity: I am not going to tell you to keep calm and chive on because quiet frankly that is stupid. What I will tell you not to get too carried away. You will pull you hair out. Seriously.
Next thing you will need is a simple tool. A mining profitability calculator. I have two favourite ones.
coinwarz
I like this one cause it is simple. The fields are self explanatory. Try it.
bitcoinwisdom
I like this one because it is a more real life scenario calculator and more complicated one (not really). It also takes increasing difficulty into account.
Please note: This is the absolute basic info you need. If you have more questions feel free to ask and or google it!
More Below.
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