Vega 56 and ETH – Keep Your Cool

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TL;DR: Keep your Vega cool if you want high hash rates! Recently, I’ve got a AMD Vega RX 56, to see for myself how good it is on mining. If you ignore the power consumption, it’s quicker than my RX580 cards. I’m getting 33+MH/s consistently: At the beginning of the session I even got 36MH/s, but, as temperature rose, the hash rate dropped to 33+ stable. Unfortunately, my setup is less than ideal: No decent linux support and I haven’t got the time to tweak a vanilla Ubuntu install with…read more