Grin (GRIN) is a community-driven cryptocurrency and one of the first projects built using the MimbleWimble protocol for privacy and scalability. After the fourth hardfork with Grin v5.0.0, Cuckatoo32 is now the only mining algorithm used on the Grin network.
1. Obtain suitable hardware
✅ Grin can be efficiently mined with GPUs (6GB RAM for Cuckatoo32) and ASICs.
❌ Grin cannot be efficiently mined with CPUs.
View our Miners page to discover the most profitable devices for Grin.
And don’t forget to check our Mining Hardware Tools page to download the necessary software for setting up your device.
2. Sign up for an f2pool account
An f2pool account is required to mine Grin with us.
3. Obtain mining software
If you’re using ASICs to mine Grin, skip to Section 4.
4. Configure your mining device
You must use your f2pool mining account and your miner must be connected to one of the f2pool servers listed below for your hashrate and revenue to be recorded and monitored.
After you have downloaded your chosen mining software, uncompress it, find the
start.cmd file, right click on it, and click
Replace the file’s existing commands with the commands from the chart below that correspond to your chosen mining software.
|Software||Commands for Grin C32|
|GMiner (for NVIDIA)||miner.exe –algo grin32 –server grin32.f2pool.com:13654 –user
|lolMiner (for AMD)||lolMiner.exe –coin GRIN-C32 –pool grin32.f2pool.com:13654 –user
username with your Grin wallet address.
Finally, save the start file and exit. Double-click the start file when you’re ready to start mining.
You’ll need to enter the following information in your mining device:
URL: An f2pool server URL
Password: Your choice
A miner with the mining account username
oceanminer and a worker named
bigfish1 who wants to connect to the NA server would configure his device as follows:
1. The list of f2pool mining pool servers is available in the table below. Please use the server closest to your mining operation’s geographic location for a better connection and lower latency.
username is in your Account Settings.
workername is optional, but we recommend labeling each of your mining devices with a separate
workername for more efficient monitoring.
Grin mining pool servers
|Location||Servers for Grin C32|
4. Add payout address
Once you have an f2pool account, you can start mining Grin. Mining revenue will accumulate automatically in your account. You’ll need to register a payout address to collect your mining revenue. You can add or change your payout address in your Payout Settings. f2pool distributes mining revenue on a daily basis to every user who reaches the payout threshold, which is 3 GRIN. f2pool’s payout scheme is 3% PPS (Pay Per Share).
In order to make sure users can receive GRIN mining revenue, please switch the GRIN revenue address format to a Grin URL address (start with “https://…”). Slatepack address format as “grin1…” is not supported currently. Bitforex and Hotbit currently support GRIN deposits, you can acquire a Grin URL address from them.
When you have added a new payout address, follow the instructions in the confirmation email you receive to activate it.
Note: You should always do your own due diligence when choosing a wallet provider or exchange.
5. Start mining today!
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