How to mine Ravencoin Classic

    Like Ravencoin (RVN), Ravencoin Classic (RVC) is a Bitcoin fork that enables the issuance of tokens. Ravencoin Classic retains the original X16R mining algorithm that Ravencoin replaced with KawPoW.

    Feel free to check out the official website and block explorer to get more familiar with Ravencoin Classic before continuing. You can also find a summary of Ravencoin Classic metrics and other resources on our Ravencoin Classic page.

    1. Obtain suitable hardware

    ✅ Ravencoin Classic can be efficiently mined with GPU mining machines.

    ❌ Ravencoin Classic cannot be efficiently mined with ASICs or GPU cards.

    View our Miners page to discover the most profitable devices for Ravencoin Classic mining.

    And don’t forget to check our Mining Hardware Tools page to download the necessary software for setting up your device.

    2. Obtain a wallet address

    You’ll need to get a wallet address if you don’t have one already. A Ravencoin Classic wallet address is required for you to receive and monitor your mining revenue.

    f2pool distributes mining revenues on a daily basis to every user who reaches the payout threshold, which is 100 RVC. f2pool’s payout scheme is 3% PPS.

    We recommend the official full node wallet (only available for Linux). After installing it, click Receive to get your new wallet address.

    You can also choose an exchange, such as Gate. Note: You should always do your own due diligence when choosing a wallet provider or exchange.

    3. Obtain mining software

    Sgminer for AMD and Z-enemy for Nvidia are popular options for mining Ravencoin Classic.

    4. Configure mining software

    After you have downloaded your chosen mining software, uncompress it, find the start.bat or start.cmd file, right click on it, and click Edit.

    Replace the file’s existing commands with the commands from the chart below that correspond to your chosen mining software.

    Software Commands
    Sgminer for AMD sgminer.exe -k x16r -o stratum+tcp:// -u wallet_address.worker_name -p x -I 19
    Z-enemy for NVIDIA z-enemy -a x16r -o stratum+tcp:// -u wallet_address.worker_name -p x -i 19

    Replace wallet_address with your Ravencoin Classic wallet address.

    Finally, save the start file and exit. Double-click the start file when you’re ready to start mining.

    5. Start mining today!

    Your machines are now ready to mine!

    As long as you’re submitting your hashrate successfully, you will receive payouts from f2pool.

    To view your real-time Ravencoin Classic payout records, visit the f2pool website and click the 🔍 icon in the top-right corner, select RVC, enter your wallet address, and click Go.

    If you’re using the f2pool app, click the 👁 icon at the top-right corner of the main page and enter your Ravencoin Classic address.

    If you run into any problems mining Ravencoin Classic, please feel free to reach out to our customer service team at, open a support ticket, or start a conversation on reddit.

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    Happy mining!