How to mine Zcoin

Zcoin (XZC) is highly ASIC-resistant and offers strong security against malware. The project’s ultimate goal is to achieve “equivalent calculation” to make the distribution of power more balanced.

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

1. Obtain suitable hardware

✅ Zcoin can be efficiently mined with GPU and CPU devices.

❌ Zcoin cannot be efficiently mined with ASIC devices.

View our Miners page to discover the most profitable devices for Zcoin 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 Zcoin 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 0.1 XZC. f2pool’s payout scheme is 3% PPS.

We recommend the official wallet. After installing it, click Receive to get your new wallet address.

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

3. Obtain mining software

CCMiner for NVIDIA, WildRig for AMD, and CPUMiner for CPUs are popular options for mining Zcoin.

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
CCMiner for NVIDIA ccminer.exe -a mtp -o stratum+tcp://xzc.f2pool.com:5780 -u wallet_address.worker_name -p password
WildRig for AMD Wildrig.exe –algo mtp –opencl-threads 1 –opencl-launch 16x0 –url stratum+tcp://xzc.f2pool.com:5780 –user wallet_address.worker_name –pass x
CPUMiner for CPUs Cpuminer.exe -a mtp -o stratum+tcp://xzc.f2pool.com:5780 -u wallet_address.worker_name -p password -t numberofthreads

Replace wallet_address with your Zcoin 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 Vertcoin payout records, visit the f2pool website and click the 🔍 icon in the top-right corner, select XZC, 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 Zcoin address.

If you run into any problems mining Zcoin, please feel free to reach out to our customer service team at support@f2pool.com, open a support ticket, or start a conversation on reddit.

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Happy mining!