ETHEREUM

4G GPU cards to stop being supported for mining ETH on Windows

As the size of the Ethereum blockchain continues to increase, ETH mining requires GPU cards with more memory to store DAG files. Starting from about October 17, 2020 UTC, it will no longer be possible to mine ETH with 4G GPU cards on Windows machines.

In order to continue mining with 4G GPU cards, please try one of the solutions below.

1. Switch to macOS or Linux. ETH can be mined with 4G GPU cards using these operating systems until the end of December 2020.

2. Increase memory size to 8GB to avoid future problems caused by the increasing size of the DAG file.

3. Start mining other coins, such as BEAM, RVN, SERO, etc. You can check the daily revenue of these coins here before making a decision.

Oct 16, 2020
ETHEREUM

f2pool reduced ETH pool mining fees for 20%

f2pool has reduced the default fee of ETH pool for 20%, from 2.5% PPS+ to 2% PPS+ as from today. Start mining with f2pool and get the benefit!

Oct 16, 2020
POOL

Reminder to update payout address if necessary

OKEx suspended withdrawals today. If you are an OKEx user, please follow the exchange’s announcements and set a new f2pool payout address to make sure you receive your payouts on time.

Oct 16, 2020
POOL

Closing our BFC, PASC, LUX, and SCC mining pools

Due to a decreased number of miners and low mining revenue, we have decided to close our BFC, PASC, LUX, and SCC mining pools at 00:00 UTC on September 23, 2020.

You will be able to check your mining revenue for these coins using your address until November 22. If you have an unpaid balance, please apply for a payout to support@f2pool.com or open a support ticket.

Sep 21, 2020
MAINTENANCE

Upcoming upgrade of f2pool website

We will be upgrading the f2pool.com website from 07:00 to 09:00 UTC on September 22, 2020. During the upgrade, some account-related functions will be unavailable, including registering, adding, and deleting subaccounts, changing your payout address, changing your payout threshold, and pausing payouts. Your ability to view your account information will be unaffected.

Sep 21, 2020
CALLISTO

Upcoming CLO block reward reduction

The total block reward for CLO will be reduced from 216 CLO to 129 CLO on September 20, 2020. The portion of the block reward miners receive will be reduced from 129.6 CLO to 71.28 CLO.

Please consider this when planning your mining activities, as your revenue from mining CLO may be reduced.

Sep 18, 2020
ZCOIN

Upcoming XZC halving

The total block reward for XZC will be reduced from 25 XZC to 12.5 XZC on September 15, 2020. The portion of the block reward miners receive will be reduced from 14 XZC to 6.25 XZC.

Please take this into consideration when planning your mining activities, as your revenue from mining XZC may be reduced.

Sep 14, 2020
MONACOIN

Upcoming MONA block reward halving

The block reward for Monacoin (MONA) will be halved from 25 MONA to 12.5 MONA on September 8, 2020.

Please take this into consideration when planning your mining activities, as your revenue from mining MONA may be reduced.

Sep 4, 2020
ETHEREUM CLASSIC

ETC payouts may require more time to be credited

The number of confirmations required by some third-party wallets and exchanges has increased. Miners should contact the platforms where they receive ETC payouts to confirm the exact number of confirmations required by their platform.

While our payout system has not changed, it may take longer than usual for you to receive your ETC payouts due to this change.

Sep 3, 2020
POOL

Optimization for checking mining revenue

We have made an optimization for checking mining revenue. “24 Hours Revenue” has been replaced with “Yesterday’s Revenue” to make the process more convenient.

In f2pool’s previous revenue data, “24 Hours Revenue” was defined as your revenue from 24 hours previous up to the time you checked the data. Our users often mistook it for the previous day’s revenue.

After collecting opinions from miners, we removed “24 Hours Revenue” from our revenue data and replaced it with “Yesterday’s Revenue” to increase the accuracy and effectiveness of the data. Now, “Yesterday’s Revenue” stands for the previous day’s revenue, on a settlement day (payouts circle) basis.

Sep 1, 2020
VCASH

VCASH payouts have been resumed

Due to the recent hard fork on the VCASH network, we needed to upgrade our wallet to execute payouts normally. The upgrade is now complete, and we have resumed VCASH payouts.

Aug 31, 2020
METAVERSE ETP

Closing Our ETP Mining Service

Due to a decreased number of miners and low mining revenue, we have decided to close the ETP pool at 00:00 UTC on August 27, 2020.

The ability to check ETP mining revenue using your address will be retained for two months. If you have an unpaid balance, please wait for us to launch a small amount withdrawal function (expected in mid-September) and try to withdraw to your wallet yourself, or apply for a small amount payout via a support ticket/email.

Aug 25, 2020
ETHEREUM

Compensation Due to Abnormality of ETH Pool on August 16, 2020

We had an abnormality in our ETH pool during an upgrade from 9:30 to 11:00 UTC on August 16, 2020. Some ETH miners who were mining with a username encountered hashrate declines or disconnections.

To recover losses, we have decided to recalculate the revenue of the affected miners in terms of their actual hashrate during this period and make compensation. The relevant data has been collected, recalculation has been completed, and the compensation will be distributed into affected accounts on August 20, 2020 UTC.

Thank you for your continued support and understanding. We continue to provide a reliable mining pool service.

Aug 19, 2020
GRIN

Grin No Longer Supports C31 Mining Algorithm

In accordance with its protocol, Grin no longer supports the C31 mining algorithm. Corresponding shares of block outputs of C31 became 0 when the block height reached 826,560 at 03:59:08 on August 14, 2020 UTC. Grin supports multiple mining algorithms, and each algorithm’s share of block output continues to change.

Miners should switch to Grin’s C29 or C32 mining algorithms or to other coins that are more profitable to mine to avoid potential losses.

Aug 14, 2020
VCASH

Temporary Suspension on VCASH Payouts

On August 13, 2020, VCASH network’s hard fork was completed. Because we need to upgrade our wallet to process transactions normally, VCASH payouts have been temporarily suspended.

We will be making a separate announcement once we have finished the upgrade and VCASH payouts are re-enabled. Please stay tuned!

Aug 13, 2020
ETHEREUM CLASSIC

Mine ETC again with f2pool

Due to ETC network issues on 6th August 2020, f2pool temporarily suspended the ETC mining pool.

All issues are now resolved and the ETC pool is now live from 2020-08-10.

Aug 10, 2020
ETHEREUM CLASSIC

f2pool Has Urgently Suspended The ETC Pool

Due to the abnormality of the ETC network, f2pool’s ETC node has been affected, and we have urgently suspended the ETC pool. ETC miners please switch to other cryptocurrencies for mining as soon as possible to avoid loss.

The mining revenues payments will be suspended, f2pool will restore the ETC pool and complete all the payments as soon as possible after the ETC network returns to normal.

Aug 6, 2020
ETHEREUM CLASSIC

Mine ETC again with f2pool

Due to ETC network issues on 1st August, f2pool temporarily suspended the ETC mining pool.

All issues are now resolved and the ETC pool is now live from 2020-08-02.

Aug 2, 2020
ETHEREUM CLASSIC

f2pool Has Urgently Suspended The ETC Pool

Due to the abnormality of the ETC network, f2pool’s ETC node has been affected and we have urgently suspended the ETC pool. ETC miners, please switch to other cryptocurrencies for mining as soon as possible to avoid loss.

The mining revenues payments will be suspended, f2pool will restore the ETC pool and complete all the payments as soon as possible after the ETC network returns to normal.

Aug 1, 2020
ETHEREUM

f2pool Supports PPS+ Payment Method for ETH Wallet Address Mining

From 2020-08-01, f2pool will support the PPS+ payment method for ETH wallet address mining. Miners who use a wallet address to mine ETH will now also get a share of the mining fee, as a bonus.

PPS+ is a combination of two models, PPS and PPLNS. The block reward is settled according to PPS, and the transaction fee is settled according to the PPLNS model. It means that with PPS+, the miner obtains additional income from a portion of the transaction fee based on PPLNS.

For coins that have growing transaction fees, adopting the PPS+ method helps miners increase their revenue.

Jul 31, 2020
ETHEREUM

Solutions to Issues of Mining ETH On 4G GPU Cards

Some 4 GB GPU mining cards have encountered issues, including lower than expected hashrate, errors in the mining software and disconnections while mining ETH.

As the ETH Epoch continues to increase, ETH mining requires GPU cards with a larger memory space to store DAG files. Claymore’s latest version is no longer able to support ETH mining on 4 GB GPU cards anymore. This has caused some miners using Claymore and 4 GB GPU cards to have issues mining ETH.

In response to this problem, many mining software providers have provided solutions:

Bminer and PhoenixMiner have already optimized their mining software and miners can continue mining ETH on 4 GB GPU cards using the latest version of Bminer and PhoenixMiner.

Jul 24, 2020
DERO

Upcoming DERO pool closure

f2pool will close DERO mining pool services as of July 24, 2020 00:00 UTC.

If you have any unpaid balance after this date, please wait for f2pool to launch the small amount withdrawal function (targeted for mid-August 2020) in order for you to withdraw any remaining DERO mining revenue.

Jul 21, 2020
GRIN

GRIN Hard Fork completed

The GRIN hardfork has completed at block 786,240 at 2020-07-17 08:28 (UTC).

From this hard fork upgrade, the Grin-29 algorithm has been changed from Cuckaroom to Cuckarooz. Old versions of GRIN mining software are no longer supported. Miners need to update their mining software to the latest version. Please refer to the GRIN Mining Guide.

Miners using full node wallets need to upgrade their wallets to version 4.0.0. Miners using an exchange (e.g. Gate, Bitforex, Kucoin) or a mobile wallet service (e.g. Vate wallet) do not need to do anything unless you are informed to take additional steps by your exchange or wallet service.

Jul 17, 2020
TELLOR

TRB pool closed

f2pool has closed TRB mining pool services as of July 16, 2020. If you have any unpaid balance, please wait for f2pool to launch the small amount withdrawal function (targeted for mid-August 2020) in order for you to withdraw any remaining TRB mining revenue.

Jul 16, 2020
VERGE

Upcoming XVG Block Halving

The Verge (XVG) block halving will occur at block 4,200,000 on approximately 2020-07-12. The block reward will decrease from 400 XVG to 200 XVG.

Please take note and plan what you want to mine after the halving, as your mining revenue may be reduced.

Jul 9, 2020
GRIN

Upcoming GRIN Hard Fork

The GRIN hard fork will occur at block 786,240 at approximately 2020-07-16 03:00 (UTC).

The mining algorithm will change from Cuckaroom29 to Cuckarooz29. After the hard fork, old versions of GRIN mining software will no longer work. Miners need to update their mining software to the latest version. Please refer to the GRIN Mining Guide.

Miners using full node wallets need to upgrade their wallets to version 4.0.0. Miners using an exchange (e.g. Gate, Bitforex, Kucoin) or a mobile wallet service (e.g. Vate wallet) do not need to do anything unless you are informed to take additional steps by your exchange or wallet service.

Jul 8, 2020
BEAM

Upcoming Beam Hard Fork

The BEAM hard fork will occur at block 777777 on 2020-06-28 UTC. The mining algorithm will change from BeamHash II to BeamHash III after the hard fork, and many previous versions of mining software will no longer work.

To prevent any missed mining revenue, we strongly advise our miners to use mining software which will automatically switch the mining algorithm. Please read our Beam Mining Guide and configure algorithm auto-switch, so your mining machine can mine normally after the hard fork.

Jun 28, 2020
UNKNOWN FAIR OBJECT

UFO pool launched on f2pool

UFO (Unknown Fair Object) is an anonymous blockchain protocol built transparently by developers from all over the world. The mining algorithm is X17R. Learn more from the Official Website and our Unknown Fair Object Mining Guide.

Jun 3, 2020
ETHEREUM CLASSIC

Mine ETC again with f2pool

Due to ETC network issues on June 1, 2019, f2pool temporarily suspended the ETC mining pool. All issues are now resolved and the ETC pool is now live from 2020-06-02. View our Ethereum Classic Mining Guide.

Jun 2, 2020
RAVENCOIN CLASSIC

RVC pool launched on f2pool

RVC (Ravencoin Classic) is a fork of RVN (Ravencoin). The algorithm of Ravencoin Classic (RVC) is X16R algorithm and it can be mined by Nvidia and AMD GPU cards. Learn more from the Official Website and our Ravencoin Classic Mining Guide.

May 20, 2020
TELLOR

f2pool has temporarily suspended the TRB pool

Due to issues connecting to the pool’s TRB node, we have temporarily closed the TRB pool. TRB miners should switch to mine other coins to avoid missing out on mining revenue. Once the TRB node returns to normal, the TRB pool will be restored.

May 19, 2020
BITCOIN

SHA256 Profit-Switching Pool is ready for your miners

f2pool has launched a SHA256 Profit-Switching Pool which will switch between BTC, BCH, and BSV and choose the most profitable coin to mine. The Profit-Switching Pool will help to increase the mining revenue of your miners. View our SHA256 Profit-Switching Pool Mining Guide.

May 12, 2020
BITCOIN

f2pool mines historic halving block 629,999

The final Bitcoin block with a block subsidy of 12.5 BTC was mined by f2pool and contained the following message in its coinbase transaction.

“NYTimes 09/Apr/2020 With $2.3T Injection, Fed’s Plan Far Exceeds 2008 Rescue”

View the block on the Blockchair Block Explorer.

May 11, 2020
AETERNITY

Mine AE again with f2pool

Due to node synchronization issues in December 2019, f2pool temporarily suspended the AE mining pool. All issues are now resolved and the AE pool is now live from 2020-05-08. View our Aeternity Mining Guide.

May 8, 2020
GRIN

f2pool now supports the GRIN C32 algorithm

f2pool now supports the GRIN C32 algorithm, to go alongside C29 and C31. All three can be mined with f2pool. Please view our GRIN Mining Guide.

May 7, 2020
ETHEREUM

ETH Mining Pool Server in Europe

f2pool supports miners from all over the world. Whether it’s for large farms or individuals with a handful of GPUs, we are constantly working to improve the mining experience for our community of miners.

Connecting with our ETH server in Europe is simple, enter the following URL on your ASIC machine: stratum+tcp://ethv2-eu.f2pool.com:6688 to start mining, and view our Ethereum Mining Guide if you’re a new miner.

Feb 21, 2020
XAYA

XAYA Mining Pool Launched

70,000 CHI and item giveaways up for grabs! The current block reward is 3.83757687 CHI and block time is 30 seconds. XAYA team and f2pool are exclusively giving away 70,000 CHI for f2pool miners by increasing the block reward. This is equivalent to a double reward for 7 days from Jan 10 to 17, 2019, helping f2pool miners to increase revenue by 100%. The revenue will be calculated and distributed to miners on Jan 20, 2019.

Jan 10, 2020
NERVOS

Nervos Mainnet Launch: Mine CKB with f2pool!

CKB is the token of the PoW public chain project named Nervos. Its mining algorithm is Eaglesong, which supports NVIDIA and AMD GPU card mining.

The Nervos team announced that the CKB mainnet “Lina” will launch on Nov 15, 2019 and f2pool will support the project from the first day of mainnet launch.

Nov 28, 2019
POOL

Equihash Profit-Switching Pool ready to mine ZEC and ZEN

ZEC and ZEN are both mined using the Equihash mining algorithm by a variety of ASIC and GPU miners. Today we are excited to launch our first Profit-Switching Pool for Equihash mining, helping our miners maximize their mining revenue.

Nov 15, 2019
BITCOIN

BTC Mining Pool Server in Russia

Russia and the CIS region has been one of the most important strategic markets for f2pool in 2019. We are working with a number of key clients and partners in Russia, Kazakhstan and Uzbekistan, have hosted a successful mining event in Moscow in July, and have now launched a Bitcoin (BTC) mining pool server in Moscow, to better serve the needs of our ever-growing customer base in the region.

Nov 13, 2019
POOL

Enhanced Account Management and Google 2FA

Redesigned account management pages making it simpler and more secure to manage your account.

Goodbye SMS 2FA - Hello Google 2-Step Verification. 2-Step Verification and Maintainer Password are important tools to increase the security of your account. You can find these settings with the Security Settings page.

Nov 4, 2019
POOL

f2pool Global Meetups: Moscow Event Highlights

Last week, on the 24th of August, f2pool hosted its first meetup in Moscow. We chose Moscow as the first stop in the Global series not just for the welcoming and friendly people, but also for the large and enthusiastic mining community who we were extremely excited to meet! As a world-leading mining pool we appreciate the importance in providing a high-quality service for our miners and by organizing such meetup events we can give our miners an unforgettable experience and a chance to meet and connect with like-minded individuals.

More than 100 people attended the event, visiting from all over Russia and nearby countries, with a myriad of backgrounds and interests in the crypto world. Our attendees ranged from miners, mining hardware manufacturers and those that work for exchanges, to simply people interested and eager to learn more about mining. The event was divided into two main parts. The first half of the event involved presentations from guest speakers about their area of work. Delving into details about some of the most eagerly anticipated projects of this year, which sparked a lot of curiosity from our attendees and was met with thought-provoking questions.

Aug 29, 2019
POOL

f2pool Global Meetups: Whatsminer

As a global leader in the crypto mining industry, our f2pool team is passionate about connecting people interested in blockchain, cryptocurrencies, and mining. Moscow is a vibrant city with a huge mining community and that’s why we chose it as our first stop! It’s our honor to co-host with Whatsminer, one of the leaders in the ASIC manufacturing industry.

Aug 9, 2019