EWBF vs DSTM vs Bminer Nvidia equihash miners compared
BRSM last edited by BRSM
While this was just a quick and dirty 24h test, I wanted to get the information out there for those that might be wondering.
Test rigs (x3):
Asrock B250 Gaming K4
6x Asus Dual GTX 1070
I mined zcash on flypool for 24h and did a side by side comparison. Here is the information for the current round they are hashing on.
Miner Current Speed (5 sec) Average Speed Valid Shares Invalid Shares
DSTM 2.7 kH/s 2.7 kH/s 100 (100%) 0 (0%)
Bminer 3.0 kH/s 2.7 kH/s 111 (99%) 1 (1%)
EWBF 2.9 kH/s 2.6 kH/s 109 (100%) 0 (0%)
The overall variance between valid share submissions over the entire period is around 3%
DSTM - 0.003%
Bminer - 0.006%
EWBF - 0.002%
Overall the miners are close to identical in speed. Bminer shows as slightly faster on the console then the other two but with a few more rejected shares it ends up at almost the exact same speed. Personally as I would have to update hundreds of rigs I just do not see the advantage of changing miners. EWBF has been rock solid since I have started using it. I have read that Bminer is not as stable but I have no personal experience with that, nor do I have any amount of useful experience with DSTM outside of this test.
As I said, this was just a quick and dirty overnight test but it shows that all of the miners are pretty similar and it seems more a matter of personal preference which one you should use.
Thanks Alien :)
BRSM last edited by
So just a short followup to this. I have been running bminer and DSTM since this test and the results have been consistent. The systems are always within a few share submissions of each other and while bminer still over reports on the console side, on the pool side the results are still nearly identical.
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