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    These are all the cards I had access to and the currencies I tested on Minergate. Faster newer CPU's will affect the speed very slightly. CPU's can mine but unless you have a very fast one it will take a year to make $10. :)

    All the cards have a 100 MHz overclock on memory only. There wasn't enough gain going above 100 MHz to be worth
    killing the video cards. (you will see a slight gain at +50MHZ on the clock and 125 to 150MHZ on memory) I ran each coin for 10 minutes to see an average speed. Of course the speeds
    are always changing up and down. So I went with the lowest average speed.

    First thing I learned was buying 1080's or 1080 TI's is just a huge waste of money. Unless you really just don't have the space. The best hash for the cash are the EVGA 1060's you get about 20 MH/s on Ethereum, 1080 SC 23, 1080 TI 28 to 30. So for about $310 you get 20 to 22 (using the GUI - higher in console miners) for $700 to $1,000 you get 23, for $1,100 to $1,400 you get 28!

    Three EVGA GTX 1060's get 60 to 66 MH/s for $930 (You will make about $50.00 per month depending on coin values.) Coins go up and if you have a six card rig. You will make just over $150 per month.
    Just enter the hash rate to see monthly income. https://www.cryptocompare.com/mining/calculator/eth
    (It's not rocket science just use one of the crypto calculators.)
    One 1060 SC you get 22 MH/s for $310 to $325
    One 1080 SC2 you get 23 MH/s for $800 to $1,000.
    One 1080 TI you get 28 MH/s for $900 to $1,300. (the worst hash to cash card)
    Not to mention power consumption the 1060 is by far the cheapest to run! 

    The best hash per cash on XMR Moreno are the RX 560's they are way to slow for anything else. But on XMR you can average around 360 H/s for $139 to $169 per card. Plus you can run 12 of these cards on one 1000 watt power supply! And 12 cards would get 4320 H/s! Using the Claymore Console Miner but you need a board that can do 12 cards.


    You will notice that the 2 gig Nvidia cards do really well but remember at only 2 gigs there are coins they can not mine.
    But if you're on a budget 12 EVGA 2 gig 1050's can hit 3840 H/s on XMR and they are only or were around $112! 

    Best cards based on cash to hash ratings.
    Ethereum ETH = AMD 8 gig RX 580's 29 to 33 Mh/s $200 124w
    (2080 11 gig TI 44 Mh/s $1,400 260w, 1080 8 gig SC2 24Mh/s $1,000 280w, 1060 6 gig 20 Mh/s $320 140w, RX 4 gig 560 13Mh/s $169 90w)

    Moreno XMR = EVGA 2 gig 1050 SC 320 H/s $99 110w
    (2080 11gig TI NOT TESTED, 1080 8 gig SC2 660 H/s $1,000 280w, 1060 6 gig 460 H/s $320 140w, RX 4 gig 560 320 H/s $169 90w)

    zCash ZEC = EVGA 2 gig 1050 SC 174 Sol/s $99 110w you can get 14 of these for one 2080 TI 14 X 2,436 Sol/s.
    (2080 11 gig TI 928 Sol/s $1,400 260w , 1080 8 gig SC2 423 Sol/s $1,000 280w, 1060 6 gig 319 Sol/s $320 140w, RX 4 gig 560 67 Sol/s $169 90w)


    Single Card: Intel i7 6950X 10 core + HT NEW 266w Windows / 251w Linux
    EVGA Nvidia dual fans RTX 2080 TI  11 gigs clock stock memory stock Windows 10 1903 & Xubuntu 16.0.4.1 64 bit.
    Aeon coin Aeon - N/A (CPU only) Linux 14 cpu's 1560 H/s
    ByteCoin BCN = Not tested H/s Linux N/A ONLY works on 18.04 Linux
    Bitcoin Gold BTG = Not tested Sol/s Linux N/A ONLY works on 18.04 Linux
    Dashcoin DSH = Not tested H/s Linux N/A ONLY works on 18.04 Linux
    Ethereum Classic ETC = Not tested MH/s N/A ONLY works on 18.04 Linux
    Ethereum ETH = 44 MH/s Linux N/A Not tested yet
    FantomCoin FCN = Not tested H/s Linux N/A ONLY works on 18.04 Linux
    Infinium-8 INF8 = Not tested H/s Linux N/A ONLY works on 18.04 Linux
    MonetaVerde MCN = Not tested H/s Linux N/A ONLY works on 18.04 Linux
    QuazarCoin QCN = Not tested H/s Linux N/A ONLY works on 18.04 Linux
    DigitalNote XDN = Not tested H/s Linux N/A ONLY works on 18.04 Linux
    Monero XMR = Not tested H/s Linux N/A ONLY works on 18.04 Linux
    Zcash ZEC = 904 Sol/s Linux 928 Sol/s (bminer version 15)

    Single Card: Intel i7 6950X 10 core + HT
    EVGA Nvidia dual fans 1080 SC2 8 gigs clock 50+ memory 150+ Windows 8 & Xubuntu 16.0.4.1 64 bit.
    Aeon coin Aeon - N/A (CPU only) Linux 14 cpu's 1560 H/s
    ByteCoin BCN = 650 H/s Linux 630 H/s
    Bitcoin Gold BTG = 424 Sol/s Linux 435 Sol/s
    Dashcoin DSH = 660 H/s Linux 600 H/s
    Ethereum Classic ETC = 23.50 MH/s Linux 22 MH/s
    Ethereum ETH = 24.21 MH/s Linux 25.15 MH/s
    FantomCoin FCN = 630 H/s Linux 690 H/s
    Infinium-8 INF8 = 650 H/s Linux 670 H/s
    MonetaVerde MCN = 675 H/s Linux 700 H/s
    QuazarCoin QCN = 688 H/s Linux 630 H/s
    DigitalNote XDN = 660 H/s Linux 700 H/s
    Monero XMR = 660 H/s Linux 610 H/s
    Zcash ZEC = 423 Sol/s Linux 435 Sol/s

    Single Card: avg 140 watts, spikes of 154 watts no cpu, cpu i7-7400 stock 2 cores 150 watts spikes of
    EVGA Nvidia single fan 1060 SSC 6 gigs - Windows 7 64 bit (Windows 10 Pro these cards are SLOWER)
    Using MSI AfterBurner you can reduce voltage "90%" get the same hash and only use 102watts
    Aeon coin Aeon - N/A (CPU only) 90 H/s i7-7400 4 CPUS
    ByteCoin BCN = 480 H/s
    Bitcoin Gold BTG = 250 Sol/s
    Dashcoin DSH = 475 H/s
    Ethereum Classic ETC = 19.80 MH/s
    Ethereum ETH = 20.5 MH/s (18.8 at 100+ clock and 400+ memory in Windows 10)
    FantomCoin FCN = 450 H/s
    Infinium-8 INF8 = 440 H/s
    MonetaVerde MCN = 450 H/s
    QuazarCoin QCN = 500 H/s
    DigitalNote XDN = 460 H/s
    Monero XMR = 460 H/s
    Zcash ZEC = 319 Sol/s (252 at 100+ clock and 350+ memory in Windows 10 Pro)

    Single Card:
    Gigabyte AMD/ATI RX560 dual fans 4 gigs - Windows 7 64 bit.
    Aeon coin Aeon - N/A (CPU only) Q6600 4 CPU's 80 H/s
    ByteCoin BCN = 311 H/s
    Bitcoin Gold BTG = 70 Sol/s
    Dashcoin DSH = 250 H/s
    Ethereum Classic ETC = 4.60 MH/s
    Ethereum ETH = 4.71 MH/s
    FantomCoin FCN = 204 H/s
    Infinium-8 INF8 = 293 H/s
    MonetaVerde MCN = 302 H/s
    QuazarCoin QCN = 297 H/s
    DigitalNote XDN = 295 H/s
    Monero XMR = 320 H/s (360 to 365 H/s using Claymore 11.3 console miner)
    Zcash ZEC = 67 Sol/s

    Single Card: Updated bminer version 15 in Linux - June 22 2019
    EVGA Nvidia 1050 single fan 2 gigs - Windows 7 64 bit.
    Aeon coin Aeon - N/A (CPU only) Q9300 4 CPU's 122 H/s
    ByteCoin BCN = 333 H/s
    Bitcoin Gold BTG = 135 Sol/s
    Dashcoin DSH = 320 H/s
    Ethereum Classic ETC = N/A low memory
    Ethereum ETH = N/A low memory
    FantomCoin FCN = 342 H/s
    Infinium-8 INF8 = 340 H/s
    MonetaVerde MCN = 328 H/s
    QuazarCoin QCN = 327 H/s
    DigitalNote XDN = 328 H/s
    Monero XMR = 320 H/s
    Zcash ZEC = 131 Sol/s - Linux 174 Sol/s

    Single Card:
    EVGA Nvidia dual fans 1050 FTW 2 gigs - Linux Xubuntu 16.0.4.1
    Aeon coin Aeon - N/A (CPU only)
    ByteCoin BCN = 310 H/s
    Bitcoin Gold BTG = 130 Sol/s
    Dashcoin DSH = 310 H/s
    Ethereum Classic ETC = N/A low memory
    Ethereum ETH = N/A low memory
    FantomCoin FCN = 315 H/s
    Infinium-8 INF8 = 330 H/s
    MonetaVerde MCN = 332 H/s
    QuazarCoin QCN = 335 H/s
    DigitalNote XDN = 340 H/s
    Monero XMR = 322 H/s
    Zcash ZEC = 130 Sol/s

    Single Card:
    Gigabyte dual fans Nvidia 750 TI 4 gigs - Linux Xubuntu 16.0.4.1
    Aeon coin Aeon - N/A (CPU only) Q9300 stock clock
    ByteCoin BCN = 250 H/s
    Bitcoin Gold BTG = 62 Sol/s
    Dashcoin DSH = 243 H/s
    Ethereum Classic ETC = N/A App crash four times
    Ethereum ETH = N/A App crash four times
    FantomCoin FCN = 255 H/s
    Infinium-8 INF8 = 240 H/s
    MonetaVerde MCN = 250 H/s
    QuazarCoin QCN = 242 H/s
    DigitalNote XDN = 260 H/s
    Monero XMR = 250 H/s
    Zcash ZEC = 60 Sol/s

    Single Card:
    EVGA Nvidia dual fans 750 TI FTW 2 gigs - Windows 7
    Aeon coin Aeon - N/A (CPU only) i7-980X 12 CPU's 277 H/s
    ByteCoin BCN = 250 H/s
    Bitcoin Gold BTG = 70 Sol/s
    Dashcoin DSH = 235 H/s
    Ethereum Classic ETC = N/A low memory
    Ethereum ETH = N/A low memory
    FantomCoin FCN = 238 H/s
    Infinium-8 INF8 = 275 H/s
    MonetaVerde MCN = 257 H/s
    QuazarCoin QCN = 264 H/s
    DigitalNote XDN = 238 H/s
    Monero XMR = 245 H/s
    Zcash ZEC = 72 Sol/s

    Single Card: Another older really fast 2 gig card on certain coins.
    EVGA Nvidia 760 SC 2 gigs - Windows 7
    Aeon coin Aeon - N/A (CPU only) i3-3220 100 H/s
    ByteCoin BCN = 258 H/s
    Bitcoin Gold BTG = N/A
    Dashcoin DSH = 254 H/s
    Ethereum Classic ETC = N/A
    Ethereum ETH = N/A
    FantomCoin FCN = 264 H/s
    Infinium-8 INF8 = 260 H/s
    MonetaVerde MCN = 256 H/s
    QuazarCoin QCN = 244 H/s
    DigitalNote XDN = 260 H/s
    Monero XMR = 288 H/s
    Zcash ZEC = N/A

    Dual Cards: avg 165watts spikes to 191watts no cpu, with 2 cores on Q6600 185watts spikes to 224watts.
    1. Gigabyte AMD/ATI RX 560 4 gigs
    2. Gigabyte AMD/ATI RX 560 4 gigs
    Aeon coin Aeon - N/A (CPU only)
    ByteCoin BCN = 450 H/s
    Bitcoin Gold BTG = 200 Sol/s
    Dashcoin DSH = 459 H/s
    Ethereum Classic ETC = 10 MH/s
    Ethereum ETH = 10 MH/s
    FantomCoin FCN = 455 H/s
    Infinium-8 INF8 = 455 H/s
    MonetaVerde MCN = 438 H/s
    QuazarCoin QCN = 455 H/s
    DigitalNote XDN = 435 H/s
    Monero XMR = 640 H/s (three cards using Claymore Miner stay around 1.1 kH/s much faster then the GUI)
    Zcash ZEC = 175 Sol/s

    Yes you can mix cards as long as they are the same type of GPU. ATI-AMD with ATI-AMD and Nvidia with Nvidia.
    Dual cards:
    1. EVGA 760 SC 2 gigs
    2. EVGA Nvidia 1050 2 gigs
    Aeon coin Aeon - N/A (CPU only)
    ByteCoin BCN = 575 H/s
    Bitcoin Gold BTG = 130 Sol/s (one card 1050)
    Dashcoin DSH = 580 H/s
    Ethereum Classic ETC = N/A low memory
    Ethereum ETH = N/A low memory
    FantomCoin FCN = 600 H/s
    Infinium-8 INF8 = 600 H/s
    MonetaVerde MCN = 635 H/s
    QuazarCoin QCN = 605 H/s
    DigitalNote XDN = 602 H/s
    Monero XMR = 560 H/s
    Zcash ZEC = 130 Sol/s (one card 1050)

    Update June 04 2018 these are new benchmarks on AMD/ATI cards on ETH after a bios mod. Got some help from a friend on how to flash faster bios on the RX 560's & RX 580's. 
    Old Speeds
    Gigabyte AMD/ATI RX 560 4 gigs 
    Ethereum ETH = 4.7 MH/s
    New Speed
    Ethereum ETH = 12-13 MH/s (Windows 10 Pro)

    Gigabyte AMD/ATI RX 580 8 gigs
    Ethereum ETH = 18-20 MH/s
    New Speed
    Ethereum ETH = 29-31 MH/s (Windows 10 Pro)
    So flashing those cards made a huge difference in ETH and and every other coin!
    Also ONLY in Winblows 10 set "COMPUTE" for each card under "Gaming" in the AMD/ATI software.

    Coming soon "How to Flash the AMD/ATI bios" (waiting on more cards than I will take screen shots)

    Thermaltake Core V71, Water cooled, Raystorm Waterblock, 270 GPH Pond Pump, 5 Gallon Reservoir, Asus Rampage v Extreme (Bios 3101), Intel i7-6950X Extreme Edition @4000MHZ, 64 gigs Crucial Ballistix Tractical DDR4-3000 15-15-15-33 CR2, EVGA RTX 2080 TI XC, Hard Drives Crucial M550's Raid-0, Crucial SSD 1TB gig, 2 Western Digital 5TB 128meg cache, 2 Seagate 4TB 256meg cache, Corsair 1050 watt SINGLE RAIL, OS LINUX Xubuntu 18.04.2 x64
    This post was edited by beast-usa at June 24, 2019 11:28 AM PDT
      April 6, 2018 9:53 PM PDT
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    Updated benchmarks with the EVGA 2080 TI, added best cards on which crypto based on cash to hash rate.
    Thermaltake Core V71, Water cooled, Raystorm Waterblock, 270 GPH Pond Pump, 5 Gallon Reservoir, Asus Rampage v Extreme (Bios 3101), Intel i7-6950X Extreme Edition @4000MHZ, 64 gigs Crucial Ballistix Tractical DDR4-3000 15-15-15-33 CR2, EVGA RTX 2080 TI XC, Hard Drives Crucial M550's Raid-0, Crucial SSD 1TB gig, 2 Western Digital 5TB 128meg cache, 2 Seagate 4TB 256meg cache, Corsair 1050 watt SINGLE RAIL, OS LINUX Xubuntu 18.04.2 x64
      June 24, 2019 11:30 AM PDT
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