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Preparing for the Ethereum Merge: A Comprehensive Guide
The upcoming Ethereum merge has the crypto mining world in buzz and it is only prudent to take the necessary steps ahead of time to be fully prepared. In today’s video sponsored by the team behind Hive OS, we discuss some of the ways you can ensure you are primed and ready for this momentous event.
Leveraging Hive OS
Hive OS – a leading GPU mining platform – has recently partnered with the Hobbyist Miner channel to announce their next move in the GPU mining space. As a new move, Hive OS has launched a brand new Ravencoin mining pool offering incentives including zero percent pool and transaction fees till the end of 2022. With a minimum payout threshold of 10 Ravencoin and a PPS Plus mining pool reward system, it’s a great time to start mining with Hive OS.
Actions to Take Before the Ethereum Merge
With the Ethereum merge less than two weeks away, here are the four important items to make sure to check off your list:
1. Set Up Your Flight Sheets For Mining Rigs
Setting up your flight sheets for your mining rigs can be both rewarding and a lot of work. Each flight sheet should be set for each of the coins that you plan to be mining. It ensures you can swap your Hive OS flight sheets on the fly based on profitability after the Ethereum merge.
2. Fine-tune Your Overclock Settings
The second item is fine-tuning your cards and the overclock settings for each of the algorithms. Having saved overclock settings ready, switching between algorithms and coins becomes effortless.
3. Focus on Heat Management
The third and most overlooked factor is heat management. While mining, the heat produced varies with each algorithm. Therefore, you need to ensure that the current setup can handle the heat production post Ethereum merge irrespective of the algorithm being used.
4. Pay Attention to Power Management
The fourth and final area where the focus is required is the Power management. Ensuring that you’re ready for the Ethereum merge includes managing and monitoring your power consumption against the different algorithms. Safety should always be paramount, thus following the 80-20 rule, where you only use 80 percent of the circuit’s total capacity, would be the safest bet.
The Ethereum merge is set to change the crypto mining landscape significantly, and being prepared will give you the best chance of navigating these changes successfully. Ensure you have all your flight sheets in order, overclock settings optimized, and have made the necessary arrangements for heat and power management. Stay prepared, stay profitable!